International College Entry Requirements

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Meeting the Requirements

Before you apply, it is important that you carefully check the academic, English language and age requirements you will need to meet. This page contains information regarding the general requirements you must meet before starting your studies as well as country-specific ones.

General Entry Requirements (Academic)

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's

Good high school graduation grades or equivalent academic study (see country specific entry requirements below)

Good high school graduation grades or equivalent academic study (see country specific entry requirements below)

A recognised undergraduate degree (Other qualifications will be considered, please check individual country requirements below)

Age: 17+

Only available to International students

Age: 17+

Only available to International students

Age: 18+

Only available to International students

IELTS 4.5/5.0/5.5

IELTS 5.5 (with 5.5 across all four skills)

IELTS 6.0

CAS/visa

Entry at IELTS 4.5 or 5.0 – CAS/visa for the full length of the International Foundation Year only.*

Entry at IELTS 5.5 (with 5.5 across all four skills) – CAS/visa for the International Foundation Year and the length of the degree course (approximately 4 years)

CAS/visa for the full length of your chosen degree (approximately 3 years)  CAS/visa for the full length of the Pre-Master's and your Master’s degree.

*Upon successful completion of the Engineering International Foundation Year, you will be required to apply for a further CAS to make a second visa application for your degree programme. You may be required to submit this further visa application from overseas.

English Language Requirements

Please note you will need IELTS UKVI or another SELT test.

This table displays the preparation programmes students are required to undertake depending on their current IELTS scores before they can commence on the International Foundation Year, International Year One, or Pre-Master's programmes.

Course/Current IELTS 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0

International Foundation Year

10-week English language module in the summer, then the International Foundation Year from October.

5-week English language module in the summer, then the International Foundation Year from October.

International Foundation Year from October  
International Year One

10-week Pre-sessional English Language Preparation (PELP) course in the summer, then the International Year One from October.

5-week Pre-sessional English Language Preparation (PELP) course in the summer, then the International Year One from October. International Year One from October  
Pre-Master's  

10-week postgraduate Pre-sessional English and Academic Study Skills course in the summer, then the Pre-Master's from October.

5-week postgraduate Pre-sessional English and Academic Study Skills course in the summer, then the Pre-Master's from October.  Pre-Master's from October

Country-Specific Requirements

Please select the relevant drop-down to view the specific requirements for your country.

The information on this page is intended as a guide only and is not an exhaustive list of the qualifications we accept. For more detailed information regarding entry requirements, please contact the University of Lincoln’s International Admissions team at intadmissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Year 12: (Senior High 3) with 61% overall and a minimum of 60% in relevant subjects

Year 11: (Senior High 2) with 66% overall and a minimum of 60% in four relevant subjects
Year 12: (Senior High 3) with 65% overall and a minimum of 60% in relevant subjects

Year 11: (Senior High 2) with 70% overall and a minimum of 60% in four relevant subjects

Full-time studies Bachelor's degree: 60% overall


Full-time studies Undergraduate Graduation Certificate/Full time studies Junior College Diploma (1 semester/term internship accepted only): 60% overall


Higher National Diploma: 60% overall in numerically marked modules with no less than 60% of grades at distinction

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Successful completion of Secondary School Certificate (year 12) - 55% overall with a minimum of 50% in relevant subjects Successful completion of Secondary School Certificate (year 12) - 75% overall with a minimum of 50% in relevant subjects
Recognised first degree with GPA of 2.0

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Year 12: (HSC) 40% overall with 40% in relevant subjects taken from Year 10, 11, or 12

Year 11: 50% overall with 40% in relevant subjects taken from Year 10, 11, or 12

Year 10 (SSC): 65% overall with 40% in relevant subjects taken from Year 10, 11, or 12
Year 12 (HSC) 50% overall with 50% in relevant subjects taken from Year 10, 11 or 12
Recognised three or four year undergraduate degree
International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Successful completion of High School Diploma (3 years). Passes in 4 or more relevant subjects Successful completion of High School Diploma 12/20 and Pre University Year (Peesdaneshgahe) 12/20
Successful completion of License/Karashansi degree with grade 10/pass

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
12th grade (higher secondary) completion - passes in 4 or more subjects and GPA 2.0 Successful completion of High School/Upper Secondary School leaving certificate at 3.0 GPA
Recognised first degree with 50%, Associate Degree, or 3-year JCD with 60% in a related subject area

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Successful completion of Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama General Secondary Education Certificate - 60% including passes in 4 or more relevant subjects Successful completion of Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama General Secondary Education Certificate - 80% including passes in 4 or more relevant subjects
Recognised first degree or equivalent - GPA2.0/4.0 or 2.5/5.0

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Successful completion of West African School Certificate (WAEC) or Senior School Certificate with grades 1-8 in 4 or more relevant subjects Successful completion of West African School Certificate (WAEC) or Senior School Certificate with grades 1-6 in 4 or more relevant subjects
Recognised first degree or HND

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Successful completion of Tawjihiyya School Leaving Certificate with 60% in 4 or more relevant subjects
Successful completion of Tawjihiyya School Leaving Certificate with 80% in 4 or more relevant subjects
Recognised first degree or equivalent - GPA2.0/4.0 or 2.5/5.0

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's

Successful completion of Higher Secondary Certificate


Year 12: 50% overall with passes in at least 4 relevant subjects


Year 11: 60% with passes in at least 4 relevant subjects


Year 10: (SSC) 65% overall with passes in at least 4 relevant subjects

Successful completion of Higher Secondary Certificate

Year 12: 55% overall with passes in at least 4 relevant subjects

Year 11: 65% with passes in at least 4 relevant subjects

Year 10: (SSC) 70% overall with passes in at least 4 relevant subjects
3 year Bachelor's degree (Hons): 45% overall

4 year Bachelor's degree (Hons): 45% overall

3 year Diploma: 55% overall

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Successful completion of Thanawaya Aam Qatari with average grade 60% and a minimum pass mark of 60% in relevant subjects Successful completion of Thanawaya Aam Qatari with average grade 80% and a minimum pass pass mark of 80% in relevant subjects
Recognised first degree or equivalent - GPA2.0/4.0 or 2.5/5.0

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Successful completion of ATTESTAT/11th grade with a GPA of 3.0 Successful completion of ATTESTAT/Certificate of Secondary Education with a GPA of 4.0
Recognised first degree or a Bakalavar, Specialist Diploma or Kazakh (4-5 years)

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
SH3: 6th Grade average in rank, with at least 6th grade in relevant subjects

SH2: 5th Grade average in rank with at least 5th grade in relevant subjects
Successful completion of High School Diploma (6th Grade) or Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 50%+ including relevant subjects
Recognised first degree - 60%, grade D, GPA 1.0

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Successful completion of Mathayom Suska 6 with GPA of 2.0 with at least 2.0 in relevant subjects Successful completion of Mathayom Suska 6 with GPA of 2.3 with at least 2.0 in 6 relevant subjects
Recognised Bachelor degree, Higher Diploma of Technical or Vocational Education
International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Devlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 50% overall including relevant subjects Devlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 70% overall including relevant subjects
Recognised first degree (Lisans Diplomasi or Muhendis Diplomasi) GPA 2.0.

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Successful completion of Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Tawjihayya) - 60% or above in 4 or more relevant subjects Successful completion of Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Tawjihayya) - 70% or above in 4 or more relevant subjects Recognised first degree or equivalent - GPA2.0/4.0 or 2.5/5.0

 

International Foundation Year International Year One Pre-Master's
Successful completion of Kỳ thi trung học phổ thông quốc gia

Year 12: GPA of 6.0 and 6.0 in relevant subjects

Year 11: GPA of 6.5 and 6.5 in relevant subjects

Successful completion of Kỳ thi trung học phổ thông quốc gia


Year 12: GPA of 7.5 and 7.0 in relevant subjects

Recognised first degree with GPA of 6.0

 

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