Admission requirements by country

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Find out how you can verify your academic admission requirements. Here are some of our general curricula you can refer to:

United States-Patterned High School Curriculum

Advanced Placement (AP)

If you are attending high school in the United States of America or following an American patterned curriculum in an international school, we will assess for admission with grades of C (70%) or higher in minimum college preparatory level subjects. We will award advanced standing credit for AP results of 3 or better.

Bachelor of Arts

  • English
  • Four other academic subjects

Bachelor of Commerce

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Three other academic subjects

Bachelor of Science

  • English
  • Pre-Calculus
  • One science of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Programming
  • Two other academic subjects

Diploma of Engineering

  • English
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • One academic 12 science course (Physics recommended)
  • One other academic subject

View the AP courses equivalency for advanced standing toward your Saint Mary's degree program.

 

British-Patterned Curriculum

General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Levels/International Advanced Levels (IAL A Levels)/

General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)/International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Ordinary (O) levels

Students can apply for admission upon completion of GCSE/IGCSE O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with final Advanced level results of A, B or C (4 and higher).

Bachelor of Arts

  • English (GCSE/O level or higher)
  • Four other academic subjects at O level or higher

Bachelor of Commerce

  • English (GCSE/O level or higher)
  • Mathematics (GCSE/O level or higher)
  • Three other academic subjects at O level or higher

Bachelor of Science

  • English (GCSE/O level or higher)
  • AS/A level Mathematics
  • One science of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Programming (GCSE/O level or higher)
  • Two other academic subjects at GCSE/O level or higher

Diploma in Engineering

  • English (GCSE/O level or higher)
  • AS/A level Mathematics
  • Chemistry (GCSE/O level or higher)
  • One academic 12 science course (Physics (GCSE/O level or higher) recommended)
  • One other academic subject at GCSE/O level or higher

Test of English: not required if O level First Language English is completed with a final grade of C or 4. If O level Second Language English is completed, we will require a test of English proficiency.

View the A Level courses equivalency for advanced standing toward your Saint Mary's degree program

 

 

Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC/CAPE) Curriculum

  • Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC)
  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE)

Students can apply for admission with completed CSEC certificates, CAPE Unit 1 and predicted CAPE Unit 2 results, or final CAPE Unit 2 certificates. We will consider CSEC and CAPE (if applicable) results when assessing for admission. We will consider grades of 1, 2, or 3 in CSEC subjects and grades of 1-5 in CAPE subjects. We may also offer advanced standing assessment for CAPE Unit 2 subjects with final results of 1, 2, or 3.

Bachelor of Arts

  • English (CSEC level or higher)
  • Four other academic subjects (CSEC level or higher)

Bachelor of Commerce

  • English (CSEC level or higher)
  • Mathematics (CSEC level or higher)
  • Three other academic subjects (CSEC level or higher)

Bachelor of Science

  • English (CSEC level or higher)
  • CSEC Additional Maths or CAPE Mathematics*
  • One science of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Programming (CSEC level or higher)
  • Two other academic subjects (CSEC level or higher)
  • *BSc Access available for students with CSEC Mathematics

Diploma in Engineering

  • English (CSEC level or higher)
  • CSEC Additional Maths or CAPE Mathematics
  • Chemistry (CSEC level or higher)
  • One academic 12 science course (Physics (CSEC level or higher) recommended)
  • One other academic subject (CSEC level or higher)

Test of English: not required.

Students who are enrolled in or have completed an Associate’s Degree program can apply as a Transfer student. Saint Mary’s will assess for admission based on a combination of CSEC, CAPE and Associate’s Degree results.

View the CAPE Equivalency Chart  to see the advanced standing toward your Saint Mary's degree program for your CAPE results.

 

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)/State Board Curriculum

Students can apply for admission with second division results and higher in Class X and XI mark sheets and predicted Class XII results (if available).

Bachelor of Arts

  • English XII
  • Four other academic XII subjects

Bachelor of Commerce

  • English XII
  • Mathematics X
  • Three other academic XII subjects

Bachelor of Science

  • English XII
  • Mathematics XII*
  • One science of XII Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Programming
  • Two other academic XII subjects
  • *BSc Access available for non-math medical stream

Diploma in Engineering

  • English XII
  • Mathematics XII
  • Chemistry XII
  • One academic 12 science course (Physics XII recommended)
  • One other academic XII subject
  • Test of English: may be required.

In light of the announcement of the cancellation of the 2021 CBSE results, please note that Saint Mary’s University will be flexible in its admission policies for students directly affected by this announcement. Saint Mary’s will make admission decisions based upon Class X and XI results and predicted Class XII results (if your school can provide such documentation).

A favourable admission decision will lead to an offer of admission that satisfies the requirements of Immigration Canada for the purposes of the Study Permit process.

Baccalauréat/Baccalauréat Genéral

Students can apply for admission upon completion in the final year of their baccalauréat program.  

Bachelor of Arts

  • Anglais
  • Four other academic subjects

Bachelor of Commerce

  • Anglais
  • Mathematics
  • Three other academic subjects

Bachelor of Science

  • Anglais
  • Specialité Mathematics
  • One science of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Programming
  • Two other academic subjects

Diploma in Engineering

  • Anglais
  • Specialité Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • One academic 12 science course (Physics recommended)
  • One other academic subject

Test of English: Required.

 

 

 

Saint Mary’s welcomes IB students from across the globe! We wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the International Baccalaureate Organization, acknowledging IB courses and programs as exceptional academic foundations for university success. Our recently implemented IB recognition policy stands out as one of the best ones in Canada and globally.

Outlined below are the University’s policies on admission and recognition for students presenting IB qualifications, effective for Fall 2024 intake and beyond.

IB Admission Requirements

Arts/BES

English (SL or HL)

Four other SL or HL subjects

Commerce

English (SL or HL)

Mathematics (SL or HL, Analysis and approaches or Applications and interpretation)

Three other SL or HL subjects

Science

English (SL or HL)

Mathematics (SL or HL, Analysis and approaches or Applications and interpretation)

One science (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Programming, or Physics)

Two other SL or HL subjects

Engineering

English (SL or HL)

Mathematics (SL or HL, Analysis and approaches or Applications and interpretation)

Chemistry (SL or HL)

Physics (or Biology)

One other SL or HL subject

Minimum predicted IBDP score for admission: 24

30 credit hours awarded for final IBDP scores of 30+ (see our credit equivalency chart below):

IB Certificates accepted with predicted scores of 3+ in subject requirements. Credit awarded for HL certificates with final grades of 5, 6 or 7

View the IB courses equivalency for advanced standing toward your Saint Mary's degree program.

West African Examinations Council (WAEC)/

West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)

Students can apply for admission with completed WAEC/WASSCE results. We will consider grades of C6 and higher for admission.

Bachelor of Arts

  • English
  • Four other academic subjects

Bachelor of Commerce

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Three other academic subjects

Bachelor of Science

  • English
  • Further Mathematics
  • One science of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Programming
  • Two other academic subjects

Diploma in Engineering

  • English
  • Further Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • One academic 12 science course (Physics recommended)
  • One other academic subject

Test of English: not required

You can also verify your academic admission requirements by country below. If you do not see your country's requirements, please email international@smu.ca 

Country Admission Requirements
Afghanistan

Baccalauria, Minimum 7/10 average and no mark below 6/10.

Test of English: required. 

Albania Maturity Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required. 
Algeria Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire. Minimum 10/20 average with no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required. 
Angola Ensino Geral Certificado de Habilitações (Secondary School Leaving Certificate). Minimum 10/20 average with no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required. 
Antigua and Barbuda CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required.
Anguilla CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required. 
Argentina Bachillerato. A minimum average of 7 with no mark below 6. Test of English: required.  
Armenia Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education. Grades of 3 or better are required. Test of English: required. 
Aruba

VWO (Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs) Diploma.  Minimum 6.5/10 average based on five subjects with no mark below a 5.5/10.  Test of English: Not Required.

HAVO (Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs) Diploma.  Minimum 7.0/10 average based on five subjects with no mark below a 6.0/10.  Test of English: Not Required.

Australia Australian Capital Territory Senior Secondary Certificate (ACT); or New South Wales Higher School Certificate (HSC); or Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE); or South Australia Certificate of Education (SACE); or Tasmania Certificate of Education (TCE); or Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE); or Western Australia Certificate or Education (WACE). Test of English: not required.
Austria Reifeprufungzeugnis (“Matura”/Reifezeugnis). A minimum average of 3 with no mark below 4. Test of English: required. 
Azerbaijan Certificate of Complete Secondary Education. A minimum average of 70% with no mark below 60%. Test of English: required. 
Bahamas Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE). Students can apply for admission with completed BGCSE results. Students who are currently in secondary school can apply with a Grade 12 academic transcript and predicted BGCSE results from their school. Predicted BGCSE grades of C or better are required. Test of English: not required.
Bahrain General Secondary School Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required. 
Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate /Intermediate Certificate - with grades of A, B and C
Polytechnic diplomas - with grades of A, B and C
Test of English language proficiency: May be required
Barbados Caribbean Examinations Council
CXC - CSEC results of I, II, III
CXC-CAPE results of I, II, III
Test of English language proficiency: Not required
Belarus Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanji. Minimum 7/10 average and no mark below 6/10. Test of English: required. 
Belgium Certificat d’Engseignement Secondaire Supérieur/Diploma Secundair Onderwijs/Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterricts. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required. 
Belize CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required. 
Benin Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire/Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement du Second Degré. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Bermuda Bermuda School Diploma or High School Diploma. Minimum 70% average with no mark below 60%. Test of English: not required.
Bhutan Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC). Students can apply for admission with second division results and higher in Class X and XI mark sheets and predicted Class XII (+2) results (if available). Test of English: required. 
Bolivia Bachillerato/Bachiller with minimum grades of 4/7. Test of English: required.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Matura/Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Minimum 7/10 average and no mark below 6/10. Test of English: required.
Botswana Completion of GCSE/IGCSE/BGCSE O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed AS/A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with final A level results of A, B or C. Test of English: not required. 
Brazil Certificado de Conclusao de Ensino Medio. Minimum 70% average with no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
The British Virgin Islands CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required. 
Brunei Completion of GCSE/IGCSE O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with final Advanced level results of A, B or C (4 and higher). 
Bulgaria Diploma Za Zavarsheno Sredno Obrazovanie. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Burkina Faso Baccalauréat. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Burundi Diplôme d’État. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Cambodia Upper Secondary School Certificate of Completion (after 12 years of schooling). Minimum C average (70%). Test of English: required.
Cameroon Baccalauréat with minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20 OR Cameroon GCE Ordinary and Advanced Level with grades of C or higher. Test of English: required.
Cayman Islands CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required. 
Central African Republic Baccalauré​​​at/Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Chad Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement du Second Degré. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Chile Licencia de Education Media. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
China  Senior High School (Upper Middle School) Graduation Diploma. Minimum 70% average with no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Colombia 

Bachillerato with high academic standing. Test of English: required.

Comoros

Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement du Second Degré. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Diplôme d'Etat d'Etudes Secondaires du Cycle Long. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.

Congo, Republic of

Baccalauré​​​at/Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.

Costa Rica

Bachillerato with high academic standing. Test of English: required.

Croatia

Svjedodžba o državnoj maturi (Certificate of State Maturity). Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.

Cuba

Bachillerato (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) and the National Competitive Exam (Examen de Ingreso). Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.

Cyprus

Apolytirio Eniaiou of Lykeiou/Devlet Lise Diplomasi/Lise Bitirme Diplomasi. Minimum 7/10 average and no mark below 6/10. Test of English: required.

Czech Republic

Vysvedceni o Maturitni Zkouska/Maturita. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.

Denmark

Studentereksamen (Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination) or Højere Forberedelseksamen (HF - Higher Preparatory Examination) or Højere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) or Højere Handelseksamen (HTX). Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.

Djibouti

Baccalaureat Général or Baccalaureat Technologique. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.

Dominica CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required. 
Dominican Republic Bachiller en modalida general. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
East Timor Ensino Secundario Diploma. Test of English: required.
Ecuador Bachillerato with high academic standing. Test of English: required.
Egypt  Thanaweya a'Amma (General Secondary Education Certificate - GSEC). Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
El Salvador Bachillerato with high academic standing. Test of English: required.
England Completion of GCSE/IGCSE O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with final Advanced level results of A, B or C (4 and higher). Test of English: not required. 
Eritrea First Year completed at a recognized university. Test of English: required.
Estonia Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Ethiopia Ethiopian University Entrance Examination Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Fiji Fiji Year 13 Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: may be required.
Finland Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/Studentexamensbetyg. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
France Baccalauréat Genéral. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
French Guiana Baccalauréat Genéral. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Gabon Baccalauréat. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
The Gambia  Completed WAEC/WASSCE results. We will consider grades of C6 and higher for admission. Test of English: not required.
Georgia Sashualo Skolis Atestati. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Germany Abitur (German Secondary School Certificate). Test of English: required.
Ghana  Completed WAEC/WASSCE results. We will consider grades of C6 and higher for admission. Test of English: not required.
Gibraltar Completion of GCSE/IGCSE O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with final Advanced level results of A, B or C (4 and higher). Test of English: not required.
Greece Apolytirio Geniko Lykeio. Test of English: required.
Grenada CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required.
Guinea Baccalauréat Unique. Minimum average 10/20 and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Guyana CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required. 
Haiti Baccalauréat/Diplôme d’Enseignement Sécondaire. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Honduras Bachillerato with high academic standing. Test of English: required.
Hong Kong  Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE). Test of English: may be required.
Hungary Gimnaziumi Erettsegi Bizonyitvany (Matura). Grades of 3 or better. Test of English: required.
Iceland Studentsprof from gymnazium. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
India  Students can apply for admission with second division results and higher in Class X and XI mark sheets and predicted Class XII results (if available). Test of English: may be required.
Indonesia Ijazah Sekolah Menegah Atas (Diploma awarded by Upper Secondary School). Minimum 7/10 average and no mark below 6/10.
Iran Certificate of Dore Dovom Motavasete. Test of English: required.
Iraq Sixth Form Baccalaureate. Test of English: required.
Ireland, Northern Completion of GCSE/IGCSE O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with final Advanced level results of A, B or C (4 and higher). Test of English: not required. 
Ireland (Republic of) Leaving Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: not required.
Israel Bagrut or Mechina. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Italy  Diploma di Superamento Dell’Esame di Stato. A minimum average of 7 with no mark below 6. Test of English: required. 
Ivory Coast/Cote d'Ivoire Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré. Minimum 10/20 averaget and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Jamaica  CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required.
Japan  Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho. Test of English: required.
Jordan  Tawjihi/General Secondary Education Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Kazakhstan Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii. Test of English: required.
Kenya Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). Mean grade of C+ with no grade below C-. Test of English: not required. 
Korea, North First Year completed at a recognized university. Test of English: required.
Korea, South Immumgye Kodung Hakkyo Choeupchang (Academic Upper Secondary School Certificate). Test of English: required.
Kuwait  General Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Kyrgyzstan Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii. Grades of 3 or better. Test of English: required.
Laos First Year completed at a recognized university. Test of English: required.
Latvia Atestāts par Vispārējo Vidējo Izglītību (Certificate of General Secondary Education). Minimum 7/10 average and no mark below 6/10. Test of English: required.
Lebanon Baccalauréat Général. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Lesotho First-year recognized university or General Certificate Of Education (GCE). Test of English: may be required.
Liberia Completed WAEC/WASSCE results. We will consider grades of C6 and higher for admission. Test of English: not required. 
Libya High School Leaving Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Liechtenstein Matura Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Lithuania Brandos Atestatas (academic) / Maturity Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Luxembourg Diplom de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires. Test of English: required.
Macao Certificate of Higher Secondary Education (Form 6). Test of English: may be required.
Madagascar Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement du Second Degré. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Malawi School Certificate of Education. Test of English: may be required.
Malaysia Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysa/Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia or MICSS Unified Examination Certificate (UEC – Senior Middle Level). Test of English: required.
Mali Baccalauréat. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Malta Matriculation Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Mauritania Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement du Second Degré. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Mauritius

Completion of GCSE/IGCSE O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with final Advanced level results of A, B or C (4 and higher). Test of English: may be required.

Mexico  Secondary School Certificate (Bachillerata) - with grades of A, B or C or 65% or higher or 0-10 with 7 being acceptable
Test of English language proficiency: Will be required 
Moldova Diploma de Bacalaureat. Minimum 7/10 average and no mark below 6/10. Test of English: required.
Mongolia Certificate of Complete Secondary Education. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Montenegro Matura/Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Morocco Baccalauréat. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Mozambique Certificado de Habilitacoes Literarias. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/10. Test of English: required.
Myanmar The first year of a recognized university. Test of English: required.
Namibia Higher Namibian Senior Secondary Certificate from the National Examination Assessment and Certification Board. Test of English: may be required.
Nepal Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC). Second division results and higher in Class X and XI mark sheets and predicted Class XII (+2) results (if available). Test of English: required. 
Netherlands HAVO (Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs) Diploma.  Minimum 7.0/10 average based on five subjects with no mark below a 6.0/10.  Test of English: Not Required for VWO.
New Zeland NCEA III (National Certificate of Educational Achievement). Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: not required.
Nicaragua Bachillerato and first-year recognized university. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Niger Baccalauréat/Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement Second Degré. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Nigeria  Completed WAEC/WASSCE results. We will consider grades of C6 and higher for admission. Test of English: not required.
North Macedonia Secondary School Leaving Diploma and State Matura. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Norway Vitnemal Videregaende Opplaering. Test of English: required.
Oman Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required. 
Pakistan  Intermediate/Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC). Minimum of 60% average and no individual result below 50%. Test of English: required.  
Panama Diploma de Educación Media/Bachillerato. A minimum average of 70% with no mark below 60%. Test of English: required. 
Papua New Guinea Higher School Certificate. Test of English: required.
Paraguay Bachillerato with high academic standing. Test of English: required.
Peru The first year of a recognized university. Test of English: required,
Philippines Senior High School Diploma (K-12 System). Minimum 70% average with no mark below 60%. Test of English: required. 
Poland Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci/Matura. Test of English: required.
Portugal Diploma Nivel Secundario de Educacao/Diploma de 12 ano de escolaridad (Year 12 school certificate)/Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundarios. Test of English: required.
Qatar General Secondary Education Certificate/Senior School Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required. 
Romania Diploma de Bacalaureat. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Russia  Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii. Test of English: required.
Rwanda  Certificat du Cycle Supérieur de l’Enseignement Secondaire or Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education. Test of English: may be required.
Samoa National University of Samoa Preparatory year. Test of English: may be required.
Saudi Arabia  General Secondary Education Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Scotland  Scottish Qualifications Certificate with at least four highers. Test of English: not required. 
Senegal Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré. Minimum 10/20 averaget and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Serbia Matura/Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Sierra Leone Completed WAEC/WASSCE results. We will consider grades of C6 and higher for admission. Test of English: not required. 
Singapore  Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Examinations (Advanced Level). Test of English: not required.
Slovak Republic  Maturitnej Skuske/Maturita with grades of 3 or better. Test of English: required.  
Slovenia Matura/Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Solomon Islands University of the South Pacific Foundation Year. Test of English: not required.
Somalia The first year of a recognized university. Test of English: required.
South Africa National Senior Certificate with matriculation endorsement. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: may be required.
Spain Título de Bachiller and Prueba de Accesso a la Universidad (University Entrance Examination). Test of English: required.
Sri Lanka

Completion of Sri Lanka O levels and at least three A levels. Minimum grades of A, B or C. Test of English: may be required

St. Kitts and Nevis CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required. 
St. Lucia CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required. 
Sudan The first year of a recognized university. Test of English: required,
Suriname CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required. 
Sweden Fullstandigt Slutbetyg from Gymnasieskolan. Test of English: required.
Switzerland Eidgenossisches Maturitat/Maturité Fedéral Baccalauréat/Maturita Fedérale/Baccalauréat Genéral/Federally recognized Cantonal Maturity Certificates. Test of English: required.
Syria Secondary School Education Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required. 
Taiwan  Senior High School Leaving Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required.
Tajikistan Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii. Test of English: required.
Tanzania Completion of CSE O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with final Advanced level results of A, B or C. Test of English: not required. 
Thailand Matayom 6/Certificate of Secondary Education. Minimum average of 70% (C) with no mark below 60%. Test of English: required. 
Togo Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement du Troisième Degré. Minimum 10/20 and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Tonga National Form 7 or University of the South Pacific Foundation Year. Test of English: not required.
Trinidad & Tobago  CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required.
Tunisia Baccalauréat. Minimum 10/20 average and no mark below 8/20. Test of English: required.
Turkey  General High School Education/Lise Bitirme Diplomasi. Minimum 7 average and no mark below 6. Test of English: required.
Turkmenistan The first year of a recognized university. Test of English: required,
Turks and Caicos CSEC results of I, II or III and/or CAPE results of I - V. Credit awarded for CAPE Unit 2 results of I, II or III. Test of English: not required. 
Uganda Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)/Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE). Completion of CSE O levels or with a combination of UCE and UACE results. We will consider grades of D1-C4. Test pf English: not required. 
Ukraine Atestat pro Povnu Zagal’nu Seredniu Osvitu. Test of English: required.
United Arab Emirates  Secondary School Certificate (Tawjihiyya) - with grades of A, B or C
Test of English language proficiency: May be required 
United Kingdom Completion of GCSE/IGCSE O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with final Advanced level results of A, B or C (4 and higher). Test of English: not required. 
United States of America Grades of C (70%) or higher in minimum college preparatory level subjects. We will award advanced standing credit for AP results of 3 or better. Test of English: not required. 
Uruguay Bachillerato/Bachiller. Test of English: required.
Uzbekistan Akademik Litsey Diplomi (Diploma of Academic Lyceum). Test of English: required.
Vanuatu University of the South Pacific Foundation Year. Test of English: not required.
Venezuela The first year of a recognized university. Test of English: required
Vietnam  Upper Secondary School Certificate/Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong. Minimum 7 average with no mark below 6. Test of English: required.
Yemen General Secondary Education Certificate. Minimum 70% average and no mark below 60%. Test of English: required. 
Zambia Completion of GCSE/IGCSE O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with final Advanced level results of A, B or C (4 and higher). Test of English: not required. 
Zimbabwe Completion of GCSE/IGCSE/ZIMSEC O levels or with a combination of O levels and predicted or completed AS/A levels. We may offer advanced standing credit toward your degree with the final A level results of A, B or C. Test of English: not required. 

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