Entry requirements for Russia

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:

ONE of the below options PLUS a recognised foundation course:

  • Аттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании - Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education
  • Свидетельство о результатах ЕГЭ (единого государственного экзамена) - Certificate of Unified State Examination

Equivalencies

Equivalencies for our foundation programmes

Programme A-level requirement Аттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании equivalency
Integrated 4-year foundation programmes CCD 4 overall
International Foundation Diploma EE 3 overall

GCSE equivalencies:

  • GCSE grade B / grade 5 equivalent: grade 4 in Maths from Аттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании
  • GCSE grade C / grade 4 equivalent: grade 3 in Maths from Аттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании

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:

  • Диплом бакалавра (Diplom bakalavra)
  • Диплом специалиста (Diplom spetsialista)

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) 4.0 average
2:2 (for direct entry) 3.5 average
Pass grade (for a pre-master’s course) 3.0 average

Additional information

Minimum English language requirements


One of the following:

  • IELTS 6.0 - 7.0, with 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking
  • Pre-sessional University English
  • Grade 14 in English Language in Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários/Diploma de Ensino Secundário
  • We may be able to accept alternative qualifications as evidence of your English language skills

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.