The table below lists the minimum requirements required to meet registration onto the ACCA professional qualification if you obtained your qualification in South Africa.

If you do not meet the minimum entrance requirements listed you may be interested to find out more about ACCA’s Foundation level awards.

FIA-CAT- No Minimum entry requirements are need.

Johannesburg Polytechnic Minimum Requirements for Admission to Foundations in Accountancy / Certified Accounting Technician:

  • National Senior Certificate- 40% in Mathematics /Mathematical Literacy and English
  • O’level Certificate- Grade C and above in English and Mathematics or 12 years of education with good grades in Mathematics and English at more than 50%
  • Recognition of Prior Learning.

ACCA offers exemptions from the ACCA Qualification and Foundation Level qualifications to students who have studied other relevant qualifications. This means you can start your studies at a level that is consistent with the knowledge and skills gained from prior learning and provides you with the quickest route to ACCA membership.

visit: http://www.accaglobal.com/za/en/student/acca-qual-student-journey/getting-started/minimum-entrance-requirements.html for minimum qualifications for different countries.

Claim you exemptions by checking the exemptions database:

https://portal.accaglobal.com/accrweb/faces/page/public/accreditations/enquiry/main/EnqInstitutionsTable.jspx

South Africa Senior Certificate – issued by the Matriculation Board·         Completion of 6 subjects·         5 subjects passed in one sitting

·         Minimum aggregate mark of 45% is obtained

·         3 subjects passed at Higher grade

·         2 passes in a language (one at Higher Grade

Passes in English and Maths

Sufficient for Registration
South Africa National Technical Certificate N1-N3 Insufficient for Registration
South Africa National Senior Certificate – issued by the Matriculation Board·         Students must take 6 subjects·         2 subjects must be languages

·         1 subject must be Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy

·         1 subject must be Life Orientation

·         1 subject must be English

Students must achieve a grade 3 (40% ) or higher

Sufficient for Registration
South Africa Damelin Diploma (any subject) Sufficient for Registration

FOR ALL THE OTHER COUNTRIES SEE BELOW:

ACCA QUALIFICATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Country Qualification Status
Afghanistan Baccalauria / Baccalaureate Certificate Insufficient for registration
Afghanistan GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUSGCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics) Sufficient for registration
Afghanistan Vocational / Technical Baccalauria Insufficient for registration
Albania Certificate of Maturity / Secondary School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Albania Certificate of Maturity / Teknikume (Technical Schools) Insufficient for Registration
Albania Dëftesë Pjekurie – Vocational Maturity Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Algeria Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire Insufficient for Registration
Algeria Baccalauréat Technique / Commercial Insufficient for Registration
Algeria Brevet de Maîtrise / Brevet de Technician Insufficient for Registration
Andorra Secondary School Certificate (Tawjihiya) Insufficient for Registration
Andorra Higher College of technology Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Angola Habilitação Literárias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Angola Pre-university Certificate / Diploma Sufficient for Registration
Angola 2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Antigua and Barbuda 2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A – E)OR6 CAPE units at grade 4 and above.  Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit ie Unit 1 and / or Unity 2.  Each componant unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Counil (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1 – 3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade c or above)

NB Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above of ) level or C XC level.

Sufficient for Registration
Argentina Bachelor Tecnico Insufficient for Registration
Argentina Bachillerato Insufficient for Registration
Argentina Bachillerato Especializado Insufficient for Registration
Argentina Tecnico / Technico Medio Insufficient for Registration
Argentina Tecnico Auxiliar Insufficient for Registration
Argentina Titulo Perito / Perito Mercantil Insufficient for Registration
Armenia Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Certificate of completed secondary (ducation) Insufficient for Registration
Armenia Technical / Vocational Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Technician Diploma) Insufficient for Registration
Armenia Certificate of Basic Education (Himnakan Yndhanur Krtutan Attestat) Insufficient for Registration
Armenia Certificate of completed Secondary Education (Mijnakarg Yndhanur Krtoutian Attestat) Insufficient for Registration
Australia Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) Sufficient for Registration
Australia (Australian Capital Territory) Year 10 Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Australia (Australian Capital Territory) Year 12 Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Australia (Australian Capital Territory) Tertiary Entrance Statement (up to 1998) Sufficient for registration if ‘T’ courses are passed, 3 at Grade B and 2 at Grade C (BBBCC), over 5 separate subjects including English and Maths
Australia (New South Wales) Year 10 Insufficient for Registration
Australia (New South Wales) High School Certificate Sufficient for registration if passes in at least 2 3-unit modules plus 3 2-unit  modules are obtained, over 5 separate subjects including English and Maths
Australia (Northern Territory) Junior Secondary Studies Certificate (Year 10) (awarded until 1999) Insufficient for Registration
Australia (Northern Territory) Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE) (replaced South Australian Certificate of Education (year 12) in 1995)PLUSTertiary Entrance Rank (TER) or University Admissions Index (UAI) or Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) Sufficient for registration if subjects are passed, 3 at Grade B and 2 at Grade C (BBBCC), over 5 separate subjects including English and MathsPLUSAt least 70 is obtained for TER/ UAI/ ATAR
Australia (Queensland) Year 10 Certificate (previously Junior Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Australia (Queensland) Queensland Senior Certificate PLUS Overall Position (OP)PLUSTertiary Entrance Statement (TES)

In 2008 TES was replaced by TEA (Tertiary Entrance Aggregate)

Sufficient for registration if 3 passes at “high achievement” are gained plus 2 passes at “sound achievement” including Maths and EnglishPLUSOP of grade 1 – 6
Australia (South) South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) (replacing year 12 Certificate of Achievement in 1993)PLUSTertiary Entrance Rank (TER) PLUS Tertiary Entrance Score (TES)

In 2008 TES was replaced by TEA (Tertiary Entrance Aggregate)

Sufficient for registration if subjects are passed, 3 at Grade B and 2 at Grade C (BBBCC), over 5 separate subjects including English and MathsPLUSAt least 70 is obtained for TER
Australia (Tasmania) Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) (replaced Higher School Certificate year 12 in 1990)PLUSTertiary Entrance Rank (TER) PLUS Tertiary Entrance Score (TES)

In 2008 TES was replaced by TEA (Tertiary Entrance Aggregate)

Sufficient for registration if a minimum of 5 Tertiary Subjects are passed with a grade of “High Achievement” over 5 separate subjects including English and MathsPLUSAt least 70 is obtained for TER
Australia (Tasmania) Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) (replaced Higher School Certificate year 10 (until 1990)) Insufficient for Registration
Australia (Victoria) Tertiary Entrance Score (until 1993)In 2008 TES was replaced by TEA (Tertiary Entrance Aggregate) Sufficient for registration if a score of at least 309 is obtained.
Australia (Victoria) Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) (replaced HSC in 1992) PLUS Victorian Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER) Sufficient for registration if subjects are passed, 3 at Grade B and 2 at Grade C (BBBCC), over 5 separate subjects including English and MathsPLUSAt least 70 is obtained for ENTER
Australia (West) Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE)PLUS(Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) or University Admissions Index (UAI) or Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR))

PLUS

Tertiary Entrance Score (TES)

In 2008 TES was replaced by TEA (Tertiary Entrance Aggregate)

Sufficient for registration if subjects are passed, 3 at 70% or above and 2 at 60% or above, over 5 separate subjects including English and MathsPLUSAt least 70 is obtained for TER/ UAI/ ATAR

PLUS

TES of at least 337/510

Austria Abschlussprüfungszeugnis from a Berufsbildende Mittere Schule (BMS) (2 years) Insufficient for Registration
Austria Abschlusszeugnis from Berufsschule / Berufsbildende Pflichtschule Insufficient for Registration
Austria Abschlussprüfungszeugnis from a Berufsbildende Mittere Schule (BMS) (3-4 years) Sufficient for Registration
Austria Aufbaustudium Sufficient for Registration
Austria Reifeprüfung / Matura from Allgemeinbildende Höhere Schulen Sufficient for Registration
Austria Meister / Meisterbrief Sufficient for Registration
Azerbaijan Orta Təhsil Haqqında Şəhadətnamə (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education) Grade 10/Grade 11 Insufficient for Registration
Azerbaijan Diplomu Esas Tehsil Haqqinda Shehadetname (Vocational School/Lyceum Diploma) Insufficient for Registration
Bahamas Bahamas Junior Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Bahamas 2 passes at GCE/VCE A Level(grades A – E) Plus 3 GCSE / Vocational GCSEPLUS

GCE O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C) including Maths and English

Sufficient for Registration
Bahrain Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Bangladesh Alm (from Bangladesh Madrasah Education Board) Insufficient for Registration
Bangladesh Secondary School Certificate (SSC)/Intermediate Certificate/Higher School Certificate (HSC) Insufficient for Registration
Bangladesh Bachelor degree (except from private universities listed as ‘Good’ by UGC – see below)Private universities rated as ‘Good’ by UGC

North South University, Dhaka

Independent University, Dhaka

International Islamic University, Dhaka

American International University, Dhaka

East West University, Dhaka

BRAC University, Dhaka

University of Development Alternative, Dhaka

Stamford University, Dhaka

Daffodil International University, Dhaka

Sufficient for Registration
Bangladesh Diploma (from Bangladesh Technical Education Board) Sufficient for Registration
Barbados Barbados Secondary School Certificate Part 1 Insufficient for Registration
Barbados 2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)OR6 CAPE units at grade 4 and above

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O’Level or CXC level.

Sufficient for Registration
Belarus Атэстат аб агульнай сярэдняй адукацыi Svidetel’stvoo Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of General Secondary Education)Grade 10/Grade 11 Insufficient for Registration
Belarus Дыплом аб сярэдняй спецыяльнай адукацыi / Diplom o Srednem Spetsialnom Obrazovanii / (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education) Insufficient for Registration
Belarus Пасведчанне аб базавай Aдукацыі (Certificate of Basic Secondary Education) Insufficient for Registration
Belgium Getuigschrift 6 Insufficient for Registration
Belgium Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs (previously Getuigschrift van Hoger Middelbaar Onderwijs) Insufficient for Registration
Belgium Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire du deuxieme degré Insufficient for Registration
Belgium Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Inférieur (previously Diplôme d’Humanités Inférieures) (phased out) Insufficient for Registration
Belgium Bekwaamheidsdiploma dat Toegang verleent tot het Hoger Onderwijs Bekwaamheidsdiploma (phased out) Sufficient for Registration
Belgium Diplôme d’Accès à l’Enseignment Supérieur (until 1992/3) (previously Diplôme d’Aptitude à Acceder à l’Enseignement Supérieur) Sufficient for Registration
Belgium Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur (since 1993/4) Sufficient for Registration
Belgium Brevet van de Aanvullende Secundaire Beroepsschool (secondary vocational education programme) Sufficient for Registration
Belize 2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)OR6 CAPE units at grade 4 and above

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O’Level or CXC level.

Sufficient for Registration
Benin Baccalauréat Insufficient for Registration
Benin Baccalauréat de Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Benin Brevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle Insufficient for Registration
Benin Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Economiques Générales (DUEEG) Sufficient for Registration
Benin Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Juridiques Générales (DUEJG) Sufficient for Registration
Benin Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL) Sufficient for Registration
Benin Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
Bermuda Bermuda Secondary School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Bhutan Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Bhutan Indian School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Bhutan Royal Technical Institute Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Bolivia Bachiller Humanistíco Insufficient for Registration
Bolivia Bachiller Técnico Medio (Middle level Technician) Insufficient for Registration
Bolivia Bachiller Técnico Perito (Middle level Technician) Insufficient for Registration
Bolivia Diploma de Technico Basico Insufficient for Registration
Bosnia Herzegovina Matura (before 1980 from the Gimnazija / academic upper secondary course) Sufficient for Registration
Botswana 2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Botswana Junior Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Brazil Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Fundamental (Post 1999 reform) Insufficient for Registration
Brazil Certificado de Conclusão de Segundo Grau (Pre 1996 reform) Insufficient for Registration
Brazil Certificado de Ensino Médio (Post 1996 reform) Insufficient for Registration
Brazil Certificado Primero Grau (Pre 1999 reform) Insufficient for Registration
Brazil Diploma de Técnico de Nível Médio (Technician) (Pre 1996 reform) Insufficient for Registration
Brazil Diploma de Técnico de Segundo Grau (Technician Diploma of secondary level) Insufficient for Registration
Brazil Nível Básico/ Nível Técnico (Post 1996 reform) Insufficient for Registration
Brazil Vestibular / ENEM / PAS Insufficient for Registration
Brazil Diploma Tecnico em Contabilidade Insufficient for Registration
Brunei Darussalam GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUSGCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics) Sufficient for Registration
Bulgaria Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education) Sufficient for Registration
Burkina Faso Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré Insufficient for Registration
Burkina Faso Baccalauréat de Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Burkina Faso Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG) Sufficient for Registration
Burkina Faso Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL) Sufficient for Registration
Burkina Faso Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
Burundi Candidature Sufficient for Registration
Burundi Certificat du Tronc Commun Insufficient for Registration
Burundi Diplôme des Humanités Complètes Insufficient for Registration
Burundi Technicien (Diploma A2)/A3 Insufficient for Registration
Cambodia School qualifications from Cambodia cannot be considered for entry to the ACCA Qualification, or exemption from either the ACCA Qualification or CAT.
Cambodia Master’s degree Sufficient for Registration
Cambodia Diploma (postgraduate) Sufficient for Registration
Cameroon Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat de Technicien/Baccalaureat de l’enseignment secondaire Technique/ Probatoire de l’enseignment Secondaire Technique Insufficient for Registration
Cameroon Brevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle/ Brevet d’Etudes Professionnelles Insufficient for Registration
Cameroon Brevet de Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Cameroon Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (Higher Technicians Certificate) Sufficient for Registration
Cameroon Certificat d’Aptitude Professionnelle Insufficient for Registration
Cameroon 2 passes at Cameroon GCE A Level / GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at Cameroon GCE O Level / GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Canada Canadian International Matriculation Programme CIMP Sufficient for registration if a minimum of 5 subjectsPLUSENG4U have been achieved. (Grade 12 university preparation)
Canada (Alberta) General High School Diploma Sufficient for registration providing an average of 65% is attained in 5 grade 12 courses, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (British Colombia) Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma Sufficient for registration providing at least 5 Bs are obtained, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (Manitoba) High School Graduation Diploma Sufficient for registration providing an average of 65% is attained in at least 5 credits have been awarded at the 300 level in at least 4 subject areas, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (New Brunswick) High School Graduation Diploma Sufficient for registration providing an average mark of 65% is obtained in 5 subjects, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (Newfoundland) High School Graduation Diploma Sufficient for registration providing an average mark of 65% is obtained in 5 subjects, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (North West Territories) General High School Diploma Sufficient for registration providing at least 65% is attained in 5 grade 12 courses, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (Nova Scotia) High School Completion Certificate Sufficient for registration providing an average of 65% is attained over 5 subjects at Level 4 or 5, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (Ontario) Ontario Academic Courses (OACs) or from 2004 onwardsORGrade 12 Secondary School Diploma (Advanced) Sufficient for registration providing 6 OAC’s are passed at Grade B, including English and Maths or equivalentORSufficient for registration providing 6 grade 12 U, U/C or M courses at Advanced level including English and Maths
Canada (Prince Edward Island) High School Graduation Diploma Sufficient for registration providing an average mark of 65% is obtained in at least 5 grade 12 subjects, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (Quebec) Diplome d’Etudes Secondaires (DES)  Insufficient for registration –GCSE standard (grades A,B,C)on a subject for subject basis
Canada (Saskatchewan) Complete Division IV Grade 12 Standing (Secondary School Certificate) Sufficient for registration if at least 65% is obtained over 5 subjects, including English and Maths or equivalent
Canada (Yukon Territory) Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma Sufficient for registration providing at least 5 Bs are obtained, including English and Maths or equivalent
Central African Republic Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat Technique Insufficient for Registration
Central African Republic Brevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle (BEPC) Insufficient for Registration
Central African Republic Certificat d’Aptitude Professionnelle Insufficient for Registration
Central African Republic Diplôme de Technicien d’Agriculture Tropicale Insufficient for Registration
Central African Republic Diplôme d’Etudes Economiques Générales (DEEG) Sufficient for Registration
Central African Republic Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG) Sufficient for Registration
Central African Republic Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Juridiques (DUEJ) Sufficient for Registration
Central African Republic Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Litteraires (DUEL) Sufficient for Registration
Central African Republic Diplome Universitaire d’Etudes Scientificques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
Chad Apprenticeship Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Chad Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat Technique Insufficient for Registration
Chad Certificate of Vocational Aptitude Insufficient for Registration
Chad Diplôme Universitaires de Lettres Modernes (DULMO) Sufficient for Registration
Chad Diplôme Universitaires de Sciences (DUS) Sufficient for Registration
Chad Diplôme Universitaires de Sciences Juridiques, Economiques et de Gestion (DUSJEG) Sufficient for Registration
Chile Licencia de Educación Media Insufficient for Registration
Chile Licencia de Educación Media Técnico Insufficient for Registration
Chile Técnico Medio Insufficient for Registration
China UEE plus SHSGE plus successful completion  of 1 full year of degree / diploma from a recognised institutionStudents who are able to submit copies of their SHSGE or UEE confirming their pass in English will be permitted to opt in to the OXB programme at the time of their initial registration.  If they do not have a qualification that meets the English language requirement, they will not be able to opt in to the programme until after they have sat and completed paper 1.3. 

N.B.These students must submit copies of the following documentation:

Letter of confirmation from a recognised institution confirming the student’s enrolment

Academic transcript confirming the student’s successful completion of one full year of a degree / diploma

Official English translations of the above

Sufficient for Registration
China Diploma from a secondary school (zhixiao) Insufficient for Registration
China Middle School Qualifications from China Insufficient for Registration
China International Baccalaureate Organization Sufficient for Registration
China Matriculation to University (Bachelor or Masters) Sufficient for Registration
Colombia Bachillerato (sometimes called Diploma de Bachillér) Insufficient for Registration
Colombia Bachillerato Técnico Insufficient for Registration
Congo Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat Technique Insufficient for Registration
Congo Brevet de Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Congo Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL) Sufficient for Registration
Congo Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
Costa Rica Bachillerato (secondary education) Insufficient for Registration
Costa Rica Técnico Medio Insufficient for Registration
Croatia International Baccalaureate Sufficient for Registration
Croatia School Leaving Certificate / Matriculation Certificate (from Arts and Vocational Schools) Sufficient for Registration
Croatia Medunarodna matura (identical to the International Baccalauréat) obtained from some Gimnazija (secondary schools) in Zagreb and Varazdin Sufficient for Registration
Croatia Maturatna Svjedodzba (Matriculation Certificate) / School Leaving Certificate Sufficient for Registration
Croatia Svjedodžba o Završnom Ispitu (Certificate of Completed Education) Insufficient for Registration
Cuba Obrero Calificado (Skilled Worker Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Cuba Perito Insufficient for Registration
Cuba Pre-University Course Insufficient for Registration
Cuba Secondary School Completion Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Cuba Técnico Medio Insufficient for Registration
Cuba Título de Bachiller Insufficient for Registration
Cuba Título de Técnica en (nivel medio superior) Insufficient for Registration
Cyprus Apolytirion Lykeion Students must have an overall average of 17 / 85%. A minimum of 50% must be achieved in each of 5 subjects (to include English and a numeric subject)An Apolyterian of 16 or 80% including English and Maths plus LCCI third level Accounting is sufficient for registration
Cyprus Lise Bitirme Diploma Students must have an overall average of 8A minimum of 50% must be achieved in each of 5 subjects (to include English and a numeric subject)
Cyprus GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUSGCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics) Sufficient for Registration
Cyprus Higher Diploma (any subject) Sufficient for registration
Czech Republic Maturitni Zkouška / Maturita Sufficient for Registration
Czech Republic Vysvedcení o Maturitní Zkoušce (School Leaving Certificate with Maturita from technical / vocational schools) Sufficient for Registration
Czech Republic Výucní List (Apprenticeship / vocational certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Denmark (inc Greenland) Basic Vocational Training Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Denmark (inc Greenland) Folkeskolens 10 Klasseprøve (formerly Folkeskolens Afgangsprøve) (10th form advanced leaving examination) Insufficient for Registration
Denmark (inc Greenland) Folkeskolens 9 Klasseprøve Insufficient for Registration
Denmark (inc Greenland) Bevis for Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) Sufficient for Registration
Djibouti Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire Sufficient for Registration
Djibouti Brevet d’Enseignement Fondamental (B.E.F) Insufficient for Registration
Djibouti Brevet d’Etudes Professionnelles (BEP) Insufficient for Registration
Djibouti Diplôme de Certificat d’Apprentissage et de Perfectionnement (CAP) Insufficient for Registration
Djibouti Baccalauréat Professionnel (BP) Sufficient for Registration
Djibouti Baccalauréat Technologique (BT) Sufficient for Registration
Djibouti Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) Sufficient for Registration
Dominica 2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)OR6 CAPE units at grade 4 and above

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O’Level or CXC level.

 

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Dominica Associate Degree Sufficient for Registration
Dominican Republic Bachillerato Insufficient for Registration
Dominican Republic Bachillerato Técnico Insufficient for Registration
Dominican Republic Perito (on completion of grade 12 or 13) Insufficient for Registration
DR Congo Diplôme d’Etat d’Etudes Secondaires du Cycle Long Insufficient for Registration
DR Congo Examen d’Etat Insufficient for Registration
DR Congo Graduat Sufficient for Registration
Ecuador Bachillerato / Titulo de Bachiller Insufficient for Registration
Ecuador Bachillerato Tecnico / Titulo de Bachiller Tecnico Insufficient for Registration
Ecuador Título de Maestro/a en la Rama Artesenal de… / Título de Maestro de Taller en Insufficient for Registration
Egypt Al Azhar General Secondary School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Egypt Technical Secondary School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Egypt Thanaweya A’ama (General Secondary School Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Egypt Advanced Certificate of Technical Education (five years from a Technical Secondary School) Insufficient for Registration
El Salvador Bachiller / Bachillerato (academic) Insufficient for Registration
El Salvador Bachiller Industrial / en Comercio y Administración (or other technical / vocational specialisations) Insufficient for Registration
El Salvador Técnico / Perito / Auxiliar Sufficient for Registration
Eritrea Eritrean Secondary Education Certificate Examination (ESECE) Insufficient for Registration
Eritrea Eritrean Secondary Education Certificate Examination (technical courses) Insufficient for Registration
Eritrea Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate (prior to independence) Insufficient for Registration
Estonia Diplom (from a Kutsekõrgharidus / tertiary vocational level) Sufficient for Registration
Estonia Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus (Secondary School Certificate) – at grade 12 Sufficient for Registration
Estonia Lõputunnistus Kutse-ja Keskhariduse Omandamise Kohta (Secondary / Lower vocational school leaving certificate) (until 1998) Sufficient for Registration
Estonia Tunnistus keskhariduse baasil kutsekeskhariduse omandamise kohta (Vocational Secondary Certificate) Sufficient for Registration
Estonia Tunnistus põhihariduse baasil kutsekeskhariduse omandamise kohta (Vocational Secondary Certificate) Sufficient for Registration
Estonia Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus with the Riigieksamitunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate with the State Examination Certificate) Sufficient for Registration
Estonia Lõputunnistus põhihariduse baasil kutsekeskhariduse omandamise kohta (Vocational Secondary Education Certificate (post-basic education)) Sufficient for Registration
Ethiopia TVET Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Ethiopia Medium TVET Level 1 or 2 Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Ethiopia Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Ethiopia Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination (from 2003) Insufficient for Registration
Ethiopia Ethiopian General Secondary Education Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Ethiopia GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUSGCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics) Sufficient for Registration
Fiji Fiji School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Fiji Form 7 Examination Insufficient for Registration
Fiji New Zealand University Entrance Certificate (until 1988) Insufficient for Registration
Finland Ylioppilastutkinto / studentexamen (Matriculation Examination) Sufficient for Registration
France Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat avec Option Internationale Sufficient for Registration
France Diplome National de Brevet (previously, Brevet des Collèges / Brevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle) Insufficient for Registration
France Certificat d’Aptitude Professionnelle (CAP) Insufficient for Registration
Gabon Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat Technique Insufficient for Registration
Gabon Brevet de Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Gabon Brevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle (BEPC) Insufficient for Registration
Gabon Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG) Sufficient for Registration
Gabon Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Economiques (DUEE) Sufficient for Registration
Gabon Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Juridiques (DUEJ) Sufficient for Registration
Gabon Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL) Sufficient for Registration
Gabon Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
Gambia 2 passes at West African Examination Council GCE A Level [grades A-E] / GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at West African Examination Council School Certificate [grades 1 – 6] / GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]  (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics) Sufficient for Registration
Gambia Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate (from West African Examinations Council) Insufficient for Registration
Gambia Certificate (from the Gambia College) Insufficient for Registration
Gambia Certificate in Architectural Draughtmanship (from Gambia Technical Training Institute) Insufficient for Registration
Gambia Diploma (from Gambia Technical Training Institute) Insufficient for Registration
Gambia Secondary Technical School Leaving Certificate / Middle School Leaving Certificate (phased out) Insufficient for Registration
Gambia Senior Secondary Technical School Leaving Certificate (phased out) Insufficient for Registration
Gambia Technician Certificate (from Gambia Technical Training Institute) Insufficient for Registration
Gambia Technician Diploma (from Gambia Technical Training Institute) Sufficient for Registration
Georgia Attestat o srednem obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education – grade 11) Insufficient for Registration
Georgia Diplom ob okanchanii proftekhuchilishcha (Diploma of Completed Vocational-Technical Education) Insufficient for Registration
Georgia Prophesiul Teknikuri Sastsavleblis Diplomi (Technical School Leaving Diploma) Insufficient for Registration
Georgia Sashualo Skolis Atestati (Secondary School Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Georgia Shualo Specialuri Sastsavleblis Diplomi (Special School Leaving Diploma) Insufficient for Registration
Georgia Secondary Vocational Education Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Georgia Certificate of Incomplete Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Georgia Primary Vocational Education Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Germany Berufsfachschulabschluß awarded after a one year course Insufficient for Registration
Germany Berufsfachschulabschluß awarded after a two to three year course Sufficient for Registration
Germany Berufsgrundbildungsjahr/ Berufsschulabschluß Insufficient for Registration
Germany Hauptschulabschluß (awarded on completion of year 9 or 10) Insufficient for Registration
Germany Industrie-und Handelskammer Prüfung Insufficient for Registration
Germany Meisterbrief Sufficient for Registration
Germany Realschulabschluß / Mittlere Reife / Mittlerer Schulabschluß / Erweiterter Realschulabschluß Insufficient for Registration
Germany Staatlich Geprüfte(r) Technischer/Kaufmännischer Assistent(in) Sufficient for Registration
Germany Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife / Abitur Sufficient for Registration
Germany Urkunde Sufficient for Registration
Germany Zwischenzeugnis / Vordiplom Sufficient for Registration
Germany Facharbeiterbrief / Gesellenbrief / Kaufmannsgehilfenbrief Sufficient for Registration
Ghana Basic Education Certificate Examination / Junior Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Former Middle School Leaving Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Ghana Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)/ West African Senior School Certificate Examination 6 separate and distinct subjects at grades A – D or 1 – 6, including English Language and Mathematics (or their equivalent)Note: one subject can be accepted at grade E providing at least three out of the six subjects have been passed at grades A – C.  Maths and English must be passed at grades A – DOR

20 points and minimum C grades in English and Mathematics (and not credits (D Grades) in these subjects)

Ghana Post Middle School Certificate A/ Post Secondary Certificate A Insufficient for Registration
Ghana West African Higher School Certificate(WAEC – Advanced Business Certificate examinations can be accepted and treated as ‘A’ Levels) 2 ‘A’ Levels plus 3 GCSEs (5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)
Ghana WAEC – Ghana Commercial Examinations 3 Stage ‘3’s plus 2 Stage ‘2’s / 2 ‘O’ Levels
Ghana 2 passes at West African A Levels (grades A-E)PLUS3 passes at West African O levels (grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)Levels

Sufficient for Registration
Ghana Ghana Education Service – Diploma in Business Studies (any option) Sufficient for registration
Ghana Diploma (not awarded by a University of Polytechnic) Insufficient for registration
Greece Apolytirion of Lykeio with an average of 17 and above (in 5 separate subjects including Mathematics & English) Sufficient for Registration
Greece Apolytirion of Gymnasio Insufficient for Registration
Greece IEK Diploma Sufficient for Registration
Greece Ptychio TES / TEL (Certificate / Diploma from a School of Technical & Vocational Education) Insufficient for Registration
Greece Ptychion TEE (Diploma Cycle A) (from 1999) Insufficient for Registration
Greece Ptychion TEE (Higher Diploma Cycle B) (from 1999) Insufficient for Registration
Grenada 2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)OR6 CAPE units at grade 4 and above

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O’Level or CXC level.

 

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Grenada Associate Degree Insufficient for Registration
Guatemala Bachiller en (vocational / technical subject) Insufficient for Registration
Guatemala Bachillerato Insufficient for Registration
Guatemala Perito en (vocational / technical subject) Insufficient for Registration
Guinea Baccalauréat 1ère partie// Baccalauréat 2ème partie Insufficient for Registration
Guinea Brevet Elémentaire Insufficient for Registration
Guinea Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG) Sufficient for Registration
Guinea Ouvrier Qualifié / Brevet d’Etudes Professionelles Insufficient for Registration
Guinea Bissau Certificate de Formacao Tecnica e Professional Insufficient for Registration
Guyana Technician Certificate Sufficient for Registration
Guyana 2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-EPLUS3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

OR

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

(in 5 separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

 

Sufficient for Registration

Guyana Associate of Science (from the University of Guyana) Sufficient for Registration
Haiti Baccalauréat (reformed system) Insufficient for Registration
Haiti Baccalauréat I (Rhétorique)/ Philosophie) Insufficient for Registration
Haiti Brevet d’Aptitude Professionelle Insufficient for Registration
Haiti Brevet Elémentaire du Premier Cycle Insufficient for Registration
Haiti Brevet Supérieur Insufficient for Registration
Haiti Diplôme d’Enseignement Secondaire Insufficient for Registration
Haiti Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures / Professional title (or equivalent) Sufficient for Registration
Honduras Bachillerato Insufficient for Registration
Honduras Perito / Bachiller Técnico / Bachiller Industriel Insufficient for Registration
Honduras Técnico Medio Sufficient for Registration
Hong Kong Project Springboard Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Hong Kong Up to and including 20112 passes at the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE)(Grades A – E)

PLUS

3 credits in Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) Syllabus B or C

(Grades A – C)

Including English and Mathematics

 

Sufficient for Registration

Hong Kong 2012 and afterHong Kong Diploma of Secondary Examination (HKDSE)4 core subjects (Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and Liberal Studies) in grades 3, 4, 5, 5* or 5**

PLUS

1 elective subject with a pass of Attained or Attained with distinction OR grades A-E

Sufficient for Registration
Hong Kong A credit at the HKCEE plus 3 passes at the HKALE (including English and Mathematics) Sufficient for Registration
Hong Kong Hong Kong Higher Level Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Hong Kong Certificate (from a technical institute) Sufficient for Registration
Hungary Szakmunkas Insufficient for Registration
Iceland Studentsprof (from Gymnasium) Sufficient for Registration
Iceland Sveinsbréf (Journeyman’s examination) Insufficient for Registration
India (inc Bhutan) Matriculation Certificate / Secondary School Certificate /All India Secondary School Certificate / India Certificate of Secondary Education – awarded on completion of Standard X Insufficient for registration
India (inc Bhutan) 10+2 / India School Certificate / Intermediate Certificate / Higher School Certificate / Higher Secondary Certificate / Pre-University Course Sufficient for registration(providing passes are held in 5 subjects (at least 3 in Year XII) including English and Mathematics / Accounts, mark of 65% in at least 2 subjects and over 50% on the others)(For the Higher Secondary Certificate the marks are out of 200, so over 130 meets the 65% requirement and over 100 meets the 50% requirement.)

Below is a breakdown of the grades in terms of percentage and actual grade.

50%-60% = Satisfactory = C1

60%-70% = Good = B2

85%+, 80%-85%, 70%-80% = A1–A2, B1

India (inc Bhutan) All India Senior School Certificate/Senior Secondary School Examination Sufficient for registration(providing passes are held in 5 subjects including English and Mathematics / Accounts, mark of 65% in at least 2 subjects and over 50% on the others)
India (inc Bhutan) Polytechnics / College of Technology Diploma (One year) Insufficient for Registration
Indonesia Examination of Basic Cycle Insufficient for Registration
Indonesia Sarjana Muda (often referred to as ‘bachelor’) – until 1981 Sufficient for Registration
Indonesia STTB SMA with a score of 6 or above Sufficient for Registration
Indonesia Ijazah – Sekolah Menegah Kejuruan/MadrasahAliyah Kejuruan (SMK/MAK) Certificate of Graduation from Vocational/Islamic Secondary SchoolIjazah – Sekolah Menengah Atas Sufficient for Registration
Iran First Degree Technician’s Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Iran National Entrance Exam (Kunkur) Sufficient for Registration
Iran Associate Degree (Fogh Diplom) Sufficient for Registration
Iran High School Diploma (3 years) /High School Diploma (vocational stream) /Second Degree Technician’s Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Iraq Certificate of Intermediate Education / Third Form Baccalauréat Insufficient for Registration
Iraq Certificate of Preparatory Education / Sixth Form Baccalauréat Insufficient for Registration
Iraq Certificate of Vocational Preparatory Education / Vocational Baccalauréat Insufficient for Registration
Iraq Primary and Intermediate Teaching Certificate (awarded by Teacher Training Institutes, Central Teacher Institutes and Fine Arts Institutes) Sufficient for Registration
Ireland Irish Leaving Certificate in at least five separate subjects (including Mathematics & English) with at least 3 subjects at Higher (ARD) Level (Grade C3 or above) and at least 2 subjects at Grade D3 or above, either at Higher (ARD) or Ordinary (Gnath) LevelN.B.  Unless otherwise stated, all subjects are taught in English.  The subject of Economics is sufficient to meet English language requirements. Sufficient for Registration
Ireland 2 passes at GCE / VCE A Level (grades A-E)PLUS3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE       O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

In Maths and English

Sufficient for Registration
Ireland 1 GCE / VCE A Level pass (grades A-E)PLUS2 GCE / VCE AS Level (Supplementary / Subsidiary) passes (grades A-E) Sufficient for Registration
Ireland Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education (double award – 12 units)/ Advanced General National Vocational Qualification Sufficient for Registration
Ireland 3 LCCI Higher passesPLUS2 LCCI Intermediate Level passes

In Maths and Engliah

Sufficient for Registration
Ireland Junior Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Ireland National Certificate Business Studies Sufficient for Registration
Ireland National Diploma (non relevant) Sufficient for Registration
Israel Bagrut (Matriculation) or Mechina Sufficient for Registration
Israel Handassai (Licensed Practical Engineer) Insufficient for Registration
Israel Technai (Qualified Technician) Sufficient for Registration
Italy Diploma di Licenza della Scuola Media Insufficient for Registration
Italy Diploma di Maestro d’Arte Insufficient for Registration
Italy Diploma di Maturità Classica/Scientifica/Tecnica/Linguistica/Professionale/Magistrale/Artistica (up until 1999) Sufficient for Registration
Italy Diploma di Qualifica Professionale Insufficient for Registration
Italy Esame di Stato (from 1999) Sufficient for Registration
Ivory Coast Baccalauréat Technique Insufficient for Registration
Ivory Coast Brevet d’Etudes Professionnelle (BEP) Insufficient for Registration
Ivory Coast Certificat d’Aptitude Professionnelle (CAP) Insufficient for Registration
Ivory Coast Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré / Baccalauréat Insufficient for Registration
Ivory Coast Diplôme d’Etudes Economiques Générales (DEEG) Sufficient for Registration
Ivory Coast Diplôme d’Etudes Juridiques Générales (DEJG) Sufficient for Registration
Ivory Coast Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG) Sufficient for Registration
Ivory Coast Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL) Sufficient for Registration
Ivory Coast Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
Jamaica Associate Degree Sufficient for Registration
Jamaica Jamaica School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Jamaica Secondary School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Jamaica NVQ of Jamaica Level 1-2 Insufficient for Registration
Jamaica 2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)OR6 CAPE units at grade 4 and above

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O Level or CXC level.

 

 

 

Sufficient for Registration

Jamaica National Vocational Qualification of Jamaica Level 3-5 Insufficient for Registration
Japan Graduation Certificate from a Technical High School Insufficient for Registration
Japan Lower Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Chugakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho) Insufficient for Registration
Japan Vocational Training Certificate / Diploma (awarded by Vocational Training Colleges of Ministry of Labour) Sufficient for Registration
Japan Special Training School Upper Secondary Certificate (Senshu gakko koto-ka sotsugyuo menjo) Insufficient for Registration
Japan Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho) Insufficient for Registration
Jordan Certificate of Applied/General Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Jordan Certificate of Vocational Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Kazakhstan Attestat o srednem obrazovami (Certificate of Secondary Education, grade 10/11) Insufficient for Registration
Kazakhstan Diploma of Completed Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Kazakhstan Diploma of Completed Vocational Education Insufficient for Registration
Kenya Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Students being registered from 16 August 2010Registration if – Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or above with grades A to C (Plain) in five separate subjects including English and Mathematics.Students registered prior to 16 August 2010

Registration if – Mean Grade C (Plain) or above with passes in five separate subjects including English and Mathematics.

Kenya 2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics) Sufficient for Registration
Kenya Kenya Junior Secondary Education (KJSE) Insufficient for Registration
Kenya International Baccalaureate Diplome Sufficient for Registration
Kenya Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) Insufficient for Registration
Kuwait Diploma from a Technical Institute Sufficient for Registration
Kuwait Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a’ama (General Secondary School Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Kuwait Vocational Training Centre Certificate / Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Kyrgyzstan Attestat o srednem obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education, grade 10/11) Insufficient for Registration
Kyrgyzstan Diploma of Mid-Level Specialist Insufficient for Registration
Kyrgyzstan Diplom ob okanchanii proftekhuchilishcha (Diploma of Completed Vocational-Technical Education) Insufficient for Registration
Kyrgyzstan Certificate of Technical & Professional Education Insufficient for Registration
Kyrgyzstan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Kyrgyzstan Certificate of Qualification Insufficient for Registration
Laos Baccalauréat Insufficient for Registration
Laos Vocational School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Latvia Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu (Attestation.Certificate of General Secondary Education) Sufficient for Registration
Latvia Diploms par arodizglītību (Diploma of Vocational Education) Sufficient for Registration
Latvia Diploma of Secondary Vocational Education (since 1999)      Sufficient for Registration Sufficient for Registration
Latvia Diploms T par vidējo speciālo izglītību (Diploma T of Specialised Secondary Education) Sufficient for Registration
Latvia Diploms par profesionālo vidējo izglītību (level III) (Diploma of Secondary Professional Education) Sufficient for Registration
Latvia Diploms par augstako arodizglitibu (Diploma of Higher Vocational Education) / Tehnikum (T) diploma Sufficient for Registration
Latvia Diploma of Basic vocational Education – Diploms par arodpamatizqlitibu Insufficient for Registration
Latvia Certificate of Vocational Education Insufficient for Registration
Latvia Apliecība par deviņgadīgo izglītību (Certificate of Nine Years of Education) Insufficient for Registration
Latvia Apliecība par pamatizglītību (Certificate of Basic Education) Insufficient for Registration
Lebanon réat General (Baccalauréat II before 1991) Insufficient for Registration
Lebanon Baccalauréat I (before 1991) Insufficient for Registration
Lebanon Baccalauréat Technique Insufficient for Registration
Lebanon Brevet d’Etudes/ Brevet Professionnelle Insufficient for Registration
Lesotho 2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Lesotho College or Polytechnic Certificate / Diploma (2 years) Insufficient for Registration
Lesotho Junior Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Lesotho National Diploma Sufficient for Registration
Liberia Junior High School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Liberia Senior High School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Libya General Secondary Certificate / High School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for registration
Libya Intermediate Vocational Certificate Insufficient for registration
Libya Basic Education Certificate Insufficient for registration
Libya Secondary Education Certificate Insufficient for registration
Liechtenstein Matura certificate (Type B or Type E) Sufficient for Registration
Lithuania Pagrindinio Išsilavinimo Pažymejimas (Basic School Leaving Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Lithuania Brandos Atestatas (Certificate of Maturity) from a Gymnasium or Secondary School Insufficient for Registration
Lithuania Brandos Atestatas (Certificate of Maturity) (from a Vocational School or Technological Lyceum) Sufficient for Registration
Luxembourg Brevet de Technicien Supérieur Sufficient for Registration
Luxembourg Certificat d’Aptitude Technique et Professionnelle Insufficient for Registration
Luxembourg Certificat de Fin d’Etudes Moyennes/ Primaires Insufficient for Registration
Macao Ensino Secundário Complementar Sufficient for Registration
Macao First year level, English School of Undergraduate Studies (from former Open College of the University of East Asia) Sufficient for Registration
Macao Hong Kong Certificate of Education Insufficient for Registration
Macao Certificate of Higher Education Form 6 Sufficient for Registration
Macedonia Matura (before 1980 from the Gimnazija / academic upper secondary course) / Secondary School Leaving Diploma (before 1980 from a technical secondary school) Sufficient for Registration
Madagascar Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement du Second Degré Insufficient for Registration
Madagascar Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Technique Insufficient for Registration
Madagascar Brevet de Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Madagascar Diplôme Universitaire de Technicien Supérieur (DUTS) Sufficient for Registration
Madagascar Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL) Sufficient for Registration
Madagascar Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
Malawi Trade Test Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Malawi Junior Secondary School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Malawi Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) Insufficient for Registration
Malawi Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) Sufficient for Registration
Malaysia 2 principal passes at STPM (grade C or above), plus 3 credits at SPM (grade C or above) (in 5 separate subjects, including English and Mathematics) Sufficient for Registration
Malaysia Matriculation CertificateA minimum CGPA of 2.50, including Mathematics and English. Sufficient for Registration
Malaysia ATAR of at least 70PLUS5 credits (grade C or above) SPM (in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English) Sufficient for Registration
Malaysia Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)2 subjects with grade A PLUS 3 other subjects with grades A-C (including English and Maths) Sufficient for Registration
Malaysia 2 passes at GCE / VCE A Level (grades A-E)PLUS3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
Malaysia 3 LCCI Higher passes/A levels/STPM (Group diploma is equivalent to 3 LCCI Higher passes)PLUS2 LCCI Intermediate Level passes/O level/SPM

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
Maldives 2 passes at GCE / VCE / A Level (grades A-E)PLUS3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE / O Level passes

(grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
Mali Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat Technique Insufficient for Registration
Mali Brevet de Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Mali Certificat d’Aptitude Professionelle Insufficient for Registration
Mali Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG) Sufficient for Registration
Malta Secondary Education Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Malta IGCSE Insufficient for Registration
Malta Fully completed Advanced Matriculation Certificate (AM) Sufficient for Registration
Malta Fully completed Matriculation Certificate Examination (from the University of Malta), including 2 passes [grades A-E] at Advanced Level & 3 passes at Intermediate level Sufficient for Registration
Malta 2 GCE A Levels OR Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 GCE O Level OR Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Malta 2 Advanced level passes from part-complete Matriculation Certificate or Advanced Matriculation Certificate [grades A-E]PLUS3 GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]  OR 3 passes from the Secondary Education Certificate

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Mauritania Brevet d’Etudes du Premier Cycle Insufficient for Registration
Mauritania Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG) Sufficient for Registration
Mauritania Diplôme de Bachelier de I’Enseignement du Second Degré (Baccalauréat) Insufficient for Registration
Mauritius Brevet de Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Mauritius 2 passes at GCE / VCE A Level (grades A-E)PLUS3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE       O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

In Maths and English

Sufficient for Registration
Mauritius University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – International Examinations:2 Principal/A Level subjects (grades A-E)PLUS

3 O Level Subjects (grades A-C)

Sufficient for registration
Mauritius Brevet d’Aptitude Professionnelle Insufficient for Registration
Mexico Bachillerato Insufficient for Registration
Mexico Bachillerato Técnológico Insufficient for Registration
Mexico Preparatoria Técnica Insufficient for Registration
Mexico Técnico Insufficient for Registration
Moldova Atestat de Studii Medii de Cultura Generala (awarded on completion of Grade 11 from a scolile medii de cultura generala) Insufficient for Registration
Moldova Certificat de Absolvire a Scolii Profesionale Polivalente de Treapta I Insufficient for Registration
Moldova Certificat de Absolvire a Scolii Profesionale Polivalente de Treapta II / Maistru (Foreman) Insufficient for Registration
Moldova Certificat de Absolvire a Scolii Profesionale Polivalente de Treapta III / Tehnician (Tehnolog) Sufficient for Registration
Moldova Certificat de Calificare (awarded from a Scoala de Meserii 0.5 -1 years post-Grade 11/Post Grade 9) Insufficient for Registration
Moldova Certificat de Studii Gimnaziale (awarded on completion of Grade 9) Insufficient for Registration
Moldova Diploma de Bacalaureat (awarded on completion of Grade 12 from a lyceum) Sufficient for Registration
Monaco Baccalauréat/ Baccalauréat avec Option Internationale Sufficient for Registration
Monaco Brevet d’Etudes Professionnelles (BEP) (Certificate of Vocational Education Insufficient for Registration
Monaco Certificat d’Aptitude Professionnelle (CAP) (Certificate of Vocational Qualification) Insufficient for Registration
Monaco Brevet des Colleges Insufficient for Registration
Mongolia Certificate of Secondary Vocational Education Insufficient for Registration
Mongolia Certificate of Vocational Education Insufficient for Registration
Mongolia Gerchilgee (School Leaving Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Montenegro Matura (before 1980 from the Gimnazija / academic upper secondary course) / Secondary School Leaving Diploma (before 1980 from a technical secondary school) Sufficient for Registration
Montenegro Secondary School Leaving Diploma (obtained since 1980) Sufficient for Registration
Montenegro Skilled worker apprenticeship courses Insufficient for Registration
Morocco Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire (CES) Insufficient for Registration
Morocco Diplôme de Niveau Qualification/ Spécialisation Insufficient for Registration
Morocco Diplôme de Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Morocco Diplôme du Baccalaureat/ Baccalaureat Technique Insufficient for Registration
Mozambique Certificado de Habilitações Literarias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Mozambique Engenheiro Tecnico / Tecnico Medio Insufficient for Registration
Mozambique Tecnico de contabilidade e gestao Insufficient for Registration
Myanmar Basic Education High School Examinations/Matriculation Insufficient for Registration
Myanmar Technical High School Diploma/Trade School Diploma/Agricultural School Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Namibia Agricultural College Certificate / Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Namibia Junior Secondary Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Namibia Undergraduate Certificate (2 years) Sufficient for Registration
Namibia 2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Namibia Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) at Ordinary Level Insufficient for Registration
Namibia Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) at Higher Level Sufficient for Registration
Namibia Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) Sufficient for Registration
Namibia Undergraduate Diploma1 year or less than 2
2 years or less than 3
Less than 1 year
Insufficient for Registration
Nepal Proficiency Certificate (10+2) Sufficient for Registration on the basis of passes in 5 subjects examined at Year 12.Students must achieve at least 65% in 2 subjects and at least 50% in the remaining 3, including English and Maths.If subjects are split into theory and practice, then two marks should be treated in conjunction with each other.

N.B. passes at Year 11 cannot be accepted.

Accountancy at Year 12 can be accepted in place of Maths

Netherlands Assistentenopleiding (level 1/2) Insufficient for Registration
Netherlands Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO) diploma / Senior general secondary education Insufficient for Registration
Netherlands Lager Beroepsonderwijs (LBO) (until 1992) Insufficient for Registration
Netherlands Vakopleiding (level 3) Insufficient for Registration
Netherlands Voorbereidend Middelbaar Beroepsonderwijs diploma / preparatory secondary vocational education (VMBO) (from 1999, previously MAVO / VBO) Insufficient for Registration
Netherlands Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) (Gymnasium A/B and Atheneum A/B) Diplomas (university preparatory education) Sufficient for Registration
Netherlands Praktijkdiploma Sufficient for Registration
New Zealand Higher School Certificate (awarded on completion of form 7) Insufficient for Registration
New Zealand National Certificate Level 1- 3 Insufficient for Registration
New Zealand National Certificate / Diploma Level 4 Sufficient for Registration
New Zealand National Certificate in Educational Achievement level 1 (from 2002) / School Certificate (up to 2002) (awarded on completion of form 5) Insufficient for Registration
New Zealand National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2 Insufficient for Registration
New Zealand New Zealand Scholarship Sufficient for Registration
New Zealand University Entrance Certificate (UEC) with NZ Bursaries Certificate Sufficient for Registration
New Zealand University Entrance Certificate (UEC) with NCEA Level 3 (80 Credits) Sufficient for Registration
Nicaragua Bachillerato Insufficient for Registration
Nicaragua Técnico Medio Insufficient for Registration
Niger Baccalauréat / Bachelier Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Niger Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de I’Enseignement du Second Degré Insufficient for Registration
Niger Brevet d’Aptitude Professionnelle Insufficient for Registration
Niger Diplôme d’Etudes Economiques Générales (DEEG) Sufficient for Registration
Niger Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL) Sufficient for Registration
Niger Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
Nigeria 2 passes at West African A Level [grades A-E] / GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at Senior School Certificate [grades 1 – 6] / GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] Sufficient for Registration
Nigeria University Matriculation Examination Insufficient for Registration
Nigeria NECO examinations Insufficient for Registration
Nigeria National Technical Certificate (NTC) / National Commercial Certificate (NCC) Insufficient for Registration
Nigeria Diploma (from a Federal University) Sufficient for Registration
Nigeria Nigeria Certificate of Education Sufficient for Registration
Nigeria Advanced Diploma (from a Federal University) Sufficient for Registration
Nigeria Diploma Sufficient for Registration
Nigeria West African Senior School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Norway Craftsman / Journeyman’s Certificate (Fagbrev) Insufficient for Registration
Norway Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Before 1981 Examen Artium) Sufficient for Registration
Norway Vitnemål fra Grunnskolen (Leaving Certificate from Compulsory School / Lower Secondary School) (formerly Avgangseksamen) Insufficient for Registration
Oman Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Thanawiya amma) Insufficient for registration
Oman Edexcel First Certificate in Business & Finance Insufficient for registration
Oman Two Year Diploma Sufficient for registration
Pakistan 2 passes at GCE/VCE A Level (grades A-E) plus 3 passes at GCSE/Vocational GCSE/GCE O Level (grades A-C or 1-6) in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics.(Intermediate Examinations/ Higher School Certificate at 50% or above can be accepted as a substitute for O Levels) Sufficient for Registration
Pakistan Secondary School Certificate (SSC) / Matriculation / Diploma in Commerce (DCom) Insufficient for Registration
Panama Bachillerato Insufficient for Registration
Panama High School Graduation Diploma – award from private institution Insufficient for Registration
Papua New Guinea Higher School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Papua New Guinea Secondary School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Papua New Guinea Trade Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Paraguay Bachillerato Insufficient for Registration
Paraguay Certificado de Mano de Obra Calificada Insufficient for Registration
Paraguay Titulo de Tecnico de Nivel Medio Insufficient for Registration
Peru Bachiller Profesional en… (from ESEP) (vocational Bachiller in specialist area of profession) Insufficient for Registration
Peru Certificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa Insufficient for Registration
Peru Diploma de Aptitud Profesional Insufficient for Registration
Peru Técnico Insufficient for Registration
Philippines Associate degree Insufficient for Registration
Philippines Certificate or Diploma (one or two years) Insufficient for Registration
Philippines High School Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Poland Swiadectwo Dojrzałości / Matura Sufficient for Registration
Poland Swiadectwo Dojrzałości Technikum (Technical Matura from a Technikum or Liceum Zawodowe) Sufficient for Registration
Poland Swiadectwo Ukonczenia Gimnazjum Insufficient for Registration
Poland Swiadectwo Ukonczenia Lyceum Ogólnoksztalcacego (Certificate of Completion of General Liceum) Insufficient for Registration
Poland Swiadectwo Ukonczenia Szkoly Zasadniczej (Certificate of Completion of Basic Vocational School) Insufficient for Registration
Poland Swiadectwo Ukonczenia Technikum / Swiadectwo Ukonczenia Liceum Technicznego (Certificate of Completion of Technikum or Technical Liceum) Insufficient for Registration
Portugal Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano) Sufficient for Registration
Puerto Rico Associate degree Sufficient for Registration
Puerto Rico High School Graduation Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Qatar Al-Thanawaya Al-Amah (General Secondary Education Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Qatar Secondary Technical Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Qatar Vocational Secondary Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Qatar Commercial Secondary School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Qatar Qatar Senior School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Qatar Religious Secondary School certificate Insufficient for Registration
Romania Diploma de Absolvire from vocational & apprenticeship schools (scoala profesionale) Insufficient for Registration
Romania Maistru (awarded by Scoli tehnice de maistri) Insufficient for Registration
Romania Certificat de Absolvire a Ciclului Inferior al Licelului Insufficient for Registration
Romania Certificat de Absolvire a Licelului Insufficient for Registration
Romania Diploma / Certificat de Absolvire a Invatamantului Obligatorui de 10 ani (Diploma / Certificate of Completion of Compulsory Education grade 10) Insufficient for Registration
Romania Diploma / Certificat de Absolvire a Scolii Postliceale (Diploma / Certificate of Completion from Post-secondary Schools) Sufficient for Registration
Russian Federation (Attestat) Certificate of Secondary Education at grade 10/11 Insufficient for Registration
Russian Federation Diploma of Completed Basic Vocational-Technical Education Insufficient for Registration
Rwanda Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier Sufficient for Registration
Rwanda Diplôme des Humanités Complètes (Diplôme de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires until 1994) Insufficient for Registration
Rwanda Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Rwanda Diplome des Humanites Professionelles Insufficient for Registration
Samoa Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Samoa Western Samoa School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Saudi Arabia Diploma of the Higher Institute for Financial and Commercial Studies Sufficient for Registration
Saudi Arabia Technical College Certificate (2 years full-time) Sufficient for Registration
Saudi Arabia Technical Inspectors Secondary Institute Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Saudi Arabia Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Saudi Arabia Secondary Agricultural Institute Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Saudi Arabia Secondary Commercial Institute Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Saudi Arabia Secondary Industrial Institute Diploma Insufficient for Registration
Senegal Baccalauréat Technique Insufficient for Registration
Senegal Brevet de Fin d’Etudes Moyennes (BFEM) Insufficient for Registration
Senegal Brevet d’Etudes Professionnelles (BEP)/ Brevet de Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Senegal Diplôme d’Etudes Universitaires Générales (DEUG) Sufficient for Registration
Senegal Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL) Sufficient for Registration
Senegal Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
Senegal Brevet Professionnel (BP) Insufficient for Registration
Serbia Matura (before 1980 from the Gimnazija / academic upper secondary course) / Secondary School Leaving Diploma (before 1980 from a technical secondary school) Sufficient for Registration
Serbia Secondary School Leaving Diploma (obtained since 1980) Sufficient for Registration
Serbia Skilled worker apprenticeship courses Insufficient for Registration
Sierra Leone West African Higher School Certificate (Advanced Level)2 ‘A’ Levels plus 3 GCSEs (5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics) Sufficient for Registration
Sierra Leone Senior School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Sierra Leone Trade Centre Crafts Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Sierra Leone National Diploma – any subject Sufficient for Registration
Sierra Leone West African Senior School Certificate Examination6 separate and distinct subjects at grades A – D or 1 – 6, including English Language and Mathematics (or their equivalent)N.B. one subject can be accepted at grade E providing at least three out of the six subjects have been passed at grades A – C.  Maths and English must be passed at grades A – D

(Economics & Social Studies can substitute for English)

OR

20 points and minimum C grades in English and Mathematics (and not credits (D Grades) in these subjects)

Sufficient for Registration
Singapore 2 passes at Singapore / Cambridge GCE A Level (grades A- E)PLUS3 Singapore / Cambridge GCE O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A1-C6)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
Slovakia Maturitná skúška / Maturita Sufficient for Registration
Slovakia Výucný List (Certificate of Apprenticeship) Insufficient for Registration
Slovenia Matura / Secondary School-Leaving Diploma / technical Matura Sufficient for Registration
Slovenia Secondary School-Leaving Diploma (obtained since 1980) Sufficient for Registration
Slovenia Short Term Secondary Vocational Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Solomon Islands Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Somalia Secondary School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Somalia Technical Secondary Certificate / Diploma Insufficient for Registration
South Africa Senior Certificate – issued by the Matriculation Board·         Completion of 6 subjects·         5 subjects passed in one sitting

·         Minimum aggregate mark of 45% is obtained

·         3 subjects passed at Higher grade

·         2 passes in a language (one at Higher Grade

Passes in English and Maths

Sufficient for Registration
South Africa National Technical Certificate N1-N3 Insufficient for Registration
South Africa National Senior Certificate – issued by the Matriculation Board·         Students must take 6 subjects·         2 subjects must be languages

·         1 subject must be Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy

·         1 subject must be Life Orientation

·         1 subject must be English

Students must achieve a grade 3 (40% ) or higher

Sufficient for Registration
South Africa Damelin Diploma (any subject) Sufficient for Registration
South Korea High School Diploma Insufficient for Registration
South Korea Special Purpose High School Diploma Insufficient for Registration
South Korea Vocational High School Diploma Insufficient for Registration
South Korea Junior College Diploma/ Associate Degree Sufficient for Registration
South Korea Junior Vocational College Diploma Sufficient for Registration
Spain Bachillerato Unificado y Polivalente (BUP) / Graduado en Educación Secundaria Insufficient for Registration
Spain Curso de Orientación Universitaria (COU) / Título de Bachillerato Sufficient for Registration
Spain Selectividad Sufficient for Registration
Spain Técnico Auxiliar (Formación Profesional – primer grado) Insufficient for Registration
Spain Técnico En (new system) Insufficient for Registration
Sri Lanka Up to 20012 GCE Advanced Level passes (Grades A – C)PLUS

3 GCE Ordinary Level passes (Grades C – Credit and D – Distinction) English Language may appear as Medium Language

Sufficient for Registration
Sri Lanka From 20012 GCE Advanced Level passes (Grades A – C)PLUS

3 GCE Ordinary Level passes (A – C) English Language may appear as Medium Language

Sufficient for Registration
Sri Lanka National Certificate Sufficient for Registration
St Kitts and Nevis 2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)OR6 CAPE units at grade 4 and above

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O’Level or CXC level.

Sufficient for Registration
St Lucia Standard Six School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
St Lucia The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Certificate (1-2 years) Insufficient for Registration
St Lucia The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Diploma (2 years) Sufficient for Registration
St Lucia 2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)OR6 CAPE units at grade 4 and above

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O’Level or CXC level.

Sufficient for Registration
St Lucia Certificate In Education (from the University of the West Indies) Insufficient for Registration
Sudan Sudan School Certificate (formerly called the Secondary School Certificate or Higher Secondary School Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Sudan Vocational Training Centre Certificate / Apprenticeship and Vocational Training Centre Diploma (2 or 3 years) Insufficient for Registration
Suriname HAVO Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Suriname VWO Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Suriname MBO Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Swaziland 2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Swaziland Junior Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Sweden Avgangsbetyg (previously Studentexamen) (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) Sufficient for Registration
Sweden Slutbetyg fran Grundskola (Leaving Certificate awarded on completion of compulsory education) Insufficient for Registration
Switzerland Federal Maturity Certificate Sufficient for Registration
Switzerland Certificat de Capacité / Fähigkeitszeugnis / Attestato di Capacità (Vocational Education and Training Diploma) Sufficient for Registration
Switzerland Maturità Commerciale / Handelsmaturität / Maturité Commerciale (Commercial Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Sufficient for Registration
Switzerland Certificat de Maturité  / Attestato di Maturità / Maturität (Federal Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Sufficient for Registration
Switzerland Certificat d’EGC (Ecoles de Culture Générale) / Facmittelschulausweis / Certificado di Scuola Specializzata (Certificate from Specialised Middle School, from 2006) Sufficient for Registration
Switzerland Brevet Fédéral / Eidgenössischer Fachausweis / Professionale Federale (Federally recognised Professional Certificate) Sufficient for Registration
Switzerland Diplôme d’Ecole de Culture Générale/ Diplom der Diplommittelschule / Diploma di Scuola Cultura Generale (Diploma from a Middle School) Insufficient for Registration
Switzerland Attestation de Formation Professionnelle / Berufsattest / Certificato Federale di Formazione Practica (Basic Vocational Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Switzerland Kantonale Maturität / Maturità Cantonale (Cantonal Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Syria General Preparatory Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Syria General Secondary Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Syria Professional Secondary Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Syria Religious Secondary Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Syria Technical Secondary Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Taiwan Senior High School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Taiwan Senior Vocational High School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Tajikistan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Tajikistan Certificate of Incomplete Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Tajikistan Diploma of Completed Vocational Education Insufficient for Registration
Tanzania National Accountancy Diploma (NAD) part II Sufficient for Registration
Tanzania 2 passes at East African Advanced Certificate of Education / GCE A Level / National Form VI Examination / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at East African Certificate of Education / GCE O Level / Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics) Sufficient for Registration
Tanzania Post-CSE Technical College Certificate (2 or 3 years) Sufficient for Registration
Tanzania Technician’s Certificate (TC) (2 years) Sufficient for Registration
Tanzania Secondary School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Thailand Maw 3/ Maw 6 with a score of 50% or above Insufficient for Registration
Thailand Certificate in Vocational Education/ Certificate in Vocational Education (Skill Level) Insufficient for Registration
Togo Baccalauréat Insufficient for Registration
Togo Baccalauréat Probatoire/ Baccalauréat Technicien Insufficient for Registration
Togo Certificat d’Aptitude Professionelle Insufficient for Registration
Togo Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Générales (DUEG) Sufficient for Registration
Togo Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Littéraires (DUEL) Sufficient for Registration
Togo Diplôme Universitaire d’Etudes Scientifiques (DUES) Sufficient for Registration
Tonga Higher Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Tonga New Zealand School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Tonga New Zealand University Entrance Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Tonga Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Tonga Tonga National Form 7 Insufficient for Registration
Tonga Tonga School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Trinidad and Tobago National Craftsman Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Trinidad and Tobago 2 passes at GCE A Level (grades A-E)OR6 CAPE units at grade 4 and above

Please note that 1 subject could contain more than one unit i.e. Unit 1 and/or Unit 2. Each component unit can be accepted as achieving 1 unit.

PLUS

3 subjects in Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) (General Proficiency Grades 1-3 from 1998; Grades 1 & 2 prior to 1998)

OR

3 passes at GCE O Level (grade C or above)

N.B. Passes must be held in English and Mathematics at the appropriate grades above at either O’Level or CXC level.

Sufficient for Registration
Tunisia Baccalauréat Insufficient for Registration
Tunisia Brevet de Technicien Professionnel Insufficient for Registration
Tunisia Certificate d’Apititude Professionnelle (CAP) Insufficient for Registration
Tunisia Diplome de Fin d’Etudes de l’Enseignement de Base Insufficient for Registration
Turkey Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma) Sufficient for registration(Students must have an overall average of 8 or above.)
Turkey Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi (State Vocational or Trade High School Diploma) Insufficient for Registration
Turkey Devlet Teknik Lise Diplomasi (State Technical four-year High School Diploma) Insufficient for Registration
Turkey Lise Bitirme Diplomasi (Private High School Finishing Diploma) Sufficient for registration(Students must have an overall average of 8 or above.)
Turkey Meslek Lisesi Diplomasi (Vocational High School Diploma) Insufficient for Registration
Turkmenistan Certificate of Qualification (from a vocational training centre) Insufficient for Registration
Turkmenistan Diploma from a vocational college Insufficient for Registration
Turkmenistan Diploma from a vocational lyceum Insufficient for Registration
Turkmenistan Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Turkmenistan Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education (Vocational) Insufficient for Registration
Turkmenistan Secondary School Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Turkmenistan (Attestat) Certificate of Secondary Education Insufficient for Registration
Uganda 2 passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) / GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) / GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Uganda 2 passes at East African Advanced Certificate of Education [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at East African Certificate of Education [grades A-C]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Uganda (University) Certificate or Diploma Sufficient for Registration
Uganda National Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Uganda Certificate when awarded from an Institution accredited by the National Council for Higher Education is considered comparable to GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AD) level/Scottish Higher standard Insufficient for Registration
Uganda Diploma when awarded from an institution accredited by the National Council for Higher Education is considered comparable to the overall GCE Advanced level/Scottish Advanced Higher standard Insufficient for Registration
Ukraine Atestat pro Povnu Zagal’nu Sersdniu Osvitu (Certificate of complete general secondary education) at grade 10-12 Insufficient for Registration
Ukraine Qualifications Certificate Insufficient for Registration
United Arab Emirates Secondary School Certificate (Tawjihiya) Insufficient for registration
United Arab Emirates Higher College of Technology Certificate Insufficient for registration
United Arab Emirates Associate Degree Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar) 2 passes at GCE / VCE A Level (grades A-E)PLUS3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar) 1 GCE / VCE A Level pass (grades A-E)PLUS2 GCE / VCE AS Level (Supplementary / Subsidiary) passes (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE

O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

OR

4 GCE / VCE AS Level (Supplementary / Subsidiary) passes (grades A-E)

PLUS

3 GCSE / Vocational GCSE / GCE

O Level passes (grades 1-6 / A-C)

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar) 3 Scottish Higher passes (grades A-C)PLUS2 Standard Grade passes (grades 1-3) or 2 O Levels

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar) Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education (double award – 12 units) Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar) Advanced General National Vocational Qualification Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar) 3 LCCI Higher passesPLUS2 LCCI Intermediate Level passes

(in five separate subjects including Mathematics & English)

Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar) 3 RSA Stage 3 (Advanced) Certificates PLUS either 2 RSA Stage 2 (Intermediate) Certificates OR 2 O levels. (including English and Maths) Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar) 3 Level 3 Pitmans PLUS  2 Level 2 Pitmans Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar) International Baccalaureate Diplome Sufficient for Registration
United Kingdom (inc Gibraltar) Access to Higher Education – Level 3 (any subject) Sufficient for Registration
United States of America (inc British Virgin Islands) Advanced Placement ExaminationGrades of 3 and above in at least three subjects, together with a High School Diploma. Sufficient for Registration
United States of America (inc British Virgin Islands) High School Graduation Diploma Insufficient for Registration
United States of America (inc British Virgin Islands) College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) TestsSatisfactory performance in the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT I plus SAT II) with a minimum score of 550 in each part. Sufficient for Registration
Uruguay Título de Bachillerato Diversificado Sufficient for Registration
Uruguay Título de Bachillerato Tecnólogico Insufficient for Registration
Uzbekistan Diploma of Completed Secondary Education (before 1998) Insufficient for Registration
Uzbekistan Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education (O’rta Ma’lumot To’g’risida Shahodatnoma) Insufficient for Registration
Uzbekistan Diploma of Post Basic Vocational Education (before 1998) Insufficient for Registration
Uzbekistan Diploma of Post Secondary Vocational Education (before 1998) Insufficient for Registration
Uzbekistan Diploma of Post Secondary Vocational Education (O’rta Maxsus Ta’lim To’g’risidagi Diplom) 3 years Insufficient for Registration
Uzbekistan Diploma of Academic Lyceum Insufficient for Registration
Vanuatu Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Vanuatu Year 10 Leaving Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Vanuatu New Zealand University Entrance and Bursary Examinations (aggregate mark of 250 required) Sufficient for Registration
Venezuela Bachiller Industrial Insufficient for Registration
Venezuela Bachillerato Insufficient for Registration
Venezuela Técnico / Técnico Medio Insufficient for Registration
Vietnam Secondary School Graduation / NationalUniversity Entrance Examination Insufficient for Registration
Vietnam Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Chuyen Nghiep (Secondary Vocational School Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
West Bank and Gaza Tawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
West Bank and Gaza Tawjihi (Technical Secondary Education Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Yemen Al Thanawiya (General Secondary Education Certificate) Insufficient for Registration
Yemen Certificate in Technical Education Sufficient for Registration
Yemen Certificate of Vocational Training (two or three years) Insufficient for Registration
Yemen Diploma (from a University) Sufficient for Registration
Zambia Certificate in General Agriculture Insufficient for Registration
Zambia DTEVT Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Zambia DTEVT Craft Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Zambia Zambia School Certificate Insufficient for Registration
Zimbabwe 2 passes at GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E]PLUS3 passes at GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades 1-6]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics

Sufficient for Registration
Zimbabwe 2 passes at ZIMSEC A Level Certificate [grades A – E]PLUS3 passes at ZIMSEC O Level Certificate [grades 1 – 6 or A – C]

(in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)

Sufficient for Registration
Zimbabwe National Certificate/Diploma