International and European Students

Central Film School welcomes students from all over the world and our school benefits from the diverse experiences and outlook of our european and international student cohorts. With our immersive teaching style, you will learn the hands on practical skills you need to succeed as a filmmaker or screenwriter.

Below you will find the qualifications we accept by country, if your country or qualification is not listed please contact us and a member of our team will be happy to help.

Entry Requirements 2020

Qualifications by country     A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V Y Z

A

Angola

Undergraduate Degrees

International Foundation in Media Production

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of hounours Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Australia

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education with Senior Secondary Certificate of Education

English Language Requirement: Exempt

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of honours Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: Exempt

B

Bahrain

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education and been awarded the Tawjahiya

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A four year Degree from the University of Bahrain or from the Arabian Gulf University or

a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Bangladesh

Undergraduate Degrees

High School Certificate with a minimum of 70%

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Four-year bachelor degree with a minimum of 55%

English Language Requirement: see our list

Botswana

Undergraduate Degrees

Cambridge Overseas School Certificate grades 1 to 6 or

Completion of 12 years of school education or

Completion of Part 1 year 1 of a Degree

English Language Requirement: Botswana BGCSE grade C or see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Cambridge Overseas School Certificate plus

A Bachelors and a master’s degree at the University of Botswana

English Language Requirement: Botswana BGCSE grade C or see our list

Brazil

International Foundation

A minimum of grade 7 from a completed Secondary School Diploma such as:

  • Certificado de Conclusao de Ension Medio / Certificado de Ensino Medio Titulo de Tecnico
  • Diplomoa de Tecnico de Nivel Medio

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

International Foundation in Media Production or A minimum of grade 8 from a completed Secondary School Diploma such as:

  • Certificado de Conclusao de Ension Medio / Certificado de Ensino Medio Titulo de Tecnico
  • Diplomoa de Tecnico de Nivel Medio

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Título de Bacharel / Título de (Bachelor degree) grade 6.0 or 

Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Bulgaria

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of Secondary School Education with a diploma

  • Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie
  • Diploma za Sredno Spetsialno Obrazovanie
  • Diploma za Zavŭrsheno Poluvisshe Obrazovanie

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Diploma za Zavarsheno Visshe Obrazovanie or 

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university

(post-2002 if it is from a Bulgarian University)

English Language Requirement: see our list

C

Cambodia

Undergraduate Degrees

Pass diploma of upper secondary education or

International Foundation in Media Production or

A recognised International Foundation Programme

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A minimum four year Degree or

A full University Diploma or Licence from Cambodia

English Language Requirement: see our list

Canada

Undergraduate Degrees

Secondary School Diploma (grade 12) or 

International Baccalaureate diploma (IB)

English Language Requirement: Exempt

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor‘s Degree or equivalent with GPA of 2.7 on the Canadian 4.0 scale (or equivalent) or 5.5+ on the 9 point scale

English Language Requirement: Exempt

Chile

International Foundation

Licencia de Education Medio minimum 4.5

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

International Foundation in Media Production or

A recognised International Foundation Programme

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Licenciatura Degree (minimum four years) with a minimum grade 5.5 or

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

China

International Foundation

Senior Middle 3 with minimum 60%

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of one year of an undergraduate programme in China or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised foundation course in China or the UK or

A-Levels or International Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Four year Bachelor with a minimum of 70%

English Language Requirement: see our list

Colombia

International Foundation

Bachiller Academico with minimum Grade 7

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Bachiller Academico with minimum Grade 8

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Licenciatura or Professional Title (four year bachelors equivalent) with a minimum of CGPA 3.5 or

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Cyprus

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of Apolytirion of Lykeion grade 17 or

Associate degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma or 

Higher Diploma from a recognised institution or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK/Cyprus

English Language Requirement: Apolytirion Grade 17 in English or English Language or see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Ptychion with a minimum grade 6.5 or

Three-year Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

D

Denmark

Undergraduate Degrees

Minimum grade 4/7 or 7/13 in one of the following:

Studentereksamenor or

Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) or

Højere Handelseksamen (HHX) or

Højere Teknisk Eksamen (HTE)

English Language Requirement: Grade 9 in English for the final examinations of

Studentereksamenor or Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) or

Højere Handelseksamen (HHX) or

Højere Teknisk Eksamen (HTE) or 

see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Candidatus/Candidata Magisterii or

Bachelor degree from any recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

E

Egypt

International Foundation

Thanaweya A’ama or Al Azhar general secondary school certificate with minimum 80%

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Bachelor degree with a GPA 2.5/4 or GPA 3.2/5 or 65% or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised UK University

English Language Requirement: see our list

F

France

Undergraduate Degrees

Good marks in Baccalauréat Général or

Good marks in Baccalauréat Technologique

English Language Requirement: grade 12 in English in either Baccalauréat or see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of Licence with good marks or

Three-year Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

G

Germany

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of Secondary School Education with

  • Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur) with a grade of 2 out of 6 or a Gut
  • Zeugnis der Fachgebundenen Hochschulreife Zeugnis der Fachhochschulreife with an overall grade of 12 or ‘gut’ 

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Three-year bachelor’s degree from any recognised University or

Graduates with a German Fachhochschulen with either a Diplom, Staatsexamen or a Magister Artium with a grade of Gut

English Language Requirement: see our list
 

Ghana

International Foundation Programme

Completed secondary school with a minimum of 6 subjects at grades 1-3:

  • SCE
  • WAEC
  • NECO

English Language Requirement: English grade 6 or C6 in SSCE, WAEC or NECO or see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

A National Diploma – lower credit or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: English grade 6 or C6 in SSCE, WAEC or NECO or see our list
Postgraduate Degrees

A good honours degree from a central university in Ghana minimum grade 2.2 (2nd Lower Class Division)

English Language Requirement: English grade 6 or C6 in SSCE, WAEC or NECO or see our list

Greece

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of Apolyterio of Geniko Lykeio with grade 16 or IEK Diploma or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production  or

Recognised foundation course in the UK/Greece

English Language Requirement: Grade 17 in Apolytirion English or see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Three-year bachelor degree from any recognised university

Ptychion (Degrees awarded by AEI and TEI with 6.5 or above)

English Language Requirement: see our list
 

I

India

International Foundation Programme

Standard XII with a minimum of 50%

English Language Requirement: 70% in English in Standard XII or see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Standard XII: 70% (CBSE, CISCE,Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra & West Bengal boards) or 80% (all other boards) or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: All India Senior School Certificate  Examination 33% or

Dehli Senior School Certificate Examination 33% or

70% in English in Standard XII or see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 55% overall (2:2 equivalent)

Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 60% overall (2:1 equivalent)

English Language Requirement: All India Senior School Certificate  Examination 33% or
Dehli Senior School Certificate Examination 33% or see our list
 

Indonesia

International Foundation Programme

Senior Secondary Leaving Certificate with Grade 8:

  • SMA
  • STTB SMA

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education and

  • SMA 11 or 12 including Maths at grade 6 plus National Exam
  • Polytechnic Diploma D1 with a score of 6
  • Polytechnic Diploma D2 with a pass
English Language Requirement: see our list
Postgraduate Degrees

A Strata Satu Sarjana (S1) Degree (minimum four years) from Indonesia with a minimum grade of 2.5

English Language Requirement: see our list

 

Iran

International Foundation

Dabiristan with minimum 12

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Dabiristan with minimum 14

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees
Four year degree (License or Karshenasi) from a recognised University minimum grade 12
 
English Language Requirement: see our list

Italy

International Foundation

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho) with with minimum grade 3

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Graduation from Junior College/ Vocational College (Semon Gakko) or

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho) with Grade 4 or

Completion of one year on an undergraduate programme in Japan or

A-levels in the UK or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised foundation course

English Language Requirement: see our list
Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of a University Bachelor’s Degree in Japan minimum grade 2.8 or

A good honours Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University

 
English Language Requirement: see our list

H

Hong Kong

International Foundation Programme

Completed forms 4 and 5 in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) with a minimum of 60% in 5 subjects
 
English Language Requirement: HKDSE Grade 3 or above in English or see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Minimum 2 HKAL/GCE A-levels or equivalent good grades or

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 3,3,4 – 4,5,5 or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognized foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: HKDSE Grade 3 or above in English or see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Three-year Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

J

Japan

International Foundation Programme

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho) with with minimum grade 3
 
English Language Requirement: see our list
Undergraduate Degrees

Graduation from Junior College/ Vocational College (Semon Gakko) or

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho) with Grade 4 or

Completion of one year on an undergraduate programme in Japan or

A-levels in the UK or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised foundation course

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of a University Bachelor’s Degree in Japan minimum grade 2.8 or

A good honours Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Jordan

Undergraduate Degrees

Passing the Tawjihi with at least 90%

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Four year Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

K

Kazakhstan

Undergraduate Degrees

A certificate of Completed Secondary Education with Grades of 3 (satisfactory) or 4 (good)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

High grades in the Bakalavr, Diplom or Magister (post 1991)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Kenya

Undergraduate Degrees

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or

Higher/Technical Diploma or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list
Postgraduate Degrees

A good second class honours Degree from a recognised institution or

A good honours Bachelor’s Degree from the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Kuwait

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education and been awarded the Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a’ama

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Four year Degree from the University of Kuwait or a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list
 

L

Luxembourg

Undergraduate Degrees

Luxembourg-Diplôme de fin d’études secondaires with minimum grade 36

English Language Requirement: Grade 48 in English or see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Bachelor degree with minimum grade 14-15 (bien) for UK 2:2 

English Language Requirement: Grade 48 in English or see our list

M

Malasia

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 13 years of education

6 SPM passes and 3 STPM examinations

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Three year Degree (post STPM) or four year degree from Malaysia

English Language Requirement: see our list

Mauritius

Undergraduate Degrees

Cambridge Overseas School Certificate / GCE O level

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate/ GCE A level or

International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good second class honours Degree from a recognised Mauritian university or

A good Honours Bachelor’s Degree from the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Mexico

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of Secondary School Education with a Secondary School Diploma

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Licenciado (four-year Bachelors equivalent) or a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Morocco

Undergraduate Degrees

Cambridge Overseas School Certificate / GCE O level or

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate/ GCE A level or

International Baccalaureate or 

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognized foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good second class honours Degree from a recognised Mauritian University

A good honours bachelor’s degree from the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

N

Nigeria

Undergraduate Degrees

Five WAEC subjects at grade 1–6 including English (minimum C or above) or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or 

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised foundation course in the UK or

Higher National Diploma (HND)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good second class honours Degree from a recognised Nigerian University

A good honours Bachelor’s Degree from the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Norway

International Foundation

Vitnemål fra Grunnskolen
 
English Language Requirement see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

FVitnemål fra den Videregående skole or A-levels 

or International Baccalaureate or

Recognised foundation course in the UK or

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Candidatus Magisterii from a recognised institution or

A good honours Bachelors degree from the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

O

Oman

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education and been awarded the Thanawiya amma or

Completion of the first year of a relevant Degree or

International Baccalaureate or A levels

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A four year Degree from the University of Kuwait or a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

P

Pakistan

Undergraduate Degrees

A-levels or International Baccalaureate

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognized Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Two or three-year degree followed by a two-year Master’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Philippines

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education with a High School Diploma

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognized Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of a Degree (minimum four years) from Philippines

English Language Requirement: see our list

Q

Qatar

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education and been awarded the Al-Thanawaya Al-Amah

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A four year Degree from the University of Qatar or a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

R

Romania

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of Secondary School Education with a diploma

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Russia

International Foundation

Attestat Certificate of Secondary Education (grade 11)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Successful completion of at least one year of Bakalavr from a recognised University or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production  or

Recognised foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Four-year Bakalavr degree from a recognised university or

Magistr or Specialist Diploma or

A good honours bachelor’s degree from the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

S

Saudi Arabia

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education or

Good results in Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education Certificate) or 

General Aptitude Tests (GATs)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A four year Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Singapore

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of GCSE and A levels

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degree from Singapore

English Language Requirement: see our list

South Korea

Undergraduate Degrees

Junior College Diploma

Completion of one year of an undergraduate programme in Korea CSAT Test or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised foundation course or 

A-levels or International Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good honours Bachelor’s Degree

English Language Requirement: see our list

Spain

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of Secondary School Education with a diploma (Titulo de Bachilerato/Bachiller)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Sri Lanka

Undergraduate Degrees

Sri Lankan A-Levels (General Certificate of Education Advanced Level) or Cambridge A-Levels

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good honours Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Sweden

Undergraduate Degrees

Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola grade 15

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good honours Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution or

Godkänd (with a minimum of 90 credits at G) 

English Language Requirement: see our list

Syria

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education or

Good marks in your Al Shahada Al Thanawiya

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A four year Degree, or Licence, from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

T

Taiwan

Undergraduate Degrees

Junior College Diploma or

A-Levels or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised foundation course in the UK or

First year of Bachelor’s Degree from a University in the US, Canada or Australia

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Four-year University Bachelor’s Degree in Taiwan, with a minimum of 70% or

A good honours Bachelor’s Degree from the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Thailand

Undergraduate Degrees

Either year 1 0r 2 of University-level study at a Thai University

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production  or

Recognised Uk Foundation course or

First year in an Australian, Canadian or US University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of Bachelor’s Degree at a Thai University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Turkey

International Foundation

Successful completion of Devlet Lise Bitirme Diplomasi or High School

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degree (Lisans Diploma) from any recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

U

Uganda

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 13 years of education

Passing 6 UCE (or EACE), with grades 1 to 6and 3 UACE (or EAAC) with grade E or above

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A minimum of 2:2 in a three or four year Degree from Uganda or

A good honours Bachelor’s Degree from the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

United Arab Emirates

Undergraduate Degrees

Associate Degree (American University Dubai) or

Associated Diploma and Higher Diploma qualifications or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

USA

Undergraduate Degrees

Secondary School Diploma (grade 12) or an American High School Diploma

English Language Requirement: Exempt

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: Exempt

V

Vietnam

Undergraduate Degrees

International Foundation in Media Production or

Completion of 12 years of education with a High School Diploma (Bang tot nghiep pho tong trung hoc)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Y

Yemen

Undergraduate Degrees

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education with a High School Diploma (Bang tot nghiep pho tong trung hoc)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Z

Zimbabwe

Undergraduate Degrees

Cambridge Higher School Certificate or

General Certificate of Advanced Level or

International Foundation in Media Production or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

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