Entry requirements for Nepal

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 School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI & XII) (2018 onward) or Higher Secondary Education Board Examination (up to and including 2017)

Equivalencies

Equivalencies for our foundation programmes

A-level requirement School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI & XII) or Higher Secondary Education Board Examination equivalency
AAA -
AAB -
ABB 75% or 3.4 GPA
BBB 75% or 3.4 GPA
BBC 70% or 3.2 GPA
BCC 70% or 3.2 GPA
CCC 70% or 3.2 GPA
CCD 65% or 3.0 GPA
EE 55% or 2.6 GPA

GCSE equivalencies:

  • GCSE grade B / grade 5 equivalent: 40% / GPA 2.0 in either of the above exams is equivalent to a GCSE C pass but consider this in light of the averages required above
  • GCSE grade C / grade 4 equivalent: 40% / GPA 2.0 in either of the above exams is equivalent to a GCSE C pass but consider this in light of the averages required above

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

Postgraduate

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) 65%
2.2 (for direct entry) 60%
Pass guide (for a pre-master's course) 40%

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.