Information for International 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.

As an international applicant you may not have UK qualifications. Below you will find the qualifications we accept by country. If your home country is not listed, please contact us with any queries.

For qualifications and certificates from non-English Speaking Countries, we require an official translation which contain the translators stamp and contact details.

Entry Requirements 2023

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

Argentina

Integrated Foundation Year

Título de Bachiller with two subjects at 6.0 plus a Level 3 qualification equivalent to two A-Levels at E

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Título de Bachiller with two subjects at 6.0 plus a Level 3 qualification equivalent to two A-Levels at C

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of honours Degree from a recognised University

Licenciado with grade of 6.0

English Language Requirement: see our list

Angola

Integrated Foundation Year

Habilitação Literárias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) grade 12/20

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year or

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of Honours 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

Austria

Undergraduate Degrees

An average minimum score of 2.4 in the Austrian Reifeprufungszeugnis/ Maturazeugnis

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of a four year Diplomstudium/Magister or a bachelor degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Angola

Integrated Foundation Year

Habilitação Literárias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) grade 12/20

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year or

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of Honours Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

B

Bahrain

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education and been awarded the Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with an overall grade of at least 70% as well as a foundation course.

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%

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

Recognised Foundation Diploma

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Four-year bachelor degree with a minimum of 55%

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Belgium

Undergraduate Degrees

French-speaking community: a minimum average score of 6/10 or 13/20 in the Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Superieuror

German-speaking community: a minimum average score of 6/10 or 13/20 in the Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts

or

Flemish-speaking community: a minimum average score of 6/10 or 13/20 in the Diploma von Hoger Secondaire Onderwijs

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Four-year bachelor degree with a minimum of 55%

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Botswana

Undergraduate Degrees

Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (BGCSE) grades A-C plus Cambridge Overseas School Certificate grades 1-6

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

Integrated Foundation Year

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

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK 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

or 

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

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

or relevant experience (APEL)

 

English Language Requirement: see our list

Bulgaria

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of Secondary School Education with average score of 5.0 overall with a diploma Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie or

Diploma za Sredno Spetsialno Obrazovanie or 

Diploma za Zavŭrsheno Poluvisshe Obrazovanie

English Language Requirement: see our list

A minimum of 5.0 in the State Matura Exam in English and a minimum score of 5.5 in the compulsory school subject of English

Postgraduate Degrees

Diploma za Zavarsheno Visshe Obrazovanie or

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university 

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

or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

C

Cambodia

Undergraduate Degrees
Pass diploma of upper secondary education or BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year / BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or Recognised Foundation course in the UK 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) covers all areas within Canada  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

or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: Exempt

Chile

Integrated Foundation Year

Licencia de Education Medio minimum 4.5

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

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

or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

China

International Foundation

National Senior High School Certificate (three years), achieving an overall Grade B (80%)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of one year of an undergraduate programme in China or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course in China or the UK or

A-Levels or International Baccalaureate or

An overall pass in the Gaokao with evidence in the form of a certificate or transcript

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Four year Bachelor with a minimum of 70%

English Language Requirement: see our list

Croatia

Integrated Foundation Year

A minimum of 3.6 in the Svjedodzba o Maturi or

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

B Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

English Language Requirement: see our list

A minimum of 4 in English at satndard level in the Drzavna Matura/Svjedodzba o Maturi

Undergraduate Degrees

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

Colombia

Integrated Foundation Year

Bachiller Academico with minimum Grade 7

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Título de Bachillerato Académico with minimum Grade 8

Recognised Foundation Diploma

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

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 a Higher Diploma from a recognised institution or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK/Cyprus

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate or

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

Postgraduate Degrees

Four-year Ptychion with a minimum grade 6.5 or

Three-year Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University (post-2001)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Czech Republic

Undergraduate Degrees

A minimum average score of 2.4 in the Maturitni Zkouška/Vysvědčeni o Maturitni Zkoušce or

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate or

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Good honours Bachelor’s degree

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

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Candidatus/Candidata Magisterii or

Bachelor degree from any recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

E

Egypt

Integrated Foundation Year
Thanaweya A’ama or Al Azhar general secondary school certificate with minimum 80% English Language Requirement: see our list
Undergraduate Degrees
BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year / BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year 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

Estonia

Undergraduate Degrees

A minimum of 65% in Gümnaasiumilõputunnistus, with a minimum of 75% in English or 

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list
Postgraduate Degrees
A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University English Language Requirement: see our list

F

Finland

Undergraduate Degrees

A minimum grade of C/4 in the Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/ Studentexamensbetyg or 

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

France

Undergraduate Degrees

Baccalauréat Général with minimum 11.5/20 or

Good marks in Baccalauréat Technologique or 

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

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’

    A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

    IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

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 BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year / BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year 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

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course in the UK/Greece

A minimum score of 17 in the Apolytirion of Geniko Lykeio

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 6.5/10 or above)

English Language Requirement: see our list
 

H

Hong Kong

International Foundation Year

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) 4,4,4 – 4,5,5 or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognized foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: HKDSE Grade 4

or HKCEE English Grade 3

 see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Three-year Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Hungary

Undergraduate Degrees

A minimum of grade 3 in the Erettsegi or

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Three-year Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University

English Language Requirement: see our list

I

India

Integrated Foundation Year

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

  • CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) 60%
  • ISCE (Indian Certificate secondary education) 60%
  • SSC (Senior School Certificate) 60%
  • ISC (Indian School Certificate) 60%
  • IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points
  • A-levels – typically 104-120 UCAS points
  • Recognised Foundation Diploma

70% in English in Standard XII or see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

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

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

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

Indonesia

Integrated Foundation Year

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

Recognised Foundation Diploma

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

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

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Iran

Integrated Foundation Year

Diplom-Metevaseth (National High School Diploma) with an overall score of 16/20 or above will be considered for entry

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Dabiristan with minimum 14

Recognised Foundation Diploma

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees
Four year degree (License or Karshenasi) from a recognised University minimum grade 12

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

 
English Language Requirement: see our list

Ireland

Undergraduate Degrees

IRISHCERT123 – a minimum of 123 UCAS points from the Level 5 Higher Level Leaving Certificate

English Language Requirement: Exempt

Postgraduate Degrees
Three-year Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University
 
English Language Requirement: Exempt

Italy

Undergraduate Degrees

Diploma Di Esame Di Stato with minimum 65% (Law and Architecture minimum grade 75%)

A minimum of 70/100 in the Diploma di Esame di Stato

English Language Requirement: Diploma Di Esame Di Stato English with Grade 80% or see our list
Postgraduate Degrees

Diploma di Laurea with minimum 90/110

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

J

Jamaica

Integrated Foundation Degree

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

Recognised Foundation Diploma

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A-levels – typically 104-120 UCAS points

 

A-levels in the UK or International Baccalaureate or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year <link to 2.1.1> 

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year <link to 2.1.1> or

Recognised foundation course

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Japan

Integrated Foundation Degree

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 or International Baccalaureate or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year 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) or

Successful completion of at least one year of a Bachelor degree (Bakalavr) or

Specialist Diploma in Kazakhstan with a minimum grade of 4.0 out of 5.0 (for Stage 1 entry)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A four-year Bachelor degree (Bakalavr) or Specialist Diploma from a recognised Institution

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

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year 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

Kuwait

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education and been awarded the Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a’ama (General Secondary School Certificate) with a minimum score of 80%

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Four year Degree from the University of Kuwait or a recognised University with a minimum class of 2:2 or a minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0

English Language Requirement: see our list
 

L

Latvia

Undergraduate Degrees

A minimum average score of C/7 or above in the Atestats or

International Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Lithuania

Undergraduate Degrees

A Brandos Atestatas (certificate of maturity) or

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Post-2000 Bakalauro Diplomas/bachelor’s degree or

Pre-2000 Magistro Diplomas or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

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 or

Diplôme d’Ingénieur Industriel with an overall grade of 40 or above

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

M

Malaysia

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 13 years of education or

6 SPM passes and 3 STPM examinations

  • A Post-School ‘Certificate’
  • Matrikulasi (Matriculation Certificate)
  • Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM)
  • IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points
  • A-levels – typically 104-120 UCAS points
  • UEC: a minimum of B5 in five subjects in the UEC (excluding Chinese and Malay)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

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

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Malta

Undergraduate Degrees

Advanced Matriculation (AM) or
Matriculation Certificate Examination (from the University of Malta) with minimum grade C or
A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate 
English Language Requirement: see our list
Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Mauritius

Integrated Foundation Year

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) with marks below the entry criteria for direct entry to a degree programme or

International Baccalaureate Certificate

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Cambridge Overseas School Certificate / GCE O level or

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate/ GCE A level or

International Baccalaureate or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

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

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Mexico

Integrated Foundation Year

A Bachillerato (completed 12 years of education) with an average mark of 7/10 or 70%

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

A Bachillerato (completed 12 years of education) with an average mark of 7/10 or 70% plus

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Licenciado (four-year Bachelors equivalent) or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Morocco

Undergraduate Degrees

Diplôme du Baccalauréat with a minimum of 16/20 or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Licence/Licence d’Etudes Fondamentales/Licence Professionnelle or

Diplome du Cycle Normal or

Diplome d’Ingenieur d’Etat or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

N

Nepal

Undergraduate Degrees

Recognised Foundation Diploma

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A-levels – typically 104-120 UCAS points

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good honours Bachelor’s Degree from the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Netherlands

Undergraduate Degrees

Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) with a grade of between 5.5–6.5 (depending on the course applying for)

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Doctoraal or a three year bachelor’s degree (post-2002) or 

Hoger Beroepsonderwijs (HBO) (pre 2001) or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Nigeria

Integrated Foundation Degrees

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

The West African Senior School Certificate is equivalent to GCSE level and is not acceptable for direct entry to year 1 of a UK degree. We would expect applicants to have completed an appropriate Foundation course to bridge the gap

Senior Secondary School Certificate 

and 

WAEC C6 or above in English Language or

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

National Diploma with Lower Credit or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course in the UK or

Higher National Diploma (HND)

and 

WAEC C6 or above in English Language or

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good second class honours Degree from a recognised Nigerian University

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

and 

WAEC C6 or above in English Language or

English Language Requirement: see our list

Norway

Integrated Foundation Year

Vitnemål fra Grunnskolen with a minimum of 4.5 or

Norwegian Vitnemal, with overall score of 3.5

 
English Language Requirement see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of the Vitnemål for videregående opplæring (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) or

Vitnemål fra den Videregående skole or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course in the UK

 English Language Requirement: see our list
Postgraduate Degrees

Candidatus Magisterii or

Sivilingeniør (siv. ing.) or

Siviløkonom (siv. øk.) from a recognised institution or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

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 Bachelor’s Degree with a GPA of 2.4 (out of 4.0) from a recognised Omani university or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

P

Pakistan

Undergraduate Degrees

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A four-year Bachelor’s Degree with a GPA of 2.5 / 55% or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Philippines

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education with a High School Diploma or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Completion of a Degree (minimum four years) from Philippines with minimum CGPA 2.5+ or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Poland

Undergraduate Degrees

Swiadectwo Dojrzałości / Matura with a minimum of 80%

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

A-levels – typically 104-120 UCAS points

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

Three-year post-2001 Licencjat / Inżynier (bachelor’s degree) or

Three-year pre-2000 Magister / Magister Inżynier (master’s degree) or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Portugal

Undergraduate Degrees

Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano) with a minimum of 15 or

Diploma Nível Secundário de Educação / Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação when awarded after three years of study

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

A minimum of 14 in English in the Diploma de Ensino Secundario

Postgraduate Degrees

Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados – DESE or a Licenciado or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

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 Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

R

Romania

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of Secondary School Education with a diploma or

Diplomă de Bacalaureat

An average minimum score of 7.5 

 

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

A minimum of B2 in English in the Diplomă de Bacalaureat

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Russia

Integrated Foundation Year

Attestat Certificate of Secondary Education with an average overall grade of at least 4.0/5.0 in 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

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year 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 Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

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 Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Singapore

Undergraduate Degrees

Singapore/Cambridge GCE A-Level Examinations in a minimum of three subjects

B Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A-levels – typically 104-120 UCAS points

Recognised Foundation Diploma

English Language Requirement: see our list

Singapore Cambridge O-level English grade C or above

Postgraduate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised Singaporean university or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Slovakia

Undergraduate Degrees

Maturitná skúška / Maturita with a minimum of score 2.4 or 

Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej Skúške

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

 

Postgraduate Degrees

Magister (formally Absolvent Vysoké Skoly) or

Bakalár / bachelor degree (post-2005) or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

A score of 1.0 in English at B2 level or a pass at C1 level in the Maturita

Slovenia

Undergraduate Degrees

Spricevalo o splosni maturi with a minimum of 3 

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

South Korea

Undergraduate Degrees

The South Korea High School Diploma with good grades or

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

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course or

A-levels or International Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Spain

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of Secondary School Education with a diploma (Titulo de Bachilerato/Bachiller) with a minimum score of 7 overall

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

 

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Sri Lanka

Undergraduate Degrees

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

Recognised Foundation Diploma

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Sweden

Undergraduate Degrees

A pass from the Avgangsbetyg / Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola Upper Secondary School Certificate with a minimum of D or 12,5 overall

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution or

Godkänd (with a minimum of 90 credits at G) 

English Language Requirement: see our list

Switzerland

Undergraduate Degrees

Federal Secondary School Leaving Certificate or
Maturitätszeugnis / Certificat de Maturité / Attestato di Maturità with good grades

IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

A minimum overall score of 70% in the European Baccalaureate

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

Syria

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education or

Good marks in ‘Al Shahâda-al-Thânawiyya al-Ämma’ (General Secondary Certificate) or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course or

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree (also known as al-Ijâza fi or Licence) from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

T

Taiwan

Undergraduate Degrees

Junior College Diploma or

A-Levels or International Baccalaureate or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised foundation course 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 Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution 

English Language Requirement: see our list

Thailand

Undergraduate Degrees

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

A-levels or International Baccalaureate or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised 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 or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution 

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Turkey

Integrated Foundation Year

Successful completion of Devlet Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with a GPA of 3.5

English Language Requirement: see our list

Undergraduate Degrees

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good Bachelor degree (Lisans Diplomasi) from a recognised Turkish university or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution 

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

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 or

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

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

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution 

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

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised Foundation course

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution 

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 institution 

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: Exempt

V

Vietnam

Undergraduate Degrees

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

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised Foundation course

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A good Bachelor degree (Bang tot nghiep dai hoc) from a Vietnamese university or

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution 

Good honours Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience (APEL)

English Language Requirement: see our list

Y

Yemen

Undergraduate Degrees

Completion of 12 years of education with a General Secondary Education Certificate (Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama) and 

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised Foundation course

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution 

English Language Requirement: see our list

Z

Zimbabwe

Undergraduate Degrees

Cambridge Higher School Certificate or

General Certificate of Advanced Level or

BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking with Integrated Foundation Year /

BA (Hons) Screenwriting with Integrated Foundation Year or

Recognised Foundation course in the UK

English Language Requirement: see our list

Postgraduate Degrees

A Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution

English Language Requirement: see our list

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