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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 Certificate of General Secondary Education Examination Minimum 70%/Good/C depending on course applied for

Undergraduate Community College Diploma 60%/Satisfactory/D
Postgraduate Bachelors Degree Minimum 70%/Good/C for courses requiring a UK 2:2

minimum 80%/Very Good/B for courses requiring a UK 2:1
Graduate Certificate Bachelors Degree 60%/Satisfactory/D

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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