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Entry Requirements

Find the entry requirements for your country below or get in touch and we'll answer any questions you have about applying from your country.

Entry requirements vary by course, so make sure you check your course page for the most up to date information.

Undergraduate

If you are looking to study an undergraduate degree and have studied for UK A-levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma see your course page for the required grades. If you have studied the US high school curriculum please see the USA country page.

Check our country pages for other undergraduate qualifications, if your country is not listed contact global@hull.ac.uk.

Postgraduate

The majority of our taught Masters programmes require that you hold a qualification equivalent to a lower second-class Bachelor Honours (or 2.2). Please check our postgraduate taught course pages for specific entry requirements and grades required, then check below for your country’s entry requirements.

The majority of our research Masters programmes and PhDs require that you hold a qualification equivalent to an upper second-class Bachelor Honours (or 2.1), although some programmes, especially PhDs, may have higher entry requirements. Please check our postgraduate research pages for specific entry requirements and the country entry requirements below.

We list entry requirements on either our country pages or on the following list. If your country is not listed in either location contact global@hull.ac.uk

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  • Algeria

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Algeria to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    • Licence, Diplôme de [subject area] awarded in professional fields
    • Diplôme d'Études Supérieures
    • Diplôme d'Ingénieur
    • Diplôme d'Architecte d'État

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 12 out of 20.

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 14 out of 20.

  • Australia

    We generally consider a minimum four-year Bachelor Honours degree awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Australia to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Degree classification directly compares to that in the UK. We accept Lower Second Class Division in your Bachelor Honours degree for programmes requiring 2.2 and Upper Second Class Division for programmes with 2.1 entry requirement.

    A three-year Bachelor degree may also be accepted depending on awarding institution and the programme you studied. We recommend that you submit your application or enquire.

  • Austria

    We generally consider Bachelor degree awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Austria to be comparable to Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade of 2

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 3

B
  • Barbados

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree awarded by the University of the West Indies or Barbados Community College to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Class II Lower Division

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Class II Upper Division

  • Belgium

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Belgium to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    • Licentiaat
    • Licencié
    • Bachelor degree (if awarded as a Bologna degree)

    Other awards besides the above may be acceptable. We encourage you to apply or enquire.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 60%

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 70%

  • Bolivia

    We generally consider a successfully completed Licenciatura from a nationally recognised higher education institution in Bolivia to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 65%

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 75%

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    We generally consider a Diploma Visokog Obrazovanja Diploma Visokog Obrazovanja or Diplomirani awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 8

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 9

C
  • Cameroon

    We generally consider a Diplôme d'Études Supérieures de Commerce or Diplôme d'Ingénieur awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Cameroon to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 12 out of 20

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 14 out of 20

    If you hold a Bachelor degree or Licence, we still encourage you to apply as we may be able to consider this qualification for entry onto our Master programme.

  • Chile

    We generally consider a Grado de Licenciado awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Chile to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade of 4.6 out of 7

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 5.0 out of 7

    If you have completed Título Profesional we would still encourage you to apply as we may be able to consider this qualification for entry onto our Master programme.

  • Croatia

    We generally consider a Baccalaureus / Baccalaurea awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Croatia to be comparable to UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 3.0 out of 5

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 4.0 out of 5

    We also accept Diploma - Visoko obrazovanje (Advanced Diploma of Higher Education (Level VII/1 Diploma): 4-6 years) assessed on case-by-case basis. We encourage you to apply.

  • Cuba

    We generally consider a Título de Licenciado / Arquitecto / Doctor / Ingeniero awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Cuba to be comparable to UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 3.5 out of 5

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 4 out of 5

  • Czech Republic

    We generally consider a Bakalář (post 2001) and Inženýr (post 2001) or Magistr (up to and including 2001) awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in the Czech Republis to be comparable to UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade of 2.5

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade of 2

D
  • Denmark

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Denmark to be comparable to UK Bachelor Honours degree:

    • Professionsbachelor
    • Bachelor degree
    • Diplomingeniør (Engineer) if awarded as a Bologna degree
    • Candidatus Philosophiae

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 7 out of 12 or 9 out of 13

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 10 out of 12 or 13

E
  • Estonia

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Estonia to be comparable to UK Bachelor Honours degree:

    • Bakalaurusekraad
    • Rakenduskõrgharidusõppe Diplom
    • Diplomeeritud spetsialisti ülikoolidiplom / Kraadita Diploma
    • Ülikooli Kraadita Diploma

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 2.5 out of 5

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 3.5 out of 5

  • Ethiopia

    We generally consider a Master programme degree awarded by a nationally recognised public higher education institution in Ethiopia to be comparable to UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    If awarded by a private institution, it must be approved by the Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 3.0 out of 4

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 3.5 out of 4

F
  • Finland

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Finland to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree:

    • Ammattikorkeakoulututkinto, AMK / Yrkeshögskoleexamen, YHS
    • Kandidaatti / Kandidat awarded in and post 2006
    • Kandidaatti / Kandidat / Professional title awarded up to and including 1996
    • Oikeusnotaari / Varanotaari
    • Lisensiaatti / Licenciat in medical subject areas
    • Oikeustieteen Kandidaatti / Juris Kandidat
    • Proviisori / Provisor

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 3.0 out of 5 or 1.0 out of 3

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 4.0 out of 5 or 2.0 out of 3

  • France

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in France to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree:

    • Diplôme d'Ingénieur
    • Licence / Grade de Licence
    • Licence Professionnelle / Grade de Licence Professionnelle
    • Maîtrise (if awarded as pre-Bologna degree)

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 12 out of 20

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 14 out of 20

G
  • Germany

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Germnany to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 3.3

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 2.3

I
  • Iraq

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Iraq to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 70%

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 80%

  • Ireland

    We generally consider a Bachelor Honours degree awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Ireland to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Degree classification of Irish Bachelor Honours directly compares to that in the UK. We accept Second Class Honours Grade 2 for programmes requiring 2.2 and Second Class Honours Grade 1 for programmes with 2.1 entry requirement.

  • Italy

    We generally consider a Laurea awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Italy to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 84 out of 110

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 94 out of 110

J
  • Jamaica

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree awarded by the University of West Indies or the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree. We also accept a Bachelor degree awarded by other Jamaican institutions if the programme is accredited by the University Council of Jamaica.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Class II Lower Division

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Class II Upper Division

  • Japan

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree 学士 awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Japan to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 65%

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 75%

L
  • Lebanon

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by nationally recognised higher education institution in Lebanon to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    • Maîtrise
    • Bachelor degree / Licence awarded by the Lebanese University
    • Bachelor/Licence awarded by a private institution if the programme is recognised by the Equivalence Committee of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    GPA or 2.5 out of 4 or overall 70%

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    GPA 3.0 out of 4 or overall 80%

  • Liberia

    We generally consider a Master programme degree awarded by a nationally recognised university in Liberia to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 70%

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 80%

  • Libya

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree awarded by a nationally recognised university in Libya to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 65%

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 75%

  • Luxembourg

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by nationally recognised higher education institution in Luxembourg to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    • Bachelor degree awarded post 2002)
    • Magitra Diploms awarded up to and including 2000

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 35 out of 60 or 14 out of 20

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 45 out of 60 or 16 out of 20

M
  • Macau

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree or Licenciatura awarded by nationally recognised higher education institution in Macau to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    GPA 2.5 out of 4

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    GPA 3.0 out of 4

  • Malawi

    We generally consider a Master programme accredited by the National Commission for Higher Education to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 60%

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 70%

  • Malta

    We generally consider a Bachelor Honours awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Malta to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent

    Overall grade 55%

  • Morocco

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Morocco to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    • Licence / Licence d'Études Fondamentales / Licence Professionnelle
    • Diplôme d'Écoles Nationales de Commerce et de Gestion
    • Diplôme d'Ingénieur d'État
    • Diplôme de Doctorat en Pharmacie

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 13 out of 20

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 15 out of 20

N
  • Netherlands

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree or Hoger Beroepsonderwijs (HBO) awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in the Netherlands to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 6.0 out of 10

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 7.0 out of 10

P
  • Palestine

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree (4 years minimum) awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Palestine to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 75% or GPA of 2.5 out of 4

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 80% or GPA of 3.0 out of 4

    If you hold a 2-year Bachelor degree following Community College Diploma, we encourage you to apply. Please submit transcripts (and final certificates if possible) for both of your awards.

  • Paraguay

    We generally consider an undergraduate Título de Licenciado / Título de [subject area] awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Paraguay to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 3.5 out of 5

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 4.0 out of 5

    If the grading scale used by your awarding institution is different to the above, we encourage you to apply or enquire.

  • Portugal

    We generally consider a Licenciado or Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados (DESE) awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Portugal to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 14 out of 20

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 16 out of 20

R
  • Rwanda

    We generally consider a Bachelor (Honours) degree or Diplôme de Docteur en Médecine awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Rwanda to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 60% or 12 out of 20

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 70% or 14 out of 20

S
  • Slovakia

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Slovakia to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    • Bakalár awarded post 2004
    • Inžinier or Magistr (Master programme) awarded up to and including 2002

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 2.5

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 2

  • Slovenia

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Slovenia to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    • Diploma o pridobljeni univerzitetni izobrazbi (University Degree)
    • Diploma o pridobljeni visoki strokovni izobrazbi / Diplomirani (Diploma of Professional Higher Education)
    • Diplomant (Professionally oriented first-cycle degree)
    • Univerzitetni diplomant (Academically oriented first-cycle degree)

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 7 out of 10

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 8 out of 10

  • Spain

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Spain to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    • Título Universitario Oficial de Graduado en [subject area] (Grado)
    • Título Universitario Oficial de Licenciado en [subject area] (Licenciatura)
    • Título Universitario Oficial de Licenciado en Medicina / Odontología / Veterinaria

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 6 out of 10

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 7 out of 10

  • Sudan

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Sudan to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    • Bachelor Honours
    • Bachelor (not Honours) in the following subjects:
      • Architecture
      • Dentistry
      • Engineering
      • Medicine
      • Surgery

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 60% or GPA 6.0 out of 10

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 70% of GPA 7.0 out of 10

  • Syria

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Syria to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 60%

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 70%

T
  • Tanzania

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree or undergraduate degree of Doctor awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Tanzania to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Lower second class division / 50-59% / GPA 2.7-3.4 out of 5

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Upper second class division / 60-69% / GPA 3.5-4.3 out of 5

  • Trinidad and Tobago

    We generally consider the below qualifications awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Trinidad and Tobago to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    • Bachelor degree awarded by the University of the West of Indies
    • Bachelor degree awarded by other recognised tertiary institution where the programme of study has been approved by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT)

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Class II lower division / B

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Class I upper division / B+

  • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree awarded by the below recognised higher education institution in the TRNC to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree:

    • Dogu Akdeniz Üniversitesi (Eastern Mediterranean University)
    • Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi (Girne American University)
    • Istanbul Teknik Universiti – Kuzey Kirbis Yerleskesi (Istanbul Technical University – North Cyprus Establishment)
    • Lefke Avrupa Üniversitesi (European University of Lefke)
    • Orta Dogu Teknik Üniversitesi Kuzey Kibris Kampusu (Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus)
    • Uluslararasi Kibris Üniversitesi (Cyprus International University)
      Yakin Dogu Üniversitesi (Near East University)

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    GPA 3.0 out of 4

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    GPA 3.33 out of 4

  • Turks and Caicos

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree awarded by the Turks and Caicos Islands Community College to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    GPA 2.7 out of 4

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    GPA 3.3 out of 4

U
  • Uganda

    We generally consider a Bachelor degree awarded by a recognised public university or an institution accredited by the National Council for Higher Education to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Degree classification directly compares to that in the UK. We accept Lower Second Class Division in your Bachelor degree for programmes requiring 2.2 and Upper Second Class Division for programmes with 2.1 entry requirement.

  • Uruguay

    We generally consider a Título de Licenciado / Título de [subject area] awarded by a recognised higher education institution in Uruguay to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 7 out of 12

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 8 out of 12

    If your awarding institution uses a different grading scale to the above, we recommend that you submit your application or enquire.

V
  • Venezuela

    We generally consider a Licenciatura / Título de [subject area] awarded by a nationally recognised higher education institution in Venezuela to be comparable to a UK Bachelor Honours degree.

    Lower second-class (2.2) equivalent
    Overall grade 13 out of 20 or 6 out of 9 or 61%

    Upper second-class (2.1) equivalent
    Overall grade 15 out of 20 or 7 out of 9 or 71%

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