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For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses visit our English Language Centre pages.

Although some courses have specific requirements for entry, Northumbria will consider any qualification for entry to its courses.

For entry to: You will need: Grade Required:
International Foundation Programme Senior High School Certificate MCSE: Pass Overall
Undergraduate Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate As per course A Level requirements
Bachelor Degree 60%
Postgraduate Programmes Masters from Mzuzu University and University of Malawi 60-69% / pass with credit for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

70-74% / pass with marginal distinction for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Graduate Certificate Masters from Mzuzu University and University of Malawi 50%

Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on our course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.

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