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Country-specific 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.

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

All applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirements e.g. GCSE English with Grade C or higher, or TOEFL/IELTS. Where other English language qualifications are accepted, these are indicated below.

* Please note that the standard offer in the table below is for guidance. Some courses within the Faculty of Engineering have higher entry requirements and/or require further qualifications and subjects. If you have any queries before applying please contact the relevant admissions team.

Qualification Standard Offer*
Diploma Grade 8 (or 80%) with 9 (or 90%) in Maths plus specific subjects e.g. Physics or Chemistry and 5 in English
Apolytirio of Lykeio 19/20 and A at A-level in a relevant subject + 17/20 in English
European Baccalaureate Score of at least 8.5 (or 85%) overall including 8-8.5 (or 80-85%) in Mathematics and 6 (or 60%) in English
Ylioppilastutkinto / studentexamen (Matriculation Examination) E(6) overall with at least E,E,E (6,6,6) including Maths and a minimum of C(4) in English
Baccalauréat 13.5 overall including 13 in Mathematics and 10 in English
Baccalauréat avec Option Internationale (International Baccalaureat) 13.5 overall including 13 in Mathematics and 10 in English
Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Abitur (High School Leaving Certificate) 1.2 overall including 13 in Mathematics and 10 in English
Apolytirion with Panhellenic examinations 19 overall in the Apolytirion (plus 17 in English), with 19, 19, 19 (AAA) or 19.5, 19, 19 (A*AA) in the Pan-Hellenic exams.
Higher Secondary School Certificates - Indian School Certificate (ISC) / Intermediate Certificate / Higher School Certificate / Higher Secondary Certificate / All India Senior School Certificate 85% overall including 85% Mathematics and 70% English
Leaving Certificate passed at Higher / Honours level Grades A - C A1A1A2A2A2A2 including Mathematics and English
Esame di Stato 85% overall including 80% Mathematics
Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education (KSSOSO) (Considered equivalent to Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education (AVEC)/BTECNational Diploma Standard) 5 overall including 5 in Mathematics (Graded on a 1-5 scale with 5 being classed as "Excellent")
Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu (Attestation of General Secondary Education)
Minimum of 8 overall including grade A Maths
Brandos Atestatas 9/10 overall with 85% in 3 exams at State Level including Mathematics (we accept State Exam for English as 1 of the 3 required subjects but we will still require TOEFL/IELTS)
STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia - Malaysia Higher School Certificate) AAA including Mathematics
INTI Diploma/Degree 60% overall with 60% for English and Mathematics modules
Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) Grade 9 overall including 9 Mathematics and 6 in English
Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (formerly Examen Artium up to 1981) Score of 5 overall including 5 in Mathematics and specific subjects with 3 in English
HSSC Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate HSSC and FSC equivalent to GCSE - also supplemented by A-Levels (AAA as standard offer including Mathematics)
Swiadectwo Dojrzałości / Matura (pre-2005) Pass overall, Grades 5,5,5, in Mathematics, English and one other subject plus IELTS/TOEFL
Swiadectwo Dojrzałości / Matura (post-2005) Score of 90% overall - including 85% Mathematics - plus 70% for English at Advanced Level
Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano) Score of 18.5 with at least 14 in English and 19 in Mathematics
Diplomă de Bacalaureat 9.5 overall including 9 for Mathematics
Título de Bachillerato Grade 9 overall with 9 in Maths and 6 in English
Avgangsbetyg/Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola MGV (Exceptional) to include Mathematics and English
USA (SATS) SAT1 and SATR 600+ in each for 3 subjects for SAT1/SATR. Plus Grade 5 for 3 Group A Advanced Placement (AP) subjects including Mathematics.
West Africa
West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE) GCSE level - sent to International Foundation Year
International Baccalaureate 35 points overall, with 18 points at higher level including 5 for Mathematics
Cambridge Pre-University D3, D3, D3 including Mathematics

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