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Entry requirement information for countries within Africa.

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Algeria

We do not accept the Algerian Baccalaureate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants taking the French Baccalaureate would be expected to achieve 14.5/14 overall in the French Baccalaureate, depending upon the degree programme applied for. Students studying the Option International Baccalaureate are required to obtain 14/13.5 overall, depending upon the degree programme applied for. Students would be expected to achieve 14 in English.

Applicants can also have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Angola

We do not accept the Angolan high school certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Botswana

We do not accept the Cambridge Overseas School Certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Egypt

We do not accept the Al-Azhar General and Technical Secondary School Certificates for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Ethiopia

We do not accept the Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination or School Leaving Certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Gambia

We do not accept West African Senior School Certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Ghana

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Kenya

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

Equivalent grades in KCSEs would meet our GCSE Mathematics and English requirements.

Libya

We do not accept Libyan Secondary Education Certificates for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Mauritius

Applicants would normally be expected to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme. The required grades can be found on the specific course entry requirements tab.

Morocco

We do not accept the Moroccan Diplôme du Baccalauréat for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants taking the French Baccalaureate would be expected to achieve 14.5/14 overall in the French Baccalaureate, depending upon the degree programme applied for. Students studying the Option International Baccalaureate are required to obtain 14/13.5 overall, depending upon the degree programme applied for. Students would be expected to achieve 14 in English.

Applicants can also have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Nigeria

We do not accept the Senior School Certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Senegal

We do not accept the Senior School Certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Seychelles

We do not accept the Cambridge Overseas School Certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would normally be expected to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Sierra Leone

We do not accept West African Senior School Certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

South Africa

Applicants studying the South African Senior Certificate/Matriculation Certificate are required to achieve AAAAB at Higher grade to include English and Mathematics. Students studying the National Senior Certificate are expected to achieve 77776 to include English and Mathematics.

Tanzania

We do not accept the Senior School Certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Tunisia

We do not accept the Tunisian Baccalauréat for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Uganda

Applicants would normally be expected to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Zambia

We do not accept the Zambia School Certificate for direct entry to our undergraduate courses.

Applicants would need to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.

Zimbabwe

Applicants would normally be expected to have taken an acceptable qualification such as A-levels or International Baccalaureate otherwise they would be expected to complete an acceptable UK-based foundation programme.

In addition we also require applicants to have obtained a suitable English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 6 in any component.