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European entry requirements (undergraduate and foundation)

Entry requirements for European countries are calculated as equivalent to UK qualifications.

CountryQualificationGrade required
Albania Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore (Diploma of State Matura) 7 out of 10
Austria Reifeprüfung / Matura An overall grade of 2
Belgium Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs 6 out of 10
Bulgaria Diploma za sredno obrazovanie 4 overall
Croatia Svjedodžba o Maturi An overall grade of 3
Cyprus Apolytirion 60% or 15
Czech Republic Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce An overall grade of 3
Denmark Bevis for Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) / Bevis for Studentereksamen An overall grade of 7
An IELTS exam is not required provided a mark of 7 in English has been obtained.
Estonia Gumnaasiumi 4 out of 5
Europe (general) Baccalaureate
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
60% overall or 6 out of 10
28 Points
Finland Ylioppilastutkinto 5 in Matric Exam
France Baccalauréat (including IOB) 12/20  overall
Germany Abitur An overall grade of 2.6 or better
Greece Απολυτήριο Γενικού Λυκείου / Απολυτήριο Ενιαίου Λυκείου (Upper Secondary School (Lykeio) Leaving Certificate) 15 / 20 overall
Hungary Érettségi Bizonyítvány Overall grade 4
Ireland Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level Please see our standard entry requirements page
Italy Diploma di Esame di Stato  An overall grade of 60
Latvia Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību (Certificate of General Secondary Education) 60% overall or 6 out of 10
Lithuania Brandos Atestatas 7 out of 10
Luxembourg Fin D'Etudes An overall grade of 45
Netherlands Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO) diploma or Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) (Gymnasium A/B and Atheneum A/B) diploma  6 out of 10
Norway Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole  3.5 in each subject.
An IELTS exam is not required provided a mark of 3.5 in English has been obtained.
Poland Matura An overall average of 60%
Portugal Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários 14 out of 20
Romania Diploma de Bacalaureat 6 out of 10
Slovakia Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške An overall grade of 3
Slovenia Maturitetno spričevalo An overall grade of 3.5
Spain Bachiller 6 out 10
Sweden Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg Pass all subjects with an overall grade of VG
Switzerland Certificat de Maturite/federal maturity certificate Overall grade 4