International Study Centre
International Year One

International Year One

International Year One

To study the International Year One you need to meet the following requirements.

  • Academic: One or more of the following:
    • Excellent (senior) high school graduation grades
    • Completed A Levels, IB or an internationally-recognised Foundation Year programme
    • Completed the first year of an HND or Advanced Diploma
    • In the first year of study on a relevant undergraduate degree
    • Experience: Relevant work experience (for mature students only)
  • English language: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 (or equivalent)*^ Please note: for students starting in November, the English language entry requirement is Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 (or equivalent)
  • Age: 17+
CountryQualification
BangladeshSuccessful completion of High School Certificate at 55%
China (Mainland)

SH3 with 60% or above in 4 or more key subjects (including relevant subjects)

SH2 with 65% or above in 4 or more key subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study with a pass;

SH3 with a pass of 65% overall plus 55% in overall Gaokao results

China (Hong Kong)Successful completion of HKDSE with minimum grades of 332 in 3 relevant subjects
China (Macau)Successful completion of form 6 or Senior Middle 3 with average grade 70% in relevant subjects
ColombiaSuccessful completion of Bachillerato with 5 relevant subjects including Maths or ICFES in 4 relevant subjects including Maths at 60% plus extra 1 Year study
GhanaSuccessful completion of OND/Ghanaian A Levels or Polytechnic Diploma
IndiaSuccessful completion of Higher School Certificate Standard Year 12 with an average grade 45% or above
IndonesiaSuccessful completion of SMU 3/Sikolah Menegah at grade 6.5 in 4 academic subjects
IranSuccessful completion of High School Diploma 11/20 and Pre University year (Peesdaneshgahe) 12/20
JapanSuccessful completion of High School/Upper Secondary School leaving certificate at 3.0 GPA
JordanSuccessful completion of Tawjihi plus one further year of study
KazakhstanSuccessful completion of ATTESTAT/Certificate of Secondary Education plus a further year of study or part study of a Specialist Diploma.
KoreaSuccessful completion of High School Diploma (6th Grade) or Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 50%+ inc relevant subjects
LibyaSuccessful completion of Secondary Education Certificate with average of 60% or above plus a further year of study
MexicoSuccessful completion of Bachillerato with 75% or 65 plus one year HE (pass) IB: 22 points & IELTS 5.5
Malaysia

Successful completion of STPM or A Levels with 2 grade D, or UEC with aggregate of not more than 42 points for 6 subjects inc English

Any recognised Malaysia foundation programme - 40%

MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation = 11 years. Minimum of 60% achieved overall, inc 60% in 4 relevant subjects + 1 further year of study. Further year can include GAC - GPA 1.00
NigeriaSuccessful completion of National Diploma/Advanced Technical Certificate
PakistanSuccessful completion of High Secondary Certificate with average of 55%
QatarSuccessful completion of Thanawaya Aam Qatari plus a further year of study or part study of Diploma/Technical Certificate
RussiaSuccessful completion of ATTESTAT/Certificate of Secondary Education with a GPA of 3.5 plus a further year of study
Saudi ArabiaSuccessful completion of Tawjihi plus a further year of study or part study of a Diploma
TaiwanSuccessful completion of SH3 70% or 1 year of completed further study if below 70%
ThailandSuccessful completion of M6 with GPA 2.3
TurkeySuccessful completion of Devlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 65% overall
UAESuccessful completion of Tawjihi plus further 1 year of study or part study of Diploma. Also part study of specialist diploma
UkraineSuccessful completion of ATTESTAT/11th grade with minimum GPA 6.5 plus a further year of study
VietnamSuccessful completion of Year 12 GPA 6.5 (lower grades require further year of study)

If your qualification or country is not listed then please contact us for more information.

A/AS Levels32 UCAS points (including native language)
The Diploma Programme Course (IB Certificate)20 points

*If you do not need a Student 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 Student visa 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.

^We also accept PTE (Pearsons Test of English) 43 or above overall, with 43 or above in all subskills.