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English language requirements

Studies at UNIC and the University of Northampton are undertaken in English and to gain admission you must be able to demonstrate that you have achieved a suitable level of English proficiency. You can do this by obtaining one of the results shown in the table below. 

Please be aware that UNIC are also able to accept selected additional English qualifications that are not mentioned below, so please contact our admissions for further information.

Qualification/Country Undergraduate pathway Foundation Undergraduate pathway First Year Postgraduate pathway Pre-Masters
IELTS 5.5 (with 5.5 in all bands) 6.0 (with 5.5. in all bands) 6 (with 5.5 in all bands)
A Level Grade D Grade D Grade D
GCSE/IGCSE/O Level Grade C Grade C Grade C
UK Degree N/A N/A Honours/pass
IB Standard Level 4 Higher-Level 4 Higher Level - 4
US High School Diploma 75%/C   75%/C
Caribbean CSEC grade 4 CSEC grade 4 CSEC grade 4
Cameroon GCE O Level - C GCE 0 Level - C GCE O Level - C
Ghana WAEC C6 WAEC C6 WAEC C6
Hong Kong HKDSE 3 (with all 3 components at Grade 3) HKDSE 3 (with all 3 components at Grade 3) HKDSE 4 (With all 3 components at Grade 3)
India Standard 12 - 60% Standard 12 - 65% Standard 12 - 65%
Kenya KCSE grade C KCSE grade C KCSE grade C
Malaysia SPM 1119 - C/6(forecast results are accepted) SPM 1119 - C/6 SPM 1119 - C/6
Nigeria WAEC/NECO C6 WAEC/NECO C6 WAEC/NECO C6
South Africa NSC 3 NSC 3 NSC 3
Tanzania CSE grade C CSE grade C CSE grade C
Uganda UCE grade 6 UCE grade 6 UCE grade 6
Zambia ZSC grade 6 ZSC grade 6 ZSC grade 6
Zimbabwe O Level grade C O Level grade C O Level grade C
Antigua and Barbuda N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
Australia N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
The Bahamas N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
Barbados N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
Belize N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
Dominica N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
Grenada N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
Guyana N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
Ireland N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
Jamaica N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
New Zealand N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
St Kitts and Nevis N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
St Lucia N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
St Vincent and the Grenadines N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
Trinidad and Tobago N/A N/A Bachelor Degree
USA 75%/C in High School Diploma 75%/C in High School Diploma 75%/C in High School Diploma or Bachelor Degree

English requirements subject to change. Contact info@unic.northampton.ac.ukor further details


Qualification/Country
Stage 1: University Foundation
Occupational Therapy / Podiatry / Mental Health Nursing/ Paramedic Science
IELTS 6 (with 5.5 in all bands)
A Level Grade D
GCSE/IGCSE/O Level Grade C
IB Higher Level 4
US High School Diploma 75%/C
Caribbean CSEC grade 4
Cameroon GCE O Level - C
Ghana WAEC C6
Hong Kong HKDSE 3 (With all 3 components at Grade 3)
India Standard 12 - 65%
Kenya KCSE grade C
Malaysia SPM 1119 - C/6
Nigeria WAEC/NECO C6
South Africa NSC 3
Tanzania CSE grade C
Uganda UCE grade 6
Zambia ZSC grade 6
Zimbabwe O level grade C