International Year One

General entry requirements

Entry requirements International Year One
English language* Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 overall (min 5.5 in writing)*
Academic Good high school graduation grades or equivalent plus one year of further study. Check the country-specific entry requirements below
Age 17 years of age, or above
Nationality Only available to international (non-UK and non-EU students)
Additional requirements Electrical and Electronic Engineering route students: evidence of Grade B A-level Maths (or equivalent)

Country-specific entry requirements

Your country Academic qualification(s) you need to have
Bangladesh Successful completion of High School Certificate at an average grade of 60% with passes in 4 or more subjects and minimum of 50% in relevant subjects such as Maths and Sciences + Completion of 1st year of degree/diploma level studies with good grades
China Senior High 3 at an average of 75% in 4 or more subjects with evidence of further studies
Colombia Successful completion of Bachillerato in 5 relevant subjects including a minimum of B in Maths for Business & Management and Computing routes + ICFES in 4 relevant subjects including 70% in Maths for Business Management and Computing routes + 1 further year of study
Ghana Successful completion of the West African Higher School Certificate (WAEC) and Ghanaian A Level and evidence of further study
Hong Kong
Successful completion of HKDSE with minimum grades of 334 in 3 relevant subjects. Or successful completion of HKALE 
India Standard 10+2 with 65% or above
Indonesia SMU3 grade 7.5 (5 relevant subjects required) or 1st year of university study with grade 2.0 and above
Iran Completed 2 years Kardani with 13/20 OR 1 year towards Kardani at 14/20 and work experience.
Japan High School/Upper Secondary School leaving certificate plus evidence of further study
Jordan Successful completion of Tawjihi plus evidence of further study
Kazakhstan Certificate of Secondary Education with grade 4 & 5 across all subjects plus evidence of further study
Korea Successful completion of SH3 with a grade average of 4 with at least 4th grade in relevant/prerequisite subjects
Libya Successful completion Secondary Education Certificate with average of 80% or above plus evidence of further study post completion of secondary school
Macau Cambridge Overseas Higher School Cert A-E (COHSC), part study of Diploma, Higher Diploma or Associate degree
Mexico Bachillerato 90% or 75% + 1 year of Higher Education with a pass
Nigeria Successful completion of West African School Certificate (WAEC) or Senior School Certificate with average grades of A-C or 1-6 in 5 or more subjects. Plus evidence of further study
Pakistan Successful completion of Higher Secondary Certificate with an average of 60% or grades 3.0-5.0 plus completion of 1st year of degree / diploma level studies or High Secondary Certificate of 70% or above
Qatar High School Certificate 85% in relevant subjects plus 1 further year of study
Russia Attestat with minimum GPA 4.0 plus successful completion of 1 further year of study with GPA of 3.0
Saudi Arabia General Secondary Education Certificate Tawjihiya 80% plus further year of study
Taiwan Successful completion of Senior High 3 with minimum average 80% or 75% plus evidence of 1 year of further study
Thailand Successful completion of MAW 6 plus evidence of further study
Turkey Successful completion of Devlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 70% overall
UAE Successful completion of Tawjihiyya plus evidence of further study
Ukraine Successful completion of ATTESTAT/11th grade with a minimum of GPA of 7.0 plus successful completion of 1 year of further study with a minimum GPA 5.0
Vietnam Successful completion of Year 12 with grade 7.5 plus 1 further year of study

* If you do not need a Tier 4 visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.

If you are applying to study in the UK under the Tier 4 student route it may be necessary for you to submit a Secure English Language Test (SELT) as part of your visa application.

Find out more about valid test providers and approved test centre locations for tests taken on or after 6 April 2015. To find out if you are exempt from the SELT requirement and to find out about acceptable English language tests please contact us

Other international qualifications

  • The Diploma of the International Baccalaureate (IB Diploma): 29 points