Qualifications required for courses on Student Visas

We accept the following qualification for courses for our Student Visa entry courses at Level 3 and above. Not all suitable qualifications are listed, so please contact us if yours is not included here.

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  • For A Level / Level 3 courses

    Albania            Diploma of State Matura 

    Botswana        General Certificate / International General Certificate of Secondary Education 

    Brazil               Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio 

    Brunei              Brunei / Cambridge GCSE O Level 

    Bulgaria           Diploma of Completed Secondary Education 

    Caribbean        Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate

    Egypt                Certificate of General Secondary Education 

    Ethiopia            Ethiopian University Entrance Examination Certificate 

    Germany          Hauptschulabschluss / Realschulabschluss / Fachoberschulreife (Grade 10) 

    Ghana              West African Senior School Certificate Examination 

    Greece             Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate

    India                 Secondary School Examination (CBSE Board) / Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (Class-X CISCE Board)

    Iran                  High School Diploma

    Ireland             Leaving Certificate (Standard Level)

    Kuwait             General Secondary Education Certificate

    Malaysia          Malaysia Certificate of Education (SPM)

    Mauritius         Cambridge School Certificate / General Certificate of Education

    Moldova          Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

    Myanmar         Basic Education High School Examination / Matriculation Examination

    Nepal               Secondary Education Examination (Grade 10)

    Nigeria             West African Senior School Certificate Examination

    Norway            Leaving Certificate from Lower Secondary School

    Romania          Junior High School Graduation Certificate / Compulsory Education Graduation Diploma / Certificate (Grade 10)

    Russia              Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education

    Saudi Arabia    General Secondary Education Certificate

    Spain                ESO

    Sri Lanka          Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level)

    Sweden            Compulsory Education Leaving Certificate

    Tanzania          Certificate of Secondary Education

    Turkey              High School Diploma

    Uganda             Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE)

    Ukraine            Certificate of Complete Secondary Education

    UAE                  General Secondary Education Certificate Examination

    USA                  High School Graduation Diploma

    Vietnam           Senior Secondary School Graduation Diploma

    Zimbabwe        Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level

  • For HNC / HND courses

    Albania             Diploma of State Matura (in related subjects)

    Brazil                Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio (in related subjects) 

    Brunei              Brunei / Cambridge GCSE A Level

    Bulgaria            Diploma of Completed Secondary Education (in related subjects)

    Canada             High School Graduation Diploma

    Caribbean         Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) / CXCAssociate Degree

    China               Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate (in related subjects) / Gaokao 

    Egypt                Certificate of General Secondary Education (in related subjects)

    France              Baccalauréat Général

    Germany          Abitur

    Greece             Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (in related subjects)

    Hong Kong        Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education

    India                 Senior School Certificate Examination (CBSE Board) (in related subjects) / Indian School Certificate (Class-XII CISCE Board) (in related                                  subjects) / Higher Secondary Cert/Standard XII (State Board of Education) (in related subjects)

    Iran                  Pre-University Certificate

    Ireland             Leaving Certificate (Higher Level) (in related subjects)

    Italy                 Diploma de Esame di Stato

    Japan               Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (in related subjects)

    Kenya               Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) (in related subjects)

    Lebanon           General Secondary Certificate (in related subjects)

    Malaysia          Matriculation Certificate / Malaysia Higher School Certificate (STPM)

    Mauritius         Cambridge Higher School Certificate / General Certificate of Education Advanced

    Moldova          Baccalaureate Diploma (in related subjects)

    Morocco           Attestation du Baccalauréat (in related subjects)

    Nepal               School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XII) (in related subjects)

    Netherlands     HAVO Diploma (in related subjects) / VWO Diploma

    Norway            Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School

    Philippines       Senior High School Certificate/Diploma (Academic Track) (in related subjects)

    Poland             Certificate of Maturity / Certificate of Completion from a General Lyceum (in related subjects)

    Portugal           Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários / Certidão do Décimo Sugundo Ano

    Romania          Baccalaureate Diploma

    Russia              Certificate of Unified State Examination (in related subjects)

    South Africa     National Senior Certificate (in related subjects)

    South Korea     High School Diploma / High School Certificate of Graduation (in related subjects)

    Spain                Titulo de Bachiller

    Sri Lanka          Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level)

    Sweden            Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate

    Taiwan             Senior High School Graduation Certificate (in related subjects)

    Tanzania          Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education

    Thailand           Certificate of Basic Education (Maw 6) (in related subjects)

    Uganda            Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)

    Ukraine            Certificate of Independent External Examination (in related subjects)

    USA                  Advanced Placement (AP) Examination

    Zimbabwe        Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level