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Bachelor Degree Admission Requirements

The entrance requirements for students from other countries include:

Bachelor Degree Admission Requirements

The entrance requirements for students from other countries include:

Country Qualification Minimum achievement level (if appropriate)
All countries GCE 'A' Levels (taken in countries other than the UK) Three passes (not including General Studies) with one at C grade or better
International Baccalaureate (IB) The diploma must be completed with a minimum of 24 points
Australia Completion of Year 12
Note: Some approved Foundation programme certificates and pre-university courses are acceptable.
ATAR score higher than 69
OP score lower than 14
Bangladesh Successful completion of at least one year at a recognised university
Canada Ontario Secondary School Diploma Overall average grade of 65%
Quebec Grade 12 Certificate 60% average across 6 subjects, including English
High School Diploma 5 academic courses at Grade 12
Chile Successful completion of at least one year at a recognised university
China Gaokao, or
Senior High School Graduation - plus one year of successful study (full time equivalent) at a recognised institution of university standing
Our preferred method of receiving academic documents from China is through CHESICC.

70% score or better (minimum Tier 1 score)


Our preferred method of receiving academic documents from China is through CHESICC.
Denmark Hojere Forberedelseseksamen or Hojere Handelseksamen
Fiji Fiji Form 7 Aggregate of 250 over 4 courses, with a minimum of 50 in English
USP Foundation Year In either Science or Social Science with a grade average of B or higher
Finland Ylioppilastutkinoto/Studentexamen
France Diplome du Baccalaureat
Germany Abitur / Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife
Ghana GCE 'A' levels Three passes with one at C or better
Hong Kong Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Holders of the diploma must present at least three subjects achieved at level four or better, including English language and two elective subjects
India All India Senior Certificate (AISSC) Applicants must have completed 12 years of schooling and a minimum average of 75%, and 60% in English
India School Certificate (ISC) Applicants must have completed 12 years of schooling and a minimum average of 75%
One year of study at a recognised university 50% average (minimum)
Indonesia Sekolah Menengah Atas (SMA) Minimum score 8.5
Successful completion of at least one year at a recognised university
Iran Successful completion of at least one year at a recognised institution of university standing, with good passing grades
Israel Bagrut (Matriculation) OR Mechina (university preparatory) In Bargut, minimum grades of seven in six subjects
Japan High School Diploma (Kotogakko) Minimum B average
One year of successful study at a recognised university
Junior College Diploma Successful completion of programme of two of three years' duration
Kenya Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Minimum of B average
Korea University entrance examination Minimum score 250
Kuwait General Secondary Education Certificate Overall average grade of 80% across academic subjects
Malaysia STPM Three Principal passes
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) A maximum of 18 points over six academic subjects
Netherlands VWO
New Zealand NCEA Level 3 University Entrance University Entrance standard, see www.nzqa.govt.nz
Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) A minimum of 120 points on the UCAS tariff at A or AS Level other than the General Paper, including at least three subjects (other than Thinking Skills) in which no grade is lower than D plus, meeting literacy and numeracy requirements
Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) - Certificates of Academic Excellence Year 13 certificates which include at least 4 credits in Year 13 courses
New Zealand University Foundation certificates, and some approved foundation certificates offered by other New Zealand tertiary institutions
Norway Videregaendre Skole Average grade of two - six must be achieved
Certificate of Upper Secondary School (three years)
Pakistan One year of study at a recognised university 50% average minimum
Papua New Guinea South Pacific Form Seven Certificate Three or more B grades plus Grade Five or better in PSSC English, and Grade Six or better in PSSC Maths
USP Foundation Year In either Science or Social Science with a grade average of B or higher
Senior High School Graduation - plus completion of a two-year diploma with good grades at a recognised university or other institution recognised by the New Zealand university
Philippines One year of successful study at a recognised university
Russia One year of successful study at a recognised university
Samoa Foundation Certificates of the National University of Samoa Completed in one of Arts, Commerce, Education, General or Science. Minimum grades apply.
Saudi Arabia General Secondary Education Certificate, plus one year (full-time equivalent) of successful study at a recognised university, or
Associate degree from a recognised tertiary institution
Singapore H Levels A minimum of three H2 passes at C grade
South Africa National Senior Certificate Successful completion of the certificate and eligible to enrol in a bachelor's degree at a South African university
Sweden Avgangsbetyg/Slutbetyg from: Gymnasieskola (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School, three years) Pass or higher: G = Pass; VG = Distinction; MVG = Special distinctio
Taiwan One year of successful study at a recognised university
Senior High School and a two-year Junior College Diploma, or
Junior High School and a five-year Junior College Diploma
Thailand One year of successful study at a recognised university
United Kingdom GCE 'A' Levels Three passes with one a C or better
BTEC/SCOTVEC A National Certificate or Diploma with at least 3 level III units with merit
United States of America High School Diploma and SAT result At least 50 in each SAT test and a minimum combined score of 1150.
Vietnam One year of successful study at a recognised university


This list is not complete and is subject to ongoing review. Complete assessments are done on receipt of your application and documentation by Admission Staff at Lincoln University.

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