Entry requirements for Sri Lanka

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

Minimum entry requirement:

  • Completion of the Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advance Level)

Equivalencies

Equivalencies for our foundation programmes

A-level requirementSri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advance Level) equivalency
AAA-
AABAAB
ABBABB
BBBBBB
BBCBBC
BCCBCC
CCCCCC
CCD-
EESSS

GCSE equivalencies:

  • GCSE grade B / grade 5 equivalent: Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Ordinary level) since 2001 with grades Very good pass (B) / Distinction (A)
  • GCSE grade C / grade 4 equivalent: Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Ordinary level) since 2001 with grades Credit pass (C) / Very good pass (B) / Distinction (A)
  • Minimum passing grade is S (grades are A, B, C, S, F)

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

Postgraduate

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 Licence
2.1 (for direct entry) 2:1 / GPA 3.3 / 60% from older systems
2.2 (for direct entry) 2:2 / GPA 3.0 / 55% from older systems
Pass guide (for a pre-master's course) Pass

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.