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International students

Courses and entry requirements

We have much experience working with international qualifications but if the course you are studying or have studied is not listed here please contact the Admissions office. Please note that non-native English speakers are also required to meet the University’s English Language Entry Requirements.


We recognise the following qualifications from USA:
  • High School Graduation Diploma with GPA of 3.0 plus ACTs (American College Testing)
  • High School Graduation Diploma with GPA of 3.0 plus SATs (Scholastic Aptitude Tests – either SATR or SAT subject tests).
  • High School Graduation Diploma 3.0 plus APs/APTs (Advanced Placement Tests).
  • Associate Degree/Professional Diploma and USA Bachelor degree.

Applicants should have a good Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution, preferably with an upper second class (2.8+ GPA) or a good lower second class degree. Some, but not all, courses require for that degree to be in a related field. Applicants should check with the Department to which they wish to apply.

Applicants should have already completed a first degree with good grades and should also demonstrate both an interest in and understanding of the area in which they propose to carry out research. Some Departments may ask for applicants to have also completed a Masters degree, while others may be able to offer a Doctoral programme in place of this. Applicants should check with the Department to which they wish to apply.

If you don't meet our undergraduate entry requirements, our International Academy offer foundation programmes, four-year degrees and International Year One in Business with successful completion leading to progression to Year 1 or Year 2 of undergraduate courses at the University. The entry requirement for these courses is achieving a High School Graduation Diploma with GPA of 3.0