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International Entry Requirements

See the international qualification tables for information on how to apply with your GCE O and A levels, International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma and other country specific qualifications.

Degree entry requirements

Advanced Levels

DegreeCourse CodeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science44157English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law36697English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting44137English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences43078English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health45027English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science40867English Pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering36777English, Math and Physical Science pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering36787English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: Score A Levels grades as follows: A=5, B= 4, C=3, D=2, E=1. Score AS Level grades as follows: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5 Examinations taken in maximum of 1 academic year.

Advanced Subsidiary level (AS level)

DegreeCourse CodeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
Bachelor of Commerce in Law (A Levels) *36696English and Math (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
2 subjects at A Level PLUS 3 subjects at IGCSE/O Level/AS Level
Subject Combination Option 2:
3 subjects at A Level PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level 
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (A Levels) * 36776English, Math and Physical Science (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
2 subjects at A Level PLUS 3 subjects at IGCSE/O Level/AS Level
Subject Combination Option 2:
3 subjects at A Level PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level   
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (A Levels) * 36786English, Math and Physical Science (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
2 subjects at A Level PLUS 3 subjects at IGCSE/O Level/AS Level
Subject Combination Option 2:
3 subjects at A Level PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level   
Bachelor of Commerce in Law (AS Levels) **36696English and Math (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
4 subjects at AS Level PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level                    
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (AS Levels) **36776English, Math and Physical Sciences (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
4 subjects at AS Level PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level/AS Level
Bachelor of Commerce in Law (HIGSCE) ***366917English and Math (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
4 subjects at HIGCSE PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (HIGSCE) ***367717English, Math and Physical Science (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
4 subjects at HIGCSE PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (HIGSCE) ***367817English, Math and Physical Science (min. C)
Subject Combination Option 1:
4 subjects at HIGCSE PLUS 1 subject at IGCSE/O Level

Cambridge International A Levels
Please note: Cambridge International AS Level results can be carried forward to contribute towards an A Level a maximum of twice, and only within 13 months of taking the exam.
For example, if you sat your AS Level assessment in June 2014 you could carry forward your AS Level results to the November 2014 and/or June 2015 exam series only.
After 13 months it is no longer possible to use that AS Level result towards an A Level, however this will still be valid as an AS Level qualification.

Notes:
* Score A Levels grades as follows: A=5, B= 4, C=3, D=2, E=1. Score AS Level grades as follows: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5 Examinations taken in maximum of 1 academic year.
** Score AS Level grades as follows: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5 Examinations taken in maximum of 1 academic year.
*** Notes: Total score of six higher level subjects taken in one examination sitting*. Score higher level grades as follows: 1 (ONE), 2 (Two), 3 (THREE) and 4(FOUR), 0 (UNGRADED). Note: Grade 1 (ONE) is the highest and Grade 4 (FOUR) the lowest. Minimum English language requirement met by a maximum result of 2 in First Language English (Higher Level). *A minimum of 6 subjects are taken in one examination sitting.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

DegreeCourse CodeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science441525English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law366925English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting441325English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences430726English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health450225English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL)
Bachelor of Social Science408625English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL)
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering367725English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL), Math and Physical Science pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering367825English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL), Math and Physical Science pass

Namibia HIGSCE

DegreeCourse CodeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
Bachelor of Business Science441518English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law366918English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science specializing in Accounting441318English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences430716English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health450218English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science408618English Pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering367718English, Math and Physical Science pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering367818English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: Total score of six higher level subjects taken in one examination sitting*. Score higher level grades as follows: 1 (ONE), 2 (Two), 3 (THREE) and 4(FOUR), 0 (UNGRADED). Note: Grade 1 (ONE) is the highest and Grade 4 (FOUR) the lowest. Minimum English language requirement met by a maximum result of 2 in First Language English (Higher Level).

*A minimum of 6 subjects are taken in one examination sitting.

SAT

DegreeCourse CodeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
 Prior to March 2016 (Total score out of 2400)From March 2016  (Total score out of 1600) 
Bachelor of Business Science441517101210English and Math pass
Bachelor of Commerce in Law366917101210English and Math pass
Bachelor of Business Science (Accounting)441317101210English and Math pass
Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences430717101230English and Math pass
Bachelor of Public Health450217101210English Pass
Bachelor of Social Science408617101210English Pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering367717101230English, Math and Physical Science pass
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering367817101230English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: High School Diploma (Grade 12) AND combined SAT scores of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing.

Foundation Programme entry requirements

If you don’t meet the minimum requirements, our Foundation Programme could help you reach your dreams.

Ordinary Levels

CourseMin ScoreSubject Requirements
CIMA Certificate in Management Accounting6 O Level passes (only C and above considered passes)English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Business StreamEnglish and Math pass
Foundation Programme Law StreamEnglish and Math pass
Foundation Programme Information Technology StreamEnglish and Math pass
Foundation Programme Health StreamEnglish Pass
Foundation Programme Social Science StreamEnglish Pass
Foundation Programme Science StreamEnglish, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: Best 6 academic subjects only. Minimum English language requirement met by C grade in O Level English (English or English Literature).

Examinations taken in maximum 2 sittings.

WAEC

CourseMin ScoreSubject Requirements
CIMA Certificate in Management Accounting6English and Maths: A – C pass
Foundation Programme Business Stream6English and Maths: A – C pass
Foundation Programme Law Stream6English and Maths: A – C pass
Foundation Programme Information Technology Stream6English and Maths: A – C pass
Foundation Programme Health Stream6English Pass
Foundation Programme Social Science Stream6English Pass
Foundation Programme Science Stream5English, Math and Physical Science: A – C pass

Notes: Average score from a maximum of nine subjects and a minimum of eight subjects. Score grades as follows: A1=1, B2=2, B3=3, C4=4, C5=5, C6=6, D7=7, D8=8, F9=0

If average ends in decimal point then score should be rounded down. For example, an average of 4.9 should be rounded down to 4. 

SAT

DegreeMin ScoreSubject Requirements
 Prior to March 2016 (Total score out of 2400)From March 2016  (Total score out of 1600) 
CIMA Certificate in Management Accounting16001200English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Business Stream16001200English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Law Stream16001200English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Information Technology Stream16001200English and Math pass
Foundation Programme Health Stream16001200English Pass
Foundation Programme Social Science Stream16001200English Pass
Foundation Programme Science Stream16001200English, Math and Physical Science pass

Notes: High School Diploma (Grade 12) AND combined SAT scores of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing.

Minimum English language requirement met by:

  • C grade in GCE O Level subjects:  English Language OR Literature in English, OR
  • C grade in GCE AS Level subjects: General Paper, English language, OR Language and Literature in English (previously known as Language and Literature) OR Literature in English, OR
  • E grade in GCE A Level subjects: English language or Literature in English, English language proficiency Tests met by:
  • IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
  • TOEFL
    • Paper Based TOEFL: Total  score of at least 550 with a TWE score of 4.5 or more 
    • Internet Based TOEFL: Total score of 79 with a  score of 12 in Listening, 13 in Reading, 21 in Writing and 18 in Speaking

Need help with your application?

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