Entry requirements for China

Academic entry requirements will vary between courses. Please check the individual course page and use the equivalency tables below to work out the specific requirements for your course.

Undergraduate

Qualifications equivalent to UK A-levels:

  • 高中毕业证书 Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate PLUS a recognised foundation course.
  • Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate plus Gaokao (普通高等学校招生全国统一考试 (高考)/National College Entrance Examination/NCEE).
  • One year of university in China achieving at least 75% overall.

Equivalencies

Equivalencies for undergraduate degrees

A-level requirement Relevant equivalency
ABB Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate with 80% overall plus Gaokao with 75%
BBB Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate with 80% overall plus Gaokao with 75%
BBC Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate with 80% overall plus Gaokao with 75%
BCC Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate with 75% overall plus Gaokao with 70%
CCC Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate with 75% overall plus Gaokao with 70%

Equivalencies for our foundation programmes

Programme A-level requirement Relevant equivalency
Integrated 4-year foundation programmes CCD Pass year 2 (or 3) of Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate with 75% overall
International Foundation Diploma EE Pass year 2 (or 3) of Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate with 70% overall
Other equivalencies
  • GCSE grade B / grade 5 equivalent: 75% (good grade B) in Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate (高中毕业证书).
  • GCSE grade C / grade 4 equivalent: 70% (grade B) in Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate (高中毕业证书).

If you do not meet our minimum undergraduate requirements, you may still be able to apply for one of our foundation courses.

Postgraduate

Qualifications equivalent to a UK bachelor degree:

  • 学士学位 (Bachelor degree)

Please check the individual course listing for the bachelor degree requirement and use the equivalency table below to work out your specific requirement. If you do not meet our minimum requirements you may still be able to apply for one of our pre-master’s courses.

Equivalencies

Bachelor degree requirement Equivalent grading
2:1 (for direct entry) 80%
2:2 (for direct entry) 75%
Pass grade (for a pre-master’s course) 60%

Additional information

Minimum English language requirements


One of the following:

Equivalent academic qualifications can be accepted and we are happy to consider applicants on a case by case basis. Please contact our admissions team if you wish to discuss your specific qualifications.

Progression agreements


Entry into the first year

We recognise the International Foundation Programme from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) for entry onto undergraduate degrees in Business and Technology. For more information please contact our admissions team.

Entry into the second or final year

Oxford Brookes recognise a number of qualifications which allow students to enter in the second or final year of one of our undergraduate courses.