Academic Requirements

Requirements

To enter UCIC programmes, students must meet both the academic and English language requirements.

Below you will find the academic requirements for Foundations Studies Certificate (FS) a pre-university preparatory programme.

Scrolling further down you will find the University Transfer Programme (UTP) and Study Abroad academic requirements. UTP is the equivalent to year one of the undergraduate degree.

Admission requirements are subject to review on an on-going basis, if you cannot find your country on the list or have any questions please contact the team on info@ucic.ac.nz where we will be happy to help.

Foundation Studies Certificate Academic Requirements

Afghanistan academic requirements

The following is required for Afghanistan students:

  • Successful completion of Grade 12 Graduationa Certificate (also known as Baccalauria/Baccalaureate Certificate with a 50% average or better

Angola academic requirements

The following is required for Angola students:

  • Ensino Geral Certificado de Habilitações / Certificado de Habilitações with a grade of 12 or better in 4 relevant subjects.

Australia academic requirements

The following is required for Australia students:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 with acceptable grades

Azerbaijan academic requirements

The following is required for Azerbaijan students:

  • Tam Orta Təhsil Haqqında Attestati (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education): with 3.0 average

Bahrain academic requirements

The following is required for Bahrain students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 60% average in academic subjects or US High School Diploma

Bangladesh academic requirements

The following is required for Bangladesh students:

  • Higher School Certificate / Intermediate Certificate with a 50% GPA; or Year 11 (10+1) with a 70% GPA%

Botswana academic requirements

The following is required for Botswana students:

  • Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education with passing grades in 4 academic subjects or IGCSE with passing grades in 4 academic subjects

Brazil academic requirements

The following is required for Brazil students:

  • Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio with an average of 6.0 in 3 academic subjects

Brunei academic requirements

The following is required for Brunei students:

  • Brunei / Cambridge GCE O level: passing grades in 4 academic subjects IGCSE: passing grades in 4 academic subjects

Cambodia academic requirements

The following is required for Cambodia students:

  • Year 11 with a 65% average or completion of the Diploma in Upper Secondary Education with a C average in 4 academic subjects

Canada academic requirements

The following is required for Canada students:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 with passing grades in 4 academic subjects

Chile academic requirements

The following is required for Chile students:

  • Licencia de Educación / Enseñanza Media with a minimum average of 65%

China academic requirements

The following is required for China students:

  • Successful completion of Senior Middle 1 and completion of 1 semester of Senior Middle 2 with 75% average in 4 academic subjects. Successful completion of Senior Middle 2 or 3 with no GPA requirement. Successful completion of Senior Middle 1 and completion of 1 semester of Senior Middle 2 with 75% average in 4 academic subjects.Successful completion of Senior Middle 2 or 3 with no GPA requirement

Colombia academic requirements

The following is required for Colombia students:

  • Bachiller Académico with a minimum average of 65%. Successful completion of Bachillerato Technico considered on a case by case basis

Egypt academic requirements

The following is required for Egypt students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 65% average in academic subjects or US High School Diploma

Fiji academic requirements

The following is required for Fiji students:

  • Completion of Fiji School Leaving Certificate with a minimum aggregate of 200 in top 4 subjects

Ghana academic requirements

The following is required for Ghana students:

  • WASSCE: grade D7 or better in 5 academic subjects.IGCSE: passing grades in 4 academic subjects

Hong Kong academic requirements

The following is required for Hong Kong students:

  • Successful completion of Senior Secondary 2 with passing grades in 4 academic subjects. Passing grades in 4 relevant IGCSE/O Level academic subjects.

India academic requirements

The following is required for India students:

  • Successful completion of Year 10 with 65% or better in 4 academic subject in the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CISCE) or All India Secondary School Examination (CBSE); or successful completion of Year 10 with 70% or better in 4 academic subjects in a Secondary School Certificate awarded by a recognised Board of Secondary Education; or All India Senior Certificate or the Higher Secondary School Certificate 50% or better in 4 academic subjects.

Indonesia academic requirements

The following is required for Indonesia students:

  • SMU2 with average of 7.0 or completion of SMU III

International Baccalaureate academic requirements

The following is required for International Baccalaureate students:

  • Completion of Year 1 of IB

Iran academic requirements

The following is required for Iran students:

  • High School Diploma with a grade average of 13/20 or higher OR Pre-University Certificate with a grade average between 10 and 11 out of 20 OR Students who have no completed high school will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Iraq academic requirements

The following is required for Iraq students:

  • Secondary School Certificate with 65% average in academic subjects or US High School Diploma

Japan academic requirements

The following is required for Japan students:

  • General Upper Secondary School: Year 2 with a Grade 3 average; or successful completion of Year 3

Jordon academic requirements

The following is required for Jordon students:

  • Certificate of General Secondary Education with 50% average in 4 academic subjects

Kazakhstan academic requirements

The following is required for Kazakhstan students:

  • Diploma of Completed Secondary Education with 3 average or higher

Kenya academic requirements

The following is required for Kenya students:

  • Completion of KCSE with a D grade average; or GCE IGCSEs: passing grades in 4 relevant subjects

Kuwait academic requirements

The following is required for Kuwait students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 65% average in academic subjects or US High School Diploma

Macau academic requirements

The following is required for Macau students:

  • Completion of Senior Middle 2 with an average of 70% in 4 academic subjects

Malaysia academic requirements

The following is required for Malaysia students:

  • SPM (equivalent to IGCSE), Form 5 or UEC with minimum 4 passes in academic subjects

Mexico academic requirements

The following is required for Mexico students:

  • Título Académico de Bachiller / Diploma de Bachiller with a minimum average of 65%.Título de Bachiller Tecnológico considered on a case by case basis

Morocco academic requirements

The following is required for Morocco students:

  • Diplôme du Baccalauréat (Attestation du Baccalauréat) with a grade of 10 in all subjects

Myanmar academic requirements

The following is required for Myanmar students:

  • Successful completion of year 11 equivalent (Matriculation Exam)

Nepal academic requirements

The following is required for Nepal students:

  • Completion of Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Year 11) with a grade average of 50%

New Zealand - NCEA academic requirements

The following is required for New Zealand - NCEA students:

  • NCEA: 12 credits in each of 3 university approved subjects at Level 2

Nigeria academic requirements

The following is required for Nigeria students:

  • SSCE (WAEC/NECO): grade D7 or better in 5 academic subjects

Oman academic requirements

The following is required for Oman students:

  • Thanawiya Amma (General Education Diploma/General Certificate in General Education/General Secondary School Certificate/Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with 65% average

Pakistan academic requirements

The following is required for Pakistan students:

  • Completion of Higher Secondary School Certificate (Year 11) with a grade average of 50% in academic subjects

Philippines HS system until 2017 academic requirements

The following is required for Philippines students:

  • Secondary School Year 4, grade C

Philippines current HS system academic requirements

The following is required for Philippines students:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 with an 80% average in relevant academic subjects

Russia academic requirements

The following is required for Russia students:

  • Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education with 3.0 average

Saudi Arabia academic requirements

The following is required for Saudi Arabia students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 60% average in academic subjects or US High School Diploma

Singapore academic requirements

The following is required for Singapore students:

  • Singapore / Cambridge GCE N level (Academic Stream): With an aggregate of 8 points or better across three academic subjects.Singapore / Cambridge GCE O level: passing grades in 4 relevant subjects.IGCSE: passing grades in 4 relevant subjects.Completed one year of successful study towards a 3 year Diploma at a recognised polytechnic.Solomon Islands / Samoa / Vanuatu / Tonga / Kiribati / Tuvalu / Nauru.Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate Grade 6 or better

South Korea academic requirements

The following is required for South Korea students:

  • Senior High School Year 2 with minimum Rank 6 average

Sri Lanka academic requirements

The following is required for Sri Lanka students:

  • GCE IGCSE with a minimum 4 passes

Taiwan academic requirements

The following is required for Taiwan students:

  • Completion of Senior Middle 2 with an average of 70% in 4 academic subjects

Tanzania academic requirements

The following is required for Tanzania students:

  • Year 11 with minimum average 60% or GCE O level with a minimum 4 passes

Thailand academic requirements

The following is required for Thailand students:

  • Matayom 5 (Maw 5) with minimum average 60% (2.5) or Completion of Matayom 6

Turkey academic requirements

The following is required for Turkey students:

  • Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma) grade 2 or above

UAE academic requirements

The following is required for UAE students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 65% average in academic subjects or US High School Diploma

Ukraine academic requirements

The following is required for Ukraine students:

  • Diploma of Complete General Secondary Education with 6 average

United Kingdom or Cambridge International Examinations academic requirements

The following is required for United Kingdom/ Cambridge International Examinations students:

  • GCSE/IGCSE: passing grades in 4 relevant subjects

United States of America academic requirements

The following is required for United States of America students:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with minimum 60% in 4 academic subjects

Vietnam academic requirements

The following is required for Vietnam students:

  • Successful completion of Year 11 with a 6.0 GPA

Yemen academic requirements

The following is required for Yemen students:

  • Thanawiya (General Secondary Education Certificate, also referred as Al-Thanawiya) with 65% average in academic subjects or US High School Diploma

Zambia academic requirements

The following is required for Zambia students:

  • Year 11 with minimum average 60% or GCE O level with a minimum 4 passes

Zimbabwe academic requirements

The following is required for Zimbabwe students:

  • Year 11 with minimum average 60% or GCE O level with a minimum 4 passes

UTP and Study Abroad Academic Requirements

Entry into the UTP generally requires the successful completion of Year 12 of secondary school or its equivalent (this is equivalent to Year 13 in the New Zealand education system).

Not all qualifications are listed, so if you have other qualifications, please send details to the UCIC Admissions Office info@ucic.ac.nz for assessment.

NOTE: UTP Science students who wish to study Maths, Physics or Chemistry will need to achieve higher grades in these subjects at high school level (as per UTP Engineering entrance requirements).

See United Kingdom/ Cambridge International Examinations requirements.

UTP: Commerce

Afghanistan academic requirements

The following is required for Afghanistan students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Afghanistan.

Angola academic requirements

The following is required for Angola students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Angola

Australia academic requirements

The following is required for Australia students:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 with a 65% average in relevant subjects or ATAR = 60 or OP = 16

Azerbaijan academic requirements

The following is required for Azerbaijan students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Azerbaijan

Bahrain academic requirements

The following is required for Bahrain students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 70% average in 4 academic subjects

Bangladesh academic requirements

The following is required for Bangladesh students:

  • Higher School Certificate with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Botswana academic requirements

The following is required for Botswana students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Botswana

Brazil academic requirements

The following is required for Brazil students:

  • Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio with an average of 7.0 in 3 academic subjects

Brunei academic requirements

The following is required for Brunei students:

  • Brunei / Cambridge GCE A level: passes in 2 academic subjects (minimum of 3 points)

Cambodia academic requirements

The following is required for Cambodia students:

  • Diploma in Upper Secondary Education (Year 12) with a B average in four academic subjects

Canada academic requirements

The following is required for Canada students:

  • Successful completion of Grade 12 with 55% average in a minimum of 4 academic subjects

Chile academic requirements

The following is required for Chile students:

  • Licencia de Educación / Enseñanza Media with a minimum average of 70%

China academic requirements

The following is required for China students:

  • Commerce: Completion of Senior Middle 2 with 70% average across 4 academic subjects. Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with 60% average in 4 academic subjects – All programmes.
  • Grades in English Chinese and Politics will be excluded from admission assessment.

China academic requirements

The following is required for China students:

  • Studies towards either 专科毕业证书 (Graduation Certificate - Specialist / Sub-degree (Zhuanke) level) OR 中专 / 中职 / 职高 毕业证书 (Graduation Certificate from a Specialised College (Zhongzhuan) or a Vocational Secondary School (Zhongzhi / Zhigao)) will be considered on a case by case basis. Students must have successfully completed a minimum of two year of study towards the qualification and content of the courses completed must be relevant to the student's intended programme of study at UCIC.

Colombia academic requirements

The following is required for Colombia students:

  • Bachiller Académico with a minimum average of 70%

Egypt academic requirements

The following is required for Egypt students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Fiji academic requirements

The following is required for Fiji students:

  • Fiji Year 13 Certificate (known as Fiji Seventh Form Examination Certificate until 2012) with a minimum aggregate of 200 in top 4 subjects

Ghana academic requirements

The following is required for Ghana students:

  • WASSCE 5 passes with average grades of 5C and above

Hong Kong academic requirements

The following is required for Hong Kong students:

  • Hong Kong Diploma in Secondary Education (HKDSE) minimum 7 points from three subjects.

India academic requirements

The following is required for India students:

  • All India Senior Certificate or the Higher Secondary School Certificate 60% or better in 4 subjects

Indonesia academic requirements

The following is required for Indonesia students:

  • SMU3/National Examinations - Average of grade 6.5 or more in 4 academic subjects

International Baccalaureate academic requirements

The following is required for International Baccalaureate students:

  • At least 20 points over 6 IB units. Successful completion of IB Certificate (or less than 6 subjects) may be considered.

Iran academic requirements

The following is required for Iran students:

  • High School Diploma + Pre-University Certificate grade average of 12/20 or higher

Iraq academic requirements

The following is required for Iraq students:

  • Secondary School Certificate with 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Japan academic requirements

The following is required for Japan students:

  • General Upper Secondary School (Kotogakko), Year 3 with 2.5 average

Jordon academic requirements

The following is required for Jordon students:

  • Certificate of General Secondary Education with 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Kazakhstan academic requirements

The following is required for Kazakhstan students:

  • Diploma of Completed Secondary Education with 3.5 average or higher

Kenya academic requirements

The following is required for Kenya students:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with C grade average

Kuwait academic requirements

The following is required for Kuwait students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Macau academic requirements

The following is required for Macau students:

  • Senior High School, Year 3 with a 70% average in 4 academic subjects

Malaysia academic requirements

The following is required for Malaysia students:

  • STPM with passes in 2 academic subjects; or UEC with 2 B grades and 2 C grades

Mexico academic requirements

The following is required for Mexico students:

  • Título Académico de Bachiller / Diploma de Bachiller with a minimum average of 70%

Morocco academic requirements

The following is required for Morocco students:

  • Diplôme du Baccalauréat (Attestation du Baccalauréat) with a grade of 12 in relevant subjects

Myanmar academic requirements

The following is required for Myanmar students:

  • 1 year of recognised Post-Secondary study at a recognised institution with an average grade of 60%

Nepal academic requirements

The following is required for Nepal

  • Higher Secondary Education Certificate with 60% average second division/merit class is achieved

New Zealand - NCEA academic requirements

The following is required for New Zealand - NCEA students:

  • NCEA Level 3: A minimum of 10 credits in each of 3 University Entrance approved subjects

Nigeria academic requirements

The following is required for Nigeria students:

  • SSCE (WAEC/NECO) grade C5 and above in 5 academic subjects

Oman academic requirements

The following is required for Oman students:

  • Thanawiya Amma (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Pakistan academic requirements

The following is required for Pakistan students:

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate/Intermediate with a grade average of 50% in 4 academic subjects

Philippines academic requirements

The following is required for Philippines students:

  • High School Diploma with an additional 1 year of successful study in a Certificate or Diploma course

Philippines academic requirements

The following is required for Philippines students:

  • High School Diploma with a 75% average in relevant Year 12 subjects

Russia academic requirements

The following is required for Russia students:

  • Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education with 3.5 average four academic subjects

Saudi Arabia academic requirements

The following is required for Saudi Arabia students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Singapore academic requirements

The following is required for Singapore students:

  • Minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level with passes in 2 academic subjects H2 level

Singapore academic requirements

The following is required for Singapore students:

  • Completed two years of successful study towards a 3 year Diploma at a recognised polytechnic.

Solomon Islands / Samoa / Vanuatu / Tonga / Kiribati / Tuvalu / Nauru academic requirements

The following is required for Solomon Islands / Samoa / Vanuatu / Tonga / Kiribati / Tuvalu / Nauru students:

  • PSSC Grade 6 or better

South Africa academic requirements

The following is required for South Africa students:

  • Successful completion of National Senior Certificate with a matriculation endorsement for further study at either Higher Certificate, Diploma or Degree level

South Korea academic requirements

The following is required for South Korea students:

  • Senior High School Diploma with Rank 6 average in 4 academic subjects

Sri Lanka academic requirements

The following is required for Sri Lanka students:

  • Sri Lankan A Levels with a minimum C grade

Taiwan academic requirements

The following is required for Taiwan students:

  • Senior High School (Year 3) - 70% average in 4 academic subjects

Tanzania academic requirements

The following is required for Tanzania students:

  • See United Kingdom/ Cambridge International Examinations requirements.

Thailand academic requirements

The following is required for Thailand students:

  • Matayom 6 with an average grade of 2.5

Turkey academic requirements

The following is required for Turkey students:

  • Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma) with a GPA of 3.0 with no Math subject below 2.5

UAE academic requirements

The following is required for UAE students:

  • Tawjihiya (General) with 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Ukraine academic requirements

The following is required for Ukraine students:

  • Diploma of Complete General Secondary Education 8 average or higher in 4 academic subjects

United Kingdom / Cambridge International Examinations academic requirements

The following is required for United Kingdom / Cambridge International Examinations students:

  • Passes in two A Level or AS Level academic subjects (with a minimum of 3 points)
  • For A Level and Cambridge International Examinations points are attributed as follows: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1.
  • For AS Level (GCE 'A' Levels A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. AS Levels are equivalent to half points, e.g. A=2.5)

Vietnam academic requirements

The following is required for Vietnam students:

  • Year 12 (Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học) with a 6.0 average in 4 academic subjects

Yemen academic requirements

The following is required for Yemen students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Zambia academic requirements

The following is required for Zambia students:

  • See United Kingdom/ Cambridge International Examinations requirements

Zimbabwe academic requirements

The following is required for Zimbabwe students:

  • Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level with passes in two academic subjects (with a minimum of 3 points)

UTP: Science

Academic requirements

The following is required for UTP Science students:

  • Majors with specific maths requirements: UTP Science: Computer Science, Financial Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics. Majors with specific maths and physics requirements - UTP Science: Astronomy and Physics.

Afghanistan academic requirements

The following is required for Afghanistan students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Afghanistan.

Angola academic requirements

The following is required for Angola students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Angola

Australia academic requirements

The following is required for Australia students:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 with 70% or better in Math and/or Physics (depending on intended major) and 65% or better in two other subjects or ATAR = 60 or OP = 16

Azerbaijan academic requirements

The following is required for Azerbaijan students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Azerbaijan

Bahrain academic requirements

The following is required for Bahrain students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 75% average in 4 academic subjects. Must attain 80% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major

Bangladesh academic requirements

The following is required for Bangladesh students:

  • Higher School Certificate with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Must attain 3.5 in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major

Botswana academic requirements

The following is required for Botswana students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Botswana

Brazil academic requirements

The following is required for Brazil students:

  • Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio with an average of 7.0 in 3 academic subjects

Brunei academic requirements

The following is required for Brunei students:

  • Brunei / Cambridge GCE A level: passes in 2 academic subjects (minimum of 3 points)

Cambodia academic requirements

The following is required for Cambodia students:

  • Diploma in Upper Secondary Education (Year 12) with an A grade in Math and/or Physics (depending on intended major) and a B grade or better in two other subjects

Canada academic requirements

The following is required for Canada students:

  • Average of 55% across six Year 12 subjects with a minimum grade requirement of 60% for Maths, Physics and Chemistry if required for intended major

Chile academic requirements

The following is required for Chile students:

  • Licencia de Educación / Enseñanza Media with a minimum average of 70%. Must attain 75% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

China academic requirements

The following is required for China students:

  • Engineering/Science: Completion of SM2 with 70% average across 4 academic subjects and with 75% average in Maths, Physics, Chemistry where these are required courses. Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with 60% average in 4 academic subjects – All programmes.
  • Grades in English Chinese and Politics will be excluded from admission assessment.

China academic requirements

The following is required for China students:

  • Studies towards either 专科毕业证书 (Graduation Certificate - Specialist / Sub-degree (Zhuanke) level) OR 中专 / 中职 / 职高 毕业证书 (Graduation Certificate from a Specialised College (Zhongzhuan) or a Vocational Secondary School (Zhongzhi / Zhigao)) will be considered on a case by case basis. Students must have successfully completed a minimum of two year of study towards the qualification and content of the courses completed must be relevant to the student's intended programme of study at UCIC.

Colombia academic requirements

The following is required for Colombia students:

  • Bachiller Académico with a minimum average of 70%. Minimum of 75% in Maths and/or Physics depending on intended major.

Egypt academic requirements

The following is required for Egypt students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 80% average in 4 academic subjects. Must attain 85% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Fiji academic requirements

The following is required for Fiji students:

  • Fiji Year 13 Certificate (known as Fiji Seventh Form Examination Certificate until 2012) with a minimum aggregate of 200 in top 4 subjects. Must score 60 or better in Maths and/or Physics depending on intended major.

Ghana academic requirements

The following is required for Ghana students:

  • WASSCE 5 passes with average grades of 5C and above

Hong Kong academic requirements

The following is required for Hong Kong students:

  • HKDSE: 4 points in Core Maths + passing grades in 1 or 2 elective subjects. Depending on intended major may also require 2 points in Physics and/ or Math 1/Math2.
  • Students with Math grade lower than requirements may be considered for admission on a case by case basis.

India academic requirements

The following is required for India students:

  • All India Senior Certificate or Higher Secondary School Certificate 65% or better in Math and/or Physics (depending on intended major) and 60% or better in 2 other subjects

Indonesia academic requirements

The following is required for Indonesia students:

  • SMU3/National Examinations - Average overall grade 6.5 in academic subjects and a minimum of 7.5 in Maths and/or Physics depending on intended major

International Baccalaureate academic requirements

The following is required for International Baccalaureate students:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma score of at least 20 points over 6 IB units. Students expected to have completed some subjects relevant to their intended specialisation.Successful completion of IB Certificate (or less than 6 subjects) may be considered.

Iran academic requirements

The following is required for Iran students:

  • High School Diploma + Pre-University Certificate grade average of 12/20 or higher. Must attain 14 in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Iraq academic requirements

The following is required for Iraq students:

  • Secondary School Certificate with 80% average in 4 academic subjects. Must attain 85% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Japan academic requirements

The following is required for Japan students:

  • General Upper Secondary School (Kotogakko), Year 3 with 2.5 average and a grade of 3.0 or better in Maths and/or Physics depending on intended major

Jordon academic requirements

The following is required for Jordon students:

  • Certificate of General Secondary Education with 80% average in 4 academic subjects. Must attain 85% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Kazakhstan academic requirements

The following is required for Kazakhstan students:

  • Diploma of Completed Secondary Education with 3.5 average or higher in relevant subjects

Kenya academic requirements

The following is required for Kenya students:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with C grade average

Kuwait academic requirements

The following is required for Kuwait students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 80% average in 4 academic subjects. Must attain 85% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Macau academic requirements

The following is required for Macau students:

  • Senior High School, Year 3 with 70% in 2 or 3 academic subjects AND 75% in Physics and/or Maths depending on intended major

Malaysia academic requirements

The following is required for Malaysia students:

  • STPM with passes in 2 relevant academic subjects; or UEC with 2 B grades and 2 C grades in relevant academic subjects

Mexico academic requirements

The following is required for Mexico students:

  • Título Académico de Bachiller / Diploma de Bachiller with a minimum average of 70%

Morocco academic requirements

The following is required for Morocco students:

  • Diplôme du Baccalauréat (Attestation du Baccalauréat) with a grade average of 12. Must attain 14 in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Myanmar academic requirements

The following is required for Myanmar students:

  • 1 year of recognised Post-Secondary study at a recognised institution with an average grade of 60%

Nepal academic requirements

The following is required for Nepal students:

  • Higher Secondary Education Certificate with 60% average second division/merit class is achieved

New Zealand - NCEA academic requirements

The following is required for New Zealand - NCEA students:

  • NCEA Level 3: 12 credits in Mathematics (including both 91578 - differentiation and 91579 - integration), 12 credits in Physics (if required for intended major) and 10 credits in one or two other University Entrance approved subjects

Nigeria academic requirements

The following is required for Nigeria students:

  • SSCE (WAEC/NECO) 5 passes with average grades of 5C and above. Must attain 3B in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Oman academic requirements

The following is required for Oman students:

  • Thanawiya Amma (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 80% average in 4 academic subjects. Must attain 85% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Pakistan academic requirements

The following is required for Pakistan students:

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate/Intermediate with 65% or better in Math and/or Physics (depending on intended major) and 60% or better in two other subjects

Philippines academic requirements

The following is required for Philippines students:

  • High School Diploma with an additional 1 year of successful study in a Certificate or Diploma course

Philippines academic requirements

The following is required for Philippines students:

  • High School Diploma with a 75% average in relevant Year 12 subjects. Must attain 85% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Russia academic requirements

The following is required for Russia students:

  • Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education with 3.5 average and a minimum grade of 4 in Maths and/or Physics depending on intended major

Saudi Arabia academic requirements

The following is required for Saudi Arabia students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 80% average in 4 academic subjects. Must attain 85% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Singapore academic requirements

The following is required for Singapore students:

  • Minimum 2 points from 2 GCE A level with passes in 2 academic subjects H2 level

Singapore academic requirements

The following is required for Singapore students:

  • Completed two years of successful study towards a 3 year Diploma at a recognised polytechnic.

Solomon Islands / Samoa / Vanuatu / Tonga / Kiribati / Tuvalu / Nauru academic requirements

The following is required for Solomon Islands / Samoa / Vanuatu / Tonga / Kiribati / Tuvalu / Nauru students:

  • PSSC Grade 6 or better

South Africa academic requirements

The following is required for South Africa students:

  • Successful completion of National Senior Certificate with a matriculation endorsement for further study at either Higher Certificate, Diploma or Degree level

South Korea academic requirements

The following is required for South Korea students:

  • Senior High School Diploma with Rank 6 average with Rank 4 or better in in Maths and/or Physics depending on intended major

Sri Lanka academic requirements

The following is required for Sri Lanka students:

  • 2 Sri Lankan A Levels with a minimum C grade. Must attain a B grade in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major

Taiwan academic requirements

The following is required for Taiwan students:

  • Senior High School (Year 3) - 70% in 2 or 3 academic subjects AND 80% in Physics and/or Maths depending on intended major

Tanzania academic requirements

The following is required for Tanzania students:

  • See United Kingdom/ Cambridge International Examinations requirements.

Thailand academic requirements

The following is required for Thailand students:

  • Matayom 6 (Maw6) with an average grade of 2.5 and a minimum of 3.0 in Maths and/or Physics depending on intended major

Turkey academic requirements

The following is required for Turkey students:

  • Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma) with a GPA of 4.0 with no Math subject below 2.5

UAE academic requirements

The following is required for UAE students:

  • Tawjihiya (General) with 80% average in 4 academic subjects. Must attain 85% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Ukraine academic requirements

The following is required for Ukraine students:

  • Diploma of Complete General Secondary Education with 10 or better in Math and/or Physics (depending on intended major) and 8 or better in 2 other academic subjects

United Kingdom / Cambridge International Examinations academic requirements

The following is required for United Kingdom / Cambridge International Examinations students:

  • Passes in two A Level or AS Level academic subjects (with a minimum of 3 points)
  • For A Level and Cambridge International Examinations points are attributed as follows: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1.
  • For AS Level (GCE 'A' Levels A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. AS Levels are equivalent to half points, e.g. A=2.5)

Vietnam academic requirements

The following is required for Vietnam students:

  • Year 12 (Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học) with a 6.0 average and a minimum of 7.0 in Maths and/or Physics depending on intended major

Yemen academic requirements

The following is required for Yemen students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 80% average in 4 academic subjects. Must attain 85% in Maths and/or Physics were required for intended major.

Zambia academic requirements

The following is required for Zambia students:

  • See United Kingdom Cambridge International Examinations requirements

Zimbabwe academic requirements

The following is required for Zimbabwe students:

  • Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level with passes in two academic subjects with a minimum of 3 points

UTP: Engineering

Academic requirements

The following is required for UTP Engineering students:

  • All students must have completed Maths with Calculus and Physics in their final year of high school and attained acceptable grades.Students applying for Civil, Natural Resources, Chemical and Process, and Forest Engineering specialisations without an adequate background in chemistry will be offered an alterative study pathway.

Afghanistan academic requirements

The following is required for Afghanistan students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Afghanistan.

Angola academic requirements

The following is required for Angola students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Angola.

Australia academic requirements

The following is required for Australia students:

  • Successful completion of Year 12 with a 70% average in relevant subjects (including 70% minimum in Math and Physics) or ATAR = 65 or OP = 15

Azerbaijan academic requirements

The following is required for Azerbaijan students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Azerbaijan

Bahrain academic requirements

The following is required for Bahrain students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 80% average in 4 academic subjects

Bangladesh academic requirements

The following is required for Bangladesh students:

  • Higher School Certificate with a GPA of 3.5 of higher

Botswana academic requirements

The following is required for Botswana students:

  • One year of successful relevant study at a recognised tertiary provider in Botswana

Brazil academic requirements

The following is required for Brazil students:

  • Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio with an average of 7.0 in 3 academic subjects

Brunei academic requirements

The following is required for Brunei students:

  • Brunei / Cambridge GCE A level: passes in 3 academic subjects (minimum of 3 points)

Cambodia academic requirements

The following is required for Cambodia students:

  • Diploma in Upper Secondary Education (Year 12) with an A average in four academic subjects

Canada academic requirements

The following is required for Canada students:

  • Average of 55% across six Year 12 subjects with a minimum grade requirement of 60% for Maths, Physics and Chemistry

Chile academic requirements

The following is required for Chile students:

  • Licencia de Educación / Enseñanza Media with a minimum average of 75%

China academic requirements

The following is required for China students:

  • Engineering/Science: Completion of SM2 with 70% average across 4 academic subjects and with 75% average in Maths, Physics, Chemistry where these are required courses. Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with 60% average in 4 academic subjects – All programmes.
  • Grades in English Chinese and Politics will be excluded from admission assessment.

China academic requirements

The following is required for China students:

  • Studies towards either 专科毕业证书 (Graduation Certificate - Specialist / Sub-degree (Zhuanke) level) OR 中专 / 中职 / 职高 毕业证书 (Graduation Certificate from a Specialised College (Zhongzhuan) or a Vocational Secondary School (Zhongzhi / Zhigao)) will be considered on a case by case basis. Students must have successfully completed a minimum of two year of study towards the qualification and content of the courses completed must be relevant to the student's intended programme of study at UCIC

Colombia academic requirements

The following is required for Colombia students:

  • Bachiller Académico with a minimum average of 75%

Egypt academic requirements

The following is required for Egypt students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 85% average in 4 academic subjects

Fiji academic requirements

The following is required for Fiji students:

  • Fiji Year 13 Certificate (known as Fiji Seventh Form Examination Certificate until 2012) with a minimum aggregate of 240 in top 4 subjects

Ghana academic requirements

The following is required for Ghana students:

  • WASSCE 5 passes with average grades of B3 and above

Hong Kong academic requirements

The following is required for Hong Kong students:

  • HKDSE: Level 4 or better in Core Maths and level 2 or better in Math 1 and/or Math 2, Physics and one additional academic subject.
  • Students with Math grade lower than requirements may be considered for admission on a case by case basis.

India academic requirements

The following is required for India students:

  • All India Senior Certificate or the Higher Secondary School Certificate 65% or better in 4 subjects

Indonesia academic requirements

The following is required for Indonesia students:

  • SMU3/National Examinations - Average of grade 7.5 or more in 4 academic subjects

International Baccalaureate academic requirements

The following is required for International Baccalaureate students:

  • At least 22 points over 6 IB units. Successful completion of IB Certificate (or less than 6 subjects) may be considered.

Iran academic requirements

The following is required for Iran students:

  • High School Diploma + Pre-University Certifcate grade average of 14/20 or higher

Iraq academic requirements

The following is required for Iraq students:

  • Secondary School Certificate with 85% average in 4 academic subjects

Japan academic requirements

The following is required for Japan students:

  • General Upper Secondary School (Kotogakko), Year 3 with 3.0 average

Jordon academic requirements

The following is required for Jordon students:

  • Certificate of General Secondary Education with 85% average in 4 academic subjects

Kazakhstan academic requirements

The following is required for Kazakhstan students:

  • Diploma of Completed Secondary Education with 4.0 average or higher

Kenya academic requirements

The following is required for Kenya students:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with C grade average

Kuwait academic requirements

The following is required for Kuwait students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 85% average in 4 academic subjects

Macau academic requirements

The following is required for Macau students:

  • Senior High School, Year 3 with a 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Malaysia academic requirements

The following is required for Malaysia students:

  • STPM with passes in 2 academic subjects; or UEC with 3 B grades and 1 C grade

Mexico academic requirements

The following is required for Mexico students:

  • Título Académico de Bachiller / Diploma de Bachiller with a minimum average of 75%

Morocco academic requirements

The following is required for Morocco students:

  • Diplôme du Baccalauréat (Attestation du Baccalauréat) with a grade of 14 in relevant subjects

Myanmar academic requirements

The following is required for Myanmar students:

  • 1 year of recognised Post-Secondary study at a recognised institution with an average grade of 70%

Nepal academic requirements

The following is required for Nepal students:

  • Higher Secondary Education Certificate with 70% average second division/merit class is achieved

New Zealand - NCEA academic requirements

The following is required for New Zealand - NCEA students:

  • NCEA Level 3: A minimum of 12 credits in each of Physics and Mathematics (including both 91578 - differentiation and 91579 - integration) and 12 credits in one other University Entrance approved subject

Nigeria academic requirements

The following is required for Nigeria students:

  • SSCE (WAEC/NECO) 5 passes with average grades of 3B and above

Oman academic requirements

The following is required for Oman students:

  • Thanawiya Amma (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 85% average in 4 academic subjects

Pakistan academic requirements

The following is required for Pakistan students:

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate/Intermediate with a grade average of 65% in 4 academic subjects

Philippines academic requirements

The following is required for Philippines students:

  • High School Diploma with an additional 1 year of successful study in a Certificate or Diploma course with a 70% average

Philippines academic requirements

The following is required for Philippines students:

  • High School Diploma with a 85% average in relevant Year 12 subjects

Russia academic requirements

The following is required for Russia students:

  • Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education with 4.0 average or higher in 4 academic subjects

Saudi Arabia academic requirements

The following is required for Saudi Arabia students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 85% average in 4 academic subjects

Singapore academic requirements

The following is required for Singapore students:

  • Minimum 4 points from 2 GCE A levels (H2 level)

Singapore academic requirements

The following is required for Singapore students:

  • Completed two years of successful study towards a 3 year Diploma at a recognised polytechnic.

Solomon Islands / Samoa / Vanuatu / Tonga / Kiribati / Tuvalu / Nauru academic requirements

The following is required for Solomon Islands / Samoa / Vanuatu / Tonga / Kiribati / Tuvalu / Nauru students:

  • PSSC Grade 6 or better

South Africa academic requirements

The following is required for South Africa students:

  • Successful completion of National Senior Certificate with a matriculation endorsement for further study at Diploma or Degree level

South Korea academic requirements

The following is required for South Korea students:

  • Senior High School Diploma with Rank 4 average in 4 academic subjects

Sri Lanka academic requirements

The following is required for Sri Lanka students:

  • 2 Sri Lankan A level s with minimum B grade

Taiwan academic requirements

The following is required for Taiwan students:

  • Senior High School (Year 3) - 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Tanzania academic requirements

The following is required for Tanzania students:

  • See United Kingdom/ Cambridge International Examinations requirements.

Thailand academic requirements

The following is required for Thailand students:

  • Matayom 6 (Maw6) with an average grade of 3.0

Turkey academic requirements

The following is required for Turkey students:

  • Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma) with a GPA of 4.0 with no Math subject below 2.5

UAE academic requirements

The following is required for UAE students:

  • Tawjihiya (General) with 85% average in 4 academic subjects

Ukraine academic requirements

The following is required for Ukraine students:

  • Diploma of Complete General Secondary Education with 10 average or higher in 4 academic subjects

United Kingdom / Cambridge International Examinations academic requirements

The following is required for United Kingdom / Cambridge International Examinations students:

  • Passes in three A Level or AS level academic subjects (Maths with Calculus, Physics and/or Chemistry) with a minimum of 3 points.
  • For A Level and Cambridge International Examinations points are attributed as follows: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1.
  • For AS Level (GCE 'A' Levels A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. AS Levels are equivalent to half points, e.g. A=2.5)

Vietnam academic requirements

The following is required for Vietnam students:

  • Year 12 (Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học) with a 7.0 average in 4 relevant academic subjects including Maths, Physics and Chemistry

Yemen academic requirements

The following is required for Yemen students:

  • Tawjihiya (General Secondary School Education Certificate) with 85% average in 4 academic subjects

Zambia academic requirements

The following is required for Zambia students:

  • See United Kingdom/ Cambridge International Examinations requirements

Zimbabwe academic requirements

The following is required for Zimbabwe students:

  • Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level with passes in two academic subjects (with a minimum of 4 points)

* A=5 B=4 C=3 D=2 E=1