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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 High School qualifications (Attestat) / Certificate of Independent External Examination GPA 4.5
1st Year Undergraduate Junior Specialist Diploma 4 .0/5 or 7/12
Postgraduate Programmes Bachelor Degree with Honours (obtained post 2007) 4 .0/5 or 7/12 for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

4.5/5 or 9/12 for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Graduate Certificate Bachelor Degree 3/5 or 4/12

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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