AFRICA

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Marcin Cichocki, Architecture 2012

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants whose first language is not English must fulfil the following English language requirements, unless stated otherwise under their specific country’s section:

International Foundation Programme: IELTS 5.5 (min 5.0)

Most Art & Design Programmes: IELTS 6.0 (min 5.5)

Architecture and some PG Programmes: IELTS 6.5 (min 5.5)

Please note that for UKVI purposes you must take the IELTS for UKVI (Academic) at a recognised centre.

PORTFOLIOS

Most programmes require applicants to apply with a portfolio of work, without which the application will be considered incomplete.

Undergraduate Applicants: See our undergraduate application website for a guide to requirements

Postgraduate Applicants: See our website for individual programme portfolio, show reel, essay or other requirements.

ACADEMIC + ALTERNATIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS BY COUNTRY

EGYPT
GHANA
KENYA
MAURITIUS
MOROCCO
NIGERIA
SOUTH AFRICA
TANZANIA
TUNISIA
UGANDA
ZIMBABWE

EGYPT

Undergraduate ApplicantsStudents should have successfully completed secondary education and hold the Thanaweya A’ama (General Secondary School Certificate) with a pass of 65% or above.

Postgraduate ApplicantsStudents who have an undergraduate degree with a CGPA of 2.7 or 75% or above can be considered for a Masters course.

GHANA

Undergraduate Applicants – Students with exceptionally good grades (A1/B2) in the WASSC can be considered. Students with a National Diploma with a minimum  CGPA of 2.7 (or equivalent) can also be considered.

Postgraduate ApplicantsApplicants need a Second Class Degree with a CGPA 2.7 minimum for Masters.

KENYA

Undergraduate ApplicantsApplicants with five As at KCSE, including Maths, where appropriate, and English language or 6 A’s and B’s at KCSE can be considered where students have passes (C or above) in a minimum of 10 subjects. Otherwise applicants would need 2 Cs at A Level (or equivalent) in addition to their KCSE’s or a Certificate/Diploma.

Postgraduate ApplicantsApplicants need a minimum CGPA of 2.7 or 60%+ (or equivalent) in their bachelors

MAURITIUS

Undergraduate ApplicantsStudents taking  GCE A-Level should consult our standard entry requirements. Students taking the Higher School Certificate (HSC) should obtain AB in the principal subjects and BB in the subsidiary subjects.

Postgraduate ApplicantsA Bachelors degree from Mauritius is equivalent to a UK Bachelors degree.

MOROCCO

Undergraduate ApplicantsPass the Baccalaureat with 12-13

Postgraduate ApplicantsPass the Licence with 13+

NIGERIA

Undergraduate ApplicantsApplicants should present A Levels, Highers or equivalent in addition to SSCE or an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or Higher National Diploma (HND).

Postgraduate ApplicantsApplicants  need a second class degree with a CGPA of 3 or above dependent on the university attended.

SOUTH AFRICA

Undergraduate ApplicantsStudents who hold Senior Certificate/National Senior Certificate and at least 5 C (60-69%) passes in relevant subjects at the Higher Grade can be considered.

Postgraduate ApplicantsStudents who hold an undergraduate degree with CGPA 2.7 minimum (or equivalent grade) can be considered

TANZANIA

Undergraduate Applicants Applicants need 2 Cs (Principal pass) at Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE)

Postgraduate ApplicantsApplicants need a Second Class Degree with CGPA 2.7 minimum

TUNISIA

Undergraduate Applicants – Students who pass the Tunisian Baccalaureat with a minimum of 14-15 (bien) may be accepted .

Postgraduate ApplicantsStudents with the Licence or Maîtrise with 14+

UGANDA

Undergraduate ApplicantsApplicants need 2 Cs (principal passes) in the Ugandan Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE).

Postgraduate ApplicantsApplicants need a Second Class Degree with a CGPA 2.7 minimum

ZIMBABWE

Undergraduate ApplicantsStudents normally need 3 Cs at A Level  Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (ZIMSEC)

Postgraduate ApplicantsStudents need a Second Class Undergraduate degree with a CGPA 2.7 minimum.

Please note: If your country’s academic requirements are not listed, contact our Student Records department at registry@gsa.ac.uk to request them

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