Country Specific Requirements

Minimum Admission qualification requirements by country. Please see International the Admission Requirements page for program-specific requirements. The information below relates to minimum secondary school achievements. Students with post-secondary experience will be evaluated based on a combination of secondary and post-secondary results.

 

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Country Equivalent Qualification
Afghanistan Baccalauria and University Entrance Exam (Concours)
Albania Dëftesë Pjekurie (Certificate of Maturity)
Algeria Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondairea
Angola 1st year University of Agostinho Neto or Secondary School Leaving Certificate with high academic standing
Anguilla Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects
Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects
Argentina Bachillerato with high academic standing
Armenia Mijnakarg Yndanur Krtoutian Attestat (Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with high academic standing)
Australia Australia Capital Territory– Australian Certificate of Education (ACT)New South Wales

– Higher School Certificate (HSC)

North Territory

– North Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE)

Queensland

– Senior Certificate

South Australia

– South Australia Certificate of Education (SACE)

Tasmania

– Tasmania Certificate of Education (TCE)

Victoria

– Victoria Certificate of Education (VCE)

Western Australia

– Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE

Austria Reifeprufungszeugnis (Matura)
Azerbaijan Certificate of Secondary Education
Bahamas, The General Certificate of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum or 1st year College of The Bahamas or University of The West Indies
Bahrain Tawjihiya/ Bahrain Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Bangladesh Higher Secondary School Certificate or General Certificate of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Barbados Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum or 1st year University of The West Indies
Belarus Diplom o Srednem Spetsialnom Obrazovanii (Diploma of Specialized Secondary Education)
Belgium Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur (academic) orDiploma van Hoqer Secundair Onderwijs (Certificate of Higher Secondary Education)
Belize Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Benin Baccalauréat
Bermuda Bermuda School Certificate (BSC) with high academic standing or1st year Bermuda College
Bhutan School Certificate (Class XII)
Bolivia Diploma de Bachiller Cientifico – Humanistico with high academic standing
Bosnia and Herzegovina Svjedoanstvo svjedodzba o zavrsenom obrazovanju(Certificate of Completed Examinations) or Maturska Svjedodzba (Matura Certificate)
Botswana General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Brazil Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio (Certificate of Completion of Middle Education) Concurso Vestibular (University Entrance Examination)
British –based Curriculum (GCE and GCSE) General Certificate of Education; including a minimum of two Advanced Level courses (A Level) or four Advanced Supplementary levels (AS level) subjects and 5 GCSE subjects (O Level).
Brunei Darussalam Brunei Matriculation Examination or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Bulgaria Diploma za Zavarsheno Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Secondary Education)
Burkina Faso Baccalauréat/Diplome de Bachelier de l’Enseignement de Second Degre
Burundi Diplôme des Humanités Completes with high academic standing
Cambodia Baccalaureate
Cameroon Baccalauréat or General Certificate of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Cayman Islands Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects
Central African Republic Baccalauréat
Chad Baccalauréat with high academic standing
Chile Licencia de Educación Media
China, People’s Republic of Senior Middle School Graduation Certificate and Transcript
Colombia 1st year recognized university or Bachillerato with high academic standing
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Baccalauréat with high academic standing
Costa Rica 1st year recognized university or Bachillerato with high academic standing
Cote d’lhoivre Baccalauréat with high academic standing
Croatia Svjedodzba o Zavrsnom Ispitu, Svjedodžba o mature (Certificate of Final examination / Matura Certificate)
Cuba Bachillerato (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) and the National Competitive Exam (Examen de Ingreso)
Cyprus Apolytirion of Lykeion or Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi
Czech Republic Maturitni Zkouska (Maturity Certificate)
Denmark Studentereksamen (Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination) or Højere Forberedelseksamen (HF – Higher Preparatory Examination) or Højere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) or Højere Handelseksamen (HTX)
Djibouti Baccalaureat Général or Baccalaureat Technologique
Dominica Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects
Dominican Republic Bachillerato with high academic standing
Ecuador Bachillerato with high academic standing
Egypt Thanaweya a`Amma (General Secondary Education Certificate – GSEC)
El Salvador Bachillerato with high academic standing
Eritrea 1st year University of Asmara or other recognized university
Estonia Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Ethiopia Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate and Higher Education Entrance Examination
Fiji Form 7 Examination
Finland Ylioppilastutkintoto / Studentexamensbetg (Matriculation Certificate)
France Baccalauréat Générale or Baccalauréat Technologique (if suitable subjects are included)
Gabon Baccalauréat with high academic standing
Gambia, The West African Examinations Council Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Please submit all the information required on http://www.waecdirect.org/ including pin number with your application.
Georgia Sashualo Skolis (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Germany Abitur (German Secondary School Certificate)
Ghana Leaving Certificate. Please submit all the information required on http://www.waecdirect.org/ including pin number with your application.
Greece Apolytirion
Grenada Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects or General Certificate of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Guatemala 1st year recognized university or Exceptional candidates may be accepted with completed Bachiller en Ciencias y Letras and Examen de Admisión (Entrance Examination)
Guyana Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Haiti Baccalauréat 2e partie or Baccalauréat and Diplôme d’Enseignement Secondaire
Honduras 1st year recognized university or Exceptional candidates may be accepted with completed Bachillerato and Entrance Examination
Hong Kong S.A.R., China Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) and Hong Kong Advanced Supplementary Examination (HKASLE) or Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE)
Hungary Érettségi (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Iceland Stúdentspróf (Upper Secondary School Certificate)
India All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE) or Indian School Certificate (CISCE) or another Senior Secondary School Certificate awarded after Standard XII
Indonesia STTB – SMA (Senior Secondary School Certificate of Completion)
Iran High School Diploma and Pre-University Certificate
Iraq 6th Form Baccalauréat
Ireland, Northern General Certificate of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Ireland, Republic of Ardteistiméireacht (Leaving Certificate)
Israel Bagrut or Mechina
Italy Italian upper secondary school leaving qualification (Esame di Stato)
Jamaica Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Japan Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Jordan Tawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate)
Kazakhstan Diploma of Completed Secondary Education and Unified National Testing Exam
Kenya Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of (North) 1st year recognized university
Korea, Republic of (South) High School Diploma
Kuwait Shahadat Al-Thanawiya-Al-A’ama (General Secondary School Certificate)
Kyrgyzstan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education and University Entrance Exam
Laos 1st year recognized university
Latvia Atestāts par Vispārējo Vidējo Izglītību (Certificate of General Secondary Education)
Lebanon Baccalauréat Général
Lesotho 1st year recognized university or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Liberia Senior High School Certificate and University Entrance Exam
Libya Secondary Education Certificate
Liechtenstein Matura Certificate
Lithuania Brandos Atestatas (academic) / Maturity Certificate
Luxembourg Diplom de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires
Macau S.A.R., China Certificate of Higher Secondary Education (Form 6)
Macedonia (FYROM) Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Madagascar Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement du Second Degré
Malawi Malawi School Certificate of Education with high academic standing or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Malaysia Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) (Malaysian High School Certificate) or United Examination Certificate for Independent Chinese Schools in Malaysia (UEC)
Mali Baccalauréat
Malta Malta Advanced Matriculation (AM) Level
Mauritania Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré with high academic standing
Mauritius(Ile Maurice) General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Mexico Bachillerato with high academic standing
Moldova Diploma de Bacalauréat
Mongolia Gerchilgee (School Leaving Certificate) and 1st year recognized university
Montserrat Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects
Morocco/Maroc Baccalauréat
Mozambique Certificado de Habilitacoes Literarias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) and University Entrance Exam
Myanmar (Burma) 1st year recognized university
Namibia General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Nepal Higher Secondary Certificate
Netherlands VWO (Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs) Diploma
New Zealand NCEA III (National Certificate of Educational Achievement)
Nicaragua Bachillerato and 1st year recognized university
Niger Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré
Nigeria West African Examination Council (WAEC)/Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC). Please submit all the information required on http://www.waecdirect.org/ including pin number with your application.
Norway Vitnemal Fra den Videregaende Skole (Certificate of Upper Secondary Education)
Oman Thanawiya Amma / General Secondary Education Certificate
Pakistan Intermediate Certificate (IC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
Panama Bachillerato with high academic standing
Papua New Guinea Higher School Certificate
Paraguay Bachillerato with high academic standing
Peru 1st year recognized university
Philippines 2nd year recognized university
Poland Świadectwo Dojrzałości (Certificate of Completion of Upper Secondary School)/Matura
Portugal Certifico de fim de Estudos Secundarios (Certificate of Completion of Secondary Studies)
Puerto Rico High School Graduation Certificate and SAT or ACT
Qatar Al-Thanawiya Aama Qatari (General Secondary Education Certificate)
Romania Diplomä de Bacalaureat
Russian Federation Certificate of Secondary Education (Unified State Examination (USE) is recommended)
Rwanda Certificat des Humanités Complétés
Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degre (Baccalauréat)
Saint Lucia Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects
Samoa University of Samoa Preparatory year
Saudi Arabia Shahadat Al-Marhalat Al-Thanawiyyat (General Secondary Education Certificate {GSEC})
Scotland Scottish Certificate of Education at the Higher Level / Advanced Higher Level
Senegal Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré
Serbia , Republic of Secondary School Leaving Diploma
Seychelles General Certificate of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Sierra Leone Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) administered by the West African Examinations Council. Please submit all the information required on http://www.waecdirect.org/ including pin number with your application
Singapore Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary and Advanced Levels
Slovak Republic Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Slovenia Matura / Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Solomon Islands University of the South Pacific Foundation Year or Other 1st year recognized university
Somalia 1st year recognized university
South Africa Senior Certificate with Matriculation Endorsement
Spain Título de Bachiller and Prueba de Accesso a la Universidad (University Entrance Examination)
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka General Certificate Of Education Advanced Level
Sudan Sudan School Certificate and 1st year recognized university
Suriname Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO: University Preparatory Education)
Swaziland 1st year University of Swaziland or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum
Sweden Avgangsbetyg / Slutbetyg Från Gymnasieskola
Switzerland Maturitätszeugnis or Certificat de Maturité or Baccalauréat or Attestato di Maturità/Matura
Syria Al-Shahâda Al-Thânawiyya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) orBaccalauréat (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Taiwan Senior High School Leaving Certificate
Tajikistan Attestat o Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Completed Secondary Education) with high academic standing
Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education and Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education
Thailand Mathayom Suksa 6 (Higher Secondary School Certificate) and entrance examinations (The Joint Higher Education Entrance Examination)
Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum or 1st year University of The West Indies
Tunisia Baccalauréat
Turkey Devlet Lise Diplomasi/ Lise Bitirme Diplomasi
Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum or 1st year University of The West Indies
Uganda Uganda Certificate of Education and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education
Ukraine Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education)
United Arab Emirates Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Uruguay Bachillerato with high academic standing
Uzbekistan O’rta Ma’lumot To’g’risida Shahodatnoma (Diploma of Specialized Completed Secondary Education) with high academic standing
Venezuela 1st year recognized university
Vietnam Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Học Phổ Thông (Secondary School Graduation Certificate)
Virgin Islands (UK) Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with a minimum of two 2-unit subjects or General Certificate Of Education (GCE) – refer to British-based Curriculum or 1st year University of The West Indies
West Bank and Gaza Strip Tawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate) with high academic standing
Yemen Al Thanawiya (General Secondary Education Certificate) with high academic standing
Zambia Zambian School Certificate
Zimbabwe ZIMSEC O Level and A Level