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Non Country Specific Qualifications

If your qualification is not listed below or on your country’s page you may still be considered for entry. If this is the case please contact International Admissions.

For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses visit our English Language 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:
IFP GCSE/iGCSE 5 Passes at A-C
Undergraduate Northumbria University IFP grades See our Pathway Courses page
People taking the following will be made an offer based on UCAS Tariff Points: Edexcel/BTEC National Diploma, A Level, International Baccalaureate Diploma. 
The required tariff points for each course will be displayed on the particular course page under entry requirements.
This applies to any tariff bearing qualification. You can check if your qualification carries tariff points with UCAS.  
We accept a number of approved UK University Foundation Programmes Typically 55% (however certain courses may have subject specific requirements and/or higher percentage, please see entry requirements on individual course pages)
Advanced Undergraduate Edexcel / BTEC HND
Postgraduate Northumbria Graduate Certificate 50%
INTO Graduate Diploma  ADSS Courses - 50%

50% for courses requiring a 2:2

70% for courses requiring a 2:1 
UK Bachelor Degree (Honours) 50% for courses requiring a 2:2

60% for courses requiring a 2:1
*Course information pages detailing entry requirements can be found through our Course Search pages.

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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