International qualifications we accept for entry onto an undergraduate course

Algeria

Diplôme de Technicien Supérieur

Bangladesh

  • Diploma (from Bangladesh Technical Education Board)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Science and Commerce (Pass) (when awarded after three years of study)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Science/Commerce (Honours) (when awarded after three years of study)

Bahrain

  • Diploma (two years)
  • Associate degree

Botswana

Diploma (three year) from an affiliated institute of the University of Botswana

Burma

Technical Institute Diploma (three years)

Canada

  • Year 12 High School Diploma
  • Diplôme d'Etudes Collègiales (DEC)
  • Attestation d'Etudes Collègiales

China

You will usually need one of these qualifications

  • two or three year Diploma from a specialised college
  • two year Diploma from a Chinese university
  • first year of an undergraduate degree at a Chinese university

Egypt

Diploma (from an intermediate institute)

Gaza Strip

Diploma (from a Community College)

Ghana

West African Higher School Certificate/GCE A level

Hong Kong

You will usually need Advanced level qualifications, or equivalent

Iceland

  • Studentsprof (from Gymnasium)
  • Studentsprof (from a Technical/Vocational School)

India

Higher Secondary School Certificates awarded on completion of Standard XII

Iran

  • National Entrance Exam (Kunkur)
  • Pre-University Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe)
  • Higher Diploma (Fogh Diplom)

Israel

Bagrut Matriculation) or Mechina

Japan

  • Associate degree/diploma from a Junior College (Jun-Gakushi) or Technical College
  • Technical Associate degree/diploma from a Special Training College (Senmonshi)

Jordan

Diploma (from a Community College)

Kenya

Ordinary/Ordinary (Technician) Diploma

Lebanon

Diplôme de Technicien Supérieur

Libya

Higher Technician Diploma

Macau

You will usually need Advanced level qualifications, or equivalent

Malawi

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)

Malaysia

UEC (Unified Examination Certificate) Senior Middle Level with an overall mark of at least 75%

Morocco

Brévet de Technician Superieur (BTS)

Nepal

  • Post-Proficiency Certificate/Post-Higher Secondary Education Certificate
  • Bachelor degree

New Zealand

  • New Zealand Scholarship
  • University Entrance Certificate with New Zealand Bursaries Certificate

Nigeria

(Ordinary) National Diploma (OND/ND)/Post-Secondary Certificate

Oman

Two Year Diploma

Pakistan

Bachelor of Arts/Commerce (Pass)

Qatar

Diploma in Technology (from a College of Technology)

Russian Federation

Diploma of Completed Specialised Secondary Education (basic level) (from 1995)

Saudi Arabia

  • College of Technology Diploma (two years)
  • Higher Technical Institute Diploma
  • Associate Degree

Singapore

  • Singapore/Cambridge GCE A level
  • Polytechnic Certificate

South Africa

Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) and at least BBBCC at higher grade.

South Korea

  • Junior College Diploma
  • Junior Vocational College Diploma

Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced level)
  • National Diploma

Syria

Certificate of Assistant Bachelor/Associate Degree

Taiwan

Junior College Diploma

Tanzania

  • Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE)
  • National Form VI Examination/Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE)
  • Diploma

Thailand

  • Diploma in Vocational Education/Higher Certificate (Technician Level)
  • Associate Degree

Tunisia

Brevet de Technicien Supérieur

Turkey

Ön-Lisans Diplomasi (Higher Technician Diploma) (two years)

Uganda

  • Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)
  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)
  • National Diploma/National Ordinary Diploma

Ukraine

Dyplom Molodshogo Spetsialista (Junior Specialist Diploma)

United Arab Emirates

Associate degree (American University in Dubai)

United States of America

  • Advanced Placement Examination
  • Associate degree/Professional Diploma

West Bank

Diploma (from a Community College)

Yemen

Diploma (from a Community College)

Zambia

Post-Secondary Vocational Certificate/Diploma course (two or three years)

Zimbabwe

  • Cambridge Higher School Certificate/GCE A level
  • National Diploma