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Entry Requirements

On this page you can find the English language requirements and the minimum grades required to enter the Pre-Masters programme. The grades you need to enter the course will vary depending on what qualifications you have completed.

English Language Requirements

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall including 5.5 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
TOEFL 72 overall including 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, and 20 in Speaking.
PTE Academic  51 overall including 51 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Trinity ISE II with Pass in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking. 
C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 162 overall including 162 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 162 overall including 162 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Find out more about our English language entry requirements, including the types of test we accept and the scores needed for entry to the programme.

Academic Entry Requirements

For entry onto the Pre-Masters Programmes, students will be expected to meet the following academic entry requirements:

  • Achieve at least a pass in a full first degree that is equivalent to a UK undergraduate degree, with a pass in all final year modules.
  • Alternatively, achieve at least 55% overall in a UK Diploma of Higher Education (level 5) or overseas equivalent, with a pass in all final year modules.
  • Awards with failed modules in the final year of academic study will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • For the Pre-Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences, any degree subject can be considered.
  • For the Pre-Masters in Finance and Economics, students must have a satisfactory existing level of Mathematics, Statistics or Quantitative Methods. We welcome students from a variety of disciplines, including Accountancy, Mathematics, Statistics, Sciences, Computing, Engineering, Economics and Finance.  Students from less quantitatively oriented degrees, such as Business, Management and Politics, are also welcome if they have focused on more quantitative elements of those degrees

International Qualifications and Grades

Provided you meet the subject requirements mentioned above, we can consider the qualifications listed from the following countries. 

If your country or qualification is not listed, or if you wish to know if your qualification will be considered, please email: pgtadmissions@qmul.ac.uk

Azerbaijan

Bachelor degree or Specialist Diploma awarded from a recognised institution.

Bangladesh

Bachelor degree (minimum 4 years) awarded from selected institutions.

China

Bachelor degree awarded from a recognised institution. The minimum overall final marks required will be either 60% or 70% (- offer conditions will vary depending on institution attended).

 

Or

 

College Diploma (Zhuanke) – minimum 3 years – awarded from a recognised institution.   The minimum overall final marks required will be either 70% or 75% (- offer conditions will vary depending on institution attended).

Hong Kong

Bachelor degree awarded from selected institutions.

 

Or

 

Associate Degree awarded from selected institutions with minimum final GPA of 2.75 out of 4.3

India

Bachelor degree awarded from selected institutions.  

Indonesia

Sarjana I (S1) Bachelor degree or Diploma IV (D4) – minimum 4 years - awarded from selected degree programmes and institutions.

 

Or

 

Diploma III (D3) – minimum 3 years - awarded from selected degree programmes and institutions.  The minimum overall final marks required will be either a GPA of 2.8 out of 4.0 or a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (- offer conditions will vary depending on institution attended).  

Japan

Bachelor degree awarded from selected institutions.

Nigeria

Bachelor degree awarded from selected institutions.

 

Or

 

Higher National Diploma (HND) – minimum 2 years – from selected institutions.  The minimum overall final marks required will be either a GPA of 2.75 out of 4.0 or a GPA of 3.2 out of 5.0 (- offer conditions will vary depending on institution attended). 

Pakistan

Bachelor degree (minimum 4 years) awarded from selected institutions.

Russia

Bachelor degree or Specialist Diploma awarded from a recognised institution.

Saudi Arabia

Bachelor degree awarded from a recognised institution.

South Korea

Bachelor degree (minimum 4 years) awarded from selected institutions.

 

Or

Associate degree / Junior College Diploma – minimum 3 years – from selected institutions.  The minimum overall final marks required will be either a GPA of 3.1 out of 4.3 or a GPA of 3.3 out of 4.5 (- offer conditions will vary depending on institution attended). 

Taiwan

Bachelor degree awarded from selected institutions.

Thailand

Bachelor degree awarded from a recognised institution.

Turkey

Bachelor degree awarded from a recognised institution.

United Arab Emirates

Bachelor degree awarded from a recognised institution.

Vietnam

Bachelor degree awarded from a recognised institution.