Entry requirements

University of Applied Sciences International Foundation Year entry requirements

These are the requirements for the two-term University of Applied Sciences International Foundation Year.

General entry requirements
English language  IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.5 in writing and no other sub scores below 5.0) 
Academic  Good high school graduation grades or equivalent academic study 
Age  17+ 

If you need to improve your English language level before starting this programme, you can study our one-term English Language Preparation Programme starting in September with IELTS 5.0 (5.0 in writing and no other sub scores below 4.5). 

Country specific entry requirements

If you are looking to study the University of Applied Sciences International Foundation Year, you will need to meet the following qualifications in order to obtain a conditional offer from one of our partner universities.  

Country Qualification
Afghanistan  12 Grade Graduation Certificate 
Azerbaijan  Successful completion of Attestat 
Bangladesh  Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) (humanities/sciences) / Alim Certificate. Min 60% overall and min 50% in relevant subjects Maths and Science 
Brazil 

Certificado de Conclusão de 2° Grau/Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio 

Cameroon  GCE, O-level (at least 4 subjects with a final result of Grade A, B or C) + GCE, A-level (at least 2 subjects) / Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire 
China  Senior middle school graduation certificate (gaozhong) 
Colombia  Bachiller Académico 
Egypt  Certificate of General Secondary Education 
Ethiopia  Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate/Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination  (only if at least 6 subjects with A, B or C) 
Ghana  Senior Secondary School Certificate (at least six subjects with a score of A to C) / West African Senior Secondary School Certificate (at least six subjects with a score of A1 to C6) 
India  Standard XII diploma (academic stream): Intermediate Examination Certificate / Higher Secondary School Certificate with marks ranging from A-E in 5 subjects 
Indonesia  Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas (SMA) 
Iran  Certificate of Completion of Secondary School Studies (academic programme)  / Pre-University Certificate 
Iraq  Secondary School Certificate - / مدرسیة وثیقة الإعدادیة المرحلة (wathîqa madrasiyya / al-marhalla al-i‘dâdiyya) 
Japan  High School Certificate of Graduation 
Kenya  Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) (at least 6 subjects with A, B or C) 
Korea  High School Certificate 
Malaysia  Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 
Mexico  Successful completion of Bachiller 
Morocco  Attestation du Baccalauréat 
Nigeria  Senior School Certificate/West African School Certificate (WAEC) (at least 6 subjects with A, B or C or 1-6)  / Senior School Certificate (NECO)
(at least 6 subjects with A or B or 1-4) 
Pakistan  Higher Secondary School Certificate with a final result of at least Grade C 
Peru  Certificado Oficial de Estudios/ Higher Secondary School Certificate 
Russia (and Chechnya)  Successful completion of Attestat 
Rwanda  Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education  
South Africa  National Senior Certificate with minimal requirements for admission to a bachelor’s degree programme 
Syria  General Secondary Education Certificate  
Taiwan  Senior High School Diploma 
Tanzania  Certificate of Secondary Education (an A, B or B15 in at least 6 examination subjects plus the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with a principal pass for at least 1 subject  / Certificate of Secondary Education (A, B or C in at least 5 examination subjects plus the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with a principal pass for at least 2 subjects and a subsidiary pass for at least 1 subject 
Thailand  Certificate of Secondary Education 
Turkey  Teknik Lisesi Diplomasi 
Ukraine  Successful completion of Attestat 
USA  High School Diploma 
Vietnam  Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc / Bang Trung Hoc Pho Thong/Bang Tu Tai/Baccalaureate 
Zimbabwe  Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level (final result of A, B or C obtained for at least 6 examination subjects) plus the Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level with at least 1 subject  / Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level (final result of A, B or C obtained for at least 5 examination subjects) plus the Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level with at least 2 subjects  

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