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International equivalent qualifications

The University of Leeds is a truly international university; each year approximately 5000 students from outside the UK choose to study with us.

We have many international students and we make offers with reference to most recognised national and international qualifications on an individual basis.

Country specific equivalent requirements can be found below. These requirements are for guidance only. If your country or qualification does not appear in this list or you have any further queries, please contact the relevant admissions team.

You will need to meet our minimum entry requirements for a masters course, which are typically at least a 2.1 or 2.2 honours degree. Detailed entry requirements for each course can be found in the factfile on the course pages.

Country Qualification First Class
2.1 2.2
Cyprus Ptychio/Bachelor degree 8.5/10 7.0/10 6.5/10
Egypt Bachelor Degree 85% or 3.7/4.0 gpa 75% or 3.0/4.0 gpa 65% or
2.5 gpa
Ghana Bachelor Degree First Class 2.1 2.2
Greece Ptychio/Bachelor degree 8.5/10 7.0/10 6.5/10
India Bachelor Degree 70% 60-65% 60-65%
Iraq Bachelor Degree 90% 80% 70%
Iran Bachelor Degree 16/20 gpa 14/20 gpa 12/20 gpa
Kenya Bachelor Degree First Class 2.1 2.2
Kuwait Bachelor Degree 85% or 3.5/4.0 gpa 80% or 3.0/4.0 gpa 75% or 2.5/4.0 gpa
Libya Bachelor Degree 85% or 3.5/4.0 gpa 75% or 3.0/4.0 gpa 70% or 2.5/4.0 gpa
Malaysia Bachelor Degree First Class or 3.5 gpa 2.1 or 3.0/4.0 gpa 2.2 or 2.7/4.0 gpa
Mexico Licenciado 90% or 9.0/10.0 gpa 80% or 8/10 gpa 70% or
7/10 gpa
Nigeria Bachelor Degree First Class 2.1 2.2
Oman Bachelor Degree 3.7 3.3/4.0 gpa 2.7/4.0 gpa
Pakistan Bachelor Degree 80% or
3.5 gpa
70% or
3.0 gpa
60% or
2.5 gpa
PR China Bachelor Degree 85% 75-80% 70-75%
Saudi Arabia Bachelor Degree 85% or 3.5/4.0 or 4.5/5.0 gpa 80% or 3.0/4.0 or 4.0/5.0 gpa 75% or 2.5/4.0 3.5/5.0 gpa
Taiwan Bachelor Degree 80% 75% 70%
Uganda Bachelor Degree First Class 2.1 2.2
USA Bachelor Degree 3.5/4.0 gpa 3.0/4.0 gpa 2.5/4.0 gpa