If you are an International student, you may have different qualifications to students from the UK. Please select your country from the list below to find out the entry requirements for both our undergraduate and postgraduate courses. If your course isn’t listed, please contact our Enquiries Team via email at enquiries@bishopg.ac.uk.

Undergraduate

High School Certificate and an appropriate ATAR/Overall Position (Queensland) score, as follows:

ATAR Score: BBC = 112 Points = 88 / CCC = 96 Points = 84

Capital Territory: Australia Capital Territory Year 12 Certificate

New South Wales: Higher School Certificate

Northern Territory: Northern Territory Certificate of Education / Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training

Queensland: Queensland Certificate of Education

South Australia: South Australian Certificate of Education

OP Score: BBC = 112 Points = 7 / CCC = 96 Points = 9

Tasmania: Tasmanian Certificate of Education

Capital Territory: Australia Capital Territory Year 12 Certificate

Western Australia: Western Australia Certificate of Education

Postgraduate

Completion of a Bachelor degree from an accredited institution

2:2 or above

Undergraduate

A recognised International Foundation Year from a UK institution or a Chinese institution when following a validated UK syllabus.

Pass

Successfully completed first year of a Chinese University degree

2 or 3 year Diploma (Zhuanke or Da Zhuan)

Minimum final grade of 70% or equivalent

Postgraduate

Completion of a Bachelor degree from an accredited Chinese university

75% or higher (GPA 2.9 or above)

Undergraduate

Apolytirion (Lykeio) / Apolytirion (Techniki Scholi)

minimum score of 16 (1-20 scale) or 76 (1-100 scale)

Undergraduate

One or two years of study at a recognised institution or successful completion of a international foundation year

Pass

Postgraduate

Completion of a Bachelor degree from an accredited institution

2:2 or above. Minimum GPA 2.8 / 70% / Good / C

Undergraduate

One or two years of study at a recognised institution or successful completion of a international foundation year

Pass

Postgraduate

Completion of a Bachelor degree from an accredited institution

2:2 or above

Undergraduate

HKALE – Advanced Level

Grades CCC

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education

Individual scores of 3, 3, 4 from core subjects, and a minimum of 3 in one other elective subject.

Postgraduate

Completion of a Bachelor degree from an accredited Hong Kong university

2:2 or above

Undergraduate

Standard 12 (from any accredited board)

60% average

Postgraduate

Bachelor or Arts/Science/Commerce OR a Professional Bachelor degree

50% or above, a GPA of 6 or above on a 10 point scale, or a GPA of 4 or above on a 7 point scale

Undergraduate

KCSE plus a recognised Foundation programme

A recognised International Foundation course from a UK institution following a validated UK syllabus.

Pass

KCE plus one or more years of undergraduate studies at a reputable Kenyan university

Average grade of 50%

Postgraduate

Completion of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Kenyan institution

50% or C

Undergraduate

Diplôme de Technicien Supérieur

Minimum score - 14

Postgraduate

Bachelor's degree/Licence/Diplôme of at least 4 years in duration

(14/20, 70% or a GPA of 2.8/4.0)

Maîtrise/Magistere

Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures (Diploma of Higher Studies)

Undergraduate

Brandos Atestatas (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

Average score minimum grade of 7/10

Undergraduate

Malaysia Higher School Certificate (STPM)

Minimum of three subjects passed at Grade C or above.

Postgraduate

Bachelor degree from an accredited Malaysian University

Minimum of Class 2 Division ii, or a B

Undergraduate

SSCE plus a recognised Foundation Year programme

SSCE plus one or more years of undergraduate studies at a reputable Nigerian university

Average CGPA of 3.2

(Ordinary) National Diploma (OND/ND)

Upper Credit or Distinction

Higher National Diploma

Credit

Postgraduate

Bachelor's degree from a recognised Nigerian institution

Minimum CGPA of 2.5/5.0 or 2.5/4

Undergraduate

2 year Bachelor degree (pass) with an overall average

Overall average of 60% or CGPA 3.0+ or Division 1 or above depending on the University

A recognised International Foundation course from a UK institution following a validated UK syllabus.

Pass

Postgraduate

4-year Bachelor's degree from an accredited university

Minimum overall average of 58% or CGPA 2.8 out of 4 depending on the university

2-year Master's degree from an accredited university

Average of 58% or CGPA 2.8 out of 4 or Division 1 depending on the university

Undergraduate

Advanced Diploma

Successfully completed first year of a Thai University degree

Diploma or Higher Certificate in Vocational or Technical Education

Postgraduate

Completion of a 4 year Bachelor degree from an accredited Thai university

Minimum of a 3 when assessed as a 4 point grading system or a grade of at least a B/Good

Undergraduate

National Senior Certificate (with matriculation)

5 passes at Grade 5 or above or a score between 60% and 69%

Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement)

5 passes at Grade C or above or a score between 60% and 69%

A recognised International Foundation course from a UK institution following a validated UK syllabus.

Pass

Postgraduate

Bachelor's (Honours) degree from a recognised South African institution.

Minimum of 60%

Undergraduate

Ugandan Advanced Certificate (UACE) in five subjects

Grade C and above

Postgraduate

Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution

Minimum CGPA 2.80-3.59 (55-64%)

Undergraduate

High School Diploma plus at least one of the following:

Minimum GPA of 3.0

SAT post-2016

overall score of 1180 with a minimum of 570 in maths and 610 in evidence-based reading and writing

SAT pre-2016

overall score of 1800 with a minimum of 550 in each element

ACT

Score of 25+

At least 2 AP exams

Postgraduate

Completion of a Bachelor degree from an accredited institution

GPA score of at least 2.6

Completion of a First Professional Degree from an accredited institution

GPA score of at least 2.5

Undergraduate

General Certificate of Education Advanced Level/ZIMSEC A-Level

(normal UCAS tariff)

National Diploma / Higher National Diploma

Minimum pass grade of 60%

A recognised International Foundation course from a UK institution following a validated UK syllabus.

Pass

Postgraduate

Bachelor's degree from a recognised Zimbabwean university

If your country is not listed, please contact the Enquiries Team at enquiries@bishopg.ac.uk for further information on the entry requirements for your country.

English Language Requirements

To meet the English Language Requirements for our courses, you will be required to evidence that you have obtained the minimum requirements of your offer via a Home Office approved Secure English Language Test (SELT).

STUDENT VISA ROUTES

IELTS

Trinity ISE (can only be taken in the UK)

LanguageCert

Pearson PTE Academic

Skills for English

Undergraduate

For direct entry, A minimum IELTS score of level 6 with a minimum of 5.5 across all sections.

Students with a score of Level 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 across all sections, can gain entry to a course but will be required to take part in a programme of in-sessional support, which will be subject to a further fee of £750.

ISE II with

distinction in all four components

Overall B2 with 33/50 in each component

Overall score of 50

with no less than 42 in any of the communicative skills

To be confirmed

Postgraduate (Taught)

A minimum requirement of IELTS level 6.5 with a minimum of 6 in all four components.

ISE III with

pass in all four components

Overall B2 with 39/50 in each component

Overall score of 58

with no less than 50 in any of the communicative skills

To be confirmed

PGCE

A minimum requirement of IELTS level 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in speaking and writing, and 6.0 in listening and reading.

Not accepted

Not accepted

Not accepted

Not accepted

Postgraduate (Research)

As Postgraduate research courses are accredited by the University of Leicester, BGU use their English Language requirements.

(Education/History/Arch/Psych/Sociology)

6.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any component.

(English or Health related)

7.0 overall with no less than 6.0 in any component.

Not accepted

Not accepted

Overall score of 61

With no less than 51 in any of the communicative skills

Not accepted

Applicants required to complete a SELT should meet the University’s minimum overall requirements and minimum scores in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Additionally, the test should have been undertaken within two years of the intended start date of the course.

Postgraduate Diplomas (PGDip) and Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) qualifications obtained from recognised UK universities within the UK are not acceptable as a SELT. English language conditions can only be waived if you have been awarded a full Masters’ degree from a recognised UK university within the UK.

International students from majority English speaking countries

If you have completed an academic qualification equivalent to a UK degree from a majority English-speaking country as defined in Home Office ‘Student visa guidance’, you will not be required to complete any additional English proficiency tests. For the purposes of degree equivalence the government considers these countries to be:

Antigua and Barbuda

Australia

The Bahamas

Barbados

Belize

Canada

Dominica

Grenada

Guyana

Ireland

Jamaica

New Zealand

St Kitts and Nevis

St Lucia

St Vincent & the Grenadines

Trinidad and Tobago

UK

USA

If you are not a national of any of the above countries, but you completed all of your secondary education in English in one of the above countries within 2 years of the start date of the course you are applying for, then you will not be required to undertake a SELT.

In some circumstances, we can consider exceptions to the above requirements. If you cannot meet the requirements above, but would like to apply for one of our courses, please contact the Admissions Team at admissions@bishopg.ac.uk.

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