Entry requirements for South Korea

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:

  • High School Diploma / High School Certificate of Graduation PLUS a recognised foundation course.

Equivalencies

Equivalencies for our foundation programme:

Programme A-level requirement High School Diploma / High School Certificate of Graduation equivalency
Integrated 4-year foundation programmes CCD 75% overall
International Foundation Diploma EE 70% overall

GCSE equivalencies:

  • GCSE grade B / grade 5 equivalent: from 70% in High School Diploma / High School Certificate of Graduation
  • GCSE grade C / grade 4 equivalent: from 60% in High School Diploma / High School Certificate of Graduation
  • Minimum passing grade is 60%

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:

  • 학사 (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 requirement학사 (Bachelor degree) equivalency
2:1 (for direct entry)GPA 3.2/4.3 or GPA 3.5/4.5
2:2 (for direct entry)GPA 2.7/4.3 or GPA 3.0/4.5
Pass grade (for a pre-master’s course)GPA 1.0


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.