Academic Requirements

Academic Admissions Requirements (International Students)

If your country is not listed, please contact the LBIC Admissions Office by emailing info@lbic.brunel.ac.uk

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Country/Region Stage 1 University Foundation  Stage 1 Engineering Foundation 
International Baccalaureate  Completion of IB Certificate

Completion of IB Certificate, with SL5 in Maths AND Physics

Completion of IB Certificate, with HL4 in Maths OR Physics

UK Educational System 5 GCSE Passes A - E 5 GCSE's at C or above, including Maths and a Science Subject
Angola Habilitação Literárias Pass overall - 14  
Armenia Certificate of Secondary General Education Overall 3.0/5 (60%)  
Australia Successful Completion of Year 11  
Azerbaijan Secondary school qualification 14 / 20 or 70%  
Bangladesh HSC with a minimum of 55% HSC with a minimum of 60%
Belarus Certificate of Secondary General Education Overall 3.0/5 (60%)  
Brazil Certificado de Ensino Medio with grade 4 average  
Brunei GCSE: 5 Passes including English at Grade C or above  
Canada Successful completion of high school diploma 50-60% (varies by province)  
China Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate (3 years) with an average of 60% or Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate (2 years) with an average of 70% Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate (3 years) with an average of 70% or Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate (2 years) with an average of 80%, including an average score of 80% in Maths or Physics
Egypt Certificate of Secondary Edcuation with 60% average Certificate of Secondary Education with 65% average including 65% in Maths or Physics
GCC (Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE) Al-Thanawiya with 60% average Al-Thanawiya with 70% average (with no less than 70% in Maths or Physics)
Georgia Secondary School Leaving Certificate Overall 6/10 or Grade 3 (where scale 1-4 –with 1 being the highest)  
Ghana Completion of SSCE (WAEC / NECO): 5 passes with average grade of D7  
Hong Kong Form 4 and 5 with an average of 50-60% (depending on school banding) OR HKDSE - 2222 with score of 1 in Mathematics Compulsory Part 332 (including 3 in Maths or Physics)
India Completion of 10th intermediate with a minimum grade of 40-50% depending on region Completion of 10th intermediate or 10+2 intermediate with a minimum grade of 50-60% including Maths OR Physics at 50-60% (depending on region)
Indonesia Foundation: Completion Year 11 (SMU II ) high school average grade minimum 7.0 / O-level  
Iran High School Diploma with a minimum  grade of 10 out of 20  
Japan Year 3 Kotogakko: GPA 2.0  
Jordan Certificate of General Secondary Education with a minimum score of 60%  
Kazakhstan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with 3.0/5 Certificate of Completed Secondary Education
Kenya Successful Completion of KCSE with a D average or 5 passes at GCE O-Level Successful Completion of KCSE with a C average including C in Maths OR Physics
Malaysia Successful Completion of SPM with Grade D or equivalent OR Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) 50% (min C8 grades) Successful completion of SPMwith Grade C or equivalent, including Maths/Physics OR Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) 55% (min C7 grades)
Myanmar Completion of basic Education High School Examination Matriculation: Pass overall  
New Zealand National Certificate in Education Achievement Level 2 with Merit  
Nigeria SSCE (WAEC/NECO): 5 passes with  grades of D7 and above SSCE (WAEC/NECO): 5 passes with  grades of C6 and above, including Maths OR Physics at B3
Pakistan HSSC with 50% (with no less than 65% in maths) HSSC with 55% (with no less than 65% in maths)
Russia Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education 3.0/5 Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education 3.5/5
Singapore GCSE 5 passes with grades A-C (including Maths and English) GCSE 5 passes with grades A-C (including Maths and English)
South Africa Senior Certificate (with no matriculation endorsement) with 60 or above  
South Korea High School Leaving Certificate: GPA 2.0 or Excellent Senior Middle 2: GPA 3.0  
Sri Lanka Completion of Year 11 with GCE O Levels or equivalent: Minimum 5 GCE O Levels from grades A-C (including English and Mathematics) Minimum 5 GCE O Levels from grades A-C (including English, Mathematics OR Physics) Sri Lankan Advanced Level as A-Level above
Taiwan Senior Vocational High School Certificate with a grade of 70%; or Senior High School Certificate with a mark of 60% or above  
Tajikistan Certificate of Complete Education Overall 3.0/5 (60%)  
Tanzania Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE): grade D or above/ 5 Passes with National Examinations Council including Maths OR Physics at grade C Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHS)/East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EEACE): grade C or above/5 Passes with National Examinations Council including Maths OR Physics at Grade C National Form VI Examination/ Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) 5 Passes with National Examinations Council including Maths OR Physics at grade C
Thailand Successful Completion of Matayaom 6 with a minimum average GPA of 2.0 Successful completion of Matayom 6 with minimum average GPA of 3.0, with Maths OR Physics 3.0
Turkey Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi: Completion of High School Certificate Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi: Completion of High School Certificate with 60% in Maths OR Physics
Turkmenistan Certificate of Complete Secondary Education Overall 3.0/5 (60%)  
Uganda Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE): when 5 grades 1-6 are obtained  (Note: 1 is the highest grade) Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE): when 5 grtades of 1-6 are obtained, including 3 grade in Maths OR Physics
Ukraine Certificate of Complete Secondary Education Overall GPA 5/12  
USA High School Diploma: GPA 2.0  
Uzbekistan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Overall 60%  
Vietnam Completion of Year 11: GPA 6.5 or Completion of Year 12: GPA 5.0  
Zimbabwe 5 passes A-C in Zimsec O-Level; Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC); or GCE O-Levels 5 passes A-C in Zimsec O Level including Maths OR Physics

*The following courses require additional Maths requirements, please contact us at info@lbic.brunel.ac.uk to find out more: BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance, BSc (Hons) Economics, BSc (Hons) Finance and Accounting and BSc (Hons) Business and Management (Accounting).


Academic Admissions Requirements (EU Students)

Please select the relevant pathway tab below :

Country/Region Stage 1 University Foundation Stage 1 Engineering Foundation
Bulgaria Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education) with average 3 Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education) with average 3.5 with GCSE Maths 3.0
Cyprus (South) Average of at least 13/20 in Apolytirion or 60% from an International Private School Average of at least 14/20 in Apolytirion or 65% from an International Private School (including 14/20 in Maths or Physics = GCSE C)
France French Baccalaureat or Diplome du Baccalaureate Technologique with 10/20 French Baccalaureat or Diplome du Baccalaureate Technologique with 10/20
Germany Abitur 3.0 (minimum 10 in subjects) Abitur 3.0 (minimum 10 in subjects)
Greece Average of at least 13/20 in Apolytirion Average of at least 14/20 in Apolytirion (including 14/20 in Maths or Physics = GCSE C)
Italy Esame Di Stato with 60% Esame Di Stato with 65 %
Lithuania Brandos Atestatas with Grade 5 Brandos Atestatas with Grade 6
Netherlands VWO with average grade of 5 OR HAVO with average grade of 6 VWO with average grade of 5.5 OR HAVO with average grade of 7
Poland Matura / Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci with 45% overall including Two Extended Level subjects at 50% Matura / Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci with 50% overall including Two Extended Level subjects at 55%
Portugal Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundarios 11 Certificado de fim de Estudoes Secundarios 12 overall average
Romania Diplomă / Certificat de Absolvire a Invăţământulu Obligatoriu de 10 ani with score of 6.0 Diplomă / Certificat de Absolvire a Invăţământulu Obligatoriu de 10 ani with score of 6.0
Spain Titulo de Bachiller with 5.0 Titulo de Bachiller with 5.5

*The following courses require additional Maths requirements, please contact us at info@lbic.brunel.ac.uk to find out more: BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance, BSc (Hons) Economics, BSc (Hons) Finance and Accounting and BSc (Hons) Business and Management (Accounting).


Postgraduate Biomedical Requirements

Postgraduate Pathway Requirement
MSc Biomedical, Biomechanics and Bioelectronics Engineering Obtain ATAS Clearance Certificate
MSc Biomedical Genetics and Tissue Engineering Obtain ATAS Clearance Certificate

Work Experience Requirements

Master's Degree Work Experience Required
MBA 3 years' managerial work experience in a postgraduate professional environment
MSc Applied Corporate Brand Management UK 3rd Class Honours degree in Business related subject, or international equivalent: no work experience required / UK 3rd Class Honours degree in non-Business related subject, or international equivalent:
must have at least 1 years’ related work experience