Minimum admission requirements for International Foundation Course

Previous Education requirements

Applicants must have studied a broad range of subjects and have a general certificate of secondary education (UK GCSE) or equivalent, e.g. for applicants studying in Uzbekistan, the equivalents include:

● Certificate of General Secondary Education (O’rta Ma’lumot To’g’risida Attestat)
● Diploma of Secondary Specialised Education (Akademik Litsey Diplomi)
● Diploma of Professional Education (Kasb-Hunar Kolleji Diplomi)

International students will be considered for admission through assessment of their submitted documentation pertinent to previous education.

English language requirement

Applicants must have:
● Grade C or above in GCSE level English from an English medium of instruction secondary school or equivalent; or
● An IELTS score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in the writing component* or other English Language Test recognised by TEAM; or
● Achieved a pass mark on a TEAM recognised English language programme at the Pre-Foundation, Foundation or higher level.

 

* We accept the following equivalents for IELTS (Overall 5.5; Writing 5.0):
– CEFR (B2);
– Cambridge English (Overall 162; Writing 154);
– TOEFL iBT (Overall 72; Writing 14);
– Duolingo (90);
– Alternative certificates will be considered on an individual basis.

Age requirement

Applicants will normally have to be 16 years of age by the 1st of October of the academic year applied for.

Documents required for application:

 

• 3.5 x 4.5 digital photo (maximum 2MB)
• Scanned copy of your passport (including a page containing the permanent address of residence – only for citizens of Uzbekistan)
• Scanned copy of IELTS, TOEFL certificates or equivalents
• Scanned copy of secondary education diploma and transcripts (or letter confirming your graduation this year)
• The format of scanned electronic documents must be .jpeg, .jpg or .png.