International entry requirements

Our entry requirements are based on standard UK undergraduate degree classifications. To understand how these grades translate into your country's classifications, please use the table below as an approximate guide.

 

 CountryFirst class (70%)2:1 (60%)2:2 (50%)
Argentina 8.5 7.5 6.0
Algeria - 15 / 20 12.5 / 20
Armenia 3.9 3.5 3
Australia First Class Upper Second Lower Second
Azerbaijan 4.5 4.0 3.5
Bahrain (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
Bangladesh (BUET) 1st (60%) 2nd (52%) 2nd (50%)
Bangladesh (other) 1st (70%) 1st (60%) 2nd (53%)
Barbados (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.6 3 2.8
Belarus 9 8 6.5
Belgium Magna Cum Laude / 80% Laude / 70% 60%
Botswana 80% 70% 60%
Brazil 8.5 7.5 6.0
Brunei First Upper Second Lower Second
Bulgaria 6 5 4
Cameroon - 14 / 20 or Bien (GPA 3.4) 12.5 / 20 or Assez Bien (GPA 3.1)
Canada (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
Chile 6.0 5.0 4.5
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Colombia 4.5 3.5 3.0
Costa Rica 9 8 7
Croatia 4.5 3.8 3.0
Cuba 5 4 3
Cyprus 8.5 7.0 6.5
Czech Republic 1.2 2.2 2.7
Denmark 12 / 12 10 / 10 7 / 4
Dominican Republic 3.8 3.5 3.2
Ecuador 8.5 (85%) 7.5 (75%) 6 (60%)
Egypt 3.7 3.2 2.7
Finland 3 out of 3 / 3.3 out of 5 2 out of 3 / 2.5 out of 5 1 out of 3 / 1.3 out of 5
France 14 12 11
Germany 1.5 2.5 3.0
Ghana First Upper Second Lower Second
Greece 8.5 7.0 6.5
Hong Kong (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
India – institutions listed on the Indian Ranking of Higher Educational Institutions Framework First 65% First / 60%
Upper Second / 55%
India (other)
First with distinction / 70%
First / 65%
First Class / 60%
Indonesia
-
3.3 (3.7)
3 (3.3)
Iran
18
16 14
Iraq 85% 80% 75%
Ireland (Republic of) First Upper second Lower second
Israel 95% 80% 75%
Italy 109 / 110 104 / 110 100 / 110
Japan 85% 80% 70%
Jordan  (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
Kazakhstan 4.5 4.0 3.5
Kenya First / 70% / A Upper Second / 65% / B Lower Second / 55% / B-C
Kosovo 10 9 8
Kuwait  (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
Lebanon (American) 
90% 80% 70%
Lebanon (French) 18 15 12
Libya (BSc Engineering, Architecture, Medicine) 85 80 75
Libya (other)   85% 80%
Lithuania 9 8 7
Macau -
 2:1 / B / 3.0
2:2 / C / 2.5
Macedonia 7.5 6.7 6
Malawi MSc 75%
BSc 80% or MSc 70%
BSc 80% or MSc 65%
Malaysia (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
Mexico 9 8 7
Morocco - 15 13
Namibia 80% 70% 60%
Nepal 3.9 3.8 3.3
Netherlands 8 7 6
New Zealand
First (A/A+)
Upper Second (B+/A-)
Lower Second (B-/B)
Nigeria (7 point Scale) 6 5 4
Nigeria (5 point scale) 4.5 3.8 3.5
Nigeria (4 point scale) 3.5 3 2.5
Nigeria (classification) First
Upper second
Lower Second
Norway A (1.5)
B (2.5)
C (3.2)
Oman  (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
Pakistan - Public Universities (Technology or Engineering, 4 Year degrees only) First with distinction / 75% / 4.0 First / 65% / 3.2 Second (59%) / 2.6
Pakistan - Private Universities (Technology or Engineering, 4 Year degrees only) First with Distinction 85% First (75%) First (65%)
Pakistan - Master's degree (2 or 3 year Bachelor plus Master's degree) 1st 2nd (55%) 2nd
Palestine - B+ (85%) 3.3 B (80%) 3.0
Peru 16 14 12
Philippines Summa Cum Laude 4.0 / 96% Magna cum Laude 3.5 / 92% Cum Laude 3.0 / 87%
Poland 5 (very good) 4 (good) 3.5
Portugal 18 16 14
Qatar  (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
Romania 8.5 7.5 6.5
Russia 4.5 4.0 3.5
Rwanda - 2:1,16/20 (70%) 2:2, 14/20 (60%)
Saudi Arabia  (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
Singapore First Upper Second Lower Second
Slovenia 9.5 8.5 7
South Africa 1st / 75% - 100% 2.1 / 70%-74% 2.2 / 60% - 69%
South Korea 4.0 / A 3.0 / B 2.5 / C+
Spain 9.0 7.5 6.5
Sri Lanka 70% 60% 55%
Sudan (North and South) 70% 66% 60%
Syria 85% 75% 65%
Switzerland 6 5 4
Taiwan (Prestigious National Universities) 80% 75% 73%
Taiwan (Excellent Universities) 83% 78% 75%
Taiwan (Good Universities) 88% 83% 80%
Tanzania First 2:1 2:2
Thailand  (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
Tunisia 15 13 11
Turkey 3.5 2.8 2.2
Turkmenistan - 4.5 4
Uganda First Upper second Lower second
Ukraine 5 4.5 4
United Arab Emirates (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.0 2.8
United States of America (GPA 4.0 scale) 3.5 3.2 2.8
Uzbekistan 90% - 85% 80% - 75% 75% - 65%
Venezuela
- 16-20 or 7.0-9 14-20 or 6.5-9
Vietnam 8.0 7.0 6.0

How to use this table

If our entry requirements for a programme are a 2:1 honours degree, find your country in the list above and read across for the value given in the relevant column.

For example:

  • 80%+ from a high ranking Chinese university
  • A First Class 65% from a lower ranking Indian university
  • GPA 3.8% from Nigeria (5 point scale)
Entry requirements for other countries