The table below lists the minimum requirements required to meet registration onto the ACCA professional qualification. You can browse the table, or filter by country.

If you do not meet the minimum entrance requirements listed you may be interested to find out more about ACCA's Foundation level awards.

ACCA offers exemptions from the ACCA Qualification and Foundation Level qualifications to students who have studied other relevant qualifications. This means you can start your studies at a level that is consistent with the knowledge and skills gained from prior learning and provides you with the quickest route to ACCA membership.

ACCA QUALIFICATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CountryQualificationStatus
AfghanistanBaccalauria / Baccalaureate CertificateInsufficient for registration
Afghanistan

GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for registration
AlbaniaDëftesë Pjekurie - Vocational Maturity CertificateInsufficient for Registration
AlgeriaBaccalauréat de l'Enseignement SecondaireInsufficient for Registration
AlgeriaBaccalauréat Technique / CommercialInsufficient for Registration
AlgeriaBrevet de Maîtrise / Brevet de TechnicianInsufficient for Registration
AndorraSecondary School Certificate (Tawjihiya)Insufficient for Registration
AndorraHigher College of Technology CertificateInsufficient for Registration
AngolaHabilitação Literárias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
AngolaPre-university Certificate / DiplomaSufficient for Registration
Angola

2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] 

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Antigua and Barbuda

2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A - E)

OR

6 CAPE units grades 1 - 4.  Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit ie Unit 1 and / or Unit 2.  Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Counil (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1 - 3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade c or above)

NB Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above of O level or C XC level.

Sufficient for Registration
ArgentinaBachelor TecnicoInsufficient for Registration
ArgentinaBachilleratoInsufficient for Registration
ArgentinaBachillerato EspecializadoInsufficient for Registration
ArgentinaTecnico / Technico MedioInsufficient for Registration
ArgentinaTecnico AuxiliarInsufficient for Registration
ArgentinaTitulo Perito / Perito MercantilInsufficient for Registration
ArmeniaCertificate of Basic Education (Himnakan Yndhanur Krtutan Attestat) Insufficient for Registration
ArmeniaCertificate of completed Secondary Education (Mijnakarg Yndhanur Krtoutian Attestat)Insufficient for Registration
AustraliaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
AustraliaAQF Certificate I / II / IIIInsufficient for Registration
AustraliaAQF Certificate IV QualificationSufficient for Registration
Australia (Australian Capital Territory)Year 10 Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Australia (Australian Capital Territory)Year 12 CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Australia (Australian Capital Territory)Tertiary Entrance Statement (up to 1998)Sufficient for registration if ‘T’ courses are passed, 3 at Grade B and 2 at Grade C (BBBCC), over 5 separate subjects including English and Maths
Australia (New South Wales)New South Wales - School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Australia (New South Wales)Year 10Insufficient for Registration
Australia (New South Wales)High School CertificateSufficient for registration if passes in at least 2 3-unit modules plus 3 2-unit  modules are obtained, over 5 separate subjects including English and Maths
Australia (Northern Territory)Junior Secondary Studies Certificate (Year 10) (awarded until 1999)Insufficient for Registration
Australia (Northern Territory)

Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE) (replaced South Australian Certificate of Education (year 12) in 1995)

PLUS

Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) or University Admissions Index (UAI) or Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR)

Sufficient for registration if subjects are passed, 3 at Grade B and 2 at Grade C (BBBCC), over 5 separate subjects including English and Maths

PLUS

At least 70 is obtained for TER/ UAI/ ATAR

Australia (Queensland)Year 10 Certificate (previously Junior Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
Australia (Queensland)

Queensland Senior Certificate PLUS Overall Position (OP)

PLUS

Tertiary Entrance Statement (TES)

In 2008 TES was replaced by TEA (Tertiary Entrance Aggregate)

Sufficient for registration if 3 passes at "high achievement" are gained plus 2 passes at "sound achievement" including Maths and English

PLUS

OP of grade 1 – 6

Australia (South)

South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) (replacing year 12 Certificate of Achievement in 1993)

PLUS

Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) PLUS Tertiary Entrance Score (TES)

In 2008 TES was replaced by TEA (Tertiary Entrance Aggregate)

Sufficient for registration if subjects are passed, 3 at Grade B and 2 at Grade C (BBBCC), over 5 separate subjects including English and Maths

PLUS

At least 70 is obtained for TER

Australia (Tasmania)

Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) (replaced Higher School Certificate year 12 in 1990)

PLUS

Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) PLUS Tertiary Entrance Score (TES)

In 2008 TES was replaced by TEA (Tertiary Entrance Aggregate)

Sufficient for registration if a minimum of 5 Tertiary Subjects are passed with a grade of "High Achievement" over 5 separate subjects including English and Maths

PLUS

At least 70 is obtained for TER

Australia (Tasmania)Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) (replaced Higher School Certificate year 10 (until 1990))Insufficient for Registration
Australia (Victoria)

Tertiary Entrance Score (until 1993)

In 2008 TES was replaced by TEA (Tertiary Entrance Aggregate)

Sufficient for registration if a score of at least 309 is obtained.
Australia (Victoria)Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) (replaced HSC in 1992) PLUS Victorian Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER)

Sufficient for registration if subjects are passed, 3 at Grade B and 2 at Grade C (BBBCC), over 5 separate subjects including English and Maths

PLUS

At least 70 is obtained for ENTER 

Australia (West)

Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE)

PLUS

(Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) or University Admissions Index (UAI) or Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR))

PLUS

Tertiary Entrance Score (TES)

In 2008 TES was replaced by TEA (Tertiary Entrance Aggregate)

Sufficient for registration if subjects are passed, 3 at 70% or above and 2 at 60% or above, over 5 separate subjects including English and Maths

PLUS

At least 70 is obtained for TER/ UAI/ ATAR

PLUS

TES of at least 337/510

AustriaAbschlussprüfungszeugnis from a Berufsbildende Mittere Schule (BMS) (2 years)Insufficient for Registration
AustriaAbschlusszeugnis from Berufsschule / Berufsbildende PflichtschuleInsufficient for Registration
AustriaAbschlussprüfungszeugnis from a Berufsbildende Mittere Schule (BMS) (3-4 years)Sufficient for Registration
AustriaAufbaustudiumSufficient for Registration
AustriaReifeprüfung / Matura from Allgemeinbildende Höhere SchulenSufficient for Registration
AustriaReifeprüfung / Matura/ ReifeprufungszeugnisSufficient for Registration
AzerbaijanMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
AzerbaijanOrta Təhsil Haqqında Şəhadətnamə (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education) Grade 10/Grade 11Insufficient for Registration
AzerbaijanDiplomu Esas Tehsil Haqqinda Shehadetname (Vocational School/Lyceum Diploma)Insufficient for Registration
BahamasBahamas Junior CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Bahamas

2 passes at GCE/VCE A Level (grades A – E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE

PLUS

GCE O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C) including Maths and English

Sufficient for Registration
BangladeshAlm (from Bangladesh Madrasah Education Board)Insufficient for Registration
BangladeshSecondary School Certificate (SSC)/Intermediate Certificate/Higher School Certificate (HSC)Insufficient for Registration
Barbados

2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)

OR

6 CAPE units at grade 1 - 4

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O Level or CXC level.

 
BarbadosCaribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC)Insufficient for Registration
BarbadosBarbados Secondary School Certificate Part 1Insufficient for Registration
BarbadosCaribbean Secondary Education Certificate in Business StudiesInsufficient for Registration
BelarusMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Belarus

Атэстат аб агульнай сярэдняй адукацыi Svidetel'stvoo Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of General Secondary Education)

Grade 10/Grade 11

Insufficient for Registration
BelarusДыплом аб сярэдняй спецыяльнай адукацыi / Diplom o Srednem Spetsialnom Obrazovanii / (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education)Insufficient for Registration
BelarusПасведчанне аб базавай Aдукацыі (Certificate of Basic Secondary Education)Insufficient for Registration
BelgiumGetuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs (previously Getuigschrift van Hoger Middelbaar Onderwijs)Insufficient for Registration
BelgiumCertificat d'Enseignement Secondaire du deuxieme degréInsufficient for Registration
BelgiumCertificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Inférieur (previously Diplôme d'Humanités Inférieures) (phased out)Insufficient for Registration
BelgiumBekwaamheidsdiploma dat Toegang verleent tot het Hoger Onderwijs Bekwaamheidsdiploma (phased out)Sufficient for Registration
BelgiumDiplôme d'Accès à l'Enseignment Supérieur (until 1992/3) (previously Diplôme d'Aptitude à Acceder à l'Enseignement Supérieur)Sufficient for Registration
BelgiumCertificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur (since 1993/4)Sufficient for Registration
BelgiumBrevet van de Aanvullende Secundaire Beroepsschool (secondary vocational education programme)Sufficient for Registration
BelgiumDiploma van Secundair Onderwijs (Diploma of Secondary Education)Sufficient for Registration
BelgiumGetuigschrift van lager secundair onderwijsInsufficient for Registration
Belize

2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)

OR

6 CAPE units at grades 1- 4

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O Level or CXC level.

Sufficient for Registration
Benin

Baccalauréat

Insufficient for Registration

Benin

Baccalauréat de Technicien

Insufficient for Registration

Benin

Brevet d'Etudes du Premier Cycle

Insufficient for Registration

Benin

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Economiques Générales (DUEEG)

Sufficient for Registration

Benin

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Juridiques Générales (DUEJG)

Sufficient for Registration

Benin

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)

Sufficient for Registration

Benin

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)

Sufficient for Registration

Bermuda

Bermuda Secondary School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Bolivia

Bachiller Humanistíco

Insufficient for Registration

Bolivia

Bachiller Técnico Medio (Middle level Technician)

Insufficient for Registration

Bolivia

Diploma de Technico Basico

Insufficient for Registration

Botswana

2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Botswana

Junior Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

BrazilMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Brazil

Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Fundamental (Post 1999 reform)

Insufficient for Registration

Brazil

Certificado de Conclusão de Segundo Grau (Pre 1996 reform)

Insufficient for Registration

Brazil

Certificado de Ensino Médio (Post 1996 reform)

Insufficient for Registration

Brazil

Certificado Primero Grau (Pre 1999 reform)

Insufficient for Registration

Brazil

Diploma de Técnico de Nível Médio (Technician) (Pre 1996 reform)

Insufficient for Registration

Brazil

Diploma de Técnico de Segundo Grau (Technician Diploma of secondary level)

Insufficient for Registration

Brazil

Diploma Tecnico em Contabilidade

Insufficient for Registration

Brunei Darussalam

GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

Sufficient for Registration

Bulgaria

Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education)

Sufficient for Registration

Burkina Faso

Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degré

Insufficient for Registration

Burkina Faso

Baccalauréat de Technicien

Insufficient for Registration

Burkina Faso

Diplôme d'Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)

Sufficient for Registration

Burkina Faso

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)

Sufficient for Registration

Burkina Faso

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)

Sufficient for Registration

Burundi

Candidature

Sufficient for Registration

Burundi

Certificat du Tronc Commun

Insufficient for Registration

Burundi

Diplôme des Humanités Complètes

Insufficient for Registration

Burundi

Technicien (Diploma A2)/A3

Insufficient for Registration

CambodiaSchool qualifications from Cambodia cannot be considered for entry to the ACCA Qualification, or exemption from either the ACCA Qualification or CAT. 
Cambodia

Master’s degree

Sufficient for Registration

Cambodia

Diploma (postgraduate)

Sufficient for Registration

Cameroon

Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat de Technicien/Baccalaureat de l’enseignment secondaire Technique/ Probatoire de l’enseignment Secondaire Technique

Insufficient for Registration

Cameroon

Brevet d'Etudes du Premier Cycle/ Brevet d'Etudes Professionnelles

Insufficient for Registration

Cameroon

Brevet de Technicien

Insufficient for Registration

Cameroon

Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (Higher Technicians Certificate)

Sufficient for Registration

Cameroon

Certificat d'Aptitude Professionnelle

Insufficient for Registration

Cameroon

2 passes at Cameroon GCE A Level / GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at Cameroon GCE O Level / GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

CanadaDiplôme d'Études Collégiales (DEC) / Diploma of College StudiesSufficient for Registration
Canada

Canadian International Matriculation Programme CIMP

Sufficient for registration if a minimum of 5 subjects

PLUS

ENG4U have been achieved. (Grade 12 university preparation)

CanadaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Canada (Alberta)General High School DiplomaSufficient for registration providing an average of 65% is attained in 5 grade 12 courses, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (British Colombia)Senior Secondary Graduation DiplomaSufficient for registration providing at least 5 Bs are obtained, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (Manitoba)High School Graduation DiplomaSufficient for registration providing an average of 65% is attained in at least 5 credits have been awarded at the 300 level in at least 4 subject areas, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (New Brunswick)

High School Graduation Diploma

Sufficient for registration providing an average mark of 65% is obtained in 5 subjects, including English and Maths or equivalent

Canada (Newfoundland)

High School Graduation Diploma

Sufficient for registration providing an average mark of 65% is obtained in 5 subjects, including English and Maths or equivalent

Canada (North West Territories)General High School Diploma

Sufficient for registration providing at least 65% is attained in 5 grade 12 courses, including English and Maths or equivalent

Canada (Nova Scotia)

High School Completion Certificate

Sufficient for registration providing an average of 65% is attained over 5 subjects at Level 4 or 5, including English and Maths or equivalent

Canada (Ontario)

Ontario Academic Courses (OACs) or from 2004 onwards

OR

Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma (Advanced)

Sufficient for registration providing 6 OAC’s are passed at Grade B, including English and Maths or equivalent

OR

Sufficient for registration providing 6 grade 12 U, U/C or M courses at Advanced level including English and Maths

Canada (Prince Edward Island)

High School Graduation Diploma

Sufficient for registration providing an average mark of 65% is obtained in at least 5 grade 12 subjects, including English and Maths or equivalent

Canada (Quebec)

Diplome d’Etudes Secondaires (DES)

 

Insufficient for registration –

GCSE standard (grades A,B,C)

on a subject for subject basis

Canada (Saskatchewan)Complete Division IV Grade 12 Standing (Secondary School Certificate)

Sufficient for registration if at least 65% is obtained over 5 subjects, including English and Maths or equivalent

Canada (Yukon Territory)Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma

Sufficient for registration providing at least 5 Bs are obtained, including English and Maths or equivalent

Cayman IslandsAssociate Degree Sufficient for Registration
Central African Republic

Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat Technique

Insufficient for Registration

Central African Republic

Brevet d'Etudes du Premier Cycle (BEPC)

Insufficient for Registration

Central African Republic

Certificat d'Aptitude Professionnelle

Insufficient for Registration

Central African Republic

Diplôme de Technicien d'Agriculture Tropicale

Insufficient for Registration

Central African Republic

Diplôme d'Etudes Economiques Générales (DEEG)

Sufficient for Registration

Central African Republic

Diplôme d'Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)

Sufficient for Registration

Central African Republic

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Juridiques (DUEJ)

Sufficient for Registration

Central African Republic

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Litteraires (DUEL)

Sufficient for Registration

Central African Republic

Diplome Universitaire d’Etudes Scientificques (DUES)

Sufficient for Registration

Chad

Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat Technique

Insufficient for Registration

Chad

Diplôme Universitaires de Lettres Modernes (DULMO)

Sufficient for Registration

Chad

Diplôme Universitaires de Sciences (DUS)

Sufficient for Registration

Chad

Diplôme Universitaires de Sciences Juridiques, Economiques et de Gestion (DUSJEG)

Sufficient for Registration

Chile

Licencia de Educación Media

Insufficient for Registration

Chile

Licencia de Educación Media Técnico

Insufficient for Registration

Chile

Técnico Medio

Insufficient for Registration

China

UEE plus SHSGE plus successful completion  of 1 full year of degree / diploma from a recognised institution

Students who are able to submit copies of their SHSGE or UEE confirming their pass in English will be permitted to opt in to the OXB programme at the time of their initial registration.  If they do not have a qualification that meets the English language requirement, they will not be able to opt in to the programme until after they have sat and completed paper F1. 

 

N.B. These students must submit copies of the following documentation:

Letter of confirmation from a recognised institution confirming the student's enrolment

Academic transcript confirming the student's successful completion of one full year of a degree / diploma

Official English translations of the above

Sufficient for Registration
China

Diploma from a secondary school (zhixiao)

Insufficient for Registration

ChinaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Colombia

Bachillerato (sometimes called Diploma de Bachillér)

Insufficient for Registration

Colombia

Bachillerato Técnico

Insufficient for Registration

Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Diplôme d'Etat d'Etudes Secondaires du Cycle Long

Insufficient for Registration

Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Graduat

Sufficient for Registration

Congo, The Democratic Republic of theDiplome Universitaire de Technicien Superieur Diplome de Technicien Superieur (DTS) 
Congo

Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat Technique

Insufficient for Registration

Congo

Brevet de Technicien

Insufficient for Registration

Congo

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)

Sufficient for Registration

Congo

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)

Sufficient for Registration

Costa Rica

Bachillerato (secondary education)

Insufficient for Registration

Costa Rica

Técnico Medio

Insufficient for Registration

Cote d'IvoireBaccalaureat Technique / Baccalaureat de TechnicianInsufficient for registration
Cote d'IvoireBrevet d'Etudes Professionnelle (BEP)Insufficient for registration
Cote d'IvoireCertificat d'Aptitude Professionnelle (CAP)Insufficient for registration
Cote d'IvoireDiplome Universitaire d'Etudes Litteraires (DUEL)Sufficient for registration
Cote d'IvoireDiplome Universitaire d'Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)Sufficient for registration
Cote d'IvoireDiplome d'Etudes Economiques Generales (DEEG)Sufficient for registration
Cote d'IvoireDiplome d'Etudes Juridiques Generales (DEJG)Sufficient for registration
Cote d'IvoireDiplome d'Etudes Universitaires Generales (DEUG)Sufficient for registration
Cote d'IvoireDiplome de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degre / BaccalaureatInsufficient for registration
Croatia

International Baccalaureate

Sufficient for Registration

Croatia

Svjedodžba o Završnom Ispitu (Certificate of Completed Education)

Insufficient for Registration

Cuba

Obrero Calificado (Skilled Worker Certificate)

Insufficient for Registration

Cuba

Perito

Insufficient for Registration

Cuba

Pre-University Course

Insufficient for Registration

Cuba

Secondary School Completion Diploma

Insufficient for Registration

Cuba

Técnico Medio

Insufficient for Registration

Cuba

Título de Bachiller

Insufficient for Registration

Cuba

Título de Técnica en (nivel medio superior)

Insufficient for Registration

Cyprus

Apolytirion Lykeion

 

Students must have an overall average of 17 / 85%. A minimum of 50% must be achieved in each of 5 subjects (to include English and a numeric subject)

OR

An Apolyterian of 16 or 80% including English and Maths plus LCCI third level Accounting is sufficient for registration

Cyprus

Lise Bitirme Diploma

Students must have an overall average of 8

A minimum of 50% must be achieved in each of 5 subjects (to include English and a numeric subject)

Cyprus

GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

Sufficient for Registration

Czech Republic

Vysvedcení o Maturitní Zkoušce (School Leaving Certificate with Maturita from technical / vocational schools)

Sufficient for Registration

Czech RepublicMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
DenmarkErhvervsfaglig Grunduddannelse (EFG) / Basic Vocational Training DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
Djibouti

Brevet d’Enseignement Fondamental (B.E.F)

Insufficient for Registration

Djibouti

Brevet d'Etudes Professionnelles (BEP)

Insufficient for Registration

Djibouti

Diplôme de Certificat d'Apprentissage et de Perfectionnement (CAP)

Insufficient for Registration

Djibouti

Baccalauréat Professionnel (BP)

Insufficient for Registration

Djibouti

Baccalauréat Technologique (BT)

Insufficient for Registration

Djibouti

Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS)

Insufficient for Registration

Dominica

2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)

OR

6 CAPE units at grades 1 - 4

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O Level or CXC level.

 

 

 

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Dominica

Associate Degree

Sufficient for Registration
DominicaCaribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC)Insufficient for Registration
DominicaCaribbean Secondary Education Certificate in Business StudiesInsufficient for Registration
Dominican Republic

Bachillerato / Bachillerato Técnico

Insufficient for Registration

Dominican Republic

Perito (on completion of grade 12 or 13)

Insufficient for Registration

Ecuador

Bachillerato / Titulo de Bachiller

Insufficient for Registration

Ecuador

Bachillerato Tecnico / Titulo de Bachiller Tecnico

Insufficient for Registration

Ecuador

Título de Maestro/a en la Rama Artesenal de... / Título de Maestro de Taller en

Insufficient for Registration

Egypt

Al Azhar General Secondary School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Egypt

Advanced Certificate of Technical Education (five years from a Technical Secondary School)

Insufficient for Registration

El Salvador

Bachiller / Bachillerato (academic)

Insufficient for Registration

El Salvador

Bachiller Industrial / en Comercio y Administración (or other technical / vocational specialisations)

Insufficient for Registration

El Salvador

Técnico / Perito / Auxiliar

Sufficient for Registration

Eritrea

Eritrean Secondary Education Certificate Examination (ESECE)

Insufficient for Registration

Eritrea

Eritrean Secondary Education Certificate Examination (technical courses)

Insufficient for Registration

Estonia

Diplom (from a Kutsekõrgharidus / tertiary vocational level)

Sufficient for Registration

Estonia

Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus (Secondary School Certificate) - at grade 12

Sufficient for Registration

Estonia

Lõputunnistus Kutse-ja Keskhariduse Omandamise Kohta (Secondary / Lower vocational school leaving certificate) (until 1998)

Sufficient for Registration

Estonia

Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus with the Riigieksamitunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate with the State Examination Certificate)

Sufficient for Registration

Estonia

Lõputunnistus põhihariduse baasil kutsekeskhariduse omandamise kohta (Vocational Secondary Education Certificate (post-basic education))

Sufficient for Registration

EstoniaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
EthiopiaDiploma (12+2)Insufficient for Registration
Ethiopia

Medium TVET Level 1 or 2 Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Ethiopia

Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Ethiopia

Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination (from 2003)

Insufficient for Registration

Ethiopia

Ethiopian General Secondary Education Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Ethiopia

GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

Sufficient for Registration

Fiji

Fiji School Leaving Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Fiji

Form 7 Examination

Insufficient for Registration

Finland

Ylioppilastutkinto / studentexamen (Matriculation Examination)

Sufficient for Registration

FranceMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
FranceDiplôme du Baccalauréat GénéralSufficient for Registration
France

Diplome National de Brevet (previously, Brevet des Collèges / Brevet d'Etudes du Premier Cycle)

Insufficient for Registration

France

Certificat d'Aptitude Professionnelle (CAP)

Insufficient for Registration

FranceDiplome National de Brevet (previously, Brevet des Colleges / Brevet d'Etudes du Premier Cycle)Insufficient for Registration
FranceDiplôme National du Brevet: Brevet de Technologie / ProfessionnelInsufficient for Registration
FranceDiplôme National du BrevetInsufficient for Registration
FranceBrevet des CollègesInsufficient for Registration
FranceBrevet d'Études ProfessionnellesInsufficient for Registration
FranceCertificat de Formation GénéraleInsufficient for Registration
FranceCertificat Technique des MétiersInsufficient for Registration
Gabon

Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat Technique

Insufficient for Registration

Gabon

Brevet de Technicien

Insufficient for Registration

Gabon

Brevet d'Etudes du Premier Cycle (BEPC)

Insufficient for Registration

Gabon

Diplôme d'Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)

Sufficient for Registration

Gabon

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Economiques (DUEE)

Sufficient for Registration

Gabon

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Juridiques (DUEJ)

Sufficient for Registration

Gabon

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)

Sufficient for Registration

Gabon

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)

Sufficient for Registration

Gambia

2 passes at West African Examination Council GCE A Level [grades A-E] / GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at West African Examination Council School Certificate [grades 1 – 6] / GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]  (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Gambia

Diploma (from Gambia Technical Training Institute)

Insufficient for Registration

Gambia

Technician Certificate (from Gambia Technical Training Institute)

Insufficient for Registration

GambiaTechnician Diploma (from Gambia Technical Training Institute)Sufficient for Registration
GeorgiaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Georgia

Sashualo Skolis Atestati (Secondary School Certificate)

Insufficient for Registration

Georgia

Primary / Secondary Vocational Education Diploma

Insufficient for Registration

Georgia

Certificate of Incomplete Secondary Education

Insufficient for Registration

Germany

Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife / Abitur

Sufficient for Registration

Germany

Berufsfachschulabschluß awarded after a two to three year course

Sufficient for Registration

GermanyFachschulabschlussSufficient for Registration
GermanyBerufsfachschulabschluss (Mittlerer Schulabschluss) (from 2013) / Berufsfachschulabschluss (Berufliche Grundbildung) (from 2013) 
GermanyBerufsschulabschluss awarded after a two year course (from 2013) 
Germany

Berufsfachschulabschluß awarded after a one year course (until 2012)

Insufficient for Registration

Germany

Hauptschulabschluß (awarded on completion of year 9 or 10)

Insufficient for Registration

Germany

Realschulabschluß / Mittlere Reife / Mittlerer Schulabschluß / Erweiterter Realschulabschluß Realschulabschluss / Mittlere Reife / Mittlerer Schulabschluss / Erweiterter Realschulabschluss / Fachoberschulreife / Sekundarabschluss 1

Insufficient for Registration

GhanaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Ghana

Basic Education Certificate Examination / Junior Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Former Middle School Leaving Certificate)

Insufficient for Registration

Ghana

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)/ West African Senior School Certificate Examination

6 separate and distinct subjects at grades A – D or 1 – 6, including English Language and Mathematics (or their equivalent)

Note: one subject can be accepted at grade E providing at least three out of the six subjects have been passed at grades A – C.  Maths and English must be passed at grades A - D

OR

20 points and minimum C grades in English and Mathematics (and not credits (D Grades) in these subjects)

Ghana

West African Higher School Certificate

(WAEC – Advanced Business Certificate examinations can be accepted and treated as ‘A’ Levels)

2 'A' Levels plus 3 GCSEs (5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

GhanaWAEC - Ghana Commercial Examinations

3 Stage '3's plus 2 Stage '2's / 2 'O' Levels

Ghana

2 passes at West African A Levels (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 passes at West African O levels (grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)Levels

 

Sufficient for Registration

Ghana

Diploma (not awarded by a University of Polytechnic)

Insufficient for registration

Greece

Apolytirion of Lykeio with an average of 17 and above (in 5 separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration

Greece

Apolytirion of Gymnasio

Insufficient for Registration

Greece

Ptychio TES / TEL (Certificate / Diploma from a School of Technical & Vocational Education)

Insufficient for Registration

Greece

Ptychion TEE (Diploma Cycle A) (from 1999)

Insufficient for Registration

Greece

Ptychion TEE (Higher Diploma Cycle B) (from 1999)

Insufficient for Registration

Grenada

2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)

OR

6 CAPE units at grades 1 - 4

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O Level or CXC level.

 

 

 

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

GrenadaAssociate DegreeInsufficient for Registration
Guatemala

Bachiller en (vocational / technical subject)

Insufficient for Registration

Guatemala

Bachillerato

Insufficient for Registration

Guatemala

Perito en (vocational / technical subject)

Insufficient for Registration

Guinea

Baccalauréat 1ère partie// Baccalauréat 2ème partie

Insufficient for Registration

Guinea

Brevet Elémentaire

Insufficient for Registration

Guinea

Diplôme d'Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)

Sufficient for Registration

Guinea

Ouvrier Qualifié / Brevet d’Etudes Professionelles

Insufficient for Registration

Guinea BissauCertificate de Formacao Tecnica e ProfessionalInsufficient for Registration
Guinea BissauCertidão - 11a Classe do Ensino Secundário (Year 11 School Completion Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
Guyana

2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E

PLUS

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

OR

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

(in 5 separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

 

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

GuyanaCaribbean Secondary Education Certificate in Business StudiesInsufficient for Registration
GuyanaTechnical Education DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
Haiti

Baccalauréat (reformed system)

Insufficient for Registration

Haiti

Baccalauréat I (Rhétorique)/ Philosophie)

Insufficient for Registration

Haiti

Brevet d'Aptitude Professionelle

Insufficient for Registration

Haiti

Brevet Elémentaire du Premier Cycle

Insufficient for Registration

Haiti

Brevet Supérieur

Insufficient for Registration

Haiti

Diplôme d'Enseignement Secondaire

Insufficient for Registration

Haiti

Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures / Professional title (or equivalent)

Sufficient for Registration

Honduras

Bachillerato

Insufficient for Registration

Honduras

Perito / Bachiller Técnico / Bachiller Industriel

Insufficient for Registration

Honduras

Técnico Medio

Sufficient for Registration

Hong Kong

Up to and including 2011

2 passes at the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE)

(Grades A – E)

PLUS

3 credits in Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) Syllabus B or C

(Grades A – C)

Including English and Mathematics

 

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Hong Kong

2012 and after

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Examination (HKDSE)

4 core subjects (Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and Liberal Studies) in grades 3, 4, 5, 5* or 5**

PLUS

1 New Senior Secondary (NSS) elective subject (under category A) in grades 3,4,5,5* or 5**

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Hong Kong

A credit at the HKCEE plus 3 passes at the HKALE (including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration

Hong KongMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Hong KongCertificate (from a technical institute)Sufficient for Registration
Hong KongForm 7 CertificateInsufficient for Registration
HungaryMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
HungaryVocational High School Matriculation Certificate (Érettségi-képesíto bizonyítvány) Sufficient for Registration
HungarySecondary Education Graduation Certificate (Erettsegi Bizonyitvany)Sufficient for Registration
HungaryHigh School Leaving Certificate (Gimnaziumi Erettsegi Bizonyitvany)Insufficient for Registration
Hungary

Szakmunkas

Insufficient for Registration

Iceland

Studentsprof (from Gymnasium)

Sufficient for Registration

Iceland

Sveinsbréf (Journeyman's examination)

Insufficient for Registration

IcelandLokaprof af hönnunarbraut (Certificate of Graduation )Insufficient for Registration
India (inc Bhutan)

Matriculation Certificate / Secondary School Leaving Certificate /

All India Secondary School Certificate / India Certificate of Secondary Education – awarded on completion of Standard X

 

Insufficient for registration

India (inc Bhutan)

10+2 / India School Certificate / Intermediate Certificate / Higher School Certificate / Higher Secondary Certificate / Pre-University Course

Sufficient for registration

(providing passes are held in 5 subjects (at least 3 in Year XII) including English and Mathematics / Accounts, mark of 65% in at least 2 subjects and over 50% on the others)

(For the Higher Secondary Certificate the marks are out of 200, so over 130 meets the 65% requirement and over 100 meets the 50% requirement.)

Below is a breakdown of the grades in terms of percentage and actual grade.

50%-60% = Satisfactory = C1

60%-70% = Good = B2

85%+, 80%-85%, 70%-80% = A1–A2, B1

India (inc Bhutan)

 

All India Senior School Certificate/Senior Secondary School Examination

Sufficient for registration

(providing passes are held in 5 subjects including English and Mathematics / Accounts, mark of 65% in at least 2 subjects and over 50% on the others)

Indonesia

Ijazah – Sekolah Menegah Kejuruan/Madrasah

Aliyah Kejuruan (SMK/MAK) Certificate of Graduation from Vocational/Islamic Secondary School

Ijazah – Sekolah Menengah Atas

 

Sufficient for Registration

IndonesiaSekolah Menegah Umum/Madrasah AliyahSufficient for Registration
Iran, Islamic Republic of

First Degree Technician's Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Iran, Islamic Republic of

Associate Degree (Fogh Diplom)

Sufficient for Registration

Iran, Islamic Republic ofPre-University CertificateSufficient for Registration
Iran, Islamic Republic of

High School Diploma (3 years) /

High School Diploma (vocational stream) /

Second Degree Technician's Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Iraq

Certificate of Intermediate Education / Third Form Baccalauréat

Insufficient for Registration

Iraq

Certificate of Preparatory Education / Sixth Form Baccalauréat

Insufficient for Registration

Iraq

Certificate of Vocational Preparatory Education / Vocational Baccalauréat

Insufficient for Registration

Iraq

Primary and Intermediate Teaching Certificate (awarded by Teacher Training Institutes, Central Teacher Institutes and Fine Arts Institutes)

Sufficient for Registration

Ireland

Irish Leaving Certificate in at least five separate subjects (including Mathematics & English) with at least 3 subjects at Higher (ARD) Level (Grade C3 or above) and at least 2 subjects at Grade D3 or above, either at Higher (ARD) or Ordinary (Gnath) Level

N.B.  Unless otherwise stated, all subjects are taught in English.  The subject of Economics is sufficient to meet English language requirements.

 

Sufficient for Registration

Ireland

2 passes at GCE / VCE A Level (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE       O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

In Maths and English

 

Sufficient for Registration

Ireland

1 GCE / VCE A Level pass (grades A-E)

PLUS

2 GCE / VCE AS Level (Supplementary / Subsidiary) passes (grades A-E)

 

Sufficient for Registration

IrelandMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Ireland

3 LCCI Higher passes

PLUS

2 LCCI Intermediate Level passes

In Maths and English

 

Sufficient for Registration

Ireland

National Certificate Business Studies

Sufficient for Registration

IrelandNational Vocational Certificate Level 3 / National Vocational Certificate Level 2Sufficient for Registration
Ireland

Junior Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

IrelandNational Vocational Certificate Level 1Insufficient for Registration
Israel

Bagrut (Matriculation) or Mechina

Sufficient for Registration

Israel

Technai (Qualified Technician)

Sufficient for Registration

ItalyMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Italy

Diploma di Licenza della Scuola Media

Insufficient for Registration

Italy

Diploma di Maestro d'Arte

Insufficient for Registration

Italy

Diploma di Maturità Classica/Scientifica/Tecnica/Linguistica/Professionale/Magistrale/Artistica (up until 1999)

Sufficient for Registration

Italy

Esame di Stato (from 1999)

Sufficient for Registration

ItalyDiploma di Licenza Conclusiva del Primo Ciclo di IstruzioneInsufficient for Registration
Jamaica

Associate Degree

Sufficient for Registration

Jamaica

Jamaica School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Jamaica

Secondary School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Jamaica

National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) of Jamaica Level 1-2

Insufficient for Registration

Jamaica

2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)

OR

6 CAPE units at grades 1 - 4

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O Level or CXC level.

 

 

 

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Jamaica

National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) of Jamaica Level 3-5

Insufficient for Registration

JamaicaCaribbean Secondary Education Certificate in Business StudiesInsufficient for Registration
Japan

Graduation Certificate from a Technical High School

Insufficient for Registration

Japan

Lower Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Chugakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho)

Insufficient for Registration

Japan

Special Training School Upper Secondary Certificate (Senshu gakko koto-ka sotsugyuo menjo)

Insufficient for Registration

Japan

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho)

Insufficient for Registration

Jordan

Certificate of Applied/General Secondary Education

Insufficient for Registration

Jordan

Certificate of Vocational Secondary Education

Insufficient for Registration

KazakhstanMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Kenya

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

Students graduating from 16 August 2010

Registration if - Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or above with grades A to C (Plain) in five separate subjects including English and Mathematics. 

Students registered prior to 16 August 2010

Registration if - Mean Grade C (Plain) or above with passes in five separate subjects including English and Mathematics. 

Kenya

2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

Sufficient for Registration

Kenya

Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE)

Insufficient for Registration

Korea, Republic ofMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for registration
Korea, Republic ofHigh School DiplomaInsufficient for registration
Kuwait

Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (General Secondary School Certificate)

Insufficient for Registration

Kuwait

Vocational Training Centre Certificate / Diploma

Insufficient for Registration

KyrgyzstanMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Kyrgyzstan

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Insufficient for Registration

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Baccalauréat

Insufficient for Registration

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Vocational School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Lao People's Democratic RepublicBrevet d'Etudes du Premier Cycle / Lower Secondary Education CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Latvia

Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu (Attestation.Certificate of General Secondary Education)

Sufficient for Registration

Latvia

Diploms par arodizglītību (Diploma of Vocational Education)

Sufficient for Registration

Latvia

Diploma of Secondary Vocational Education (since 1999)

Sufficient for Registration

Latvia

Diploms T par vidējo speciālo izglītību (Diploma T of Specialised Secondary Education)

Sufficient for Registration

Latvia

Diploms par profesionālo vidējo izglītību (level III) (Diploma of Secondary Professional Education)

Sufficient for Registration

Latvia

Diploms par augstako arodizglitibu (Diploma of Higher Vocational Education) / Tehnikum (T) diploma

Sufficient for Registration

LatviaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Latvia

Diploma of Basic vocational Education – Diploms par arodpamatizqlitibu

Insufficient for Registration

Latvia

Certificate of Vocational Education

Insufficient for Registration

Latvia

Apliecība par deviņgadīgo izglītību (Certificate of Nine Years of Education)

Insufficient for Registration

Latvia

Apliecība par pamatizglītību (Certificate of Basic Education)

Insufficient for Registration

Lebanon

réat General (Baccalauréat II before 1991)

Insufficient for Registration

Lebanon

Baccalauréat Technique

Insufficient for Registration

Lebanon

Brevet d'Etudes/ Brevet Professionnelle

Insufficient for Registration

Lesotho

2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Lesotho

Junior Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Lesotho

National Diploma

Sufficient for Registration

Liberia

Junior High School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Liberia

Senior High School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Libya

Basic Education Certificate

Insufficient for registration

Libya

Secondary Education Certificate

Insufficient for registration

Liechtenstein

Matura certificate (Type B or Type E)

Sufficient for Registration

Lithuania

Pagrindinio Išsilavinimo Pažymejimas (Basic School Leaving Certificate)

Insufficient for Registration

Lithuania

Brandos Atestatas (Certificate of Maturity)

Sufficient for Registration

LithuaniaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Luxembourg

Brevet de Technicien Supérieur

Sufficient for Registration

LuxembourgBrevet de maîtriseSufficient for Registration
Luxembourg

Certificat d'Aptitude Technique et Professionnelle

Insufficient for Registration

LuxembourgDiplôme d'aptitude professionnelleInsufficient for Registration
LuxembourgCertificat d'initiation technique et professionnelleInsufficient for Registration
LuxembourgCertificat d'aptitude technique et professionnelleInsufficient for Registration
Luxembourg

Certificat de Fin d'Etudes Moyennes/ Primaires

Insufficient for Registration

Macao SAR

Ensino Secundário Complementar

Sufficient for Registration

Macao SAR

Certificate of Higher Education Form 6

Sufficient for Registration

Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of

Matura (before 1980 from the Gimnazija / academic upper secondary course) / Secondary School Leaving Diploma (before 1980 from a technical secondary school)

Sufficient for Registration

Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic ofMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Madagascar

Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement du Second Degré

Insufficient for Registration

Madagascar

Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Technique

Insufficient for Registration

Madagascar

Brevet de Technicien

Insufficient for Registration

Madagascar

Diplôme Universitaire de Technicien Supérieur (DUTS)

Sufficient for Registration

Madagascar

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)

Sufficient for Registration

Madagascar

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)

Sufficient for Registration

Malawi

Trade Test Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Malawi

Junior Secondary School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Malawi

Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)

Insufficient for Registration

Malawi

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)

Sufficient for Registration if additional Joint Scheme requirements are met

Malaysia

2 principal passes at STPM (grade C or above), plus 3 credits at SPM (grade C or above or grades 1-6) (in 5 separate subjects, including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration

Malaysia

Matriculation Certificate

A minimum CGPA of 2.50, including Mathematics and English.

Sufficient for Registration

Malaysia

ATAR of at least 70

PLUS

5 credits (grade C or above) SPM (in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

 

Sufficient for Registration

Malaysia

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

5 subjects with grade B (including English and Maths)

Sufficient for Registration

Malaysia

2 passes at GCE / VCE A Level (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Malaysia

3 LCCI Higher passes/A levels/STPM (Group diploma is equivalent to 3 LCCI Higher passes)

PLUS

2 LCCI Intermediate Level passes/O level/SPM

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

 

Sufficient for Registration

MalaysiaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Maldives

2 passes at GCE / VCE / A Level (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE / O Level passes

(grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
MaldivesCertificate I / II / III / IV
Insufficient for Registration
MaldivesAdvanced CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Mali

Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat Technique

Insufficient for Registration

Mali

Brevet de Technicien

Insufficient for Registration

Mali

Certificat d'Aptitude Professionelle

Insufficient for Registration

Mali

Diplôme d'Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)

Sufficient for Registration

Malta

Secondary Education Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Malta

IGCSE

Insufficient for Registration

Malta

Fully completed Advanced Matriculation Certificate (AM)

Sufficient for Registration

Malta

Fully completed Matriculation Certificate Examination (from the University of Malta), including 2 passes [grades A-E] at Advanced Level & 3 passes at Intermediate level

Sufficient for Registration

MaltaInstitute of Financial Services Malta, Diploma in Banking and Financial ServicesSufficient for Registration
Malta

2 GCE A Levels OR Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 GCE O Level OR Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

Sufficient for Registration

Malta

2 Advanced level passes from part-complete Matriculation Certificate or Advanced Matriculation Certificate [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]  OR 3 passes from the Secondary Education Certificate

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Mauritania

Diplôme d'Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)

Sufficient for Registration

Mauritania

Brevet d'Etudes du Premier Cycle

Insufficient for Registration

MauritaniaDiplôme d'État de Technicien de SantéInsufficient for Registration
MauritaniaBrevet de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
MauritaniaBrevet d'Enseignement ProfessionnelInsufficient for Registration
Mauritania

Diplôme de Bachelier de I'Enseignement du Second Degré (Baccalauréat)

Insufficient for Registration

Mauritius

Brevet de Technicien

Insufficient for Registration

Mauritius

2 passes at GCE / VCE A Level (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE       O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

In Maths and English

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Mauritius

University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – International Examinations:

2 Principal/A Level subjects (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 O Level Subjects (grades A-C)

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

Sufficient for registration

Mauritius

1 GCE / VCE A Level pass (grades A-E)

PLUS

2 GCE / VCE AS Level (Supplementary / Subsidiary) passes (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE

O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in 6 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for registration
Mauritius

Brevet d'Aptitude Professionnelle

Insufficient for Registration

Mexico

Bachillerato

Insufficient for Registration

Mexico

Bachillerato Técnológico

Insufficient for Registration

Mexico

Preparatoria Técnica

Insufficient for Registration

Mexico

Técnico

Insufficient for Registration

Moldova, Republic of

Atestat de Studii Medii de Cultura Generala (awarded on completion of Grade 11 from a scolile medii de cultura generala)

Insufficient for Registration

Moldova, Republic of

Certificat de Absolvire a Scolii Profesionale Polivalente de Treapta I

Insufficient for Registration

Moldova, Republic of

Certificat de Absolvire a Scolii Profesionale Polivalente de Treapta II / Maistru (Foreman)

Insufficient for Registration

Moldova, Republic of

Certificat de Absolvire a Scolii Profesionale Polivalente de Treapta III / Tehnician (Tehnolog)

Sufficient for Registration

Moldova, Republic of

Certificat de Calificare (awarded from a Scoala de Meserii 0.5 -1 years post-Grade 11/Post Grade 9)

Insufficient for Registration

Moldova, Republic of

Certificat de Studii Gimnaziale (awarded on completion of Grade 9)

Insufficient for Registration

Moldova, Republic of

Diploma de Bacalaureat (awarded on completion of Grade 12 from a lyceum)

Sufficient for Registration

Moldova, Republic ofMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Mongolia

Certificate of Secondary Vocational Education

Insufficient for Registration

Mongolia

Certificate of Vocational Education

Insufficient for Registration

MongoliaCertificate of Technical EducationInsufficient for Registration
Mongolia

Gerchilgee (School Leaving Certificate)

Insufficient for Registration

MontenegroMaturski ispit / Diploma o završenoj srednjoj školi (Secondary School Leaving Diploma)Sufficient for Registration
Morocco

Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire (CES)

Insufficient for Registration

Morocco

Diplôme de Niveau Qualification/ Spécialisation

Insufficient for Registration

Morocco

Diplôme de Technicien

Insufficient for Registration

Morocco

Diplôme du Baccalaureat/ Baccalaureat Technique

Insufficient for Registration

Mozambique

Certificado de Habilitações Literarias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

Insufficient for Registration

Mozambique

Engenheiro Tecnico / Tecnico Medio

Insufficient for Registration

Myanmar

Basic Education High School Examinations/Matriculation

Insufficient for Registration

Myanmar

Technical High School Diploma/Trade School Diploma/Agricultural School Diploma

Insufficient for Registration

Namibia

Agricultural College Certificate / Diploma

Insufficient for Registration

Namibia

Junior Secondary Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Namibia

Undergraduate Certificate (2 years)

Sufficient for Registration

Namibia

2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

 

Sufficient for Registration

Namibia

Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) at Ordinary Level

Insufficient for Registration

Namibia

Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) at Higher Level

Sufficient for Registration

Namibia

Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement)

Sufficient for Registration

NamibiaUndergraduate Diploma - Less than 3 years

 

Insufficient for Registration

Nepal

Proficiency Certificate (10+2)

Sufficient for Registration on the basis of passes in 5 subjects examined at Year 12.

Students must achieve at least 65% in 2 subjects and at least 50% in the remaining 3, including English and Maths.

If subjects are split into theory and practice, then two marks should be treated in conjunction with each other.

N.B. passes at Year 11 cannot be accepted.

Accountancy at Year 12 can be accepted in place of Maths

NepalSchool Leaving Certificate ExaminationInsufficient for Registration
Netherlands

Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO) diploma / Senior general secondary education

Insufficient for Registration

Netherlands

Lager Beroepsonderwijs (LBO) (until 1992)

Insufficient for Registration

Netherlands

Voorbereidend Middelbaar Beroepsonderwijs diploma / preparatory secondary vocational education (VMBO) (from 1999, previously MAVO / VBO)

Insufficient for Registration

Netherlands

Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) (Gymnasium A/B and Atheneum A/B) Diplomas (university preparatory education)

Sufficient for Registration

New Zealand

Higher School Certificate (awarded on completion of form 7)

Insufficient for Registration

New Zealand

National Certificate Level 1- 3

Insufficient for Registration

New Zealand

National Certificate / Diploma Level 4

Sufficient for Registration

New Zealand

National Certificate in Educational Achievement level 1 (from 2002) / School Certificate (up to 2002) (awarded on completion of form 5)

Insufficient for Registration

New Zealand

National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2

Insufficient for Registration

New Zealand

University Entrance Certificate (UEC) with NZ Bursaries Certificate

Sufficient for Registration

New Zealand

University Entrance Certificate (UEC) with NCEA Level 3 (80 Credits)

Sufficient for Registration

New ZealandMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Nicaragua

Bachillerato

Insufficient for Registration

Nicaragua

Técnico Medio

Insufficient for Registration

Niger

Baccalauréat / Bachelier Technicien

Insufficient for Registration

Niger

Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de I'Enseignement du Second Degré

Insufficient for Registration

Niger

Brevet d'Aptitude Professionnelle

Insufficient for Registration

Niger

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)

Sufficient for Registration

Niger

Diplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)

Sufficient for Registration

Nigeria

2 passes at West African A Level [grades A-E] / GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at Senior School Certificate [grades 1 – 6] / GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Nigeria

Diploma (from a Federal University)

Sufficient for Registration

Nigeria

Nigeria Certificate of Education

Sufficient for Registration

Nigeria

Advanced Diploma (from a Federal University)

Sufficient for Registration

Nigeria

Diploma

Sufficient for Registration

NigeriaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Nigeria

West African Senior School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Norway

Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Before 1981 Examen Artium)

Sufficient for Registration

NorwayVitnemål fra Teknisk Fagskole / Tekniker (Certificate from Technical College)    Sufficient for Registration
Norway

Vitnemål fra Grunnskolen (Leaving Certificate from Compulsory School / Lower Secondary School)

Insufficient for Registration

OmanSecondary School Leaving Certificate (Thanawiya amma)

Insufficient for registration

Oman

Edexcel First Certificate in Business & Finance

Insufficient for registration

Pakistan

2 passes at GCE/VCE A Level (grades A-E) plus 3 passes at GCSE/Vocational GCSE/GCE O Level (grades A-C or 1-6) in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics.

(Intermediate Examinations/ Higher School Certificate at 50% or above can be accepted as a substitute for O Levels)

 

Sufficient for Registration

PakistanAssociate DegreeSufficient for Registration
PakistanDiploma (issued by boards of Technical Education/Polytechnics)Insufficient for Registration
Pakistan

Secondary School Certificate (SSC) / Matriculation

Insufficient for Registration

PakistanDiploma in Commerce (DCom)Insufficient for Registration
PakistanDiploma of Associate EngineerInsufficient for Registration
Panama

Bachillerato

Insufficient for Registration

Panama

High School Graduation Diploma - award from private institution

Insufficient for Registration
Papua New Guinea

Higher School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Papua New Guinea

Trade Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Paraguay

Bachillerato

Insufficient for Registration

Paraguay

Certificado de Mano de Obra Calificada

Insufficient for Registration

Paraguay

Titulo de Tecnico de Nivel Medio

Insufficient for Registration

Peru

Certificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa

Insufficient for Registration         
Peru

Técnico

Insufficient for Registration

Philippines

Associate degree

Insufficient for Registration

Philippines

High School Diploma

Insufficient for Registration

Poland

Swiadectwo Dojrzałości / Matura / Dyplom Uzyskania Tytulu Zawodowego / Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci Liceum

Sufficient for Registration

PolandMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Poland

Swiadectwo Ukonczenia Gimnazjum

Insufficient for Registration

Poland

Swiadectwo Ukonczenia Lyceum Ogólnoksztalcacego (Certificate of Completion of General Liceum)

Insufficient for Registration
Poland

Swiadectwo Ukonczenia Szkoly Zasadniczej (Certificate of Completion of Basic Vocational School)

Insufficient for Registration
Portugal

Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano)

Sufficient for Registration

Puerto Rico

Associate degree

Sufficient for Registration

Puerto Rico

High School Graduation Diploma

Insufficient for Registration

Qatar

Al-Thanawaya Al-Amah (General Secondary Education Certificate)

Insufficient for Registration

Qatar

Secondary Technical Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Qatar

Commercial Secondary School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Qatar

Qatar Senior School Certificate

Insufficient for Registration

Qatar

Religious Secondary School certificate

Insufficient for Registration

RomaniaCertificat de Absolvire a Ciclului Inferior al LiceluluiInsufficient for Registration
RomaniaCertificat de Absolvire a LiceluluiInsufficient for Registration
RomaniaDiploma / Certificat de Absolvire a Invatamantului Obligatorui de 10 ani (Diploma / Certificate of Completion of Compulsory Education grade 10)Insufficient for Registration
RomaniaDiploma / Certificat de Absolvire a Scolii Postliceale (Diploma / Certificate of Completion from Post-secondary Schools)Sufficient for Registration
RomaniaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Russian FederationMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Russian Federation(Attestat) Certificate of Secondary Education at grade 10/11Insufficient for Registration
Russian FederationDiploma of Completed Basic Vocational-Technical EducationInsufficient for Registration
Russian FederationProfessional Retraining DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
Russian FederationPart Complete Specialist DiplomaSufficient for Registration
RwandaBaccalauréat / Diplôme de BachelierSufficient for Registration
RwandaDiplôme des Humanités Complètes (Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires until 1994)Insufficient for Registration
RwandaDiplome des Humanités ProfessionellesInsufficient for Registration
RwandaDiploma Level A4 / Diploma Level A3Insufficient for Registration
Saint Kitts and Nevis

2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)

OR

6 CAPE units at grades 1 - 4

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O Level or CXC level.

Sufficient for Registration
Saint Kitts and NevisCaribbean Secondary Education Certificate in Business StudiesInsufficient for Registration
Saint LuciaStandard Six School Leaving CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Saint LuciaThe Sir Arthur Lewis Community College CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Saint LuciaThe Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Diploma (2 years)Sufficient for Registration
Saint LuciaThe Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Associate DegreeSufficient Registration
Saint Lucia

2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)

OR

6 CAPE units at grades 1 - 4

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O Level or CXC level.

Sufficient for Registration
Saint LuciaAssociate DegreeInsufficient for Registration
SamoaPacific Senior Secondary CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Saudi ArabiaSecondary Commercial Institute DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
Saudi ArabiaSecondary Industrial Institute DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
SenegalBaccalauréat TechniqueInsufficient for Registration
SenegalBrevet de Fin d'Etudes Moyennes (BFEM)Insufficient for Registration
SenegalBrevet d'Etudes Professionnelles (BEP)/ Brevet de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
SenegalDiplôme d'Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)Sufficient for Registration
SenegalDiplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)Sufficient for Registration
SenegalDiplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)Sufficient for Registration
SenegalBrevet Professionnel (BP)Insufficient for Registration
SerbiaДиплома о положеном завршном испиту / Diploma o položenom završnom ispitu (Diploma of Completed Final Examination)Sufficient for Registration
SerbiaДиплома о положеном матурском испиту / Diploma o položenom maturskom ispitu (Secondary School Leaving Diploma)Sufficient for Registration
SerbiaДиплома о стеченом среднем образованиy / Diploma o stecenom srednem obrazovanju (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education)Sufficient for Registration
SerbiaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Seychelles  Certificate From Seychelles Polytechnic (AWARDED UP AND INCLUDING 2011)Insufficient for Registration
Sierra Leone

West African Higher School Certificate (Advanced Level)

2 'A' Levels plus 3 GCSEs (5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Sierra LeoneTrade Centre Crafts CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Sierra LeoneNational Diploma - any subjectSufficient for Registration
Sierra Leone

West African Senior School Certificate Examination

6 separate and distinct subjects at grades A – D or 1 – 6, including English Language and Mathematics (or their equivalent)

N.B. one subject can be accepted at grade E providing at least three out of the six subjects have been passed at grades A – C.  Maths and English must be passed at grades A - D

(Economics & Social Studies can substitute for English)

OR

20 points and minimum C grades in English and Mathematics (and not credits (D Grades) in these subjects)

Sufficient for Registration
Singapore

2 passes at Singapore / Cambridge GCE A Level (grades A- E)

PLUS

3 Singapore / Cambridge GCE O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A1-C6)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
SingaporeMatriculation to National University of Singapore (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions. Sufficient for Registration
SingaporeMatriculation to Singapore Management University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions. Sufficient for Registration
SingaporeMatriculation to SIM University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions. Sufficient for Registration
SingaporeMatriculation to Singapore University of Technology and Design (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions. Sufficient for registration
SlovakiaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
SlovakiaVysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Sufficient for Registration
SloveniaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Solomon IslandsPacific Senior Secondary CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
SomaliaSecondary School Leaving CertificateInsufficient for Registration
SomaliaTechnical Secondary Certificate / DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
South Africa

Senior Certificate – issued by the Matriculation Board

·         Completion of 6 subjects

·         5 subjects passed in one sitting

·         Minimum aggregate mark of 45% is obtained

·         3 subjects passed at Higher grade

·         2 passes in a language (one at Higher Grade

Passes in English and Maths

Sufficient for Registration
South Africa

National Senior Certificate – issued by the Matriculation Board

·         Students must take 6 subjects

·         2 subjects must be languages

·         1 subject must be Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy

·         1 subject must be Life Orientation

·         1 subject must be English

Students must achieve a grade 3 (40% ) or higher

Sufficient for Registration
South AfricaDamelin Diploma (any subject)                                          Sufficient for Registration
South AfricaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
SpainTitulo de BachillerSufficient for Registration
SpainCurso de Orientación Universitaria (COU) / Título de BachilleratoSufficient for Registration
SpainTítulo de Graduado en Educación Secundaria Obligatoria (ESO)Insufficient for Registration
SpainTécnico En (new system)Insufficient for Registration
SpainBachillerato Unificado y Polivalente (BUP) / Graduado en Educación SecundariaInsufficient for Registration
Sri Lanka

From 2001

2 GCE Advanced Level passes (Grades A – C)

PLUS

3 GCE Ordinary Level passes (A - C) English Language may appear as Medium Language

Sufficient for Registration
Sri Lanka

Up to 2001

2 GCE Advanced Level passes (Grades A – C)

PLUS

3 GCE Ordinary Level passes (Grades C – Credit and D – Distinction) English Language may appear as Medium Language

Sufficient for Registration
Sri LankaNational CertificateSufficient for Registration
SudanSudan School Certificate (formerly called the Secondary School Certificate or Higher Secondary School Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
SurinameHAVO CertificateInsufficient for Registration
SurinameVWO CertificateInsufficient for Registration
SurinameMBO CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Swaziland

2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics) 

Sufficient for Registration
SwazilandJunior CertificateInsufficient for Registration
SwedenMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
SwedenFahigkeitszeugnisSufficient for Registration
SwedenSlutbetyg från Grundskola (Compulsory Education Leaving Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
SwedenAvgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola  (Upper secondary school leaving certificate)Insufficient for Registration
SwitzerlandCertificat de Capacité / Fähigkeitszeugnis / Attestato di Capacità (Vocational Education and Training Diploma)Sufficient for Registration
SwitzerlandMaturità Commerciale / Handelsmaturität / Maturité Commerciale (Commercial Secondary School Leaving Certificate)Sufficient for Registration
SwitzerlandCertificat de Maturité  / Attestato di Maturità / Maturität (Federal Secondary School Leaving Certificate)Sufficient for Registration
SwitzerlandBrevet Fédéral / Eidgenössischer Fachausweis / Professionale Federale (Federally recognised Professional Certificate)Sufficient for Registration
SwitzerlandDiplom der Diplommittelschule / Diploma di Scuola Cultura Generale (Diploma from a Middle School)Insufficient for Registration
SwitzerlandAttestation de Formation Professionnelle / Berufsattest / Certificato Federale di Formazione Practica (Basic Vocational Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
SwitzerlandKantonale Maturität / Maturità Cantonale (Cantonal Secondary School Leaving Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
SwitzerlandHandelsdiplomInsufficient for Registration
Syrian Arab RepublicGeneral Preparatory CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Syrian Arab RepublicGeneral Secondary CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Syrian Arab RepublicReligious Secondary CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Syrian Arab RepublicTechnical Secondary CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Taiwan RegionSenior High School Leaving CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Taiwan RegionSenior Vocational High School Leaving CertificateInsufficient for Registration
TajikistanCertificate of Completed Secondary EducationInsufficient for Registration
TajikistanCertificate of Incomplete Secondary EducationInsufficient for Registration
TajikistanDiploma of Completed Vocational EducationInsufficient for Registration
Tanzania, United Republic of

2 passes at East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) / GCE A Level / Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) / National Form VI Examination / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at East African Certificate of Education (EACE)  / GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) / Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE) / National Form IV Examination [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Tanzania, United Republic ofPost-CSE Technical College Certificate (2 or 3 years)Sufficient for Registration
Tanzania, United Republic ofTechnician's Certificate (TC) (2 years)Sufficient for Registration
Tanzania, United Republic ofSecondary School Leaving CertificateInsufficient for Registration
ThailandMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
ThailandMaw 3/ Maw 6 with a score of 50% or aboveInsufficient for Registration
ThailandCertificate in Vocational Education/ Certificate in Vocational Education (Skill Level)Insufficient for Registration
TogoBaccalauréat Probatoire/ Baccalauréat TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
TogoDiplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Troisième DegréInsufficient for Registration
TogoCertificat d'Aptitude ProfessionelleInsufficient for Registration
TogoDiplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Générales (DUEG) Sufficient for Registration
TogoDiplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)Sufficient for Registration
TogoDiplôme Universitaire d'Etudes Scientifiques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
TongaHigher Leaving CertificateInsufficient for Registration
TongaNew Zealand School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
TongaNew Zealand University Entrance CertificateInsufficient for Registration
TongaPacific Senior Secondary CertificateInsufficient for Registration
TongaTonga School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Trinidad and Tobago

2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)

OR

6 CAPE units at grade 1-4

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O Level or CXC level.

Sufficient for Registration
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago National Vocational Qualification 5 (TTNVQ5) / Caribbean Vocational Qualification 5 (CVQ5)Sufficient for Registration
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago National Vocational Qualification 4 (TTNVQ4) / Caribbean Vocational Qualification 4 (CVQ4)Sufficient for Registration
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago National Vocational Qualification 2 (TTNVQ2) / Caribbean Vocational Qualification 2 (CVQ2)Insufficient for Registration
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago National Vocational Qualification 1 (TTNVQ1) / Caribbean Vocational Qualification 1 (CVQ1)Insufficient for Registration
Trinidad and TobagoNational Craftsman CertificateInsufficient for Registration
TunisiaBaccalauréatInsufficient for Registration
TunisiaBrevet de Technicien ProfessionnelInsufficient for Registration
TunisiaCertificate d’Apititude Professionnelle (CAP)Insufficient for Registration
TunisiaDiplome de Fin d’Etudes de l’Enseignement de BaseInsufficient for Registration
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma)

Sufficient for registration

(Students must have an overall average of 8 or above.)

TurkeyDevlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi (State Vocational or Trade High School Diploma)Insufficient for Registration
TurkeyDevlet Teknik Lise Diplomasi (State Technical four-year High School Diploma)Insufficient for Registration
TurkeyLise Bitirme Diplomasi (Private High School Finishing Diploma)

Sufficient for registration

(Students must have an overall average of 8 or above.)

TurkeyMeslek Lisesi Diplomasi / Meslek Yuksek Okulu Diplomasi (Vocational High School Diploma)Insufficient for Registration
TurkmenistanDiploma of Specialised Secondary EducationInsufficient for Registration
Turkmenistan(Attestat) Certificate of Secondary EducationInsufficient for Registration
Uganda

2 passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) / GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) / GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Uganda

2 passes at East African Advanced Certificate of Education [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at East African Certificate of Education [grades A-C]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Uganda(University) Certificate or DiplomaSufficient for Registration
UgandaMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
UgandaCertificate when awarded from an Institution accredited by the National Council for Higher Education is considered comparable to GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AD) level/Scottish Higher standardInsufficient for Registration
UgandaDiploma when awarded from an institution accredited by the National Council for Higher Education is considered comparable to the overall GCE Advanced level/Scottish Advanced Higher standardInsufficient for Registration
UkraineMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
UkraineAtestat pro Povnu Zagal'nu Sersdniu Osvitu (Certificate of complete general secondary education) at grade 10-12Insufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)

2 passes at GCE / VCE A Level (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)

1 GCE / VCE A Level pass (grades A-E)

PLUS

2 GCE / VCE AS Level (Supplementary / Subsidiary) passes (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE

O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)

4 GCE / VCE AS Level (Supplementary / Subsidiary) passes (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE

O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)

3 Scottish Higher passes (grades A-C)

PLUS

2 Standard Grade passes (grades 1-3) or 2 National 5 or 2 O Levels

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education (double award – 12 units)Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)Advanced General National Vocational QualificationSufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)

3 LCCI Higher passes

PLUS

2 LCCI Intermediate Level passes

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)3 RSA Stage 3 (Advanced) Certificates PLUS either 2 RSA Stage 2 (Intermediate) Certificates OR 2 O levels. (including English and Maths)Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)3 Level 3 Pitmans PLUS  2 Level 2 PitmansSufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)International Baccalaureate DiplomeSufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar)Access to Higher Education – Level 3 (any subject)Sufficient for Registration
United States of America (inc British Virgin Islands)

Advanced Placement Examination

Grades of 3 and above in at least three subjects, together with a High School Diploma.

Sufficient for Registration
United States of America (inc British Virgin Islands)Matriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
United States of America (inc British Virgin Islands)High School Graduation DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
UruguayTítulo de Bachillerato DiversificadoSufficient for Registration
UruguayTítulo de Bachillerato TecnólogicoInsufficient for Registration
UzbekistanDiploma of Post Secondary Vocational Education (before 1998)Insufficient for Registration
UzbekistanDiploma of Academic LyceumInsufficient for Registration
VanuatuPacific Senior Secondary CertificateInsufficient for Registration
VanuatuYear 10 Leaving Certificate / Vanuatu Junior Secondary CertificateInsufficient for Registration
VanuatuNew Zealand University Entrance and Bursary Examinations (aggregate mark of 250 required)Sufficient for Registration
VenezuelaBachiller IndustrialInsufficient for Registration
VenezuelaBachilleratoInsufficient for Registration
VenezuelaTécnico / Técnico MedioInsufficient for Registration
VietnamMatriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters). Please remember to view the exemption enquiry database to find out if your part complete degree attracts exemptions.Sufficient for Registration
Vietnam

Secondary School Graduation / National

University Entrance Examination

Insufficient for Registration
VietnamBang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Chuyen Nghiep (Secondary Vocational School Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
West Bank and GazaTawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
West Bank and GazaTawjihi (Technical Secondary Education Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
YemenAl Thanawiya (General Secondary Education Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
YemenCertificate in Technical EducationSufficient for Registration
YemenDiploma (from a University) Sufficient for Registration
ZambiaDTEVT CertificateInsufficient for Registration
ZambiaDTEVT Craft CertificateInsufficient for Registration
ZambiaZambia School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Zimbabwe

2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]

PLUS

3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics

Sufficient for Registration
Zimbabwe

2 passes at ZIMSEC A Level Certificate [grades A - E]

PLUS

3 passes at ZIMSEC O Level Certificate [grades 1 – 6 or A - C]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
ZimbabweNational Certificate/DiplomaSufficient for Registration
ZimbabweUniversity of Zimbabwe -  Executive Certificate in Credit Management (ECCM) - 6 month courseInsufficient for Registration
ZimbabweNational Intermediate DiplomaInsufficient for Registration


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