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Qualifications for entrance

Qualifications for entrance


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The following list was published in
International International General Certificate of Secondary l
June 2010. It is reviewed and updated qualifications Education (IGCSE) – grades A to C.
annually and therefore is subject to
Advanced International Certificate of l
amendment in future years. You are Education, provided that a minimum
score of 120 points is achieved.
asked to note that applications will be
considered on the basis of the list that European Baccalaureate. l

is in effect at the time the application International Baccalaureate (the Diploma). l

is received in the Admissions Office. Algeria Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire, l


provided a grade of at least 10 is achieved
(with the exception of English Language).
This section lists some of the qualifications
Argentina Bachillerato provided a mark of 7 has been l
that have been recognised by the obtained (except for English Language).
External System as satisfying either the Bachillerato Especializado (except for English l
general entrance requirements or part Language) provided a mark of 7 has been obtained.

of the general entrance requirements Australia CPA Australia (formerly known as Australian l
Society of Accountants), Associate membership,
or the entrance requirements for one having passed all final examinations.
particular degree or diploma.
Institute of Chartered Accountants, Membership, l
having passed all final examinations.
Qualifications that satisfy the general Australian Universities Admission Index (UAI) l
entrance requirements do not necessarily Capitol Territory score of 80 or above.

satisfy the programme requirements New South Universities Admission Index (UAI) l
Wales score of 80 or above.
(where applicable). The programme
requirements are considered separately Northern An Equivalent National Tertiary l
Territory Entrance Rank of 80 or above.
and may not appear in this list.
Queensland An Overall Position (OP) Band score between 1 and 8. l

All applications are considered individually South Australia An Equivalent National Tertiary l
Entrance Rank of 80 or above.
on merit. Therefore, even if, according to
Tasmania An Equivalent National Tertiary l
this list, you appear to satisfy the entrance Entrance Rank of 80 or above.
requirements, you may not be automatically Victoria An Equivalent National Tertiary l
eligible to register as an External student. Entrance Rank of 80 or above.

Western An Equivalent National Tertiary l


Australia Entrance Rank of 80 or above.
Please note: this list is given for guidance
purposes only and the External System Austria Maturazeugnis. l

reserves the right to amend it at any time. Reifezeugnis. l


For the latest update, usually available Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate or Intermediate, l
from the end of April, please visit our subjects passed at 60% or better (with the
exception of English Language), or, from
website: www.londonexternal.ac.uk/ 2003 onward, a grade of A- or better.
how_to_apply/qualified.shtml Belarus Svidetel’stvoo Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of l
Secondary Education) (Grade 11), passed at grade
4 or 5 (with the exception of English Language).
The qualifications are listed by country and
Belgium Bekwaamheidsdiploma. l
in accordance with the following key:
Diplôme d’Aptitude à l’Enseignement Superieur. l
O is equivalent to GCSE/GCE O level
Maturité. l
A (or AS) is equivalent to GCE A/AS level Bosnia – Matura. l
Herzegovina
S satisfies the entrance requirements
for the degree/diploma named Brunei Cambridge/Brunei General Certificate l
of Education (Grades 1-6).
G satisfies the general entrance
Cambridge/Brunei Advanced Level l
requirements as a whole (please note
General Certificate of Education .
that the programme requirements –
Bulgaria Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of l
where applicable – also have to be met).
Completed Secondary Education), passed at grades
3 – 6 (with the exception of English Language).

Cameroon Cameroon Ordinary Level Certificate l


of Education (Grades A and B).
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Cameroon Cameroon Advanced Level Certificate l Estonia Gümnaasiumi Iõputunnistus (Secondary School l
(continued) of Education Grades A-D. Leaving Certificate) / Riigieksamitunnistus (state
examination) (at grade 12), passed at grades 3 – 5
Baccalauréat, provided a grade of at least 12 is l (with the exception of English Language).
achieved (with the exception of English Language).
Fiji Fiji Form 7 Examination subjects l
passed with grades A to C
Canada Passes in five acceptable Grade 12 courses, provided l
Alberta that at least 70% is achieved in each of those courses. Finland Studentexamen. l

British Columbia Passes in five acceptable subjects in the l Ylioppilastutkinto. l


Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma,
provided that not less than grade B is France Baccalaureat d’Enseignement du Second Degré. l
achieved in each of those subjects.
Option Internationale du Baccalaureat (OIB). l
Manitoba Not less than five credits at the 300 Level in l
at least four subject areas in the High School Germany Abitur. l
Graduation Diploma, provided that at least
Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife. l
70% is achieved in each of those subjects.
Greece Apolytirion of Lykeion, provided that an l
New Brunswick Passes in five acceptable subjects in the High l
average mark of at least 17 is achieved.
School Graduation Diploma, provided that at
least 70% is achieved in each of those subjects. Hong Kong Matriculation Examination of the l
SAR University of Hong Kong.
Newfoundland Passes in at least five acceptable subjects in the l
Grade 12 High School Diploma, provided that at Hong Kong Certificate of Education l
least 70% is achieved in each of those subjects. grades A–C in any medium.
Nova Scotia Passes in five acceptable Grade 12 subjects in l Hong Kong Higher Level Examination grades A–D. l
Honours University Preparatory Courses or in
University Preparatory Courses in the High School Hong Kong Advanced Supplementary (AS) ✔
Completion Certificate, provided that at least Examination (in and after 1994; grades A–E) [Note:
70% is achieved in each of those subjects. a pass at the AS ‘Use of English’ examination is not
acceptable as equivalent to GCSE/GCE O Level English
Ontario Passes in six Ontario Academic Courses l Language grade C, but may be considered as acceptable
(OACs), provided that at least 70% is evidence of proficiency in English.] ✔= AS level only
achieved in each of those courses.
Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination l
Passes in six final year U, UC or M coded courses, l grades A–E [Note: a pass at grades A–C in Use
provided that at least 70% is achieved. of English is accepted as equivalent to grade C
at GCSE/GCE O level in English Language.]
Prince Edward Passes in five acceptable Grade 12 subjects in the l
Island High School Graduation Diploma, provided that at A Diploma awarded by one of the following l
least 70% is achieved in each of those subjects. institutions, provided that it is at least two years
full time or four years part time: City University
Québec Diplome d’Etudes Collegiales (DEC) l of Hong Kong (previously City Polytechnic of
[Diploma of Collegial Studies]. Hong Kong); Hong Kong Baptist University
(previously Hong Kong Baptist College); Hong Kong
Saskatchewan Passes in five acceptable subjects of Division l
Polytechnic University (previously Hong Kong
IV standing, provided that at least 70% is
Polytechnic); Lingnan College; Shue Yan College.
achieved in each of those subjects.
City Polytechnic of Hong Kong – the Higher l
China Senior High School Diploma, passes at a l
Diplomas in Computer Engineering; Computer
minimum of Grade C in the final year of the
Studies; Information Systems; and Manufacturing
diploma, on a subject for subject basis (with
Engineering satisfy both the general entrance
the exception of English language).
and GCE AS-level Mathematics programme
PSB Academy Advanced Diploma in Business l requirement for BSc CIS/CC degrees only.
Studies; Advanced Diploma in Business Hong Kong Polytechnic University – the BSc l
(Logistics) provided that normally the applicant Combined Studies in Mathematics and Science
is at least 19 years old on 1 August in the year with Foundation Mathematics awarded at
they obtain the diploma and that they obtain grade C or above satisfies both the general
an average of not less than C (60%) overall. entrance and GCE AS- level Mathematics
programme requirement for BSc CIS/CC only.
PSB Academy Diploma in Business Administration l
(Hospitality Management); Diploma in Business Hong Kong Polytechnic University – the l
Administration (Logistics Management); Diploma Higher Diplomas in Aeronautical Engineering;
in InfoComm Technology provided that normally Applied Science; Civil Engineering; Computer
the applicant is at least 19 years old on 1 August Studies; Electronic Engineering; Mathematics,
in the year they obtain the diploma and that they Statistics and Computing; Mathematical Studies;
obtain an average of not less than C (60%) overall. Mechanical Engineering; Production and
Industrial Engineering; Systems Analysis; and
HELP Foundation programme, including passes l
Software Engineering satisfy the general entrance
in calculus, critical thinking and Advanced English
and GCE AS-level Mathematics programme
and passes in five subjects of the Senior High
requirement for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only.
School Diploma at grades A-C (or 60% or over)
including Mathematics, in the final year of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University – the Higher l
diploma, satisfies the entrance requirements Certificates in Civil Engineering; Electronic
for the degrees in Economics, Finance, Engineering; Mathematical Studies; Mechanical
Management and the Social Sciences only. Engineering satisfy the general entrance
and GCE AS-level Mathematics programme
Croatia Matura. l requirement for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only.
Cyprus Apolytirion, provided that an average l Higher Certificate or Higher Diploma of the City l
mark of at least 17 is achieved. University of Hong Kong (previously City Polytechnic
of Hong Kong) or Hong Kong Polytechnic
A diploma awarded by the Higher Technical l
University (previously Hong Kong Polytechnic).
Institute, provided that it is at least two
years full time or four years part time. Diploma in Business Studies of the Hang Seng l
School of Commerce, provided that three of
Czech Republic Maturita. l the examinations in the final year are passed
Maturitna Zjouska. in approved subjects with at least two at
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grade B and a further one at grade C.
Denmark Hojere Forberedelseseksamen. l
Associate Degree from a recognised awarding l
Studentereksamen. l institution in Hong Kong (includes HKU/SPACE).

Egypt Thanaweya A’ama (General Secondary School Associate degree awarded by Hong Kong University/ l
l
Certificate) subjects passed at 70% or better SPACE satisfies the programme requirement of
(with the exception of English Language). GCSE/O Level Mathematics for degrees in Economics,
Management, Finance and the Social Sciences only.
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Hong Kong University of Hong Kong/SPACE, Community l India All India Senior School Certificate (Year 11), Indian School l
SAR (continued) College, Advanced Certificate of General Studies. (continued) Certificate (Year 11) and Delhi Senior School Certificate
(Year 11) – Mathematics passed at 80% or over, satisfies
University of Hong Kong/SPACE Diploma in Finance. l the GCSE/GCE O level Mathematics programme
University of Hong Kong/SPACE Diploma l requirement for the BSc degrees in Economics,
in Housing Management. Management, Finance and the Social Sciences only.

University of Hong Kong/SPACE Shanghai l Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education l


Diploma in Economics and Management. Diploma in Information Technology awarded
(in and after 2004) with a First Class result,
University of Hong Kong/SPACE Advanced l providing that a mark of at least 60% is obtained
Diplomas in Finance, Finance (Investments), in module 902 Engineering Mathematics and in
Accounting or in Management Studies satisfy the 1135 Applied Mathematics, satisfies the entrance
entry requirements for degrees in Economics, requirements for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only.
Management, Finance and the Social Sciences only.
West Bengal Higher Secondary Education Certificate l
University of Hong Kong/SPACE Higher l Standard XII with passes at 85% or above in four
Diplomas satisfy the entry requirements subjects including Mathematics, together with
for degrees in Economics, Management, a Test of Proficiency in English that is acceptable
Finance and the Social Sciences only. to the University of London and which has been
University of Hong Kong/SPACE Higher l passed at the required grade within the past
Diplomas in Business Systems; Accounting; three years satisfies the entrance requirements
Financial Information Management; Information for degrees in Economics, Finance, Management
Technology satisfy the general entrance and the Social Sciences programmes only.
and GCE AS-level Mathematics programme
Indonesia Sekolah Menengah Umum (from 1996), l
requirement for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only.
except English Language, provided
University of Hong Kong/SPACE – Associate degree l that a mark of 8 is achieved.
in Applied Science (Information Technology) satisfies
the general entrance and GCE AS-level Mathematics Ireland, Irish Leaving Certificate grades A–C at Ordinary Level. l
programme requirement for BSc CIS/CC degrees only. Republic of

University of Hong Kong Certificate in Legal l Matriculation Examination of the l


Studies Year II (if awarded prior to 2005). National University of Ireland.

University of Hong Kong Diploma in l Irish Leaving Certificate, provided that the candidate l
Legal Studies (awarded after 2005). has obtained passes in five approved subjects
at the Higher (Honours) Level with not less than
University of Hong Kong/SPACE l grade B in one of those subjects and not less
Advanced Diploma in Legal Studies. than grade C in the remaining four (an individual
Hong Kong Management Association/ l subject passed at grades A–D at the Higher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Joint (Honours) Level is accepted as equivalent to a pass
Diploma in Management Studies. at not less than grade C at GCSE/GCE O level).

ILEX/Chinese University of Hong Kong - l Irish Auctioneers and Valuers Institute, Membership l
Professional Diploma in Legal Executive Studies. having passed all the required examinations.

Hong Kong Management Association/Lingnan l Limerick Vocational Education Committee l


University Joint Diploma in Management Studies. (formerly Limerick Senior College)
Diploma in Economic Science.
Open Learning Institute course with 40 credits (mature l
age candidates may apply on the basis of 20 credits). National Council for Educational Awards l
(NCEA), National Diploma.
A Teacher’s Certificate awarded by one of the l
following institutions, provided that it is at Israel Bagrut, provided that a mark of at least 6 is l
least two years full time: Grantham College of achieved in at least seven subjects, at least two
Education; Northcote College of Education; Sir of which should have been taken in five units.
Robert Black College of Education; the Hong
Kong Institute of Education (includes the Mechina. l
Hong Kong Technical Teachers College and
the Institute of Language in Education). Italy Diploma di Maturita. l

Vocational Training Council Diplomas, l Diploma di Esame di Stato, in and after 1999. l
provided that at least three full units in
acceptable subjects are passed at Merit Level Japan Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary l
(or at 60% or more) in the second year. School Leaving Certificate), passed at grade 4 or
5 (with the exception of English Language).
Hong Kong Technical College (Chai Wan or l
Tsing Yi)/ Vocational Training Council Higher Kenya Kenya Certificate of Secondary l
Certificates in acceptable subjects. Education grades C+ or above.

Hong Kong Technical College (Chai Wan or Tsing l Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education l
Yi)/Vocational Training Council Higher Diplomas. (KACE), provided that three subjects have
been passed at Grade D or above.
Hungary Erettsegi. l
Higher Diploma of a Polytechnic. l
Matura. l
Certified Public Accountants (CPA), having l
Iceland Studentsprof. l successfully completed all three parts of the
examinations of the Kenya Accountants and
India Year XII CBSE All India/Delhi Senior School Certificate l Secretaries National Examination Board (KASNEB).
or Year XII CISC Indian School Certificate, 4 acceptable
academic subjects each passed at 80% or better.
Certified Public Secretaries (CPS), having l
successfully completed all three parts of the
Year XII CBSE All India/Delhi Senior School Certificate ✔
examinations of the Kenya Accountants and
or Year XII CISC Indian School Certificate Mathematics
Secretaries National Examination Board (KASNEB).
passed at 70% satisfies the course requirement
for entry to BSc CIS/CC degrees only (✔ =AS).
Korea, High School Diploma, passes at a minimum l
All India Senior School Certificate (year 12) l Republic of. of Grade C in the final year of the diploma,
and Delhi Senior School Certificate (year on a subject for subject basis (with the
12) subjects passed at 50% or above. exception of English language).

Latvia Atestats par Visparejo Videjo Izglitibu (Certificate l


of General Secondary Education), passed at C or
above (with the exception of English Language).
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Lithuania Vidurine Mokykla Diplomas / Brandos l Malaysia HELP University College Foundation Programme in l
Atestatas, passed at grades 5 – 10 (with (continued) Arts on condition that students have passed Maths
the exception of English Language). and Statistics from the compulsory units. In addition
they must have passed one of the following pairs:
Luxembourg Diplome de Fin d’Études Secondaires. l Introduction to Business Principles and Introduction
to Marketing Principles; Macroeconomics and
Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Microeconomics; Principles of Accounting and
Economics Principles C; Principles of Accounting and
Matura. l Introduction to Marketing Principles; Introduction
to Business Principles and Principles of Accounting.
Malawi Malawi Certificate of Education grades 1 – 6. l This qualification satisfies the general entrance
and GCSE/GCE O level Mathematics programme
Malaysia Federation of Malaysia School Certificate Examination. l requirement for the BSc degrees in Economics,
Management, Finance and the Social Sciences only.
Malaysia Certificate of Education/Sijil Pelajaran l
Malaysia (in and after 1978 – 2009) grades HELP University College Foundation Programme l
1–6 [Note: no recognition is given to 322 or 122 in Science on condition they have passed Maths
English Language Communicational.] from the compulsory units and three from
the following units: Biology: Molecules (Cells &
Malaysia Certificate of Education/Sijil Pelajaran l Energy); Biology II: (Systems & Function); Physics;
Malaysia (in and after 2010) grades C+ – A+ Chemistry; Introduction to Electrical Engineering;
[Note: no recognition is given to 322 or 122 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering. This
English Language Communicational.] qualification satisfies the general entrance and
GCSE/GCE O level Mathematics programme
Malaysia Higher School Certificate/Sijil Tinggi l requirement for the BSc degrees in Economics,
Persekolahan Malaysia (grades A–E in Kertas Am). Management, Finance and the Social Sciences only.

Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary Schools l HICT (formally known as Sepang Institute l
System Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) grade of Technology) Degree Foundation Studies
B6 or above, with the exception of English Language. Programme, provided that the following
conditions are met: (1) normally the student must
Joint Examination for the Higher School Certificate l be at least 18 years old before 31 December in the
and Advanced Level General Certificate of Education year that he/she applies to register as an External
in Malaysia and Singapore [Note: a pass in English Student; (2) must have 5 or more passes at SPM,
Usage at the subsidiary level is recognised as equivalent which include a Credit in both Mathematics and
to a grade C at GCSE/GCE O level English Language.] English; (3) must have successfully completed
the Diploma Foundation Programme with a
Malaysia Higher School Certificate/Sijil Tinggi l GPA of 2.00 or better in each of the following
Persekolahan Malaysia (except Kertas Am) subjects: Foundation Economics, Foundation
Grades A-E in the former marking scheme. Mathematics and Foundation Statistics (also
satisfies the programme requirement of GCSE/
Malaysia Higher School Certificate/Sijil Tinggi l GCE O Level in a mathematical subject for
Persekolahan Malaysia (except Kertas Am) Grades the degrees in Economics, Management,
A-C from 2003 in the new marking scheme. Finance and the Social Sciences only).

Inti College, Sarawak – the Foundation Programme l


Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) offered by l in Business satisfies the general entrance
the Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary requirements and the GCSE/GCE O level at Grade
Schools System providing that 5 acceptable subjects C in Mathematics programme requirement
are passed at Credit (or B) or better, together with (but not the Test of Proficiency in English) for
at least 3 non-overlapping subjects awarded with the BSc degrees in Economics, Management,
grades 1 to 6 in the SPM, and an acceptable Test of Finance and the Social Sciences only, provided the
Proficiency in English must also have been passed following conditions are also satisfied: a) students
at the required grade within the past three years. must have passed all the compulsory units and
This satisfies the entrance requirements for the the requisite number of elective units of the
LLB and the Diploma in the Common Law only. Foundation programme and b) normally students
must have attained the age of 18 years before 1
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) offered by the l September in the year in which they register.
Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary Schools
System providing that 5 acceptable subjects are Kemayan ATC-Certificate in Business Studies l
passed at Credit (or Grade B) or better, together satisfies both the general entrance and
with 3 non-overlapping subjects awarded with Mathematics programme requirement for the
grades 1 to 6 in the SPM. One of these 8 subjects BSc EMFSS degrees on condition, normally, the
must be Mathematics OR 8 acceptable UEC subjects student is at least 18 years of age by 31 December
passed at Credit (or Grade B) or better, including in the year they register as an External student;
Mathematics. For both options an acceptable test of they have 5 or more passes at SPM including
proficiency in English must also have been passed Mathematics and English and have successfully
at the required grade within the past three years. completed the Certificate with passes in the
This satisfies the entrance and course requirements following units: Introduction to Accounting, Basic
for admission to the degrees in Economics, Finance, Financial Accounting, Introduction to Micro-
Management and the Social Sciences only. economics, Introduction to Macro-economics.

Matrikulasi / Matriculation Certificate (in and after l A Diploma awarded by MARA Institute of Technology. l
1988), provided a minimum CGPA of 3.0 is achieved.
Malaysian Institute of Management, l
A diploma awarded by one of the following l Diploma in Management.
institutions, provided that it is at least two years
PTPL – Penang (formally known as Institut Perkim l
full time or four years part time: a university or
Goon) Certificate in Business Administration,
polytechnic that is acceptable to the University
provided the following conditions have been
of London; Tunku Abdul Rahman College.
met: (1) both English Language and Mathematics
were passed at SPM; (2) normally that the student
HELP University College Foundation course l
is at least 19 years of age on 1 August in the
in Economics and Management Part I (also
year that the Certificate was awarded; (3) that
satisfies the programme requirement of a GCSE/
at least grade C was obtained in all units.
GCE O Level in a mathematical subject) for
the degrees in Economics, Management, Rima College Diploma in Law stage 1, l
Finance and the Social Sciences only. provided that at least 50% is achieved in each
of the four subjects and, normally, that the
HELP University College Diploma in Business (also l applicant is at least 19 years old on 1 August
satisfies the programme requirement of GCSE/GCE in the year in which Stage 1 is obtained.
O level in a mathematical subject) for the degrees
in Economics, Management, Finance and the Social
Sciences only, normally on condition that the student
reached the age of 18 years by 31 December in the
year in which they register for the UOL programme.
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Malaysia Taylor's College Foundation Programme in l Saudi Arabia Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education l
(continued) Business satisfies the general entrance, GCSE/ Certificate), on a subject for subject basis (with
GCE O level Mathematics and Test of Proficiency the exception of English Language), provided
in English programme requirements for admission that a mark of 60% or more is obtained.
to the BSc degrees in Economics, Management,
Finance and the Social Sciences only. Serbia and Montenegro
Tunku Abdul Rahman College (TAR) Diploma in l
Matura. l
Business (Business Economics) – (also satisfies the
programme requirement of GCSE/GCE O level in a
Seychelles Diploma from Seychelles Polytechnic, provided l
mathematical subject) for the degrees in Economics,
it is of 2 or 3 year full- time duration.
Management, Finance and the Social Sciences only,
normally on condition that the student reached
the age of 18 years by 31 December in the year Singapore Singapore/Cambridge General Certificate of l
in which they register for the UOL programme. Education (in and after 1971) grades 1–6.

Malta MATSEC Secondary Education Certificate, l Joint Examination for the Higher School Certificate l
grades 1–4 on a subject for subject basis. and Advanced level General Certificate of Education
in Malaysia and Singapore [Note: a pass in English
Advanced Matriculation or Matriculation Certificate: l Usage at the subsidiary level is recognised as equivalent
A pass at Grades A to C in a single Advanced to a grade C at GCSE/GCE O level English Language.]
subject of the Matriculation Certificate.
Singapore/Cambridge Advanced level General l
Advanced Matriculation: a pass in either Mathematics ✔
Certificate of Education (in and after 1975)
or Pure Mathematics satisfies the GCE AS-level
[Note: Management of Business is accepted
Mathematics programme requirement for the
as a pass at GCE A level only if awarded in or
BSc CIS/CC degrees only (✔ = AS only).
after 1987 Passes obtained before 1987 are
Matriculation Certificate module in Pure ✔ accepted as equivalent to GCSE/GCE O level].
Mathematics passed at Intermediate level
satisfies the course requirements for entry to Diploma, Professional Diploma or Technical l
BSc CIS/CC degrees only (✔ = AS only). Diploma awarded by one of the following
institutions, provided that it is at least
Matriculation certificate (from 1997). l two years full time or four years part
time: Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann
St Martin's Institute of Information Technology: ✔ Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore
Mathematics Foundation II at 70% or over satisfies the Polytechnic or Temasek Polytechnic.
GCE AS-level Mathematics programme requirement
for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only (✔ = AS only). Japan Singapore Institute of Software ✔
Technology: Diploma in Programming and
Morocco Baccalauréat, provided a grade of at least 10 is l Systems Analysis satisfies the GCE AS-level
achieved (with the exception of English Language). Mathematics programme requirement for the
BSC CIS/CC degrees only (✔ = AS only).
Myanmar Basic Education High School Examination/ l
Matriculation with passes at 60% or over
Nanyang Polytechnic: the following Diplomas l
on a subject for subject basis with the
satisfy the entrance requirements (including
exception of English Language.
the GCE AS level in Mathematics programme
Nepal Higher Secondary Education Certificate (when l requirement) for BSc CIS/CC degrees: Electronics,
awarded from the Higher Secondary Education Computer and Control Engineering; Electronics,
Board), subjects passed at 60% or above Computer and Communications Engineering;
(with the exception of English Language). Electronics and Computer Engineering;
Electronics, Computer and Telecommunications
Netherlands Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk l Engineering; Engineering Informatics; IT
Ouderwijs (VWO). (only if both IT1101 and IT1201 have been
passed with grade B or better); Precision
HBS. l Engineering and Biomedical Engineering;
Manufacturing Engineering; Mechatronics
New Zealand New Zealand Department of Education School l Engineering; Multimedia and Infocomm
Certificate (subjects passed at 50% or above). Technology; Multimedia System Engineering.
New Zealand Bursary A or B. l
FTMS Business School, Diploma in Business l
Nigeria Nigerian Senior School Certificate awarded by WAEC l Administration Foundation Stage ✔ also satisfies
(West African Examinations Council). (Grades 1–6). the programme requirement of GCSE/GCE O
Level mathematics for the degrees in Economics,
Nigerian Examinations Council (NECO), grades 1 – 6. l Management, Finance and the Social Sciences
(normally on condition the student has reached
Higher Diplomas awarded by universities acceptable l the age of 18 years by 31 December in the year
to the University of London, provided that the in which they register as an External student).
study programme was at least two years full time.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic: the Advanced Diploma l
Norway Examen Artium. l in Computer and Communications Systems; the
Advanced Diploma in Data Communications
Vitnemal fra den Videeregaende Skola. l and Networking; and the Advanced Diploma
in Information Systems and Software
Pakistan Higher Secondary Certificate or Intermediate, l Engineering satisfy the general entrance
subjects passed at 60% or better (with and GCE AS-level Mathematics programme
the exception of English Language). requirement for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic: the following Diplomas l


Poland Matura. l
satisfy the entrance requirements (including
the GCE AS level in Mathematics programme
Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci. l
requirement) for BSc CIS/CC degrees: Electrical and
Electronic engineering; Building Management;
Portugal Certidão do Decimo Segundo Ano or Certidão l Electronic/Electrical Engineering; Mechatronic
do Ensino Secondario provided that an overall Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Shipbuilding
average of at least 14 (bom) has been achieved. and Offshore Engineering; Electronic and
Computer Engineering; Engineering Informatics;
Romania Diploma de Bacalaureat. l Diploma in Building Services Engineering; Civil
and Environmental Engineering; Electronic and
Russia Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem l Telecomm Engineering; QA Engineering.
Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education
at grade 11), passed at grade 4 or 5 (with Ngee Ann Polytechnic Diploma in Information l
the exception of English Language). Technology (provided ‘Additional Mathematics
II’ is passed at grade B or better OR both ‘Calculus
Academy of Justice, Moscow: Basic Diploma l and Numerical Methods’ and ‘Advanced Statistics
in Law satisfies the entrance requirements and Pure Mathematics’ are passed at grade C
for admission to the LLB degree only. or better), satisfies both the general entrance
and GCE AS-level Mathematics programme
requirement for the BSc CIS/CC degree only.
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Singapore Republic Polytechnic: the Diplomas in Business l Singapore Singapore Institute of Management, Diploma l
(continued) Applications: Business Computing; Information (continued) in Human Resource Development.
Technology and Diplomas with passes in the three
units A111, A112 and A211 all satisfy the general Singapore Institute of Management, Diploma l
entrance and GCE AS-level Mathematics programme in Management Practice, provided the
requirement for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only. applicant is at least 19 years on 1 August in
the year in which the diploma is awarded.
Singapore Polytechnic: the following Diplomas l
Singapore Institute of Management, l
satisfy the entrance requirements (including the GCE
Diploma in Management Studies.
AS level in Mathematics programme requirement) for
BSc CIS/CC degrees: Civil and Structural Engineering; Singapore Institute of Management; Diploma l
Computer & Network Technology; Instrumentation in Management Studies – If the student has
and Control Engineering; Civil Engineering; Electrical passed the Business Mathematics module as
Engineering; Electronics and Communications part of the DMS, it will also satisfy the GCSE/GCE
Engineering; Manufacturing Engineering; Mechanical O level Mathematics programme requirement
Engineering; Chemical Process Technology; for the BSc Economics, Management, Finance
Building Engineering; Building Services Engineering; and Social Sciences degrees only.
Electronic and Computer Engineering; Electronics,
Computer and Communications Engineering; Singapore Society of Accountants, Membership, l
Materials Engineering; Mechatronics; and Diplomas having passed all final examinations.
with passes in both MS0105 and ST8101.
Stansfield School of Business, Bridging course in l
Temasek Polytechnic: the following Diplomas satisfy l Mathematics: satisfies the programme requirement
the entrance requirements (including the GCE AS of a GCSE/GCE O Level in a mathematical
level in Mathematics programme requirement) subject only for the degrees in Economics,
for BSc CIS/CC degrees: Computer Engineering; Management Finance and the Social Sciences
Intelligent Building Technology; Mechatronics; (and for the Access route to these degrees).
Electronics; IT (only if units CMA1C and CMA1C 02 Stansfield School of Business Bridging ✔
have been passed at Grade C or better); Mobile and Course in Mathematics passed at 50% or over
Wireless Computing (only if units CMA1A 01 and satisfies the GCE AS level in a mathematical
CMA1C 02 are both passed at grade C or better); subject programme requirement for BSc
Microelectronics; Quality Engineering; Quality CIS/CC degrees only (4 = AS only)
Engineering and Management; Telecommunications.
TMC Computer School, Higher Diploma in l
A diploma awarded by one of the following l Computer Studies (BSc CIS/CC degrees only).
institutions, provided that it is at least two
years full time or four years part time: the Slovakia Maturita. l
French–Singapore Institute of Electro-
Technology; the German–Singapore Institute Maturitna Skuska. l
of Production Technology; the Japanese –
Slovenia Matura. l
Singapore Institute of Software Technology.

Comsertrac Higher Diploma in Computer l Secondary School Leaving Diploma. l


Studies (BSc CIS/CC degrees only). South Africa Senior Certificate at Higher Grade, grades A–E. l
A teaching certificate awarded by the l
Senior Certificate at Standard Grade, grades A–D. l
Institute of Education, provided that
it is at least two years full time. The South African National Diploma. l
Ong Teng Cheong Institute of Labour l National Senior Certificate, grades ✔
Studies/Singapore Institute of Management 5 – 7 (✔ = AS level only).
Diploma in Employment Relations.
Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) l
PSB Academy Advanced Diplomas in Business l and at least BBBCC at higher grade.
Studies, Marketing and Sales Management, Quality
Management, Human Resource Management Southern African Institute of Chartered Secretaries l
and in Commerce; PSB Diploma in Business and Administrators, Associate Member.
Administration (Hospitality Management).
Spain Curso de Orientación Universitaria (COU), provided l
PSB Academy Diplomas in Business Efficiency l that an average mark of at least 6 is achieved.
and Productivity; Business Administration;
InfoComm Technology; Marketing and Sales Selectividad, provided that an average l
Management; Supervisory Management; Supply mark of at least 6 is achieved.
Chain Management; Management; Accounting
and Finance; and Human Resource Management Bachillerato (LOGSE), provided that l
providing, normally, that for all diplomas the an average of 6 is obtained.
student is at least 19 years old on 1 August in the Enseñanzas de Bachillerato, provided that l
year they obtain the diploma and that they obtain an overall average of B is obtained.
an average of not less than C (60%) overall.
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Ordinary level General Certificate l
PSB Academy Bridging Course in Mathematics: l of Education credit and distinction only.
satisfies the programme requirement for a GCSE/O
Level in a Mathematical subject only for the Sri Lankan A level syllabus in Applied Mathematics l
degrees in Economics, Finance and Social Sciences or Pure Mathematics passed at grade C or above.
(and for the Access route to these degrees).
Sri Lankan A level syllabus in a mathematical subject 4
Singapore Institute of Banking and Finance, l at ‘S’ level (for BSc CIS only) 4 = AS level only
Diploma in Banking and Finance.
Passes in three approved subjects in the Sri l
Singapore Institute of Labour Studies, l Lankan A level Examination provided not less
Diploma in Industrial Relations. than grade C is achieved in all three subjects. In
addition, applicants must possess one GCE O
Singapore Institute of Labour Studies/ l
level pass at grade C or above, or the equivalent.
Singapore Institute of Management (SILS/
SIM) Diploma in Employment Relations. Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, l
Singapore Institute of Management, l Associate and Graduate Members (by examination).
Bridging course in Mathematics: satisfies the Sudan Sudan School Certificate (formally called the l
programme requirement of a GCSE/GCE O Secondary School Certificate or Higher Secondary
Level in a mathematical subject only for the School Certificate), passed at grades 60% or above
Diploma in CIS and degrees in Economics, (with the exception of English Language).
Management Finance and the Social Sciences
(and for the Access route to these degrees). Sweden Fullständigt Slutbetyg från Gymnasium. l
Singapore Institute of Management, Bridging Course ✔ Switzerland Attestato de Maturita. l
in Mathematics passed at 35% or over, satisfies
the GCE AS level in Mathematics programme Certificat de Maturité. l
requirement for BSc CIS/CC degrees 4= AS level only
Maturitatzeugnis. l
Singapore Institute of Management, l
Diploma in Business Management.
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Syria General Secondary Education Certificate, on l United The following awards of other
a subject for subject basis (with the exception Kingdom universities or organisations:
of English Language) provided that a mark (continued)
of 60% or more has been obtained.
A Certificate or Diploma awarded by a recognised l
Tanzania Advanced Certificate of Secondary l institution of Higher Education in the UK after a
Education – principal passes at Grades course of study of not less than two years full time.
A–D on a subject for subject basis.
A degree conferred either by a University l
Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)/ l acceptable to the University of London or by
Tanzanian O Level, if passed with grades A-B. the Council for National Academic Awards.
Thailand Maw 6, grades 3 – 4 or 70% or above (with l
A Diploma of Higher Education awarded by l
the exception of English Language).
either a University in the United Kingdom or
Tunisia Baccalauréat, provided a grade of at least 10 is l the Council for National Academic Awards.
achieved (with the exception of English Language).
An Access to HE Certificate awarded prior to l
Uganda Certificate of Education of the Uganda l 2009 by an Authorised Validating Agency (AVA)
National Examinations Council grades 1–4. recognised by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

Advanced Certificate of Education of the Uganda l An Access to HE Diploma (awarded from 2009) l
National Examinations Board grade E. that is recognised by the QAA for HE.

Advanced Certificate of Education of the Uganda l A Teacher’s Certificate gained in or after 1962 at a l
National Examinations Board grades A–D. College of Education in England or Wales, after a
three- year course of study, or gained in or after
Ukraine Atestat pro Povnu Zagal’nu Sersdniu Osvitu l 1950 at a College of Education in Scotland or
(Certificate of Complete General Secondary Northern Ireland, after a three-year course of study.
Education), passed at grade 4 or 5 (with
the exception of English Language). Bellerbys College Foundation Business Programme, l
passed overall and with a pass in Business
United Scottish Certificate of Education l
Mathematics, will satisfy the entrance requirements
Kingdom Standard grade: Grades 1, 2, 3.
and the mathematics programme requirement
Scottish Certificate of Sixth Year Studies (CSYS), l for degrees in Economics, Management,
or Advanced Higher, in combination with a Finance and Social Studies providing that at
Higher grade pass in the same subject. least 60% is awarded in both Economics 1 and
in Business Studies 1 together with at least
Scottish Certificate of Education, provided l 55% in Business Studies 2, Economics 2 and
that passes in five approved subjects at the Introduction to Financial Accounting (Accounts)
Higher Level have been obtained with not less Applicants are also required to satisfy the University
than grade B in one of those subjects and not requirement to demonstrate Proficiency in English.
less than grade C in the remaining four.
British Computer Society Part I examinations l
The following University of London satisfies both the general entrance and
Intermediate Certificates: GCE AS-level Mathematics programme
requirement for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only.
School of Oriental and African Studies l
Intermediate Certificate in Comparative University of Cambridge Local Examinations l
International Studies, provided that in every Syndicate, Cambridge Diploma in Religious Studies.
case the compulsory module in Intensive
English for Academic Study has been passed. Higher Introductory and Engineering Conversion l
Course (HITECC), with a pass at Higher Level.
UCL University Preparatory Certificate for Science l
and Engineering. An MSc/MA/BSc degree (Honours or Ordinary) l
conferred either by a university, acceptable to the
The following University of London qualifications: University of London or by the Council for National
Academic Awards in any of the following subjects:
Diploma in Computing and Information l
Mathematics; Physics; Statistics; Engineering (any
Systems for External students.
branch); or a Combined Honours degree with
any of the above subjects named in the title of
Diploma in Law for External students. l
the degree or BSc General degree in Physical
Diploma in English for External students. l Sciences or BSc (Econ) Part I provided that a paper
in Mathematics or Statistics was passed in that
Diploma in Geography for External students. l part: will satisfy the general entrance requirements
and the GCE AS-level Mathematics programme
Diploma in Philosophy for External students. l requirement for the BSc CIS/CC degree only.

Diploma in Theology for External students. l Northern Consortium UK International Foundation l 4 l


Year (China syllabus) awarded in and after June 2004,
Diploma in Economics for External students. l satisfies the General Entrance Requirements providing
that at least 200 IFY points have been obtained and
Diploma in Social Sciences for External students. l that the module English for Academic Purposes
is passed with at least grade C. In order to satisfy a
Diploma in Economics and Diploma in Social l requirement for GCSE/O Level Mathematics at least
Sciences for External students, provided either one Mathematics unit must be passed with grade C
Mathematics or Quantitative methods has or better. Either the Mathematics unit in the Science &
been passed (satisfies entrance requirements Technology route, if passed at grade C or better, or the
and the programme requirement of the Mathematics unit in the Business and Management
GCE AS level in a mathematical subject route, if passed with grade B or better, will satisfy the
for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only). programme requirement for AS Mathematics for
entry to BSc CIS/CC degrees. 4 = AS level only
Birkbeck College Faculty of Continuing Education l
Certificate or Diploma (other than a Certificate of Open University, two full credits gained by course l
Proficiency) provided that, in all cases except the work and examination, one at Foundation Level and
Extra-Mural Diploma in Economics, the candidate is at one at a Higher Level (mature age candidates may
least 21 years old at the time of making the application. apply on the basis of one full credit at any Level).

Goldsmiths, Certificate in English and Caribbean l The Open University course Open Mathematics ✔
Studies (satisfies the entrance requirements (MU120) satisfies the GCE AS-level Mathematics
for the Diploma in English only). programme requirement for the BSc CIS/
CC degrees only (✔ = AS level only).
King’s College, Preparatory Diploma in l
English Language and Academic Studies. The Open University course Using Mathematics ✔
(MST121) satisfies the GCE AS-level Mathematics
Royal Holloway, University Foundation Programme. l programme requirement for the BSc CIS/
CC degrees only (✔ = AS level only).
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United University of Wales College of Cardiff, l United Institute of Bankers, Scotland, Associate Member. l
Kingdom Continuing Education Diplomas, provided Kingdom
(continued) that the applicant is at least 21 years old at (continued)
the time of making the application.
Institute of Chartered Accountants in l
University of Westminster, Diploma in Magisterial l England and Wales, Associate Member.
Law, provided that the applicant is at least 21
years old at the time of making the application. Institute of Chartered Accountants, l
Ireland, Associate Member.
The following awards of the Business and
Technician Education Council (BTEC): Institute of Chartered Accountants, l
Scotland, Member.
Advanced General National Vocational Qualification l
(Advanced GNVQ), passed at Merit or Distinction. Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, l
Associate and Graduate Member and Fellow.
BTEC Business awards, provided that the candidate l
has obtained a minimum of two Bs and a C in three Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Members and l
acceptable subjects in the final examinations. Fellows, having passed the qualifying examinations.

Higher National Certificate or Higher l Institute of Credit Management, Member, l


National Diploma (HNC or HND). having passed the final examinations.

National Certificate or National Diploma l Institute of Health Service Management l


(NC or ND), provided that the candidate (formerly Institute of National Health
has achieved passes at Merit level in at least Administration), Associate Member.
three full units in acceptable subjects.
Institute of Housing, Corporate Member. l
National Diploma in Computer Studies provided l
have passed both Quantitative Methods and Institute of Legal Executives, Member, l
Accounting with Merit satisfies both the general having passed the Level 6 Professional
entrance and GCE AS-level Mathematics programme Higher Diploma in Law (previously known
requirement for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only. as the Part II and Level 4 examinations).

Ordinary National Certificate or Ordinary National l Institute of Management Information Systems l


Diploma (ONC or OND), provided that the average (formerly IDPM), Higher Diploma (satisfies the
performance in at least three of the subjects taken in entrance requirements for BSc CIS/CC degrees only).
the final examination is 60% or better and that these
Institute of Personnel Management, l
subjects are considered acceptable by the University.
Graduate Member.
BTEC Technician awards, provided that passes l
Institute of Statisticians, Graduate Diploma. l
have been obtained in three full units in
acceptable subjects at Level III; at least two of the Institute of Electrical, Mechanical and Civil l
passes must have been obtained with Merit. Engineers, Associate and Graduate Members.
The following professional qualifications: Library Association, Chartered l
Architectural Association Diploma. l Member (Associate or Fellow).

Barristers of England, Wales, Scotland l Licensed Conveyancer, provided that all three l
and Northern Ireland. examination stages have been passed.

British Institute of Management, Diploma in l Ministers of Religion trained in the UK (Anglican, l


Management Practice, provided that candidates Baptist, Methodist, Roman Catholic, United Reform).
with this qualification also hold the Open
NCC Education International Diploma in Computer l
University Diploma in Management.
Studies (IDCS) (satisfies the entrance requirements for
Central Council for Education and Training in l the Diploma in Computing and Information Systems,
Social Work (CCETSW); Certificate of Qualification excluding the English language requirement).
in Social Work; Diploma in Social Work.
NCC Education, International Advanced Diploma l
Chartered Association of Certified l in Computer Studies (IADCS) (satisfies the entrance
Accountants, Associate Member. requirement for BSc CIS/CC degrees only).

Chartered Institute of Bankers, Associate Member. l Pensions Management Institute, Associateship. l

Chartered Institute of Building, l Royal Institute of British Architects, l


Membership examination Part II. Corporate Member.

Chartered Institute of Management l Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, l


Accountants, Associate Member. Professional Associate.

Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional l Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Member. l


Diploma or Professional Postgraduate Diploma.
Society of Engineers, Corporate Member. l
Chartered Institute of Public Finance l
and Accountancy, Member. Solicitors of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. l

Chartered Institute of Transport, l USA Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations of the l


Corporate Member (FCIT or MCIT). American College Board, provided at least two full,
non-overlapping, subjects are passed at grades
Chartered Insurance Institute, Associate Member. l 3, 4 or 5 (with the exception of Studio Art). Please
note Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
City and Guilds of London Institute, l
are valued as half a full subject each.
Graduateship, Membership and Fellowship.
Advanced Placement (AP) Examination in 4
College of Preceptors, Licentiate or Fellowship l
Calculus AB option at Grade 3, 4, or 5 satisfies
awarded by having passed all final examinations.
the GCE AS-level Mathematics programme
College of Radiographers, Diploma (DCR). l requirement for the BSc CIS/CC degrees only
(4 = AS level only).
Incorporated Association of Architects and l
Surveyors, Membership, having passed AP International Diploma. l
intermediate and final examinations.
Vietnam Secondary School Graduation passed with a l
Institute of Actuaries, Associate Member. l score of 7 or over on a subject for subject basis
with the exception of English Language.
Institute of Administrative Management, l
Diploma in Administrative Management
(prior to 1995) and the Advanced Diploma in
Administrative Management (in and after 1995).

Institute of Bankers, Ireland, Associate Member. l


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The qualifications are listed by country and
Vietnam HELP Foundation Programme, including passes l
(continued) in calculus, critical thinking and Advanced
in accordance with the following key:
English and five passes in the Vietnamese
Secondary School Graduation certificate with
a score of 7 (or 70%) or over in each subject O is equivalent to GCSE/GCE O level
including Mathematics satisfies the entrance
requirements for the degrees in Economics, Finance, A (or AS) is equivalent to GCE A/AS level
Management and the Social Sciences only.
S satisfies the entrance requirements
West Africa West African Ordinary level General l
Certificate of Education (grades 1–6). for the degree/diploma named
Ghana Senior School Certificate (grades A, B and C). l G satisfies the general entrance
West African Higher School Certificate. l
requirements as a whole

West African Advanced level General l


Certificate [Note: a pass at grades A–C in the
General Paper is recognised as equivalent
to a grade C at GCSE/GCE O level].

West Indies Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate l


(Grades I and II at General Proficiency level
only, up to and including January 1998).

Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate l


(Grades I and II and III at General Proficiency
level only, in and after June 1998).

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination l


Diploma (CAPE) – Full award of six units
including two double-unit courses.

Bahamian General Certificate of l


Education, Ordinary levels.

Bahamian General Certificate of l


Education, Advanced levels.

Bahamas Bar Association, Membership, l


having passed all final examinations.

Barbados Community College: Certificate in l


Para Legal Studies, provided that at least two
subjects are passed at grade B or above.

Barbados Community College, Associate degrees. l

Bermuda College, Associate degrees. l

A diploma awarded by the College of l


Arts, Science and Technology, Jamaica
after a three year full time course.

College of the Bahamas: Associate degrees l


(although grades may be taken into account).

University of Technology, Jamaica: l


diplomas provided they are at least two
years full time or four years part time.

Zambia Zambia School Certificate, grades 1 – 6. l

Zimbabwe ZIMSEC O levels in and after 1999 / GCE l


O level / Cambridge School Certificate
until 1999, grades 1 – 6 or A – C.

ZIMSEC Subsidiary level, grades 1 – 6. l

ZIMSEC A levels in and after 1999 / GCE l


A levels / Cambridge Higher School
Certificate until 1999, grades A – E.
Tests of proficiency in English
The following qualifications n Hong Kong Certificate of Education
are equated with GCSE/GCE ‘O’ English Language (Syllabus
Level English Language grade B) (at grade C or better).
C for the purposes of satisfying n Hong Kong Certificate of Education
the entrance requirements. Examination (HKCEE) English
n Cambridge Certificate of Language section from 2007
Proficiency in English performance levels 5*, 5, 4 or 3.
n Cambridge English Language n International General Certificate
1119 (at grade 6 or better) of Education (IGCSE): English
conducted overseas by the as a Second Language, passed
University of Cambridge Local at grade B or above. n School of Oriental and African
Examinations Syndicate. n NEAB (formerly JMB) University Studies (SOAS) Diploma in
n Hong Kong Examination Entrance Test in English for English for Academic Purposes
Authority Advanced level Use Speakers of Other Languages. (passed at grade A or B).
of English (grade C or better).

The qualifications below are not n International General Certificate Test of Written English (TWE) with
acceptable as equivalent to GCSE/ of Secondary Education (IGCSE): a score of 4.5 (or a Writing Rating
GCE ‘O’ Level (grade C) English English as a Second Language of 4.5 in the computerised test).
Language but they are considered passed at grade C or above. n iBT Test of English as a Foreign
acceptable evidence of proficiency n Malaysian Certificate of Education/ Language (iBT TOEFL) score of
in English provided they have been Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia English 92 in total with at least 22 in
awarded within the past three years. Language Communicational both Reading and Writing Skills
n Advanced Placement (122 or 322) grade 6 or better. sub-tests and at least 20 in both
International English Language n Oxford Delegacy’s Higher Level Speaking and Listening sub-tests.
Examination (APIEL), when a Examination in English as a Foreign n University of Cambridge Local
score of 4 or 5 is achieved. Language when taken with the Examinations Syndicate (UCLES)
n Associated Examining Board (AEB) ARELS examination in spoken Business English Certificate
Test in English for Educational English (a pass with credit or Level 3 only (BEC 3 award).
Purposes (TEEP) (when above must be achieved in the n HELP, Malaysia – Foundation
‘Proficiency’ level (4) is achieved Oxford examination and a Good programme – Advanced English
in each of the listening, reading Pass or better in the ARELS test). module (this satisfies the English
and writing components). n School of Oriental and African language requirement for the
n Cambridge Certificate of Studies (SOAS) Diploma in degrees in Economics, Management,
Advanced English. English for Academic Purposes Finance and the Social Sciences
n City & Guilds International (passed at grade C). and the Access route only).
ESOL 8984 Mastery award. n A diploma awarded by any of the n A degree or associate degree
n Hong Kong Examinations polytechnics in Singapore. (This awarded within the past three
Authority AS ‘Use of English’. satisfies the English language years by a university in Hong
n International English Language requirement for the degrees in Kong that is acceptable to the
Testing System (IELTS) when Economics, Management, Finance University of London (this satisfies
an overall score of at least 6 and the Social Sciences and the the English language requirement
is achieved with a minimum Access route to these degrees only). for the degrees in Economics,
of 5.5 in each sub-test. n Test in English as a Foreign Language Management, Finance and Social
(TOEFL) with a score of 580 (or 237 Sciences and the Access route only).
on the computerised test) plus the