Entry requirements for Lebanon

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:

  • An overall average from the شهادة الثانوية العامة (General Secondary Certificate, also known as: Baccalauréat Libanais and Baccalauréat II before 1991) PLUS a recognised foundation course.

Equivalencies

Equivalencies for our foundation programmes

Programme A-level requirement شهادة الثانوية العامة General Secondary Certificate equivalency
Integrated 4-year foundation programmes CCD 12/20
International Foundation Diploma EE 10/20

GCSE equivalencies:

  • GCSE grade B / grade 5 equivalent: 12/20 from General Secondary Certificate / Baccalauréat Libanais
  • GCSE grade C / grade 4 equivalent: 10/20 from General Secondary Certificate / Baccalauréat Libanais
  • Minimum passing grade is 10/20

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 UK bachelor degree:

  • Completion of a Bachelor degree

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.

Equivalencies

Bachelor degree requirement Equivalent grading
2:1 (for direct entry) 13/20 or 80%
2:2 (for direct entry) 12/20 or 70%
Pass grade (for a pre-master’s course) 10/20 or 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.