Entry requirements for Zimbabwe

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:

  • Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level

Equivalencies

A-level requirement Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level
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: Grade B from Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level
  • GCSE grade C / grade 4 equivalent: Grade C from Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level
  • Minimum passing grade is E

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

Postgraduate

Qualification equivalent to a UK bachelor degree:

  • Bachelor Honours 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 requirement Bachelor Honours Degree
2.1 (for direct entry) 2.1 / 65% / Upper Second Division
2.2 (for direct entry) 2.2 / 60% / Lower Second Division
Pass guide (for a pre-master's course) 3 / 50% / Third division

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
  • GCE A Level Grade C or above in an essay-based subject (eg English Literature, humanities subjects). Not A levels in other languages or numeric-based subjects (eg French, Mathematics)
  • Pre-sessional University English
  • 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.