Academic entry requirements

Academic requirements

Entry requirements for the IFP are listed below. These are designed to serve as a general guide only and students may be asked for higher grades in subjects relevant to their intended degree programme. If you are unsure whether you meet our entry requirements please contact us via email at ifpadmissions@reading.ac.uk with your query.

Country

Qualification

Algeria

Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire with a minimum score of 14/20

Bangladesh

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)

70% and above

Bahrain

Tawjahiya

80% overall average

Brazil

Certificado de Conclusao de 2' Grau, Secondary School qualifications

with 7/10 or B Grade average

China

High School year 2 (Year 11) with leaving certificate 证业正: GPA 85%
High School year 3 (Year 12) with graduation certificate 毕业证: GPA 80%

Cyprus

Apolytirion

15 and above

Ghana

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination with five high passes at Grade C or above

Hong Kong

Pass HKDSE with scores of 3,3,3 in at least 2 elective subjects and excluding Liberal Studies and Chinese

Indonesia

Secondary School Leaving Certificate with grades of 7 or above in all subjects

Iran

High School Leaving Certificiate with minimum mark of 14/20

Japan

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate

5 subjects at Grade 4

Jordan

Tawjihiya

80% overall average

Kazakhstan

Certificate of Secondary Education

Average grade 4

Kenya

KCSE

Average grade C

Korea

High School Diploma

5 subjects at Grade 4 or 70% overall average

Libya

Secondary Education Certificate

80% overall average

Malaysia

SPM with grade C (or 6, depending on marking scheme) or above in 5 subjects or STPM with grade C or above in all subjects

Morocco

Diplôme du Baccalaureat with a minimum of 14/20

Nigeria

Senior School Certificate

C and above in 6 subjects

Northern Cyprus

Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with minimum average of 3.5/5.0 or 65%

Oman

Thanawiya

80% overall average

Russia

School Leaving Certificate (Attestat)

Average of 4 or above

Saudi Arabia

Tawjihiya

80% overall average

Singapore

GCE O Level C5 and above

South Africa

Senior Certificate (with matriculation) with grades C or above / National Senior

Certificate with grades 5 or above

Sudan

Sudan School Certificate

70% average

Taiwan

High School Certificate with grade B (70%+) overall.

Thailand

Upper Secondary School Certificate

M6 3 or above

Turkey

Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi

with minimum average of 3.5/5.0 or 65%.

UAE

Tawjahiya

80% overall average

Uganda

UCE average of 3 and above

USA

High School Graduation Diploma

3.0 GPA

Vietnam

Upper Secondary School Graduation Certificate with overall grade of 7.0/10.0 if applicant has studied 3 years of high school (up to year 12), 

OR

overall grade of 8.0/10.0 with 8.0/10.0 in Maths is applicant has studied 2 years of high school (up to year 11).

Yemen

Thanawiya

80% overall average

Zambia

School Leaving Certificate

4 and above

Other qualifications

IB Diploma: 24 points or above

IGCSE: 5 passes at grades A-C in relevant subjects

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