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

Academic entry requirements

Entry to:



International Foundation Programme

One of the following qualifications:

Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO).


Overall grade of 7.


Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO).

Overall grade of 6.


Middelbaar Beroeps Onderwijs (MBO) level 3 (Vakopleiding).

Grade average of 7.


One of the following qualifications:

Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs eindexamen (VWO: Gymnasium A/B , Atheneum A/B).

Propaedeuse (1st year certificate) from the Hoger Beroeps Onderwijs (HBO).

Middelbaar Beroeps Onderwijs (MBO) level 4 (Middenkaderopleiding) in a relevant field.




Grade average of 7 or higher.

Extended Degree (four years)

Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements listed for Undergraduate entry may be considered for an available or appropriate Extended Degree Programme.


Bachelor's (Honours) Degree.

Minimum 2:2 or above.

English and mathematics requirements


(If applicable to course) 

Grade 6 in VWO eindexamen, or grade 7 in HAVO eindexamen.


Grade 8+ in English in VWO. For Masters, if three or more of their UG courses have been taught and assessed in English, and they have obtained at least a grade 7 or above in these courses

NON-EEA nationals (requiring a Tier 4 student Visa) must provide a Secured English Language Test (SELT) qualification to qualifiy for entry, such as Academic IELTS / Pearson PTE Academic.

Find out more about our English language requirements

‌‌National Academic Recognition Information Centre (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. Please see this link for Statements of Comparability from NARIC. 


Providing your qualifications

Please be sure you are 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.



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