Colombia

Please note: This information is provided as a guide only. Some courses may have specialised entry requirements that are listed on the relevant course page. Please check for any additional subject/course specific requirements before submitting your application.

Academic entry requirements

Type of course

Qualification/grade

Undergraduate

Students should have one of the following:

  • Título de Bachillerato Académico
  • Título de Bachillerato Agropecuario
  • Título de Bachillerato Comercial
  • Título de Bachillerato Industrial
  • Título de Bachillerato en Promoción Social
  • Título de Técnico Professional
  • Título de Normalista Superior

In addition they must have passed the Colombian university entrance exam – ICFES with 50 (B–medio =average).

Grade: 50% or 6 out of 10

Extended degree (four years, including a foundation year) Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements for an undergraduate course may be considered for an available or appropriate extended degree programme.
Postgraduate

Students with Licenciado or Título Profesional over four years or longer

Grades: 3.50 - 5.00

International Foundation Programme

Students should have one of the following:

  • Título de Bachillerato Académico
  • Título de Bachillerato Agropecuario
  • Título de Bachillerato Comercial
  • Título de Bachillerato Industrial
  • Título de Bachillerato en Promoción Social
  • Título de Técnico Professional
  • Título de Normalista Superior

Grade: 50% or 6 out of 10

Mathematics and English requirements

Subject

Qualification/grade

English Non-EEA nationals who require a Tier 4 student visa must provide a Secured English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS or Pearson PTE Academic qualification. Please see our English language requirements.
Mathematics (if applicable to your course) Título de Bachillerato Académico (or equivalent) qualification. Grades:  6+ (scale of 1-10) or 50+ (scale 1-100) in final year. 
 

Additional information

‌NARIC and accreditation

UK NARIC offers a variety of services on the comparability of qualifications from overseas. These services have been designed to help migrants coming to the UK to work or study and who are applying through the UK’s points based system for immigration. Take a look at the Statement of Comparability from NARIC. 

Providing your qualifications

Please be sure you're able to provide copies of official certificates of any qualifications you have taken when you make your application (please do not send us your original certificates)If any of your certificates or supporting documents (transcripts) are in a non-English language you will need to provide certified English translations alongside any official copies.