The table below gives an indication of the local entry requirements to study the International Foundation Programme. If you are unsure of your academic qualifications, please contact us and one of our team will be contact.

What is a Combined CAS?

A Combined CAS is issued for the study of the International Foundation Programme and main programme of degree study. A combined NQF 6 CAS can only be issued if students have achieved an overall IELTS score of 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in each band or has an accepted High School English test. The accepted High School English tests are listed under the combined English Language requirements and can only be accepted if they have been taken within the last 2 years similarly to IELTS. Any tests taken within 2 – 5 years of the programme start date would require a student to have been within continuous education since taking the High School English test.

 

Country International Foundation Programme Entry Requirement Combined CAS English requirement
Angola Completion of Secondary School Certificate (Certificado de Habilitaçõe) with average of 10. The minimum pass mark is 10.
Armenia Certificate of Secondary Education (Mijnakarg Yndhanur Krtoutian Attestat) with average of 8.  A pass is grade 8.
Azerbaijan Certificate of Complete Secondary Education (Attestat) at grade 3.
Bangladesh Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) typically with GPA of 2.5 or 45%.
Bahrain General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihiya/ Thanawihya) with 60% overall.
Botswana Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE). 5 passes at grade C or above.
Brazil Students must have completed the Certificado de Conclusão de Segundo Grau (Certificate of Completion of Secondary Education) or the Certificado de Ensino Médio (Certificate of Completion of Average Education) with an average of 7.
Cameroon Cameroon Baccalauréat with grades 10 or above. Cameroon GCE O level A-C in English
China Completion of Senior Secondary School Year 3 with 60% average.  Completion of Senior Secondary School Year 2 with 65% average. Gao Kao Certificate not required.
Chile Completion of the Chilean Senior High School (enseñanza or educación media) with an overall minimum of grade 4 can be considered.
Colombia Students must have completed the Bachiller Academico with 3/5 or Pass grade.
Egypt Certificate of General Secondary School Certificate with good grades (60%).
Ecuador Completion of the Ecuadorian Senior Secondary School (Titulo do Bachiller en Ciencias) with an overall grade of 7.
Gambia West African Senior School Certificate with grade C6 or above in 5 subjects.
Georgia Secondary School Leaving Certificate with pass grades.  A pass is grade 3.
Ghana West African Senior School Certificate with grade D or above in 5 subjects – including Maths and English WAEC C6 or above in English
Hong Kong HKDSE with grades 222. HKDSE Level 4 in English
India Completion of Year XII with average of 45%. XII Standard – 70% in English
Indonesia SMA 3 with average of 65%.
Iran Successful completion of High School Diploma with overall average of 10.
Japan Upper Secondary School Year 3 with GPA 2.0.
Kazakhstan Diploma of Completed Secondary Education (Attestat) with grades 3 or above. (GCSE Equivalent)
Kenya Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with minimum 5 subjects at grade D or above.
Kuwait General Secondary Education School Certificate (Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a’ama) with grades 60% or above.
Lebanon Baccalauréat General / Baccalaueat Technique Average mark of 12
Malaysia SPM (Malaysia Certificate of Education) with 5 subjects at grade C or above.  Senior UEC with 50% average. SPM (Malaysia Certificate of Education) Grade C in Cambridge O Level English Language (1119) in SPM
Mexico Completion of Titulo Academico de Bachiller/Diploma de Bachiller at grade 6 or above.
Morocco Completion of Diplome du Baccalaureat Technique or Diplome du Baccalaureat at grades 10 or above.
Nepal School Leaving Certificate Examination Grade XI and XII (2018 onwards) with CGPA 2 or Higher Secondary Education Board Examination with min 35%
Nigeria West African Senior School Certificate with grade D or above in 5 subjects. WAEC C6 or above in English
Peru Completion of the Peruvian Senior Secondary School (Certificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa) with an overall average of 11.
Pakistan Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate with grade ranges of 550-659 out of 1,100 (50-60%).
Russian Federation Completion of Certificate of Secondary General Education with grade 3 or above OR Certificate of Unified State Examination and Certificate of Secondary General Education at grades 3 or above.
Saudi Arabia General Secondary Education School Certificate with average of 60%.
Singapore Singapore/Cambridge O-level with 5 subjects at C6 or above.
South Korea 70% for Senior High School 3 and 80% for Senior High School 2.
Sri Lanka General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) – O Levels with credit pass or above
General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) 60%
Taiwan Senior High School Year 3 with 55% average OR Senior High 2 at 60%.
Tanzania CSE (Certificate of Secondary Education Exam) with minimum 5 subjects at grade C or above.
Thailand Mathayom (MAW) 6 – CGPA 2
Turkey Lise Diplomasi (High School Diploma) or Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi (State Vocational/ Trade High School Diploma) 50% overall including relevant subjects
UAE Tawjihiya – General Secondary Education Certificate Examination (General/ Religious/Vocational) with 60% overall.
Uzbekistan Completion of Certificate of Completed Secondary Education average of 3 or above or Diploma of Academic Lyceum average grade 3 or above.
Vietnam Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học (Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma) year 12 with average of grade of 5.
Venezuela Bachillerato (Título de Educación Media General) – 10+
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Certificate of Secondary Education at Ordinary Level with min 5 subjects at grade C.
UK 30 UCAS tariff points from either 1 A level and 1 AS, a minimum of 2 AS or the IB Diploma.  (new tariff)

The table below gives an indication of the local entry requirements to study the International Year One (Business). If you are unsure of your academic qualifications, please contact us and one of our team will be contact.

What is a Combined CAS?

A Combined CAS is issued for the study of the International Year One and main programme of degree study. A combined NQF 6 CAS can only be issued if students have achieved an overall IELTS score of 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in each band or has an accepted High School English test. The accepted High School English tests are listed under the combined English Language requirements and can only be accepted if they have been taken within the last 2 years similarly to IELTS. Any tests taken within 2 – 5 years of the programme start date would require a student to have been within continuous education since taking the High School English test.

Country International Year One Entry Requirement Combined CAS English requirement
Algeria Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire with minimum 12 points
Azerbaijan Successful completion of Attestati with 4.0
Bahrain High School Certificate (year 12) with minimum grade average of 70%
Bangladesh High Secondary Certificate with minimum grade average of 55%
Bolivia Diploma de Bachiller  with minimum grade average of 70 (0-100 scale) or 50 (0-70 scale)
Brazil Certificado de Ensino Médio/ Titulo de técnico with minimum grade average of 8 (0-10 scale)
China Senior Middle 2 with minimum grade average of 80% or Senior Middle school 3 with a minimum average of 70% or higher
Colombia Bachillerato (bachiller) with minimum grade of basic performance, acceptable,  6.5 (0-10 scale) or 3.5 (0-5 scale)
Ecuador Título de Bachiller en Ciencias or bachiller tecnico industrial with a minimum grade average of 75% 7.5/10 or 15 (0-20 scale)
Egypt Certificate of General Secondary Education with minimum grade average of 70%
Georgia Certificate of High school graduate 7/10 (Atestati)
Ghana WAEC/SSCE with minimum grade average of C(7)
Hong Kong HKDSE with minimum grades 3,2,2 in relevant subjects
India Standard XI 60% OR standard XII 50%
Indonesia SMA/SMK with min grade average of 6.5 in 4 relevant subjects
Japan KSS min 60% (3 and above)
Jordan Certificate of General Secondary Education with 70%
Kazakhstan Certificate of Complete Secondary Education with minimum grade average of 4
Kenya KCSE with minimum grade average of C in 5 subjects
Kuwait High School Certificate (year 12) with minimum grade average of 70% or : Technical Diploma / Certificate from PAAET College GPA 2
Lebanon Baccalauréat Technique/ General secondary certificate minimum grade 12
Malaysia STPM with minimum 3 passes
Mexico Bachillerato/ profesional tecnico/bachiller  with minimum grade average of 7 (0-10 scale) or 70% (0-100 scale)
Morocco Diplôme du Baccalauréat with minimum 12 points
Nepal School Leaving Certificate Examination Grade XI and XII (2018 onwards) with CGPA 3 or Higher Secondary Education Board Examination with min 55%
Nigeria 5 C6 grades or above from WAEC/NECO
Oman High School Certificate with minimum grade average of 70%
Pakistan Higher School Certificate with minimum grade average of 60%
Panama High school graduation diploma or bachillerato/bachiller with a minimum grade average of 3.5 (0-5 scale)
Philippines Senior High School Diploma with minimum grade average of 80% (B)
Peru High school graduation diploma or bachillerato/bachiller with a minimum grade average of 3.5 (0-5 scale)
Qatar General Secondary Education Certificate with minimum grade average of 70%
Russia Attestat (Grade XII) with minimum grade average of 4/5
Saudi Arabia High School Certificate with minimum grade average of 70%
South Africa National Senior Certificate with minimum 5 passes at 4 or above
South Korea High School Diploma with minimum grade average of 70% / Rank 6
Sri Lanka General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) 60%
Taiwan Senior High School Certificate with minimum grade average of 65%
Thailand MAW 6 60% or GPA 3
Tunisia Diplôme du Baccalauréat with minimum grade average of 14/20
Turkey High School Diploma with minimum grade average of 60%
Ukraine Attestat (Grade XII) with minimum grade average of 7/12
UAE General Secondary School Education Certificate Examination with minimum grade average of 70%
USA High School Diploma with minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0
Uzbekistan Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education with minimum grade average of 70%
Venezuela Titulo de Bachiller/Titulo Medio with minimum grade average of 14 (0-20 scale)
Vietnam Senior Secondary School Graduation Diploma with minimum grade average of 7.5

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