Entry requirements for Kazakhstan

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.


Qualifications equivalent to UK A-levels:

  • Oрта білім туралы аттестат (Certificate of Completed Secondary Education) PLUS a recognised foundation course.


Equivalencies for our foundation programmes

Programme A-level requirement Oрта білім туралы аттестат equivalency
Integrated 4-year foundation programmes CCD 4
International Foundation Diploma EE -

GCSE equivalencies:

  • For standard requirements, GCSE equivalents will be met by passing relevant subjects in school leaving qualification (except English language, acceptance of which will be detailed below).
  • Minimum passing grade is 3

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


Minimum entry requirements

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.


Bachelor degree requirementEquivalent grading
2:1 (for direct entry)3.3/4.0 or 4.0/5.0
2:2 (for direct entry)3.0/4.0 or 3.5/5.0
Pass grade (for a pre-master’s course)2.0/4.0

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.