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Admission Requirements

 
To enter ICRGU courses students must meet both the Academic and English language requirements.

 

UK English Levels

We have provided this calculator to help establish the entry level for a student based on their current English Certificate.

It asks for the title and date of the test and uses that information to show the available entry levels for UK study.

 

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English language requirements*

The language of instruction at ICRGU is English. To enter an undergraduate or postgraduate pathway, you must be able to demonstrate you are suitably proficient in English. The table below lists the IELTS results (or equivalent) that you need to enter our courses.

Undergraduate pathway
Postgraduate pathway

Foundation/First Year Degree

Pre-Masters

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
No band below 5.5

IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
No band below 5.5

 

*Applicants for the Foundation leading to Health Sciences pathways will be required to hold an IELTS equivalent of 7.0 for progression onto the Health Sciences programmes. Please email info@ic.rgu.ac.uk for more details. 

 

Equivalent qualifications we accept for entry into our programmes excluding Health Sciences are:

 

Qualification

Reading

Writing

Speaking

Listening

Overall

TOEFL iBT

 18

17

20

17

80 

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE), Advanced (CAE) and First (FCE)

162

162

162

162

169

Integrated Skills in English (ISE III)

Pass

Pass

Pass

Pass

Pass

Integrated Skills in English (ISE II)

Distinction

Distinction

Distinction

Distinction

Distinction

Cambridge - IGCSE - First language

 C

Cambridge - IGCSE - Second language

B

B

2

A

-

Bellerby's Foundation Programme English

55%

55%

55%

55%

55%

Kaplan Foundation Programme English

 55%

55% 

 55%

55% 

55% 

 INTO Foundation Programme English

55%

55%

55%

55%

55%

ONCampus Foundation Programme English

 55%

 55%

 55%

55% 

55% 

 

Cambridge English GCE O level

  • Singapore Syllabus 1128 - Grade C
  • Mauritius Syllabus 1125 and 1126 - Grade C
  • Brunei Syllabus 1120 - Grade C
  • Malaysia SPM 1119 - Grade C
  • All other countries, Syllabus 1123 - Grade C 

We also accept some country specific English qualifications:

  • West African Senior School Certificate (WAEC) with English at C6 or above
  • Nigerian Examinations Council (NECO) with English at C6 or above
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with English at Grade C or above
  • Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with English at Grade C6 or above
  • CISCE Indian School Certificate (year 12) with English at 65% of above
  • HKDSE English Language at Grade 3 or above (Grade 4 for Health Sciences Pathway)
  • All India Secondary School Examination Year 12, CBSE with English at 65% or above
  • MUET - Malaysian University Entrance Test - Band 4

Please contact our Admission Office at admission@ic.rgu.ac.uk for further details.

Pre-sessional English

ICRGU offers 20 to 25 hours a week of English language classes, for either ten or thirteen weeks directly before each academic intake. When you have satisfactorily completed all the class assessments, you will progress to your academic pathway. Students will receive a combined CAS with academic. 

 

4 week pre-sessional English
IELTS/IELTS for UKVI Required

Undergraduate pre-sessional English 

Minimum 5.5 (with only one band at 5.0 all others 5.5)

Postgraduate pre-sessional English 

Minimum 6.0 (with only one band at 5.0 all others 5.5)

 

13 week pre-sessional English
IELTS/IELTS for UKVI Required

Undergraduate pre-sessional English 

Minimum 4.5

(no band below 4.0)

Postgraduate pre-sessional English 

Minimum 5.0 (writing at 5.0 and no band below 4.5)


10 week pre-sessional 
IELTS/IELTS for UKVI required

Undergraduate pre-sessional English 

Minimum 5.0 (no band below 4.5)

Postgraduate pre-sessional English 

 

Minimum 5.5 (no band below 5.0)

  Academic entry requirements

The admission requirements listed below are a general guide for entry to pathways at various stages. ICRGU offers a personalised study plan for students based on their educational background. Our Admission Office considers each application individually and will make you an offer based on your student profile and desired area of study.

If you are unsure whether your qualifications and educational background are suitable, please complete and submit an application form. We will assess your application and respond as soon as possible. If you have any queries or need help to submit your application, please contact us, or one of our representatives. A table outlining the subjects required for the undergraduate degree programmes are detailed below. In addition, country-specific information is listed on the table that follows.  

Undergraduate
School subjects required for entry
Accounting and Finance

Maths or Accounting

Architecture

Maths or Physics

Evidence of artistic ability

( 8-10 drawings, sketches or paintings)

Art and Design

Preferably Art and Design

Evidence of artistic ability ( 8-10 drawings, sketches or paintings)
Computing Maths
Construction and Surverying Maths and a science 
Engineering Maths and Physics
Health Sciences

Physiotherapy - Two of the following; Maths, Chemistry, Biology or Physics.

 

Radiography -  Two of the following; Maths, Chemistry, Biology or Physics.

 

Occupational therapy - Maths and one of the following; Chemistry, Biology or Physics.

 

Dietetics - Chemistry.

Life Sciences Biomedical/Bioscience – Maths and Biology
Nutrition/Forensic – Maths and Chemistry
Nursing Nursing - Maths and one of the following; Chemistry, Biology or Physics
Pharmacy  Maths and Chemistry

 

Country Undergraduate - Architecture, Construction and Surveying, Engineering, 
Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Pharmacy
Undergraduate - Accounting and Finance, Art and Design, Business and Management, Communication and Media and Computing 

Postgraduate -
Pre-Master's
Azerbaijan

Successful completion of Attestat (Certificate of Secondary Education at grade 11) with an average grade of 3.2

Successful completion of Attestat (Certificate of Secondary Education at grade 11) with an average grade of 3.0 Successful completion of bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Angola

Habilitações literárias with a minimum of 5 subjects passed and an overall grade average of 12

Habilitações literárias with a minimum of 5 subjects passed and an overall grade average of 12 Successful completion of bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Bangladesh Pakistan

Completion of HSC: GPA of 2.00 or grade C with no less than 45% in any subject

Completion of HSC: GPA of 2.00 or grade C with no less than 45% in any subject

Successful completion of bachelor's degree (Honours) or equivalent

China
Macau
Taiwan

Completion of Senior Middle 2: Minimum 70%

Completion of Senior Middle 2: Minimum 65%

Bachelor degree or Completion of 2 year diploma (DaZhuan) or equivalent

Ghana

SSCE: 5 passes at C6

SSCE: 5 passes at C6

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Gulf Cooperation Council States

Completion of Tawjahiya/Thanawiya: minimum 70%

Completion of Tawjahiya/Thanawiya: minimum 65%

Successful completion of bachelor's degree with GPA 2.0

Hong Kong (Form 4/5)

Consistent average of 55% in Forms 4 and 5, including English, Mathematics and relevant Science

Minimum average of 40% in Forms 4 and 5 (depending on school banding) including English and Mathematics where required

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Hong Kong
(HKDSE)

Pharmacy: 5 passes with Chemistry at a 3

Architecture: 5 passes with Maths or a relevant science (ideally Physics) at a 3

Life Sciences: 3,3,2 including a relevant science

Engineering/Computing: 3,3,2 including Maths and Physics (Engineering)

 

Business: 2,2,2

 

Accounting: 2,2,2 including Maths
 

India

Completion of All India Secondary School Examination or Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (Class-X) with average 50%

Completion of All India Secondary School Examination or Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (Class-X) with average 50%

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Indonesia

Completion of Year 11 or Year 12: Grade average 65%

Completion of Year 11 or Year 12: Grade average 60%

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

International Baccalaureate

Completion of IB Certificate

Completion of IB Certificate

-

Iran

Year 3 High School Diploma: Pass overall

Year 3 High School Diploma: Pass overall

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Jordan

Completion of Tawjihiyya (Secondary School Certificate): minimum 70% average

Completion of Tawjihiyya (Secondary School Certificate): minimum 65% average

Successful completion of a bachelor's degree or equivalent: minimum GPA 2.2

Kazakhstan

Successful completion of Attestat (Certificate of Secondary Education at grade 11) with an average grade of 3.2

Successful completion of Attestat (Certificate of Secondary Education at grade 11) with an average grade of 3.0

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Kenya and East Africa

KCSE / CSE: 5 passes

KCSE / CSE: 5 passes

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Korea

Senior Middle 2 with GPA 2.0 or rank 6 

Senior Middle 2 with GPA 2.0 or rank 6 

 

Malaysia

SPM: 3 passes - minimum grade C

SPM:  3 passes with minimum grade D

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Myanmar

Completion of basic Education High School Examination Matriculation: pass overall

Completion of basic Education High School Examination Matriculation: pass overall

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Nigeria

SSCE: 5 passes at C6

SSCE: 5 passes at C6

Successful completion of bachelor's degree, Nigerian HND* or equivalent. 

Russia

Successful completion of Attestat (Certificate of Secondary Education at grade 11) with an average grade of 3.2

Successful completion of Attestat (Certificate of Secondary Education at grade 11) with an average grade of 3.0

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Singapore

Sec 4: Pass Overall

Sec 4: Pass Overall

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

South Africa

Completion of Year 11

Completion of Year 11

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Southern African Education System

O Levels: 5 passes from grades A-C

O Levels: 5 passes from grades A-C

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Sri Lanka

Completion of Year 11 with GCE O Levels or equivalent: Minimum 5 GCE O Levels from grades A-C

Completion of Year 11 with GCE O Levels or equivalent: Minimum 5 GCE O Levels from grades A-C

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Tanzania

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE): Grade C or above

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE): Grade C or above

Successful completion of a bachelor's degree with 2nd class honours (lower) or above

Thailand

Matayom 5: GPA 3.0

Matayom 5: GPA 3.0

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Turkey

Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi: Completion of High School Certificate

Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi / Lise Diplomasi / On-Lisans Diplomasi: Grade 3 (65%) and above

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

United Kingdom

5 GCSE passes: grade C or better

5 GCSE passes: grade C or better 

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Uganda

Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE): when grades 1-6 are obtained

Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE): when grades 1-6 are obtained

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

USA

High School Diploma: GPA 2.0

High School Diploma: GPA 2.0

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Venezuela

Bachillerato with an overall average grade of 60%

Bachillerato with an overall average grade of 60%

Successful completion of a 4-year bachelor's degree with an average GPA of 5 on a scale of 10 or 2.5 on a scale of 5

Vietnam

Completion of Year 11: GPA 6.5

Completion of Year 11: GPA 6.5

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

Zimbabwe

ZIMSEC: 5 passes at A-C

ZIMSEC: 5 passes at A-C

Successful completion of bachelor's degree or equivalent

 

*Nigerian HND - subject specific. 

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