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ACCA eligibility criteria

ACCA eligibility criteria

ACCA eligibility criteria: 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 eligibility criteria

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 eligibility criteria

CountryQualificationStatus
AfghanistanBaccalauria / Baccalaureate CertificateInsufficient for registration
AfghanistanGCE 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
Angola2 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 Barbuda2 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 CertificateInsufficient 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
Bahamas2 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
Barbados2 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
BelarusАтэстат 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
Belize2 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
BeninBaccalauréatInsufficient for Registration
BeninBaccalauréat de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
BeninBrevet d’Etudes du Premier CycleInsufficient for Registration
BeninDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Economiques Générales (DUEEG)Sufficient for Registration
BeninDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Juridiques Générales (DUEJG)Sufficient for Registration
BeninDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)Sufficient for Registration
BeninDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)Sufficient for Registration
BermudaBermuda Secondary School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
BoliviaBachiller HumanistícoInsufficient for Registration
BoliviaBachiller Técnico Medio (Middle level Technician)Insufficient for Registration
BoliviaDiploma de Technico BasicoInsufficient for Registration
Botswana2 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

BotswanaJunior CertificateInsufficient 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
BrazilCertificado de Conclusão de Ensino Fundamental (Post 1999 reform)Insufficient for Registration
BrazilCertificado de Conclusão de Segundo Grau (Pre 1996 reform)Insufficient for Registration
BrazilCertificado de Ensino Médio (Post 1996 reform)Insufficient for Registration
BrazilCertificado Primero Grau (Pre 1999 reform)Insufficient for Registration
BrazilDiploma de Técnico de Nível Médio (Technician) (Pre 1996 reform)Insufficient for Registration
BrazilDiploma de Técnico de Segundo Grau (Technician Diploma of secondary level)Insufficient for Registration
BrazilDiploma Tecnico em ContabilidadeInsufficient for Registration
Brunei DarussalamGCE 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

BulgariaDiploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education)Sufficient for Registration
Burkina FasoBaccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second DegréInsufficient for Registration
Burkina FasoBaccalauréat de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
Burkina FasoDiplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)Sufficient for Registration
Burkina FasoDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)Sufficient for Registration
Burkina FasoDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)Sufficient for Registration
BurundiCandidatureSufficient for Registration
BurundiCertificat du Tronc CommunInsufficient for Registration
BurundiDiplôme des Humanités ComplètesInsufficient for Registration
BurundiTechnicien (Diploma A2)/A3Insufficient for Registration
CambodiaSchool qualifications from Cambodia cannot be considered for entry to the ACCA Qualification, or exemption from either the ACCA Qualification or CAT.
CambodiaMaster’s degreeSufficient for Registration
CambodiaDiploma (postgraduate)Sufficient for Registration
CameroonBaccalauréat/ Baccalauréat de Technicien/Baccalaureat de l’enseignment secondaire Technique/ Probatoire de l’enseignment Secondaire TechniqueInsufficient for Registration
CameroonBrevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle/ Brevet d’Etudes ProfessionnellesInsufficient for Registration
CameroonBrevet de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
CameroonBrevet de Technicien Supérieur (Higher Technicians Certificate)Sufficient for Registration
CameroonCertificat d’Aptitude ProfessionnelleInsufficient for Registration
Cameroon2 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
CanadaCanadian International Matriculation Programme CIMPSufficient 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 DiplomaSufficient for registration providing an average mark of 65% is obtained in 5 subjects, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (Newfoundland)High School Graduation DiplomaSufficient 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 DiplomaSufficient 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 CertificateSufficient 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 DiplomaSufficient 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 DiplomaSufficient for registration providing at least 5 Bs are obtained, including English and Maths or equivalent
Cayman IslandsAssociate DegreeSufficient for Registration
Central African RepublicBaccalauréat/ Baccalauréat TechniqueInsufficient for Registration
Central African RepublicBrevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle (BEPC)Insufficient for Registration
Central African RepublicCertificat d’Aptitude ProfessionnelleInsufficient for Registration
Central African RepublicDiplôme de Technicien d’Agriculture TropicaleInsufficient for Registration
Central African RepublicDiplôme d’Etudes Economiques Générales (DEEG)Sufficient for Registration
Central African RepublicDiplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)Sufficient for Registration
Central African RepublicDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Juridiques (DUEJ)Sufficient for Registration
Central African RepublicDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Litteraires (DUEL)Sufficient for Registration
Central African RepublicDiplome Universitaire d’Etudes Scientificques (DUES)Sufficient for Registration
ChadBaccalauréat/ Baccalauréat TechniqueInsufficient for Registration
ChadDiplôme Universitaires de Lettres Modernes (DULMO)Sufficient for Registration
ChadDiplôme Universitaires de Sciences (DUS)Sufficient for Registration
ChadDiplôme Universitaires de Sciences Juridiques, Economiques et de Gestion (DUSJEG)Sufficient for Registration
ChileLicencia de Educación MediaInsufficient for Registration
ChileLicencia de Educación Media TécnicoInsufficient for Registration
ChileTécnico MedioInsufficient for Registration
ChinaUEE 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
ChinaDiploma 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
ColombiaBachillerato (sometimes called Diploma de Bachillér)Insufficient for Registration
ColombiaBachillerato TécnicoInsufficient for Registration
Congo, The Democratic Republic of theDiplôme d’Etat d’Etudes Secondaires du Cycle LongInsufficient for Registration
Congo, The Democratic Republic of theGraduatSufficient for Registration
Congo, The Democratic Republic of theDiplome Universitaire de Technicien Superieur Diplome de Technicien Superieur (DTS)
CongoBaccalauréat/ Baccalauréat TechniqueInsufficient for Registration
CongoBrevet de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
CongoDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)Sufficient for Registration
CongoDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)Sufficient for Registration
Costa RicaBachillerato (secondary education)Insufficient for Registration
Costa RicaTécnico MedioInsufficient 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
CroatiaInternational BaccalaureateSufficient for Registration
CroatiaSvjedodžba o Završnom Ispitu (Certificate of Completed Education)Insufficient for Registration
CubaObrero Calificado (Skilled Worker Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
CubaPeritoInsufficient for Registration
CubaPre-University CourseInsufficient for Registration
CubaSecondary School Completion DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
CubaTécnico MedioInsufficient for Registration
CubaTítulo de BachillerInsufficient for Registration
CubaTítulo de Técnica en (nivel medio superior)Insufficient for Registration
CyprusApolytirion 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

CyprusLise Bitirme DiplomaStudents 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)

CyprusGCE 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 RepublicVysvedcení 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
DjiboutiBrevet d’Enseignement Fondamental (B.E.F)Insufficient for Registration
DjiboutiBrevet d’Etudes Professionnelles (BEP)Insufficient for Registration
DjiboutiDiplôme de Certificat d’Apprentissage et de Perfectionnement (CAP)Insufficient for Registration
DjiboutiBaccalauréat Professionnel (BP)Insufficient for Registration
DjiboutiBaccalauréat Technologique (BT)Insufficient for Registration
DjiboutiBrevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS)Insufficient for Registration
Dominica2 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

DominicaAssociate DegreeSufficient for Registration
DominicaCaribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC)Insufficient for Registration
DominicaCaribbean Secondary Education Certificate in Business StudiesInsufficient for Registration
Dominican RepublicBachillerato / Bachillerato TécnicoInsufficient for Registration
Dominican RepublicPerito (on completion of grade 12 or 13)Insufficient for Registration
EcuadorBachillerato / Titulo de BachillerInsufficient for Registration
EcuadorBachillerato Tecnico / Titulo de Bachiller TecnicoInsufficient for Registration
EcuadorTítulo de Maestro/a en la Rama Artesenal de… / Título de Maestro de Taller enInsufficient for Registration
EgyptAl Azhar General Secondary School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
EgyptAdvanced Certificate of Technical Education (five years from a Technical Secondary School)Insufficient for Registration
El SalvadorBachiller / Bachillerato (academic)Insufficient for Registration
El SalvadorBachiller Industrial / en Comercio y Administración (or other technical / vocational specialisations)Insufficient for Registration
El SalvadorTécnico / Perito / AuxiliarSufficient for Registration
EritreaEritrean Secondary Education Certificate Examination (ESECE)Insufficient for Registration
EritreaEritrean Secondary Education Certificate Examination (technical courses)Insufficient for Registration
EstoniaDiplom (from a Kutsekõrgharidus / tertiary vocational level)Sufficient for Registration
EstoniaGümnaasiumi lõputunnistus (Secondary School Certificate) – at grade 12Sufficient for Registration
EstoniaLõputunnistus Kutse-ja Keskhariduse Omandamise Kohta (Secondary / Lower vocational school leaving certificate) (until 1998)Sufficient for Registration
EstoniaGümnaasiumi lõputunnistus with the Riigieksamitunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate with the State Examination Certificate)Sufficient for Registration
EstoniaLõputunnistus 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
EthiopiaMedium TVET Level 1 or 2 CertificateInsufficient for Registration
EthiopiaEthiopian School Leaving CertificateInsufficient for Registration
EthiopiaEthiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination (from 2003)Insufficient for Registration
EthiopiaEthiopian General Secondary Education CertificateInsufficient for Registration
EthiopiaGCE 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

FijiFiji School Leaving CertificateInsufficient for Registration
FijiForm 7 ExaminationInsufficient for Registration
FinlandYlioppilastutkinto / 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
FranceDiplome National de Brevet (previously, Brevet des Collèges / Brevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle)Insufficient for Registration
FranceCertificat 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
GabonBaccalauréat/ Baccalauréat TechniqueInsufficient for Registration
GabonBrevet de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
GabonBrevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle (BEPC)Insufficient for Registration
GabonDiplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)Sufficient for Registration
GabonDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Economiques (DUEE)Sufficient for Registration
GabonDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Juridiques (DUEJ)Sufficient for Registration
GabonDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)Sufficient for Registration
GabonDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)Sufficient for Registration
Gambia2 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

GambiaDiploma (from Gambia Technical Training Institute)Insufficient for Registration
GambiaTechnician 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
GeorgiaSashualo Skolis Atestati (Secondary School Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
GeorgiaPrimary / Secondary Vocational Education DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
GeorgiaCertificate of Incomplete Secondary EducationInsufficient for Registration
GermanyZeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife / AbiturSufficient for Registration
GermanyBerufsfachschulabschluß awarded after a two to three year courseSufficient for Registration
GermanyFachschulabschlussSufficient for Registration
GermanyBerufsfachschulabschluss (Mittlerer Schulabschluss) (from 2013) / Berufsfachschulabschluss (Berufliche Grundbildung) (from 2013)
GermanyBerufsschulabschluss awarded after a two year course (from 2013)
GermanyBerufsfachschulabschluß awarded after a one year course (until 2012)Insufficient for Registration
GermanyHauptschulabschluß (awarded on completion of year 9 or 10)Insufficient for Registration
GermanyRealschulabschluß / Mittlere Reife / Mittlerer Schulabschluß / Erweiterter Realschulabschluß Realschulabschluss / Mittlere Reife / Mittlerer Schulabschluss / Erweiterter Realschulabschluss / Fachoberschulreife / Sekundarabschluss 1Insufficient 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
GhanaBasic Education Certificate Examination / Junior Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Former Middle School Leaving Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
GhanaSenior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)/ West African Senior School Certificate Examination6 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)

GhanaWest 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 Examinations3 Stage ‘3’s plus 2 Stage ‘2’s / 2 ‘O’ Levels
Ghana2 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

GhanaDiploma (not awarded by a University of Polytechnic)Insufficient for registration
GreeceApolytirion of Lykeio with an average of 17 and above (in 5 separate subjects including Mathematics & English)Sufficient for Registration
GreeceApolytirion of GymnasioInsufficient for Registration
GreecePtychio TES / TEL (Certificate / Diploma from a School of Technical & Vocational Education)Insufficient for Registration
GreecePtychion TEE (Diploma Cycle A) (from 1999)Insufficient for Registration
GreecePtychion TEE (Higher Diploma Cycle B) (from 1999)Insufficient for Registration
Grenada2 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
GuatemalaBachiller en (vocational / technical subject)Insufficient for Registration
GuatemalaBachilleratoInsufficient for Registration
GuatemalaPerito en (vocational / technical subject)Insufficient for Registration
GuineaBaccalauréat 1ère partie// Baccalauréat 2ème partieInsufficient for Registration
GuineaBrevet ElémentaireInsufficient for Registration
GuineaDiplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)Sufficient for Registration
GuineaOuvrier Qualifié / Brevet d’Etudes ProfessionellesInsufficient 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
Guyana2 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
HaitiBaccalauréat (reformed system)Insufficient for Registration
HaitiBaccalauréat I (Rhétorique)/ Philosophie)Insufficient for Registration
HaitiBrevet d’Aptitude ProfessionelleInsufficient for Registration
HaitiBrevet Elémentaire du Premier CycleInsufficient for Registration
HaitiBrevet SupérieurInsufficient for Registration
HaitiDiplôme d’Enseignement SecondaireInsufficient for Registration
HaitiDiplôme d’Etudes Supérieures / Professional title (or equivalent)Sufficient for Registration
HondurasBachilleratoInsufficient for Registration
HondurasPerito / Bachiller Técnico / Bachiller IndustrielInsufficient for Registration
HondurasTécnico MedioSufficient for Registration
Hong KongUp 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 Kong2012 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 KongA 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
HungarySzakmunkasInsufficient for Registration
IcelandStudentsprof (from Gymnasium)Sufficient for Registration
IcelandSveinsbréf (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 CourseSufficient 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)

IndonesiaIjazah – 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 ofFirst Degree Technician’s CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Iran, Islamic Republic ofAssociate Degree (Fogh Diplom)Sufficient for Registration
Iran, Islamic Republic ofPre-University CertificateSufficient for Registration
Iran, Islamic Republic ofHigh School Diploma (3 years) /

High School Diploma (vocational stream) /

Second Degree Technician’s Certificate

Insufficient for Registration
IraqCertificate of Intermediate Education / Third Form BaccalauréatInsufficient for Registration
IraqCertificate of Preparatory Education / Sixth Form BaccalauréatInsufficient for Registration
IraqCertificate of Vocational Preparatory Education / Vocational BaccalauréatInsufficient for Registration
IraqPrimary and Intermediate Teaching Certificate (awarded by Teacher Training Institutes, Central Teacher Institutes and Fine Arts Institutes)Sufficient for Registration
IrelandIrish 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

Ireland2 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

Ireland1 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
Ireland3 LCCI Higher passes

PLUS

2 LCCI Intermediate Level passes

In Maths and English

 

Sufficient for Registration

IrelandNational Certificate Business StudiesSufficient for Registration
IrelandNational Vocational Certificate Level 3 / National Vocational Certificate Level 2Sufficient for Registration
IrelandJunior CertificateInsufficient for Registration
IrelandNational Vocational Certificate Level 1Insufficient for Registration
IsraelBagrut (Matriculation) or MechinaSufficient for Registration
IsraelTechnai (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
ItalyDiploma di Licenza della Scuola MediaInsufficient for Registration
ItalyDiploma di Maestro d’ArteInsufficient for Registration
ItalyDiploma di Maturità Classica/Scientifica/Tecnica/Linguistica/Professionale/Magistrale/Artistica (up until 1999)Sufficient for Registration
ItalyEsame di Stato (from 1999)Sufficient for Registration
ItalyDiploma di Licenza Conclusiva del Primo Ciclo di IstruzioneInsufficient for Registration
JamaicaAssociate DegreeSufficient for Registration
JamaicaJamaica School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
JamaicaSecondary School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
JamaicaNational Vocational Qualification (NVQ) of Jamaica Level 1-2Insufficient for Registration
Jamaica2 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

JamaicaNational Vocational Qualification (NVQ) of Jamaica Level 3-5Insufficient for Registration
JamaicaCaribbean Secondary Education Certificate in Business StudiesInsufficient for Registration
JapanGraduation Certificate from a Technical High SchoolInsufficient for Registration
JapanLower Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Chugakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho)Insufficient for Registration
JapanSpecial Training School Upper Secondary Certificate (Senshu gakko koto-ka sotsugyuo menjo)Insufficient for Registration
JapanUpper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho)Insufficient for Registration
JordanCertificate of Applied/General Secondary EducationInsufficient for Registration
JordanCertificate of Vocational Secondary EducationInsufficient 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
KenyaKenya 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.

Kenya2 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

KenyaKenya 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
KuwaitShahadat-al-thanawia-al-a’ama (General Secondary School Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
KuwaitVocational Training Centre Certificate / DiplomaInsufficient 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
KyrgyzstanCertificate of Completed Secondary EducationInsufficient for Registration
Lao People’s Democratic RepublicBaccalauréatInsufficient for Registration
Lao People’s Democratic RepublicVocational School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Lao People’s Democratic RepublicBrevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle / Lower Secondary Education CertificateInsufficient for Registration
LatviaAtestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu (Attestation.Certificate of General Secondary Education)Sufficient for Registration
LatviaDiploms par arodizglītību (Diploma of Vocational Education)Sufficient for Registration
LatviaDiploma of Secondary Vocational Education (since 1999)Sufficient for Registration
LatviaDiploms T par vidējo speciālo izglītību (Diploma T of Specialised Secondary Education)Sufficient for Registration
LatviaDiploms par profesionālo vidējo izglītību (level III) (Diploma of Secondary Professional Education)Sufficient for Registration
LatviaDiploms par augstako arodizglitibu (Diploma of Higher Vocational Education) / Tehnikum (T) diplomaSufficient 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
LatviaDiploma of Basic vocational Education – Diploms par arodpamatizqlitibuInsufficient for Registration
LatviaCertificate of Vocational EducationInsufficient for Registration
LatviaApliecība par deviņgadīgo izglītību (Certificate of Nine Years of Education)Insufficient for Registration
LatviaApliecība par pamatizglītību (Certificate of Basic Education)Insufficient for Registration
Lebanonréat General (Baccalauréat II before 1991)Insufficient for Registration
LebanonBaccalauréat TechniqueInsufficient for Registration
LebanonBrevet d’Etudes/ Brevet ProfessionnelleInsufficient for Registration
Lesotho2 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

LesothoJunior CertificateInsufficient for Registration
LesothoNational DiplomaSufficient for Registration
LiberiaJunior High School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
LiberiaSenior High School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
LibyaBasic Education CertificateInsufficient for registration
LibyaSecondary Education CertificateInsufficient for registration
LiechtensteinMatura certificate (Type B or Type E)Sufficient for Registration
LithuaniaPagrindinio Išsilavinimo Pažymejimas (Basic School Leaving Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
LithuaniaBrandos 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
LuxembourgBrevet de Technicien SupérieurSufficient for Registration
LuxembourgBrevet de maîtriseSufficient for Registration
LuxembourgCertificat d’Aptitude Technique et ProfessionnelleInsufficient for Registration
LuxembourgDiplôme d’aptitude professionnelleInsufficient for Registration
LuxembourgCertificat d’initiation technique et professionnelleInsufficient for Registration
LuxembourgCertificat d’aptitude technique et professionnelleInsufficient for Registration
LuxembourgCertificat de Fin d’Etudes Moyennes/ PrimairesInsufficient for Registration
Macao SAREnsino Secundário ComplementarSufficient for Registration
Macao SARCertificate of Higher Education Form 6Sufficient for Registration
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic ofMatura (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
MadagascarBaccalauréat de l’Enseignement du Second DegréInsufficient for Registration
MadagascarBaccalauréat de l’Enseignement TechniqueInsufficient for Registration
MadagascarBrevet de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
MadagascarDiplôme Universitaire de Technicien Supérieur (DUTS)Sufficient for Registration
MadagascarDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)Sufficient for Registration
MadagascarDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)Sufficient for Registration
MalawiTrade Test CertificateInsufficient for Registration
MalawiJunior Secondary School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
MalawiMalawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)Insufficient for Registration
MalawiCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)Sufficient for Registration if additional Joint Scheme requirements are met
Malaysia2 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
MalaysiaMatriculation Certificate

A minimum CGPA of 2.50, including Mathematics and English.

Sufficient for Registration
MalaysiaATAR of at least 70

PLUS

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

 

Sufficient for Registration

MalaysiaUnified Examination Certificate (UEC)

5 subjects with grade B (including English and Maths)

Sufficient for Registration
Malaysia2 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

Malaysia3 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
Maldives2 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 / IVInsufficient for Registration
MaldivesAdvanced CertificateInsufficient for Registration
MaliBaccalauréat/ Baccalauréat TechniqueInsufficient for Registration
MaliBrevet de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
MaliCertificat d’Aptitude ProfessionelleInsufficient for Registration
MaliDiplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)Sufficient for Registration
MaltaSecondary Education CertificateInsufficient for Registration
MaltaIGCSEInsufficient for Registration
MaltaFully completed Advanced Matriculation Certificate (AM)Sufficient for Registration
MaltaFully completed Matriculation Certificate Examination (from the University of Malta), including 2 passes [grades A-E] at Advanced Level & 3 passes at Intermediate levelSufficient for Registration
MaltaInstitute of Financial Services Malta, Diploma in Banking and Financial ServicesSufficient for Registration
Malta2 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

Malta2 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

MauritaniaDiplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG)Sufficient for Registration
MauritaniaBrevet d’Etudes du Premier CycleInsufficient for Registration
MauritaniaDiplôme d’État de Technicien de SantéInsufficient for Registration
MauritaniaBrevet de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
MauritaniaBrevet d’Enseignement ProfessionnelInsufficient for Registration
MauritaniaDiplôme de Bachelier de I’Enseignement du Second Degré (Baccalauréat)Insufficient for Registration
MauritiusBrevet de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
Mauritius2 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

MauritiusUniversity 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

Mauritius1 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
MauritiusBrevet d’Aptitude ProfessionnelleInsufficient for Registration
MexicoBachilleratoInsufficient for Registration
MexicoBachillerato TécnológicoInsufficient for Registration
MexicoPreparatoria TécnicaInsufficient for Registration
MexicoTécnicoInsufficient for Registration
Moldova, Republic ofAtestat de Studii Medii de Cultura Generala (awarded on completion of Grade 11 from a scolile medii de cultura generala)Insufficient for Registration
Moldova, Republic ofCertificat de Absolvire a Scolii Profesionale Polivalente de Treapta IInsufficient for Registration
Moldova, Republic ofCertificat de Absolvire a Scolii Profesionale Polivalente de Treapta II / Maistru (Foreman)Insufficient for Registration
Moldova, Republic ofCertificat de Absolvire a Scolii Profesionale Polivalente de Treapta III / Tehnician (Tehnolog)Sufficient for Registration
Moldova, Republic ofCertificat de Calificare (awarded from a Scoala de Meserii 0.5 -1 years post-Grade 11/Post Grade 9)Insufficient for Registration
Moldova, Republic ofCertificat de Studii Gimnaziale (awarded on completion of Grade 9)Insufficient for Registration
Moldova, Republic ofDiploma 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
MongoliaCertificate of Secondary Vocational EducationInsufficient for Registration
MongoliaCertificate of Vocational EducationInsufficient for Registration
MongoliaCertificate of Technical EducationInsufficient for Registration
MongoliaGerchilgee (School Leaving Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
MontenegroMaturski ispit / Diploma o završenoj srednjoj školi (Secondary School Leaving Diploma)Sufficient for Registration
MoroccoCertificat d’Enseignement Secondaire (CES)Insufficient for Registration
MoroccoDiplôme de Niveau Qualification/ SpécialisationInsufficient for Registration
MoroccoDiplôme de TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalaureat/ Baccalaureat TechniqueInsufficient for Registration
MozambiqueCertificado de Habilitações Literarias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
MozambiqueEngenheiro Tecnico / Tecnico MedioInsufficient for Registration
MyanmarBasic Education High School Examinations/MatriculationInsufficient for Registration
MyanmarTechnical High School Diploma/Trade School Diploma/Agricultural School DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
NamibiaAgricultural College Certificate / DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
NamibiaJunior Secondary CertificateInsufficient for Registration
NamibiaUndergraduate Certificate (2 years)Sufficient for Registration
Namibia2 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

NamibiaNamibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) at Ordinary LevelInsufficient for Registration
NamibiaNamibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) at Higher LevelSufficient for Registration
NamibiaSenior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement)Sufficient for Registration
NamibiaUndergraduate Diploma – Less than 3 years 

Insufficient for Registration

NepalProficiency 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
NetherlandsHoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO) diploma / Senior general secondary educationInsufficient for Registration
NetherlandsLager Beroepsonderwijs (LBO) (until 1992)Insufficient for Registration
NetherlandsVoorbereidend Middelbaar Beroepsonderwijs diploma / preparatory secondary vocational education (VMBO) (from 1999, previously MAVO / VBO)Insufficient for Registration
NetherlandsVoorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) (Gymnasium A/B and Atheneum A/B) Diplomas (university preparatory education)Sufficient for Registration
New ZealandHigher School Certificate (awarded on completion of form 7)Insufficient for Registration
New ZealandNational Certificate Level 1- 3Insufficient for Registration
New ZealandNational Certificate / Diploma Level 4Sufficient for Registration
New ZealandNational Certificate in Educational Achievement level 1 (from 2002) / School Certificate (up to 2002) (awarded on completion of form 5)Insufficient for Registration
New ZealandNational Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2Insufficient for Registration
New ZealandUniversity Entrance Certificate (UEC) with NZ Bursaries CertificateSufficient for Registration
New ZealandUniversity 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
NicaraguaBachilleratoInsufficient for Registration
NicaraguaTécnico MedioInsufficient for Registration
NigerBaccalauréat / Bachelier TechnicienInsufficient for Registration
NigerBaccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de I’Enseignement du Second DegréInsufficient for Registration
NigerBrevet d’Aptitude ProfessionnelleInsufficient for Registration
NigerDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL)Sufficient for Registration
NigerDiplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES)Sufficient for Registration
Nigeria2 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

NigeriaDiploma (from a Federal University)Sufficient for Registration
NigeriaNigeria Certificate of EducationSufficient for Registration
NigeriaAdvanced Diploma (from a Federal University)Sufficient for Registration
NigeriaDiplomaSufficient 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
NigeriaWest African Senior School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
NorwayVitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Before 1981 Examen Artium)Sufficient for Registration
NorwayVitnemål fra Teknisk Fagskole / Tekniker (Certificate from Technical College)Sufficient for Registration
NorwayVitnemål fra Grunnskolen (Leaving Certificate from Compulsory School / Lower Secondary School)Insufficient for Registration
OmanSecondary School Leaving Certificate (Thanawiya amma)Insufficient for registration
OmanEdexcel First Certificate in Business & FinanceInsufficient for registration
Pakistan2 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
PakistanSecondary School Certificate (SSC) / MatriculationInsufficient for Registration
PakistanDiploma in Commerce (DCom)Insufficient for Registration
PakistanDiploma of Associate EngineerInsufficient for Registration
PanamaBachilleratoInsufficient for Registration
PanamaHigh School Graduation Diploma – award from private institutionInsufficient for Registration
Papua New GuineaHigher School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Papua New GuineaTrade CertificateInsufficient for Registration
ParaguayBachilleratoInsufficient for Registration
ParaguayCertificado de Mano de Obra CalificadaInsufficient for Registration
ParaguayTitulo de Tecnico de Nivel MedioInsufficient for Registration
PeruCertificado de Educación Secundaria Común CompletaInsufficient for Registration
PeruTécnicoInsufficient for Registration
PhilippinesAssociate degreeInsufficient for Registration
PhilippinesHigh School DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
PolandSwiadectwo Dojrzałości / Matura / Dyplom Uzyskania Tytulu Zawodowego / Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci LiceumSufficient 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
PolandSwiadectwo Ukonczenia GimnazjumInsufficient for Registration
PolandSwiadectwo Ukonczenia Lyceum Ogólnoksztalcacego (Certificate of Completion of General Liceum)Insufficient for Registration
PolandSwiadectwo Ukonczenia Szkoly Zasadniczej (Certificate of Completion of Basic Vocational School)Insufficient for Registration
PortugalCertificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano)Sufficient for Registration
Puerto RicoAssociate degreeSufficient for Registration
Puerto RicoHigh School Graduation DiplomaInsufficient for Registration
QatarAl-Thanawaya Al-Amah (General Secondary Education Certificate)Insufficient for Registration
QatarSecondary Technical CertificateInsufficient for Registration
QatarCommercial Secondary School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
QatarQatar Senior School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
QatarReligious Secondary School certificateInsufficient 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 Nevis2 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 NevisAssociate Degree (issued by the Caribbean Examinations Council)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 Lucia2 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
SeychellesCertificate From Seychelles Polytechnic (AWARDED UP AND INCLUDING 2011)Insufficient for Registration
Sierra LeoneWest 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 LeoneWest 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
Singapore2 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 AfricaSenior 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 AfricaNational 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 LankaFrom 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 LankaUp 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
Swaziland2 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 of2 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 Tobago2 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
Uganda2 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
Uganda2 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
VietnamSecondary 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
ZambiaCommercial Secondary Teacher’s Diploma (TVTC)Sufficient for Registration
ZambiaDTEVT CertificateInsufficient for Registration
ZambiaDTEVT Craft CertificateInsufficient for Registration
ZambiaZambia School CertificateInsufficient for Registration
Zimbabwe2 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
Zimbabwe2 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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