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Admissions Requirements

Academic entry requirements

Country/Region
Undergraduate Pathway
Postgraduate Pathway
  Stage 1 University Foundation* Stage 2 First Year University Studies Stage 1 Pre-Masters
UK 5 GCSE passes 48 UCAS points from A / AS Levels or completion of Foundation programme Bachelor degree with minimum 3rd class (ordinary/pass degree accepted)
UK/International 32 UCAS points from AS or A Level 48 UCAS points from A/AS Levels or completion of Foundation programme  
IB MYP with five grades at level 4 or completion of IB Certificate IB with 24 points  
Afghanistan  - Grades of 50% or above -
Albenia Diploma of State Matura with minimum grade 5 in 5 subjects- Diploma of State Matura with minimum grade 7 in 5 subjects Bachelor degree or University/Non-University Diploma
Armenia Certificate of (Complete) Secondary General Education (Atestat) with minimum grade 8/C- Certificate of (Complete) Secondary General Education (Atestat) with GPA 2.7 (B-) or Diploma (Middle-Level Professional Education A recognised Bachelor degree
Azerbaijan Successful completion of Attestat with 3.0 Successful completion of Attestat with 4.0 Completion of Bakalavr: Grade 3
Bangaladesh Completion of HSC with GPA 2.0 Completion of HSC with GPA 3.0 Completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree: GPA 2.2
Belarus Certificate of General Secondary Education with minimum grade 3 Certificate of General Secondary Education with overall 4 (or 7) or Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education A recognised Bachelor degree
Brunei 5 GCSE passes 48 UCAS points Bachelor degree with GPA of 2.0/D
Cameroon Baccalaureat with 5 passes or Certificat de Probation with 5 passes at grade 10 Baccalaureat with grade 15 Licenc with a minimum grade 13
China Successful completion of Senior Middle School 2 with minimum 70% Successful completion of Senior Middle School 3 with minimum 60% Bachelor degree or completion of 3-year diploma (DaZhuan) or equivalent

Colombia

 

- 5 passed subjects or 50% -
Egypt 5 Passes at Certificate of General Secondary Education or Secondary Education Certifcate of Al Alzhar at 50 % Advanced Certificate of Secondary or Technical Education with 50% average Completion of a recognised university Bachelor degree: pass grade
Ghana 5 D7 grades or above from WAEC / NECO 5 C6 grades or above from WAEC / NECO Successful completion of a bachelor's degree or equivalent
GCC 50 % in Tawjihiyah / Thanawiya 85% in Tawjihiyah / Thanawiya Completion of recognised Bachelor degree: GPA 2.0/4.0
Hong Kong

50% in Form 4 & 5 or

2,2,2 in HKDSE or 32 points in A Level.

3,3,3 in HKDSE or 48 points in A Level Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree with GPA 2.0
India Completion of All India or State SSC (X) with 40% average Completion of All India or State Board HSC (XII) with 50% average Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree: Pass class
Indonesia Completion of all SMA II with average grade 6.0 Completion of SMA III with grade 7.0 in 4 academic subjects Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree
Ivory Coast Baccalauréat (minimum overall grade 11) Baccalauréat (with minimum overall Grade 15) Diplôme d'Études Approfondies or a French Bachelor Degree
Jordan 50 % in Tawjihiyah 85% in Tawjihiyah Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree: pass grade
Kazakhstan Successful completion of Attestat with 3.0 Successful completion of Attestat with 4.0 Completion of Bakalavr: Grade 3
Kenya Completion of KCSE with grades D or above in 5 subjects Successful completion of KCSE with 5 grades of C or above Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree: pass grade
Kyrgyzstan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with minimum grade 3 Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with Grade 4 (or B-) or Certificate of Professional and Technical Education or Qualification Diploma / Junior Specialist Diploma A recognised Bachelor degree
Macau As per UK, China or Hong Kong depending on equivalent system of education studied As per UK, China or Hong Kong depending on equivalent system of education studied As per UK, China or Hong Kong depending on equivalent system of education studied
Malaysia 5 passes at SPM at grade E, or pass in the UEC (forecast results are accepted) 2 passes at STPM at grade E, or in the UEC 3 passes at grade A1 / A2 Completion of recognised Bachelor degree: Class 3
Mauritius 5 GCE O Level passes at grade A-E 48 UCAS points Completion of recognised Bachelor degree: GPA 2.0
Moldova Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with minimum grade 5 Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with Grade 7 or Vocational School Completion Certificate Level III A recognised Bachelor degree or Diploma of Higher Education or Diploma of Supplementary Professional Higher Education
Morocco Diplôme du Baccalauréat with minimum overall 10 Diplôme du Baccalauréat with minimum overall 14 with minimum 14 in Math/relevant subject Successfully completion of Licence or above
Myanmar 5 passes (40%) at Basic Education High School Examinations Completion of Technical High School Diploma / Trade School Diploma / Agricultural School Diploma: pass overall Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree: pass grade
Nepal Completion of HSEC 12 with grade average 40% Completion of HSEC 12 with grade average of 60% Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree in a professional subject: pass grade
Nigeria 5 D7 grades or above from WAEC/NECO 5 C6 grades or above from WAEC/NECO Successful completion of a bachelor's degree or HND
Pakistan Completion of SSC (10) with average 50% Completion of HSC (10+2) with average 50% Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree with GPA 2/4 or 2.5/5. BCom with 65% and three years relevant experience
Russia Successful completion of Attestat with 3.0 Successful completion of Attestat with 4.0 Completion of Bakalavr: Grade 3
Saudi Arabia 50 % in Tawjihiyah / Thanawiya 85% in Tawjihiyah / Thanawiya Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree: GPA 2.0 or 50%
Singapore 5 GCE O Level passes at grade A-E 48 UCAS points Completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree, Associate Degree or Advanced Diploma
South Africa Completion of Senior Cert (no matricualtion endorsement) Completion of Senior Cert (with matricualtion endorsement) Completion of an Advanced Diploma or a Bachelor Degree
Sri Lanka Successful completion of Yr 11 (GCE O Levels) or equivalent with minimum of three grade C and two grade S A Level / AS Level: Minimum 2S grades and above Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree with 55%
Taiwan Successful completion of Senior Middle School 2 with minimum of 60% Successful completion of Senior Middle School 3 with 60% average of GSAT of 50% Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree with C grade/pass
Tajikistan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with minimum grade 3 Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with minimum grade 4 or Completed Junior Specialist A recognised Bachelor degree
Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education - 5 passes at grade E Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) /East Africa Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE): 2 subjects at grade grade E or above. National Form VI Examination / Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE): grade S or above in 2 subjects Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree: pass grade
Thailand Successful completion of Matayom 6 with 50% or completion of Matayom 5 with average 65% Successful completion of Matayom 6 with 65% Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree: GPA 2.0
Turkey Completion of Devlet Lisesi Diplomasi with average grade of 2.0 Completion of Devlet Lise Diplomasi with average grade of 3.0 or completion of Diploma level studies Completion of a Lisans Diplomasi: GPA 2.0
Turkmenistan Certificate of Complete Secondary Education Certificate of Complete Secondary Education with minimum 4 or Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education A recognised Specialist Diploma
Uganda 5 passes at Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) grade 8 or above 2 passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) when grades 1-6 are obtained. Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / East Africa Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) - 2 subjects at grade grade D or above Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree: GPA 2.0
Ukraine Successful completion of Attestat Successful completion of Attestat with 7.0 Completion of Bakalavr
USA High School Diploma with GPA of 2.0 High School Diploma with GPA of 2.5 Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree: pass grade
Uzbekistan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with minimum 70% or Diploma of Academic Lyceum with minimum 2 passes or a Diploma of Professional College A recognised Bachelor degree
Vietnam Successful completion of Year 11 with 65% GPA Successful completion of Year 12 with 65% GPA Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree: pass grade
Zambia 5 x ZSC passes at grade 6 or above 5 x ZSC passes at grade 2 or above Completion of a Bachelor degree with Credit or above
Zimbabwe 5 passes at ZGCE O Level at minimum grade E 2 passes in ZIMSEC A level grade D Completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree: 3rd division

Engineering applicants must include Maths and a relevant Science subject at the required level

Business, Marketing and Accounting applicants must include Maths at the required level

Science & Healthcare and Leather Technology applicants must include Maths and a relevant Science subject at the required level

MA Social Work requires 100 days or equivalent relevant previous experience in social care or a related area. This could be paid or voluntary work.

Selected courses require additional qualifications

Entry requirements subject to change. Contact info@unic.northampton.ac.uk for further details.

For information about appeals please see the 'Process for appeals to admission' document under the essential information tab.

 

Occupational Therapy, Podiatry and Mental Health Nursing entry criteria

Country/Region
Stage 1: University Foundation
Occupational Therapy / Podiatry / Mental Health Nursing
UK/International 5 x A-C GCSE passes including Maths and a Science subject.
International - A/AS Level/Minimum UCAS 36 points with a Math and a science subject.
IB MYP with five grades at level 4 or completion of IB Certificate including Maths a Health Science subject.
International - A/AS Level/Minimum UCAS 36 points with a Math and a science subject.
Azerbaijan Successful completion of Attestat with 3.5 including Maths and a Science subject
Bangladesh Completion of HSC with GPA 2.5 in Science Group
Brunei 5 GCSE passes
Cameroon Baccalaureat with 5 passes or Certificat de Probation with 5 passes at grade 10
China Successful completion of Senior Middle School 2 with minimum 75% (mandatory Maths and Science subject)
Egypt 5 gardes at Good level at Certificate of General Secondary Education including Maths and Science subject, or Secondary Education Certifcate of Al Alzhar at 75% including Maths and Science subject
Ghana 5 x C6 grades or above from WASSCE/NECO including Maths and a Science subject
GCC 75% in Tawjihiyah/Thanawiya including Maths and Science subject
Hong Kong

60% in Form 4 & 5 or

2,2,2 in HKDSE

Must include Maths and a Science subject

India Completion of All India or State SSC (X) with 50% average including Maths and a Science subject
Indonesia Completion of all SMA II with average grade 7.0 including Maths and a Science subject
Iran Completion of High School Diploma with overall pass including Maths and a Science Subject
Jordan 75% in Tawjihiyah including Maths and a Science subject
Kazakhstan Successful completion of Attestat with 3.5 including Maths and Science subject
Kenya Completion of KCSE with grades C or above in 5 subjects (Maths and a Science subject required)
Macau As per UK, China or Hong Kong depending on equivalent system of education studied
Malaysia 5 passes at SPM at grade D including Maths and a Science subject, or pass in the UEC including Maths and Science subject (forecast results are accepted)
Mauritius 5 GCE O Level passes at grade A-C including Maths and Science subject
Morocco Diplôme du Baccalauréat with minimum overall 14 with minimum 14 in Math and a relevant Science subject
Myanmar 5 passes (50%) at Basic Education High School Examinations including Maths and a Science subject
Nepal Completion of HSEC 12 with grade average 50% including Maths and a Science subject
Nigeria 5 x C6 grades or above from WASSCE/NECO including Maths and a Science subject
Pakistan Completion of SSC (10) with average 60% including Maths and a Science subject
Russia Successful completion of Attestat with 3.5 including Maths and a Science subject
Saudi Arabia 75% in Tawjihiyah/Thanawiya including Maths and Science subject
Singapore 5 GCE O Level passes at grade A-C including Maths and a Science subject
South Africa Completion of Senior Cert (no matricualtion endorsement) including Maths and a Science subject
Sri Lanka Successful completion of Yr 11 (GCE O Levels) or equivalent with minimum of four grade C and one grade S including Maths and a science Subject
Taiwan Successful completion of Senior Middle School 2 with minimum 75% (mandatory Maths and Science subject)
Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education - 5 passes at grade D including Maths and a Science subject
Thailand Successful completion of Matayom 6 with 55% or completion of Matayom 5 with average 65% (including Maths and a Science subject)
Turkey Completion of Devlet Lisesi Diplomasi with average grade of 2.0 including Maths and a Science subject
Uganda 5 passes at Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) grade 7 or above inclduing Maths and a Science subject
USA High School Diploma with GPA of 2.5 including Maths and a Science subject
Ukraine Successful completion of Attestat including Maths and a Science subject
Vietnam Successful completion of Year 11 with 70% GPA including Maths and a Science subject
Zambia 5 x ZSC passes at grade 5 or above including Maths and a Science subject
Zimbabwe 5 passes at ZGCE O Level at minimum grade C including Maths and a Science subject