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Overseas Qualifications Guide

This Qualifications Guide provides information about country-specific qualifications. As a general rule, our essential requirements are:

  • Overall, a school leavers' qualification with a very good final grade;
  • A high grade in Mathematics;
  • A basic qualification in a Physical Science;
  • A suitable qualification in English Language (such as IELTS).

For all our courses, you must have a Mathematics qualification at a high level - this is an essential requirement. You must also have a basic qualification in Physics: this does not have to be a qualification that you have obtained in your final year of school but can be from a previous school year.

You do not need to have previously studied Computer Science before you join us at York. A qualification in Computing, IT or Computer Science is welcomed, but is not essential.

If your qualifications are not listed here, or if you have any questions about the suitability of your qualifications, please email us at cs-ug-admissions@york.ac.uk.

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A Abu Dhabi | Ajman | Algeria | Argentina | Australia | Austria | Azerbaijan

B Bahamas | Bahrain | Bangladesh | Barbados | Belgium | Bermuda | Botswana | Brazil | British Virgin Islands | Brunei | Bulgaria

C Canada | Chile | China |Croatia| Cyprus | Czech Republic

D Denmark | Dubai

E Egypt | Estonia

F Finland | France

G Gambia | Germany | Ghana | Gibraltar | Greece | Guyana

H Hong Kong | Hungary

I Iceland | India | Indonesia | Iran | Ireland | Israel | Italy

J Jamaica | Japan | Jordan

K Kazakhstan | Kenya | Korea (South) | Kosovo | Kuwait

L Latvia | Lebanon | Lesotho | Lithuania | Luxembourg

M Malawi | Malaysia | Malta | Mauritius

N Nepal | Netherlands | New Zealand | Nigeria | Norway

O Oman

P Pakistan | Poland | Portugal

Q Qatar

R Ras al-Khaimah | Romania | Russia

S Saudi Arabia | Serbia | Seychelles | Sharjah | Sierra Leone | Singapore | Slovakia | Slovenia | South Africa | Spain | Sri Lanka | Sudan | Swaziland | Sweden | Switzerland | Syria

T Taiwan | Tanzania | Thailand | Trinidad | Tunisia | Turkey

U Uganda | Ukraine | Umm al Qaiwain | United Arab Emirates | United States of America

W West Indies

Z Zambia | Zimbabwe

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Algerian Qualifications

The Algerian Baccalauréat is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification. 

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Argentine Qualifications

School leaving qualifications are not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification. 

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering 

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Australian Qualifications

We accept the following Australian qualifications:

Australian Capital Territory ACT Year 12 Certificate + ATAR
Northern Territory Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE) + ATAR
Queensland Senior Certificate + OP
South Australia South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) + ATAR
Tasmania Tasmanian Certificate of Eduation (TCE) + ATAR
Victoria Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) + ATAR
Western Australia WA Certificate of Education (WACE) + ATAR
New South Wales Higher School Certificate (HSC) + ATAR

Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • For Queensland: obtain at least Band 2 in the OP for our MEng courses, and Band 3 for our BEng/BSc courses.
  • For other states and territories: obtain at least 90 in the ATAR for our MEng courses, and 88 for our BEng/BSc courses. 

You must also be studying high level Mathematics modules in the final year of your school leaving certificate. Any offer we may make will include the minimum grade we require in these Mathematics modules.

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Austrian Qualifications

We accept the Austrian Reifeprüfung / Matura for entry onto our courses. Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • For MEng/MMath courses: pass the Reifeprüfung certificate with Mit gutem Erfolg bestanden and grades 1,1,2,2 in four subjects. Grade 1 is required in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: pass the Reifeprüfung certificate with Mit gutem Erfolg bestanden and grades 1,1,2,2 in four subjects. Grade 2 or above is required in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require grade 1 in Mathematics.

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Azerbaijani Qualifications

The Azerbaijan-Attestation (Certificate of General Education) or University Entrance Examination is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or at least the first year of university study in Azerbaijan.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

If you have completed the first year of a university course at an approved university in Azerbaijan, then we may be able to accept this for entry onto our courses. In all cases, Mathematics studied at a high level is required. Please contact cs-ug-admissions@york.ac.uk to discuss your qualifications further.

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Bahraini Qualifications

The Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Bangladeshi Qualifications

School leaving qualifications are not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification. 

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Belgian Qualifications

The Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs (Flemish speakers), Certificat d'Enseignement (French speakers) and the Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts (German speakers) are acceptable for entry onto our courses. 

For each of these qualifications, we require an overall average score at a specific level and a minimum grade in Mathematics. If you are studying one of these qualifications, please email cs-ug-admissions@york.ac.uk for more information about the grades we require.

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Botswanan Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

The BGCSE and the Cambridge Overseas School Certificate are not sufficient for entry. If you are not studying A-levels, we strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Brazilian Qualifications

The Certificado de Ensino Medio or University Entrance Exam is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Brunei Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

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Bulgarian Qualifications

We accept the Bulgarian Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie for entry, and we require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: overall average grade (GPA) - 5.8; Mathematics grade - 6
  • For BEng/BSc courses: overall average grade (GPA) - 5.5; Mathematics grade - 5 or 6
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require a Mathematics grade of 6. 

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Canadian Qualifications

As Canadian qualifications vary from province to province, please contact cs-ug-admissions@york.ac.uk with full details of your qualifications.

As a rough indication, we require five subjects at Grade 12 with the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: overall average - 85%; Mathematics - 85%
  • For BEng/BSc courses: overall average - 80%; Mathematics - 75% 

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Chilean Qualifications

The Licencia de Educación / Enseñanza Media is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate programmes. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification. 

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Chinese Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

The Senior High School Diploma or Chinese University Entrance Examination (Gaokao) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or at least the first year of university study in China in a relevant subject area.

If you do not hold A-level qualifications, we strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Croatian Qualifications

We accept the Svjedodžba o Maturi (Matura Certificate) for entry. Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • MEng courses: 5 overall with a minimum of 4 in all subjects in final graduation exams. We require grade 5 in Mathematics.
  • BEng/BSc courses: 5 overall with a minimum of 4 in all subjects in final graduation exams. We require grade 4 in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require grade 5 in Mathematics. 

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Cypriot Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

For applicants from Cyprus who have followed the Greek educational system, we ask for the following:

  • For MEng courses: Grade A in A-level Mathematics AND 19.5 points in the Apolytirion.
  • For BEng courses: Grade B in A-level Mathematics AND 19 points in the Apolytirion.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

Please note that the Devlet Lise Diplomasi or the Lise Bitirme Diplomasi are not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering

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Czech Republic Qualifications

We accept the Czech Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) for entry. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For all single subject Computer Science courses and joint courses with Mathematics: Grade 1 in each of four subjects with Grade 1 in Mathematics.

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Danish Qualifications

We accept Studentereksamen (Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination) OR Hǿjere Forberedelseseksamen (Higher Preparatory Examination) for entry onto our courses. We ask for the following grades for our MEng and BEng courses:

  • Overall average grade of 10
  • Mathematics: MEng courses - grade of 10; BEng courses - grade of 7
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics, we require a grade of 10 in Mathematics. 

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Egyptian Qualifications

The Thanaweya A'ama (Secondary Education Certificate of Al-Azhar) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Estonian Qualifications

We accept the Estonian school-leaving examinations consisting of the Gümnaasiumi Lõputunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate), valid only with the Riigieksamitunnistus (State Examinations).

For our MEng and BEng/BSc courses, applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • Gümnaasiumi Lõputunnistus: pass overall with a score of 5 in five individual subjects; plus

  • Riigieksamidtunnistus: Overall average of 85% in a minimum of three State exams including 85% in Mathematics for our MEng courses, and 80% in Mathematics for our BEng/BSc courses.

  • For all joint courses with Mathematics, we require 85% in Mathematics. 

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Finnish Qualifications

We accept the Finnish Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen (Matriculation Examination Certificate). Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: Eximia cum laude approbatur (6) in four subjects including Mathematics
  • For BEng/BSc courses: Eximia cum laude approbatur (6) in a minimum of two subjects, plus two subjects at magna cum laude approbatur (5) including Mathematics
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: Eximia cum laude approbatur (6) is required in Mathematics

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French Qualifications

French Baccalaureate

We accept the French Baccalaureate for entry onto our courses. Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • For our MEng courses: Obtain 15/20 overall, with 14 points in Mathematics 
  • For our BEng/BSc courses: Obtain 14/20 overall, with 12 points in Mathematics 
  • For all joint courses with Maths: You will need to achieve 14 points in Mathematics

Option Internationale Baccalaureate (OIB)

We accept the Option Internationale Baccalaureate (OIB). Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • For our MEng courses: Obtain 14/20 overall, with 14 points in Mathematics 
  • For our BEng/BSc courses: Obtain 13/20 overall with 12 points in Mathematics  
  • For all joint courses with Maths: You will need to achieve 14 points in Mathematics

For both the French Baccalaureate and the Option Internationale Baccalaureate (OIB), we require a Mathematics coefficent of at least 7 for all our courses.

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Gambian Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. If you do not hold A-level qualifications, we strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University.

For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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German Qualifications

We accept the German Abitur for entry onto our courses. Applicants must obtain at at least the following grades:

  • For our MEng courses: Obtain a grade of 1.6 overall, with Mathematics as a Leistungkurs at 13 points
  • For our BEng/BSc courses: Obtain a grade of 1.8 overall, with Mathematics as a Leistungkurs at 12 points
  • For all our courses with Maths: we require mathematics as a Leistungkurs at 13 points.

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Ghanaian Qualifications

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering

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Gibraltan Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics

If you are studying qualifications other than A-levels, please contact cs-ug-admissions@york.ac.uk for further information.

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Greek Qualifications

We accept the Greek Apolytirio Genikoy Lykeioy / Apolytirio Eniaioy Lykeioy for entry onto our courses. However, applicants are also required to take an A-level in Mathematics. Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: 19.5 points in the Apolytirion in the official national end-of-year examinations, and Grade A in A-level Mathematics
  • For BEng/BSc courses: 19 points in the Apolytirion the official national end-of-year examinations, and Grade B in A-level Mathematics
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require Grade A in A-level Mathematics

If you are studying the Network Foundation Programme, please email cs-ug-admissions@york.ac.uk with further information about the subjects you are studying and we will advise you further.

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Hong Kong Qualifications

A-levels

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

We accept the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) for entry onto our courses.  Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: WHERE TAKING 3 ELECTIVES - Obtain scores of 5,5,5 in Elective subjects. WHERE TAKING 2 ELECTIVES - Obtain scores of 5,5 in two Elective subjects and 5,4 in two core subjects. In either case, obtain 5* in Compulsory Maths and 5 in Extended Maths programme (Module 1 or Module 2)
  • For BEng/BSc courses: WHERE TAKING 3 ELECTIVES - Obtain scores of 5,5,4 in Elective subjects. WHERE TAKING 2 ELECTIVES - Obtain scores of 5,4 in two Elective subjects and 5,4 in two core subjects. In either case, obtain 5 in Compulsory Maths and 5 in Extended Maths programme (Module 1 or Module 2)
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: We require 5 in Compulsory Maths and 5 in Extended Maths programme (Module 1 or Module 2). 

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Hungarian Qualifications

 We accept the Hungarian Erettségi Bizonyitvany / Matura for entry onto our courses. We require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: grades 5,5,5,5,5 including Mathematics at emelt szintü (Higher) level
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades 5,5,5,5,4 including Mathematics at emelt szintü (Higher) level
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require Mathematics Grade 5 at emelt szintü (Higher) level

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Icelandic Qualifications

We accept the Icelandic Stúdentspróf (Matriculation Examination). We require the following grades:

  • For MEng/MMath courses: an overall average score of 7.5, and a score of 7 in Mathematics
  • For BEng/BSc courses: an overall average score of 7.25, and a score of 7 in Mathematics

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Indian Qualifications

We accept the Standard XII from recognised exam boards. Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: overall score - 85%; Mathematics - 85%
  • For BEng/BSc courses: overall score - 80%; Mathematics - 80%
  • For joint courses with Mathematics: we require 85% in Mathematics

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Indonesian Qualifications

The Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Umum Tingkat Atas (STTB - SMA) (Certificate of Completion of Academic Secondary School) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering

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Iranian Qualifications

School leaving qualifications are not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification. 

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

Note: Please contact cs-ug-admissions@york.ac.uk if you completed your High School Diploma AND the Pre-University Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe) prior to 2019.

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Irish Qualifications

We accept the Irish Leaving Certificate (ILC) for entry onto our courses. Applicants must obtain the following grades:

  • For MEng/MMath courses: At least H2,H2,H2,H2,H2,H3; including H1 in Mathematics
  • For BEng/BSc courses: H2,H2,H2,H2,H3,H3; including at least H2 in Mathematics
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: We require H1 in Mathematics. 

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Israeli Qualifications

We accept the Israeli Bagrut for entry onto our courses. Applicants must obtain the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: 85 overall plus 80 in three 5-unit subjects including Mathematics
  • For BEng/BSc courses: 80 overall plus 80 in three 5-unit subjects including Mathematics
  • For all single subject and joint courses: A score of 8 in 5-unit Mathematics is required.

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Italian Qualifications

We accept the Liceo scientifico and the Liceo scientifico (opzione scienze applicate) for the Diploma di Esame di Stato. Applicants must achieve the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: achieve 90% overall in the Diploma di Esame di Stato, with 90% in Mathematics (from school transcripts)
  • For BEng/BSc courses: achieve 87% overall in the Diploma di Esame di Stato, with 85% in Mathematics (from school transcripts)
  • For joint courses in Mathematics: achieve at least 90% in Mathematics (from school transcripts)

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Japanese Qualifications

The Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Jordanian Qualifications

The Tawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Kazakhstan Qualifications

The Kazakhstan Attestat is not sufficient for entry to our undergraduate programmes. The University of York requires Kazakhstan applicants to complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Kenyan Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. If you do not hold A-level qualifications, we strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University.

For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Korean (South) Qualifications

The High School Diploma is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Kosovan Qualifications

We accept the Kosovan Diplomë për Kryerjen e Shkollës së Mesme të Lartë (High School Diploma) for entry onto our courses. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: a total of 4.5 with 5 in Mathematics;
  • For BEng/BSc courses: a total of 4, with at least 4 in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require a score of 5 in Mathematics. 

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Kuwaiti Qualifications

The Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama (General Secondary School Certificate) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Latvian Qualifications

We accept the Lativan Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu for entry onto courses, including at least four centralised national examinations. Our requirements are as follows: 

  • For MEng courses: grade 9 in Atestats and 80% in each of four National Exams. Your grades must include at least 80% in Mathematics
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grade 9 in Atestats, 80% in three National Exams and at least 65% in a fourth. Your grades must include at least 65% in Mathematics 
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require at least 80% in Mathematics

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Lebanese Qualifications

The Lebanese Baccalauréat General is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.  

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Lesotho Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

The Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (GCE O-Level) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. If you are not studying A-levels, the University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.  

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Lithuanian Qualifications

We accept the Lithuanian Brandos Atestatas. Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: A grade of 9 overall in the BA, and an average of 85% in each of the three State Examinations including at least 85% in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: A grade of 9 overall in the BA, and an average of 85% in each of the three State Examinations including at least 80% in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: We require at least 85% in Mathematics.

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Luxembourgeois/Luxemburgish Qualifications

We accept the Diplome de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires for entry onto our courses. Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: 50 points overall and a minimum of 50 in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: 47 points overall and a minimum of 42 points in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: We require at least 50 points in Mathematics.

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Malawi Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

The Malawi School Certificate Examination is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. If you do not hold A-level qualifications, we strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University.

For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Malaysian Qualifications

We accept the STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia) Malaysia Higher School Certificate and A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. For both qualifications, our grade requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: Grades AAA including grade A in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: Grades grades AAB including grade A or B in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: We require grade A in Mathematics.

We also accept the Malaysian Matriculation Certificate (Matrikulasi). We require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: Overall CGPA of 3.5, with a minimum grade of 3.5 in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: Overall CGPA of 3.25, with a minimum grade of 3.0 in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require a minimum grade of 3.5 in Mathematics.

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Maltese Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels incuding an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

If you are not studying A-levels, we also accept the Maltese Matriculation Certificate for entry onto our courses. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: AA at Advanced Level (including Mathematics) plus AAAA at Intermediate Level (including Systems of Knowledge).
  • For BEng/BSc courses: AB at Advanced Level (including Mathematics) plus AAAB at Intermediate Level (including Systems of Knowledge).
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A at Advanced Level Mathematics.

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Mauritian Qualifications

We accept A-Levels from UK examining boards, and the Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (Principal Subject) for entry onto our courses. For both qualifications, we require the following grades: 

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA including Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we reguire grade A in Mathematics.

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Nepalese Qualifications

The Higher Secondary Education Certificate and the School Leaving Certificate Examination are not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Netherlands Qualifications

We accept the Netherlands Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) for entry onto our courses. Applicants must be following the NATUUR EN TECHNIEK path, and we require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: grade 8 overall, with grade 8 in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grade 7 overall, with grade 7 in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you must achieve grade 8 in Mathematics.

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New Zealand Qualifications

We accept the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA Level 3) for entry onto our courses. Applicants must achieve a minimum of 80 credits, of which 60 credits are at Level 3 or above. We require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: NCEA Level 3 with 'Excellence' overall, and 'Excellence' in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: NCEA Level 3 with 'Merit' overall, plus 40 L3 credits with E, and 'Merit' in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: We require 'Excellence' in Mathematics. 

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Nigerian Qualifications

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Norwegian Qualifications

We accept the Norwegian Vitnemål - Videregående Opplæring (generell studiekompetanse) for entry onto our courses. We require the following grades:

  • For MEng and BEng/BSc courses: an overall grade of 4.5 with grade 5 in three subjects from the final year. We require grade 5 in Mathematics. 

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Omani Qualifications

The General Education Diploma is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Pakistani Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

The Intermediate / Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. If you do not hold A-level qualifications, we strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University.

For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Polish Qualifications

We accept the Polish Matura / Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci for entry onto our courses. We require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: obtain 80% overall including three subjects at Advanced level. One of these must be Mathematics with a grade of 80% or above. 
  • For BEng/BSc courses: Obtain 75% overall including three subjects at Advanced level. One of these must be Mathematics with a grade of 75% or above.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: We require 80% in Advanced Level Mathematics. 

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Portugese Qualifications

We accept the Portugese Diploma Nivel Secundario de Educacao / Certificado Nivel Secundario de Educacao for entry onto our courses. We require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: 18 points overall and 18 in Mathematics. Pass all external exams.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: 18 points overall and 17 in Mathematics. Pass all external exams.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require 18 points in Mathematics. 

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Qatari Qualifications

The Thanawaya Aa'ma Qatari (Qatar General Secondary Education Certificate) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Romanian Qualifications

We accept the Romanian Diploma Da Bacalaureat for entry onto our courses. We require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: grade 9 overall with 9 in Mathematics. 
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grade 8.8 overall with 8.5 in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require grade 9 in Mathematics. 

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Russian Qualifications

The Attestat o Srednam Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education and Certificate of Unified State Examination) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Saudi Arabian Qualifications

The Tawjihiyah General Certificate of Secondary Education is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Serbian Qualifications

We accept the Serbian Secondary School Leaving Diploma for entry onto our courses. We require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: 4.5 overall with 5 in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: 4 overall with 4 in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require grade 5 in Mathematics. 

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Seychellois Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

The Cambridge Overseas School Certificate is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. If you do not hold A-level qualifications, we strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Sierra Leonean Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. If you do not hold A-level qualifications, we strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Singaporean Qualifications

We accept A-levels from Singapore at H2 Level or GCE A-level examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: Grades AAA including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB including an A-level in Mathematics. 
  • For all joint courses in Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

We may be able to consider a Polytechnic Diploma with mathematical content that is considered equivalent to A-level standard. Please email cs-ug-admissions@york.ac.uk for further information.

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Slovak Qualifications

We accept the Slovakian Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej Skuske for entry onto our courses. We require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: An overall grade of 1,5 with grade 1 in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: An overall grade of 1,7 with grade 2 in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics, we require grade 1 in Mathematics. 

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Slovenian Qualifications

We accept the Slovenian Maturitetno Spricevalo (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) for entry onto our courses. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: 30 points or better with no score lower than 4, and grade 5 in Higher Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: 30 points or better with no score lower than 4, and grade 4 in Higher Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics, we require grade 5 in Mathematics.

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South African Qualifications

We accept the South African National Senior Certificate (post 2009) with a minimum requirement of five subjects for entry onto our courses. We require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: 66666 with 6 in Mathematics
  • For BEng/BSc courses: 66666 with at least 5 in Mathematics
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: We require grade 6 in Mathematics.

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Spanish Qualifications

We accept the Spanish Titulo de Bachiller for entry onto our courses. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grade 9 overall with 9 in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grade 8.8 overall with 8 in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require grade 9 in Mathematics.

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Sri Lankan Qualifications

We accept the Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced level) for entry onto our courses. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA including Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB including Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require grade A in Mathematics.

Please note that we do not accept the General paper or the General English paper.

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Sudanese Qualifications

The Sudan School Certificate is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification. 

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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Swaziland Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards set as overseas examinations, or the Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate. For both qualifications, we require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA including Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB including Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require grade A in Mathematics.

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Swedish Qualifications

We accept the Swedish Avgangsbetyg / Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola (NATURAL SCIENCE) for entry onto our courses. We require the following grades:

  • For MEng courses: 18 overall with MVG or grade A in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: 17.5 overall with VG or grade B in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: we require MVG or grade A in Mathematics.

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Swiss Qualifications

We accept applications from students offering a Cantonal Maturity Certificate or a Federal Maturity Certificate. A typical grade requirement is:

  • Grades of at least 4 in all five examined subjects
  • Grade 5 in Mathematics for MEng courses and all joint courses with Mathematics; Grade 4 in Mathematics for BEng/BSc courses (not including joint courses with Mathematics).

As there are variations between the qualifications taken in different cantons please email admissions@cs.york.ac.uk with details of the qualification you are taking.

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Syrian Qualifications

The Shahâda al-Thânawiyya al-cÄmma or Baccalauréat (General School Certificate) are not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering

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Taiwanese Qualifications

The Senior High School Diploma or Senior High School Leaving Certificate is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering

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Tanzanian Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

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Thai Qualifications

The Mathayom Suksa 6 or Maw 6 are not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification. 

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering

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Tunisian Qualifications

Applicants offering Tunisian qualifications should email cs-ug-admissions@york.ac.uk.

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Turkish Qualifications

Applicants offering Turkish qualifications should email cs-ug-admissions@york.ac.uk.

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Ugandan Qualifications

We accept applications from students offering the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE), we require the following grades:

For MEng courses, our requirements will be grades AAA including Mathematics.

For BEng/BSc courses, our requirements will be grades AAB including Mathematics.

For all joint courses with Mathematics, you will need to achieve a grade A in Mathematics.

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Ukrainian Qualifications

The Диплом кваліфікованого робітника (Qualification Certificate) or Aтестат про повну загальну середню освіту (Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education) are not sufficient for entry to undergraduate programmes. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification.

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering

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U.S.A. Qualifications

Applicants offering three Advanced Placement (AP) subjects must obtain the following grades.

  • For MEng courses: 5,5,4, including AP Calculus (either AB or BC) . For all joint courses with Mathematics, your Mathematics score should be 5.
  • For BEng/BSc courses (excluding joint courses with Mathematics): 5,4,4 including AP Calculus (either AB or BC).

We prefer Calculus BC as it is more advanced but Calculus AB is also acceptable.

A combination of AP and SAT Subject Tests (to make a total of three) is also acceptable. However, neither Mathematics 1 or Mathematics 2 of the SAT Subject Tests meet our Maths entry requirement. We require AP Calculus (either AB or BC).

Applicants must also have completed the High School Graduation Diploma (HSGD) with a GPA of no less than 3.0.

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United Arab Emirates Qualifications

The Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. The University requires applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other accepted qualification. 

We strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University. For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering.

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West Indies Qualifications

  • Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Monserrat
  • St Kitts/Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

For applicants holding the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), they must offer six CAPE units including English, and including two / three double-unit courses. Applicants must obtain at least the following grades:

  • Grade I in all units
  • Grade I in double-unit Mathematics

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Zambian Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations. Our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

The Zambia School Certificate is not sufficient for entry to undergraduate courses. If you do not hold A-level qualifications, we strongly recommend that you consider the International Pathway College at the University of York. Our international foundation certificate will help you to gain the necessary academic, subject-specific and English language skills needed to be successful at the University.

For our courses in Computer Science, you will need to study the Foundation Certificate in the following pathway: Physics, Mathematics, Computing and Electronic Engineering

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Zimbabwean Qualifications

We accept A-levels from UK examining boards, set as overseas examinations, and the ZIMSEC A-level Certificates. For both qualifications, our requirements are as follows:

  • For MEng courses: grades AAA in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For BEng/BSc courses: grades AAB in three full A-levels including an A-level in Mathematics.
  • For all joint courses with Mathematics: you will need to achieve a grade A in A-level Mathematics.

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