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

Country/Region Stage 1 University Foundation  Stage 1 Engineering Foundation  Stage 2 First Year University Studies*  Stage 1 Pre-Master's 
  Undergraduate pathway   Postgraduate pathway
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

Completion of IB Diploma or completion of IB Certificate with 24 points N/A
UK Educational System 5 GCSE Passes A - E 5 GCSE's at C or above, including Maths and a Science Subject 56 UCAS points, including completion of one Advanced Level subject Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with Third Class (Honours). Bachelor's degree with Lower Second Class (2:2) (Honours) maybe required for certain pathways
Angola Habilitação Literárias Pass overall - 14   Pre-university Certificate: Diploma Successful completion of Licenciado with 12/20
Armenia  Certificate of Secondary General Education Overall 3.0/5 (60%)   Certificate of Secondary General Education Overall 4.0/5 (80%) Bachelors Degree (Bakalvri Kochum) or Specialist Diploma Overall 65% or 2.5/4
Australia Successful Completion of Year 11   Successful Completion of Year 12 Completion of a degree with 50-55% or 4 Years (Honours) degree with Third Class
Azerbaijan Secondary school qualification 14 / 20 or 70%   Secondary School Qualification 16/20 or 80% Completion of a 4 years bachelors degree with GPA 2.6/4 or 60% average
Bangladesh  HSC with a minimum of 55% HSC with a minimum of 60% HSC with a minimum of 65% Completion of bachelor's degree with 50-60%
Belarus Certificate of Secondary General Education Overall 3.0/5 (60%)   Certificate of Secondary General Education Overall 4.0/5 (80%)

Bachelors Degree (4 years): 7/10

Specialist Diploma (5 years or more): 5/10

Brazil Certificado de Ensino Medio with grade 4 average   Certificado de Ensino Medio with grade 6 average Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with a GPA of 5.0/10 or 50%
Brunei GCSE: 5 Passes including English at Grade C or above   56 UCAS tariff points or equivalent Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with Third Class (Honours)
Canada Successful completion of high school diploma 50-60% (varies by province)   Successful completion of high school diploma 55-65% (varies by province) Succesfull completion of a Bachelors degree with: GPA 5.0/9 or 65%
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 Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate (3 years) with an average of 75% Successful completion of a 3-year Diploma from an MOE recognised college OR Successful completition of a Bachelors Degree (% varies on insitution)
Egypt Certificate of Secondary Edcuation with 60% average Certificate of Secondary Education with 65% average including 65% in Maths or Physics Advanced Certificate of Secondary or Technical Education with 60% average Succesful Completion of a Bachelors Degree with GPA 2.4/4 or GPA 2.8/5
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) Al-Thanawiya with 80% average  Successful Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree with GPA 2.4/4 or GPA 2.8/5 or 60%
Georgia Secondary School Leaving Certificate Overall 6/10 or Grade 3 (where scale 1-4 –with 1 being the highest)   Secondary School Leaving Certificate Overall 8/10 or Grade 1 (where scale 1-4 –with 1 being the highest) Bachelors Degree or Specialist DIploma Overall 3.0/5 or 60%
Ghana Completion of SSCE (WAEC / NECO): 5 passes with average grade of D7   Completion of SSCE (WAEC/Neco): 5 passes with average grade of C6 and above Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with 3rd class (Honours) or pass degree at 45%
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 HKDSE 3322 (including 2 in Maths Compulsory Part) with English grade 2 HKDSE 332 with 2 in Maths Compulsory Part Successful completion of Bachelor's degree with Third Class (Honours) or GPA 2.4/4
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) Completion of 10+2/intermediate with a minimum grade of 50-60% (depending on region) Bachelor's Degree with minimum score of; 45-60% (depending on institution)
Indonesia Foundation: Completion Year 11 (SMU II ) high school average grade minimum 7.0 / O-level   First Year: Completion of Year 12 (SMU III) with an average of 7.0 Successful completion of Bachelors Degree: GPA 2.4-2.6/4 (depending on institution)
Iran High School Diploma with a minimum  grade of 10 out of 20   High School Diploma with a minimum grade of 12 out of 20; or pre-university certificate with a minimum grade of 10 out of 20 Bachelor's Degree with a minimum score of 11 out of 20 or 60%
Japan Year 3 Kotogakko: GPA 2.0   Completion of Kotogakko: Grade 3 average Successful completion of Bachelors Degree: 60% and above 
Jordan Certificate of General Secondary Education with a minimum score of 60%   Successful completion of Certificate in General Secondary Education with a minimum average of 70% or completion of diploma (pass) Bachelor's Degree with a GPA of 2.4/4 or 2.8/5 or 60%
Kazakhstan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with 3.0/5 Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Successful completion of Bachelor's Degree with GPA of 2.4/4 or 3.6/5 or KIMEP GPA 2.67/4.33
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 Successful completion of KCSE with grades of C or above; or 2 GCE A-Level or 1 A-Level pass and 2 AS-Levels Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with Pass (45%) and above
Malaysia Successful Completion of SPM/UEC with Grade D or equivalent Successful completion of SPM/UEC with Grade C or equivalent, including Maths OR Physics STPM/UEC: 2 Passes with a minimum grade D Successful Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree, Minimum GPA 2.4/4
Myanmar Completion of basic Education High School Examination Matriculation: Pass overall   Successful Completion of technical high school diploma with an overal pass Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with Third Class (Honours) or equivalent
New Zealand National Certificate in Education Achievement Level 2 with Merit   National Certificate Level 3 with Merit Successful completion of a Bachelor's Honours Degree with Third Class
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 SSCE (WAEC/NECO): 5 passes with  grades of C6 and above Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with Third Class (Honours) or GPA 2/5
Pakistan HSSC with 50% (with no less than 65% in maths) HSSC with 55% (with no less than 65% in maths) HSSC with 60% Bachelor's degree (4 years) 55-60%
Students holding a combination of Masters & Bachelors can be accepted. Please contact us for further details
Russia Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education 3.0/5 Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education 3.5/5 Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education 4/5 Bachelor's Degree or specialist diploma with GPA 3/5
Singapore GCSE 5 passes with grades A-C (including Maths and English) GCSE 5 passes with grades A-C (including Maths and English) Satisfactory completion of  GCE A / AS Levels or GPA 2.5/4 within Diploma (GPA 2.0 possible through Academic Board) Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with GPA of 2.4/4
South Africa Senior Certificate (with no matriculation endorsement) with 60 or above   Senior Certificate with matriculation/National Senior Certificate, or satisfactory completion of  GCE A / AS Levels  Successful completion of Bachelor's Degree (3 year Ordinary with 60% or above, or 4 year Honours with 50% or above)
South Korea High School Leaving Certificate: GPA 2.0 or Excellent Senior Middle 2: GPA 3.0   High School Leaving Certificate: GPA 3.0 Successful completion of Bachelors Degree: minimum GPA 2.4/4 or 2.6/4.5
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 A Level / AS Level: Minimum 2S grades and above Successful completion of a 4 year Bachelor's Degree with 3rd class (Honours) or equivalent
Taiwan Senior Vocational High School Certificate with a grade of 70%; or Senior High School Certificate with a mark of 60% or above   Senior High School Certificate with a grade of 70% in 4 academic subjects Bachelor's Degree with a  grade of 65%; or 5 year Junior Diploma with a grade of 70% plus 1 year of relevant work experience or military service
Tajikistan Certificate of Complete Education Overall 3.0/5 (60%)   Certificate of Complete Education Overall 4.0/5 (80%) Specialist Diploma Overall 3.5/5
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 National Form Vi Examination/Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE): grade S or above Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with Third Class (Honours) or equivalent
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 Successful Completion of Matayom 6 with a minimum GPA of 3.0 Bachelor's Degree with a GPA of 2.2-2.6/4 (depending on institute)
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 Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi/Lise Diplomasi/On-Lisans Diplomasi: Grade 3 (60%) Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with GPA 2.2-2.6/4 (depending on institution)
Turkmenistan Certificate of Complete Secondary Education Overall 3.0/5 (60%)   Certificate of Complete Secondary Education Overall 4.0/5 (80%) Specialist Diploma Overall 3.5/5
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 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE): when 5 grades 1-6 are obtained (Note: 1 is the highest grade) Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with GPA of 2.0/5
Ukraine Certificate of Complete Secondary Education Overall GPA 5/12   Certificate of Complete Secondary Education Overall GPA 8/12 Bachelor's Degree or Specialist Diploma Overall 3/5 or 60%
USA High School Diploma: GPA 2.0   High School Diploma with GPA 2.4/4 AND 2 AP's with grades 3 & 2, or ACT score 26, or SATS with 580 in each subject Successful Completion of a Bachelor's Degree with a GPA of 2.6/4
Uzbekistan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Overall 60%   Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Overall 80%  
Vietnam Completion of Year 11: GPA 6.5 or Completion of Year 12: GPA 5.0   Completion of Year 12: 6.5 grade average Successful completion of Bachelors Degree: overall  Grade 5/10 or Grade 6/10  (depending on institution) 
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 Satisfactory completion of Zimsec A-Level  Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with 3rd class (Honours) or equivalent

*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)

Country/Region Stage 1 University Foundation Stage 1 Engineering Foundation Stage 2 First Year University Studies* Stage 1 Pre-Master's
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 Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education) with average 3.5 N/A
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) Average of 15/20 in Apolytirion or 70% from an International Private School Bachelor degree with GPA 5/10 OR GPA 2.8/4 Ptychio with GPA 5/10 OR GPA 2.8/4
France French Baccalaureat or Diplome du Baccalaureate Technologique with 10/20 French Baccalaureat or Diplome du Baccalaureate Technologique with 10/20 French Baccalaureat or Diplome du Baccalaureate Technologique with 11/20 License: 11/20  or  Matrice: 11/20
Germany Abitur 3.0 (minimum 10 in subjects) Abitur 3.0 (minimum 10 in subjects) 2.8 (minimum 10 in subjects) Bachelor/Fachhochschuldiplom /Erstes Staatsexamen/Magister Artium/Diplom with 4
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) Average of 15/20 in Apolytirion ΠΤΥΧΙΟ Diploma/Degree (University Sector - AEI) with 5/10 OR ΠΤΥΧΙΟ Diploma/Degree (TEI) with 5.5/10
Italy Esame Di Stato with 60% Esame Di Stato with 65 % Esame Di Stato with 65 % N/A
Lithuania Brandos Atestatas with Grade 5 Brandos Atestatas with Grade 6 Brandos Atestatas with Grade 6.5 Bakalauro Diplomas (Bachelor degree) with 6/10 OR Profesinis Bakalauras with 6/10
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 VWO with average grade of 6 Bachelor degree/HBO/Doctoraal with 5/10
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% Matura / Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci with 55% overall including Two Extended Level subjects at 60% Licencjat / Inżynier (Bachelor degree) with D Grade or 3.5/5
Portugal Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundarios 11 Certificado de fim de Estudoes Secundarios 12 overall average Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundarios 13 Licenciado/Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados with 14
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 Overall score of 6.0 (5.0 in Maths for GCSE C) Diploma de Licenta/Diploma de Ingineer with 6/10
  N/A N/A Diplomă de Bacalaureat with score of 6.0 N/A
Spain Titulo de Bachiller with 5.0 Titulo de Bachiller with 5.5 Titulo de Bachiller with 6.0 Titulo Universitario Oficial de Graduado/Ingeniero Tecnico Industrial/Titulo Universitario Oficial de Licenciado / Ingeniero/Arquitecto (Licenciatura) with 5/10 or 1/4

*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 of managerial experience
MSc Applied Corporate Brand Management 2 years in marketing and/or branding