Undergraduate Alternative English Language Qualifications

If you have not taken one of our Recognised English Language Qualifications  we may be able to accept an alternative English Language qualification. The alternatives we may be able to consider, by country, can be seen below. 

Botswana Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) in English at Grade C or above (in collaboration with CIE)
Brunei Brunei Cambridge GCE O Level in English at Grade C or above
France French Baccalaureat English at Grade 12 or above
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) English Language at 4 or above

12 in Abitur English


7 or above in level 3 Studentsprof

India Indian Standard X English at 70% or above
Malaysia Malaysian 1119 syllabus GCE O Level English at Grade C or above
Malta Maltese Secondary Education Certificate English at Grade 5 or above
Norway Vitnemål for videregående opplæring (VVO) with average of Grade 4 or above in English
Poland 75% Advanced English or 80% Basic English
Singapore Singapore-Cambridge GCE O Level in English at Grade C6 or above
General International Baccalaureate English with 5 at Higher Level, or 6 at Standard Level
General European Baccalaureate with an average of 7.0 in Year 7 English

If you are applying for an Undergraduate degree and your country is not listed above and nor have you taken one of the recognised English Language qualifications, please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Team.

If you require a Tier 4 visa, we may require further information.