University of Huddersfield International Study Centre

Pre-Master's

Pre-Master’s entry requirements

To join us at University of Huddersfield International Study Centre, you need to meet the minimum academic and English language entrance requirements.

If you do not meet the English language requirements for your pathway programme, you can join an English language preparation course first.

To progress to your undergraduate or postgraduate degree, you will be required to successfully complete your pathway programme and achieve the required grades.

  • Academic: One or more of the following:
    • Recognised higher/advanced diploma in a related subject area
    • Recognised degree in related field (e.g. BSC Business Studies)
    • Honours degree in any subject (e.g. BA International Relations)
  • English language: Academic IELTS for UKVI score of 5.5 (with 5.5 in all subskills)*^
  • Age: 20+
Country Qualification*
Bangladesh Recognised first degree - 3 year undergraduate BA (hons) at 45% or above
China (Mainland) Full time studies Bachelor's degree (Max 1 year internship accepted): 60%+ overall
Full time studies Undergraduate Graduation Certificate/Full time studies Junior College Diploma (Max 1 year internship accepted) : 70% overall
China (Hong Kong) Recognised first degree (honours/ordinary) in related subject area
China (Macau) Recognised first degree (honours/ordinary) GPA 2.0 in related subject area
Ghana

Recognised first degree or HND in related subject area

India Recognised first degree - 3 year undergraduate BA (hons) at 40% or above
Indonesia Recognised first degree or D3/D4 Diploma
Japan Recognised first degree with 50%, Associate Degree or 3-year JCD with 60% in a related subject area
Kazakhstan Recognised first degree, Bakalavar, Specialist Diploma or Kazakh Diploma (4-5 years)
Korea Recognised first degree - 60%, grade D, GPA 1.0
Malaysia Recognised first degree, Advanced Diploma, Polytechnic Certificate or College Diploma in a related subject area
Nigeria Recognised first degree or HND in a related subject area
Pakistan Recognised first degree (Hons or regular degree) or Dimploma or 2 year undergraduate at 55%
Russia Recognised first degree or a Bakalavar, Specialist Diploma or Kazakh (4-5 years)
Saudi Arabia Recognised first degree, GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale
Taiwan 5 year Junior College Diploma holders
Thailand Recognised Bachelor degree, Higher Diploma of Technical or Vocational Education
Turkey Lisans Diplomasi or Muhendis Diplomasi with a GPA 2.0 from all schools
UAE Recognised first degree, GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale
Ukraine Recognised first degree, Bakavalar, Specialist Diploma or Ukrainian Diploma (4-5 years)
Vietnam Recognised first degree, associate degree or High Diploma with pass

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

*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.

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