International equivalent qualifications - 2017 entry

The University of Leeds is a truly international university; each year approximately 5000 students from outside the UK choose to study with us. We have many international students and we make offers with reference to most recognised national and international qualifications on an individual basis.

Country specific equivalent requirements can be found below. These requirements are for guidance only. If your country or qualification does not appear in this list or you have any further queries, please contact the relevant admissions team.

You will need to meet our minimum entry requirements for a masters course, which are typically at least a 2.1 or 2.2 honours degree. Detailed entry requirements for each course can be found in the factfile on the course pages.

Country Qualifications Engineering 2.1 Engineering 2.2
Afghanistan Masters 80% 70%
Albania Diploma e nivelit te pare, First Level Diploma 8/10 7/10
Algeria Diplôme de (plus professional field)
Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures
Diplôme d'Ingénieur/d'Architecte d'Etat
Licence
14/20 12/20
Angola Licenciado 14/20 12/20
Argentina Licenciado 7/10 6.5/10
Armenia Bakalavr 4/5 3/5
Australia Bachelor degree 2.1 (Honours) or Distinction if Ordinary Degree 2.2 (Honours) or Credit if Ordinary Degree
Austria Bachelor degree / Diplomstudium / Magister / Facchochschuldiplom 2.0/5.0 (with 1.0 being the highest grade) 3.0/5.0 (with 1.0 being the highest grade)
Azerbaijan Bachelor degree / Specialist Diploma 4.0/5 3.0/5
Bahrain Bachelor degree 3.0/5 2.5/5
Bangladesh Bachelor degree from UGC-rated 'good' University or Master 70% or 3.0 GPA (Master) or 3.2 GPA (Bachelor) 60% or 2.5 GPA (Master) or 3.0 GPA (Bachelor)
Belarus Bachelor degree / Specialist Diploma 4/5 3.0/5
Belgium Bachelor degree Licentiaat/Licencié or architecte/ Ingénieur 70% or 14/20 60% or 12/20
Benin Maîtrise / Diplôme d'Ingénieur Agronome 14/20 12/20
Bolivia Licenciado / Título de Bachiller Universitario 70% or 5/7 65% or 4/7
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bachelor degree / Visoko Obrazovanja 9/10 8/10
Botswana Bachelors (from University of Botswana) or Master 2.1 or 70% Master 2.2 or 60% Master
Brazil Bacharel / Licenciado 8/10 7/10
Brunei Bachelor degree  2.1/ GPA 3.5/5 / B / 70% 2:2 / GPA 2.5/5 / C / 60%
Bulgaria Bachelor degree  5/6 4/6
Burkina Faso Maîtrise / Diplôme d'Ingénieur 14/20 12/20
Burundi Diplôme de Licence / Diplôme Ingénieur 80% / la plus grande distinction 70% / grande distinction
Cameroon  Licence / Bachelor degree / Diplôme d'Ingénieur /DESC or DIPES 1 14/20 (French) or GPA 3.5/4.0 12/20 or 3.0
Canada Bachelor degree Either GPA (3.0/4.0) or British system: check reverse of transcript  Either GPA (2.7/4.0) or British system: check reverse of transcript 
Chad  Maitrise 14/20 12/20
Chile Licenciatura/ Professional Degree 5.5/7 5.0/7
China Bachelor degree  80% Non-Prestigious, 75% Prestigious 75% Non-Prestigious, 70% Prestigious
Colombia Licenciado / Professional Title 4/5 3.5/5
Costa Rica Bachiller / Bachillerato Universitario / Licenciado 8/10 7.5
Croatia Baccalaureus/Baccalaurea, Prvostupnik/Prvostupnica, Bachelor Degree 4/5 3.0/5
Cuba  Título de Licenciado / Arquitecto / Doctor / Ingeniero  4 / Muy Bien  3 / Bien 
Cyprus Ptychio / Bachelor degree 7.0/10 6.5/10
Czech Republic Bakalár, Bachelor degree Velmi Dobře (1.5) Dobře (2)
Denmark Bachelor degree (plus other - see Central entry) 10/12 (new scale) or 10/13 (old scale) 8/12 (new scale) or 9/13 (old scale)
Ecuador Licenciado / Professional Title 8/10 7/10
Egypt  Bachelor degree 75% (GPA 3.0/4.0) 65% (GPA 2.5/4.0)
Eritrea  Masters * (Schools may accept a good Bachelors degree on a case by case basis)  3.0 from Master 2.5 from Master
Estonia Bakalaurusekraad / Diploma (Bachelor degree) 4/5 or 5/6 3.5/5 or 4.5/6
Ethiopia  Masters * (Schools may accept a good Bachelors degree on a case by case basis) 3.0 from Master 2.5 from Master
Finland Kandidaatti / Kandidat 3.5/5.0 or 2/3 3/5 or 2/3
France Licence / Maitrise / Diplôme d'Ingnieur Bien or 14/20 Assez Bien or 12/20
Georgia  Bakalavris Khariskhi 4/5 or 80% 3.0/5 or 70%
Germany Bachelor degree 2.0/5.0 (with 1.0 being the highest grade) 2.5/5.0 (with 1.0 being the highest grade)
Ghana  Bachelor degree 2.1 2.2
Greece Ptychio (Bachelor degree) 7.0/10 (or 7.5/10 from a TEI) 6.5/10 (or 7.0/10 from a TEI)
Hong Kong Bachelor degree 2.1 or GPA 3.0/4.0 2.2 or GPA 2.5/4.0
Hungary Alapképzés, Bachelor degree / Egyetemi Oklevel 3.5/5 3.0/5
Iceland  Baccalaurreatus degree 7.5/10 6.5/10
India (All Universities) Bachelor degree 60% (ALL SECTIONS) or equivalent GPA  60% (ALL SECTIONS) or equivalent GPA 
Indonesia Sarjana (S1) 3.0 2.5
Iran  Bachelor degree  14/20 12/20
Iraq  Bachelor degree 75% 70%
Israel  Bachelor degree 80% 70%
Italy Diploma di Laurea 96/110 90/110
Ivory Coast Diplôme d'Ingenieur/Maîtrise 14/20 12/20
Japan Bachelor degree 80% or 3.0/4.0 75% or 2.5/4.0
Jordan  Bachelor degree 75% or 3.0/4.0 70% or 2.5/4.0
Kazakhstan  Bakalavr 85%, 3.4/4 or 4.25/5 80%, 3.0/4 or 3.5/5
Kenya  Bachelor degree 2.1 (or 60%) 2.2 (or 50%)
Kuwait  Bachelor degree 3.0 2.5
Kyrgyzstan  Bachelor degree 4/5 3.0/5.0
Latvia Bakalaurs, Bachelor degree 8/10 7/10
Lebanon  Bachelor degree / Licence or 3-yr Bachelors from Balamand 80% (for American Universities) or 16/20 70% (for American Universities) or 14/20
Liberia  Masters 90% 80%
Libya  Bachelor degree GPA 3.3/4.0 or 75% GPA 2.5/4.0 or 65%
Lithuania Bakalauras, Bachelor degree 8.0/10 7.0/10
Macao  Bachelor degree / Licenciatura 2.1 or GPA 3.2/4.0 2.2 or GPA 2.5/4.0
Macedonia  Bachelor degree 8/10 6/10
Madagascar  Maitrise 14/20 12/20
Malawi  Masters * (Schools may accept a good Bachelors degree on a case by case basis) 70% from Masters 60% from Masters
Malaysia  Bachelor degree 2:1 or GPA 3.0/4.0 2:2 or GPA 2.5/4.0
Mali  Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies 14/20 12/20
Malta Bachelor degree 2.1 2.2
Mauritania  Maitrise 14/20 12/20
Mauritius  Bachelor degree 2.1 2.2
Mexico  Licenciado 8/10 or 80% 7/10 or 70%
Moldova  Diploma de Licenta 8/10 7/10
Morocco  Licence / Maitrise  14/20 12/20
Mozambique  Licenciatura 14/20 13/20
Namibia  Masters or Bachelor Honours (post 2009) 80% 75%
Nepal  Bachelor degree 65% or GPA 3.0/4.0 55% or GPA 2.5/4.0
Netherlands Bachelor degree  7/10 6/10
New Zealand  Bachelor degree 2.1 / B+ 2.2 / B-
Niger  Maîtrise / Diplôme d'Ingénieur 14/20 12/20
Nigeria Bachelor degree  2.1 2.2
Norway Bachelor degree / Candidatus Magisterii / Sivilingeniør  B or 1.6/4 (with 1.0 being the highest grade) C or 2.5/4 (with 1.0 being the highest grade)
Oman  Bachelor degree GPA 3.0/4.0 GPA 2.5/4.0
Pakistan  Bachelor degree 70% or 3.0/4.0 60% or 2.5/4.0
Pakistan  Bachelor degree 70% or 3.0/4.0 60% or 2.5/4.0
Paraguay Título de Licenciado 4/5 3.0/5
Peru Licenciado 14/20 12/20
Philippines  Bachelor degree 1.75  2.25
Poland Licencjat / Inzynier 5/6 or 4.5/5 4/6 or 4/5
Portugal Licenciado 16/20 14/20
Qatar  Bachelor degree 3.0/4.0  or 3.6/5 2.5/4.0 or 2.8/5
Romania Diplomã de Licentã / Diplomã de Inginer / Diplomã de Arhitect  8/10 7/10
Russia Bachelor degree, Specialist Diploma 4/5 3.5/5
Saudi Arabia Bachelor degree 80% or 3.0/4.0 or 3.75/5.0 75% or 2.8/4.0 or 3.0/5.0
Senegal  Maitrise 14/20 12/20
Serbia Bachelor degree / Diplom Visokog Obrazovanja  8/10 7.0/10
Sierra Leone  Bachelor degree  2.1 2.2
Singapore  Bachelor degree 2.1 or 4/5 or 3/4 2.2 or 3.5/5 or 2.5/4
Slovakia Bakalár, Bachelor degree / Magister / Inzinier  1.5/4.0 (new scale - with 1.0 being the highest grade) or 'vel' mi dobrý (old scale) 2.0/4.0 (new scale - with 1.0 being the highest grade) or dobrý (old scale)
Slovenia University Diploma 8/10 7/10
South Africa  Bachelor degree 2.1 (for 4 years) or 70% (for 3 years) 2.2 (for 4 years) or 65% (for 3 years)
South Korea  Bachelor degree 3.5/4.5 2.5/4.5
Spain Licenciatura (honours degree) 7/10 (if pass mark is 5) or 8/10 (if pass mark is 6) (notable for both) 6.5/10 (if pass mark is 5) or 7/10 (if pass mark is 6) (aprobado for both)
Sri Lanka  Bachelor degree 2.1 or 65% 2.2 or 55%
Sudan  Bachelor degree 70% or 3.5 in 5 yr Bachelors (Hons) 60% or 2.5 in 5 yr Bachelors (Hons) 
Sweden Bachelor Degree / Kandidatexamen Pass with distinction (väl godkänd) Pass (godkänd)
Switzerland  Bachelor Degree / Diplom / Diplôme; Lizentiat / Licence; Staatsdiplom / Diplôme d'Etat 8/10 or 5/6 or 2/5 (with 1.0 being the highest grade) 6/10 or 4/6 or 3/5 (with 1.0 being the highest grade)
Syria  Bachelor degree 70%/Very Good 60%/Good
Taiwan Bachelor degree 75% 70%
Tajikistan  Specialist Diploma 4.5/5 4/5
Tanzania  Bachelor degree 2.1 2.2
Thailand  Bachelor degree GPA 3.0/4.0 GPA 2.5/4.0
Togo  Maîtrise / Diplôme d'Ingénieur 14/20 12/20
Tunisia  Licence / Maitrise  14/20 12/20
Turkey  Lisans Diplomasi (Bachelor degree)  3.0/4.0 or 80% 2.5/4.0 or 75%
Uganda  Bachelor degree 2.1 or GPA 3.6/5.0 2.2 or GPA 2.7/5.0
Ukraine  Dyplom Bakalavra, Bachelor degree / Specialist Diploma  4/5 or 8/12 3/5 or 5/12
United Arab Emirates Bachelor degree GPA 3.0/4.0 GPA 2.6/4.0
Uruguay Título de Licenciado 9/12 or 8/10 8/12 or 7/10
USA Bachelor honours GPA 3.0/4.0 GPA 2.5/4.0
Uzbekistan  Bachelor Degree (Bakalavr) / Specialist Diploma 80% 71%
Venezuela Licenciatura 16/20 or 7/9 or 4/5 12/20 or 6/9 or 3.5/5
Vietnam Bachelor Degree / Bang tot nghiep dai hoc 7.0/10 6.0/10
West Bank and Gaza (Palestine) Bachelor degree 3.0/4.0 or 80% 2.5/4.0 or 70%
West Indies Bachelor degree 2.1 2.2
Yemen  Masters  80% (Very Good) 75% (Good)
Zambia  Masters * (Schools may accept a good Bachelors degree on a case by case basis) 70% from Masters 60% from Master
Zimbabwe  Bachelor degree/Specialist Diploma 2.1 2.2