Entry requirements for Uganda

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 Principal Level of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)

Equivalencies

A-level requirement Principal Level of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) equivalency
AAA AAA
AAB AAB
ABB ABB
BBB BBB
BBC BBC
BCC BCC
CCC CCC
CCD CCD
EE EE

GCSE equivalencies:

  • GCSE grade B / grade 5 equivalent: Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) grade 4
  • GCSE grade C / grade 4 equivalent: Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) grade 6

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 / B+ / GPA 4.0
2.2 (for direct entry) 2:2 / B / GPA 3.0
Pass guide (for a pre-master's course) Pass / C / GPA 2.0

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
  • Credit Pass (grades 1-6) in English on EACE or UCE, plus qualifications above this level studied in English if UCE
  • 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.