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International Students – Entry Requirements

Here at Regent College London, we understand that it can be a challenge in moving to and studying in a different country, but we’re here to help. We offer guidance and support through every step of your Regent College London journey, from the application process, to fees and scholarships to helping you settle into your new surroundings, we are here to help.

UKVI English Language Requirements for international students

All International students must take a Secure English Language Test (SELT).  The SELT will assess your reading, writing, speaking and listening abilities. The level of test you will need, known as the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level, will depend on your level of study. You can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: IELTS SELT Consortium including UKVI Academic IELTS, LanguageCert, Pearson and PSI Services (UK) Ltd.

  • IELTS for UKVI: 4.0 for B1 and 5.5 for B2; overall 6.0.
  • Trinity College London: a pass in test ISE1 for B1 and a pass in test ISEII for B2
  • LanguageCert International ESOL SELT: 60/100 for B1 and 33/50 for B2
  • Pearson PTE Academic for UKVI: Overall score of 50 with no less than 45 in each component for B2; overall score of 43 with no less than 43 in each component for B1
  • PSI Services (UK) Ltd: Pass in Skills for English UKVI B1 or B2

For further information and a list of UKVI approved Secure English Language Test Providers please click here

For more information on how you can prove your knowledge of English please click here

Free Pre-sessional English Support

Where applicants need a little support to improve their English Language skills, Regent College London offers a free assessment free digital pre-sessional English courses.

These courses focus on your areas of weakness and aim to bring your level of English up to the required standard. Classes will also improve important study skills in preparation for academic study. At the end of your course, on passing another English test, you will be able to join the course you have applied for.

If you are offered a pre-sessional course, you will be required to attend classes regularly and fully complete the course before being accepted on to your chosen course.

For the academic entry requirements please select your country:

 

BANGLADESH

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Standard(GPA 3 or above) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Diploma in Business Studies/Diploma in Commerce Standard N/A N/A N/A N/A
Diploma in Engineering Standard Standard Standard (60% or above) N/A N/A
Bachelor degree (2 years or less than 3) Standard Standard Standard (60% or above) N/A N/A
Bachelor degree (3 years or less than 4) Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Bachelor degree (4 years or less than 5) Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard (min of 60%)
Bachelor of Science in Engineering N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard (min of 55%)

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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colombia-flagCOLOMBIA

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Bachiller Académico Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Certificado de Aptitud Profesional (SENA) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Título de Bachiller Técnico Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Técnico (Laboral) de (subject area) Standard Standard N/A N/A N/A
Técnico Profesional en (subject area) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Técnico Profesional Especializado en (subject area) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Tecnólogo en (subject area)/Título de (suject area) a nivel tecnológico Standard Standard Standard (grade 31-70) N/A N/A
Tecnólogo Especializado en (subject area) Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Licenciado en (subject area) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard
Título de (subject area)/Professional en (subject area)/Maestro en (arts subject)/Diploma de (subject area) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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INDIA

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
National Apprenticeship Certificate Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Secondary School Examination Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Técnico Profesional en (subject area) Standard Standard Standard (60% or above) N/A N/A
Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Senior School / Standard 12 Standard Standard Standard (55% or above) N/A N/A
Certificate of Vocational Education (CVE – 12) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Diploma (in a engineering/technology subject) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bachelor of Arts/Science/Commerce (when studied for 2 years or less than 3) Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Bachelor of Arts/Science/Commerce (when studied for 3 years or less than 4) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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japan-flagJAPAN

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
中学校卒業証書 (Lower Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
高等学校業程度認定試験 (Upper Secondary School Equivalency Examination) Standard with an overall pass Standard with an overall pass Standard with an overall pass N/A N/A
高等学校卒業証書 (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Standard with an overall pass Standard with an overall pass Standard with an overall pass N/A N/A
専門士 (Diploma) Standard Standard Non-standard N/A N/A
短期大学士/準学士(Associate Degree/Associate) Standard Standard Standard (60% or above) N/A N/A
専門/職業高校卒業証書 (Upper Secondary Specialised/Vocational School Leaving Certificate) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
高度専門士 (Advanced Diploma) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard
学士 (Bachelor Degree) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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kenya-flagKENYA

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Kenya Certificate of Education (1980-1988) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
East African Advanced Certificate of Education (1967-1979) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (until 1973) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (until 1973) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (until 1973) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (1980-1988) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Diploma / Diploma in Technical Education Programme (TEP) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Diploma (from a university) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Higher Diploma Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bachelor degree N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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malaysia-flagMALAYSIA

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
PMR (Penilain Menengah Rendah) (Lower Secondary School) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia) (Malaysia Certificate of Education) Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
SPMV (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia Vokesyenal) ( Malaysia Certificate of Vocational Education) Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
VUE (Vocational Unified Examination) Senior Middle Level Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
UEC (Unified Examination Certificate) Senior Middle Level Standard Standard Non-standard N/A N/A
Foundation in (subject area) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Diploma Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
DVM (Diploma Vokasional Malaysia) (Malaysia Vocational Diploma) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
BTEC National Diploma Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Matrikulasi (Matriculation Certificate) Standard Standard Standard (GPA of 2.5) N/A N/A
STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia) (Malaysia Higher School Certificate) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Advanced Diploma Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Bachelor Degree N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard (min lower second class)

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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napal-flagNEPAL

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
School Leaving Certificate Examination Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade 10) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Technical School Leaving Certificate Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI & XII) Standard Standard Non-standard N/A N/A
Higher Secondary Education Board Examination/National Examinations Board Examination Standard Standard Non-standard N/A N/A
Proficiency Certificate Standard Standard Standard (overall average of 50%) N/A N/A
Diploma (from Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT)) Standard Standard Standard (overall pass or above) N/A N/A
Diploma (from Tribhuvan University) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bachelor Degree (when studied for 2 years or less than 3) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bachelor Degree (when studied for 3 years or less than 4) Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Bachelor Degree (when studied for minimum 4 years) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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nigeria-flagNIGERIA

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Senior School Certificate Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
West African Senior School Certifictate/West African Senior School Certificate for School or Private Candidates Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Diploma Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
National Diploma Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Higher National Diploma Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Advanced Diploma Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Bachelor Degree N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard (min 2:2 average)

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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pakistan-flagPAKISTAN

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Intermediate/Higher Secondary Certificate Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Diploma in Business Administration/Diploma in Commerce Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Associate Degree Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bachelor degree (2 years or less than 3) Standard Standard Standard (60% or above) N/A N/A
Bachelor degree (3 years or less than 4) Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Bachelor degree (four years) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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philippines-flagPHILIPPINES

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Certificate/Diploma (Katunayan/Katibayan) – High School (to 2015) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Certificate/Diploma (Katunayan/Katibayan) – Junior High School Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Certificate/Diploma (Katunayan/Katibayan) – Senior High School (Technical-Vocational Livehood track) Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Certificate/Diploma (Katunayan/Katibayan) – Senior High School (Academic track) Standard Standard Non-standard N/A N/A
Pre-Dentistry/Pre-Optometry/Pre-Veterinary Medicine Standard Standard Non-standard N/A N/A
Certificate/Diploma (Katunayan/Katibayan) – Senior High School (Arts and Design/Sports track) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Diploma/Associate (2 years) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bachelor Degree Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Bachelor degree in a professional subject Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Bacherlor degree from a prestigious university (Ateneo de Manila University, De la Salle University, University of Santo Tomas, University of the Philippines – Diliman) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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qatar-flagQATAR

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Qatar Senior School Certificate Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Commercial/Technical Secondary School Certificate Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Associate Degree Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bachelor Degree N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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russian-federation-flagRUSSIAN FEDERATION

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
аттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании (Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
аттестат об основном общем образовании (Certificate of Basic General Education) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
диплом о профессиональном образовании (Diploma of Basic Vocational Education) Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
свидетельство о peзyльтaтax EГЭ (единого государственного экзамена) (Certificate of Unified State Examination) Standard Standard Non-standard N/A N/A
диплом о среднем профессиональном образовании (базовый уровень) (Diploma of Secondary Vocational Education (Basic level)) Standard Standard Standard (min grade 3.5) N/A N/A
диплом о среднем профессиональном образовании (продвинутый уровень) (Diploma of Secondary Vocational Education (Advanced level)) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
диплом о среднем специальном образовании (Diploma of Completed Specialised Secondary Education) Standard Standard Standard (min grade 3) N/A N/A
диплом о неполном высшем образовании (Diploma of Incomplete Higher Education) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
диплом бакалавра (Bachelor degree) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard (overall pass)
диплом специалиста (Specialist Diploma) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard (overall pass)

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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saudi-arabia-flagSAUDI ARABIA

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
General Secondary Education Certificate Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Secondary Commercial Institute Diploma Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Technical Supervisor Secondary Institute Diploma Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Secondary Industrial Institute Diploma Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Diploma from a Technical College/Vocational Institute Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Intermediate University Degree in Health Sciences Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Associate degree Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bachelor Degree N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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sri-lanka-flagSRI LANKA

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Standard Standard Standard (grade A, B or C) N/A N/A
National Certificate Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Certificate of Proficiency from th Ministry of Health Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Higher National Diploma Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Bachelor Degree N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard (grade 2:2 or above)

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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thailand-flagTHAILAND

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
ประกาศนียบัตร – การศึกษาศบั ศึบ (ม.) (Certificate of Compulsory Education (Maw 3)) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
ประกาศนียบัตร – การศึกษาขั้นพื้นฐาน (ม.ว) (Certificate of Basic Education (Maw 6)) Standard Standard Non-standard N/A N/A
ประกาศนียบัตร – วิชานีพ (ปวช.) (Certificate of Vocatioanl Education (Paw Waw Chaw)) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
อนุปริญญา (Associate degree/Diploma) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
ประกาศนียบัตร – วิชานีพชั้นสูง (มวส.) (Certificate of Higher Vocational Education/Diploma of Vocational Education (Paw Waw Saw)) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
ประกาศนียบัตร – ครเทคนีคชั้นสูง (ปทส.) (Higher Diploma in Teaching Technology (Paw Thaw Saw)) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard
ปริญญาตรี (Bachelor degree) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard (65% or above)

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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turkey-flagTURKEY

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
İlköğretim Diploması (Basic Education Diploma) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Lise Diploması (High School Diploma) Standard (Minimum 50%) Standard (Minimum 60% Standard (Minimum 60% N/A N/A
Meslek Lisesi Diploması (Vocational High School Diploma) Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Teknik Lisesi Diploması (Technical High School Diploma) Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Ön-Lisans Diploması (Associate Degree) Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Usta Öğreticilik Belgesi (Master Trainer Certificate) Standard Standard Non-standard N/A N/A
Ustalık Belgesi (Master Craftsman Certificate) Standard Standard Non-standard N/A N/A
Lisans Diploması (Bachelor Degree) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard (GPA 2.5 or above)
Mühendis Diploması (Engineering Degree) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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uganda-flagUGANDA

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
East African Certificate of Education (EACE) (1968-1980) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
National Certificate Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Certificate Standard Standard N/A N/A N/A
National Diploma Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Diploma Standard Standard Standard (60% or above) N/A N/A
Ordinary Diploma Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Advanced Diploma Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
East African Advanced Certificate of Education (1969-1980) Standard Standard Standard (min 3 passes at grade C) N/A N/A
Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) Standard Standard Standard (min 3 passes at grade C) N/A N/A
Higher Diploma Standard Standard Standard Standard N/A
Bachelor Degree N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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Uzbekistan-flagUZBEKISTAN

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Umumiy o’rta ta’lim to’g’risidagi Shahodatnoma(Certificate of Secondary Education) Standard (overall 4 or above) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Akademik Litsey Diplomi (Diploma of Academic Lyceum) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Kasb Hunar Kolleji Diplomi (Diploma of Professional College) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bakalavr Diplomi (Bachelor degree) N/A N/A N/A N/A  Standard
Diplomi (Specialist Diploma) N/A N/A N/A N/A  Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

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vietnam-flagVIETNAM

Qualifications Foundation year HND/Foundation Degree Degree Top-Up Masters
Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Học Phổ Thông (THPT) (Senior Secondary School Graduation Diploma) Non-standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Technician Standard (min 5.0) Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Học Chuyên Nghiệp (Secondary Vocational School Certificate) Standard Non-standard N/A N/A N/A
Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Cấp Chuyên Nghiệp (Intermediate Professional Education Diploma) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Cấp Nghề (Vocational Intermediate Diploma) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Cao Đẳng (College Diploma / Associate degree) Standard Standard Standard (overall average of 7.0) N/A N/A
Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Cao Đẳng Nghề (Vocational College Diploma / Vocational Associate Degree) Standard Standard Standard N/A N/A
Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Đại Học / Bằng Cử Nhân (Bachelor degree) N/A N/A N/A N/A Standard

If you hold any other qualification than listed above, please submit it to our Admissions team for further information on admissions@rcl.ac.uk

English language requirements and approved English qualifications

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