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Country Specific Admission Requirements

Country Requirement
Afganistan Baccalauria
Albania Certificate of Maturity
Algeria See France
Angola First year completed at a recognized university
Anguila See Caribbean and CAPE
Antigua See Caribbean and CAPE
Argentina See Latim America
Armenia See Russia
Capital Territory ACT Year 12 Certificate and Tertiary Entrance Statement (TES)/University Admission Index (UAI)
New South Wales Higher School Certificate and T.E. rank / UAI
North Territory Certificate of Education and University Aggregate/SACE and TER
Queensland Senior Certificate and TES/showing overall OP (overall Position) and FP (Field Position)
South Australia Certificate of Education and TES
Tasmania Tasmanian Certificate of Education and T.E. score
Victoria Certificate of Education and ENTER and study score
Western Australia Certificate of Secondary Education and T.E. score and rank
Austria Reifeprufungzeugnis /Maturazeugnis
Azerbaijan See Russia
Bahamas Combination of CXC/CAPE and/or British GCSE/IGCSE/AICE examinations; or U.S.A. and SAT1/ACT result; or IB diploma; Freshman Year at College of the Bahamas
Bahrain National Secondary Certificate;Tawjahiya
Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate
Barbados  See Caribbean and CAPE
Belize See Caribbean and and CAPE
Belarus See Russia
Belgium Certificat d’Enseignement secondaire superieur/Diploma Secundair Onderwijs/ Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts
Bermuda Bermuda College Freshman Year/Bermuda Secondary School Certificate/ British GCSE/IGCE/AICE examinations; or U.S.A./SAT1/ACT result; or IB diploma
Bhutan Indian School Certificate (Class XII)
Bolivia See Latim America
Bosnia-Herzegovina See Yugoslavia
Botswana First Year completed at the University of Botswana. Individual consideration will be given to applicants with excellent results in secondary school graduation qualifications.
Brazil Certificado de Conclusao de Ensino Medio (Segundo Grau before 1997) and Vestibular (university entrance exam)/ENEM (Middle Education National Examination)
British Virgin Islands See Caribbean and CAPE
Brunei Darussalam Brunei-Cambridge  G.C.E. 'A/O' levels
Bulgaria Diploma Za Zavarsheno Sredno Obrazovanie
Burkina Faso See France
Burma See Myanmar
Burundi Diplome des Humanites Completes
Cambodia 1996-97 and after: Upper Secondary School Certificates of Completion (after 12 years of schooling); before 1996-97: pre-university preparatory year
Cameroon Cameroonian GCE 'O' and 'A' levels/Baccalaureat
Caribbean/Cape CXC Secondary Education Certificate and either GCE “A” levels or completion of the two-year CAPE diploma program (four 2-unit CAPE courses required with a minimum score of 3 incl. program prerequisites)
Cayman Islands See Caribbean/CAPE
Central African Republic See France
Chad See France
Chile Licencia de Educacion Media and Prueba de Seleccion Universitaria (PSU)/Prueba de Aptitud Academica (PAA)
China (PRC) Senior High School Graduation Examination (Huikao) and Chinese National University Entrance Examinations (Gaokao)
NOTE: Gaokao results must be verified by the China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Centre (CDGDC). Instructions are available at:
Colombia First year complted at a recognized university.
Comoros See France
Congo, Democratic Republic
(Formerly Zaire)
Diplome d'Etat d"Etudes Secondaires du Cycle Long and Epreuve D'Orientation
Congo, Republic of (Capital of Brazzaville) See France
Costa Rica First year completed at a recognized university.
Cote D'Ivore See France
Croatia See Yugoslavia
Cuba Bachillerato/Pre-university course and the national competitive exam
Cyprus Apolytirion of Lykeion/Devlet Lise Bitirme Diplomasi/Lise (Bitirme) Diplomasi
Czech Republic Vysvedceni o Maturitni Zkouska/ Maturita
Denmark Studentereksamen/Hojere Forberedelseseksamen/Hojere Handelseksamen/Hojere Teknisk Eksamen
Djibouti See France
Dominica See Caribbean/CAPE
Dominican Republic See Latin America
Ecuador See Latin America
Egypt 1995 and thereafter; First year standing in a recognized
university; prior to 1995: Thanaweya A'ama
El Salvador See Latin America
Eritrea First year completed at a recognized university
Estonia Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Ethiopia General Education Certificate Examination and Higher Education Entrance Examination/School Leaving Certificate
Fiji Form 7 Examinations (5 subjects)/Univ. of the South Pacific Foundation Year
Finland Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/Studentexamenbetyg
France Baccalaureat/Baccalaureat General/ Diplome de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degre/Option Internationale du Baccalaureat with good results overall and in appropriate subjects. Baccalaureat Technologique from France will also be considered if required subjects are included.
French Guiana See France
Gabon See France
Gambia West African Examinations Council Senior School Certificate Examination/West African Examinations Council ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
Georgia Sashualo Skolis Atestati
Germany Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife/Abitur /Reifezeugnis
Ghana West African Senior School Certificate Examination/ Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination
Gilbraltar See Caribbean/CAPE
Greece Apolytirio Eniaiou Lykeiou; before 1999: Apolytirion of Lykeio and General Entrance Examination
Grenada See Bristish Education
Guatemala First year completed at a recognized university
Guinea Baccalaureat (2eme partie) and University Entrance Exam
Guyana See Caribbean/CAPE
Haiti Traditional: Baccalayreat II (Philisophie)/Reform: Baccalaureat, Diplome d'Enseignement Secondaire
Honduras First year standing in a recognized university
Hong Kong HKCEE and HKALE; See United Kingdom
Hungary Gimnaziumi Erettsegi Bizonyitvany (Matura)
Iceland Studentsprof from gymnasium
India All India Serior School Certificate awarded by CBSE /Indian School Certificate (awarded by CISCE). Year 12 State Board Exams with excellent results will also be considered individually.
Indonesia Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Umum (since 1995)and Ebtanas results; STTB SMTA (1985-1994)
Iran Pre University Diploma Certificate and Diploma Metevaseth (since 1997) / National High School Diploma (after 12 years)
Iraq Sixth Form Baccalaureat
Ireland (Northern) See United Kingdom
Ireland (Republic) Leaving Certificate
Israel Bagrut / Mechina
Italy Diploma di Superamento Dell'Esame di Stato; Diploma di Maturita until 1997
Ivory Coast See France
Jamaica See CAPE and United Kingdom
Japan Kotogakko  Sotsugyo Shomeisho
(Comprehensive /Academic program)
Jordan National Secondary School Certificates
Kazakhstan See Russia
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
Korea, North First year completed at a recognized university
Korea, South Immumgye Kodung Hakkyo Choeupchang (Academic
Upper Secondary School Certificate) and College Scholastic Ability Test
Kuwait National Secondary School Certificate; Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (General
Kyrgyzstan See Russia
Laos First year completed at a recognized university
Latin America Bachillerato/Bachiller with very good/excellent results overall and in appropriate subjects. Applicants who have also written university entrance exams should submit their results accompanied by interpretive information
Latvia Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu (Attestation of General Secondary Education)
Lebanon Baccalaureat: prior to 1991 - Baccalaureat (Part II) in those
years in which the government examinations were offered; i.e. students who completed school in 1976, 1978, 1985 or 1987-1990, the years in which government examinations were not offered, will have to present grades from a "First Year" completed at a recognized university
Lesotho First Year completed at a recognized university
Liberia West African Examinations Council Senior High School Certificate
Libya High School Leaving Certificate
Liechtenstein Matura (Type "B" or Type "E" -business)
Lithuania Brandos Atestatas
Luxembourg Diplom de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires
Macao University of Macao’s Pre-university Program; see also United Kingdom, Portugal, Taiwan, and U.S.A.
Macedonia(Skopje) Secondary School Leaving Diploma and University Entrance Exams
Madagascar School Certificate of Education
Malawi See Latim America
Malaysia Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia; MICSS Unified Examination (UEC)
Mali See France
Malta Matriculation Certificate; as of oct. 1997: University of Malta Advanced Matriculation
Mauritania See United Kingdom
Mauritius See United Kingdom
Mexico See Latin America
Middle East See Latin America
Moldova Diploma de Bacalaureat
Mongolia Certificate of Complete Secondary Education
Montserrat See United Kingdom
Mexico See France
Mozambique Certificado de Habilitacoes Literarias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Myanmar First year standing in a recognized university
Namibia UCLES' Higher International General Certificate of Secondary Education; See South Africa
Nepal Proficiency Certificate awarded by a recognized university / Higher Secondary Certificate at Grade 12 level
Netherlands VWO Certificate
New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement levels three and four; before 2004: Higher School Certificate and University Entrance, Bursaries and Scholarships Examination
Nevis See CAPE and United Kingdom
Nicaragua First year standing in a recognized university
Niger See France
Nigeria West African Examinations Council  Senior School Certificate
Norway Vitnemal Videregaende Opplaering
Oman National Secondary School Certificate-Thanawiya Amma
Pakistan Intermediate Certificate or Higher Secondary School
Palestine National Authority Jordanian Tawjihi or First Year standing in a recognized
Panama See Latim America
Papua New Guinea Higher School Certificate
Paraguay See Latim America
Peru First Year completed at a recognized university
Philippines Second Year Completed at a recognized university
Poland Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci / Matura
Portugal Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundarios
Puerto Rico See USA
Qatar National Secondary School Certificate - Thanawaya Aam
Romania Diploma de Bacalaureat
Russia Attestat Srednem (polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii or equivalent with very good results overall and in appropriate subjects
Rwanda Certificat des Humanites
St. Kitts See CAPE and United Kingdom
St. Lucia See CAPE and United Kingdom
St. Vincent and the Grenadines See CAPE and United Kingdom
Samoa National University of Samoa preparatory year;
Saudi Arabia National Secondary School Certificate-Tawjihiyah
Scotland Scottish Certificate of Education at the Higher Level (4 subjects); see also United Kingdom
Senegal See France
Seychelles See CAPE and United Kingdom
Serbia and Montenegro See Yugoslavia
Sierra Leone West African Examinations Council Senior school Certificate Examination since 2000: Higher School Certificate; GCE Advanced Level Examinations and School Certificate/GCE Ordinary Level
Singapore Singapore / Cambridge GCE Ordinary and Advanced Level
Slovak Republic Maturitnej Skuske / Maturita
Slovenia See Yugoslavia
Solomon Islands University of the South Pacific Foundation Year
Somalia First year completed at Somalia National University; individual consideration will be given to applicants with excellent results in secondary school graduation qualifications
South Africa Senior Certificate Matriculation endorsement
Spain Titulo de Bachillerato and PAU; before 2002: Curso de Orientacion Universitaria (“COU”) and Selectividad
Sri Lanka Sri Lankan GCE Advanced level examinations in 3 subjects / 4 from old system before 2000
Sudan First Year completed at a recognized university
Suriname VWO Certificate
Swaziland First Year completed at a recognized university
Sweden Fullstandigt Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskolan
Switzerland Maturitatszeugnis / Certificat de Maturite / Attestato di Maturita / Federally recognized Cantonal Maturity Certificates
Syria National Secondary School certificate - Al Shahada al Thanawiya/ Baccalaureat
Taiwan Senior High School Certificate or Education and Joint College Entrance Exam
Tajikistan See Russia
Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education and Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education; see also United Kingdom and Commonwealth
Thailand Mathayom / M6 and University Entrance Exam
Togo See France
Tonga National Form 7 and New Zealand University Entrance, Bursaries and Scholarship Examinations or University of the South Pacific Foundation Year
Trinidad and Tobago Preliminary year at the University of West Indies; see CAPE and United Kingdom
Tunisia See France
Turkey Lise (Bitirme) Diplomasi
Turkistan First Year completed at a recignized university
Turkmenistan First Year completed at a recognized university; also see Russia
Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and Certificate of Education
Ukraine Atesat Pro Povnu Zagal'nu Sersdniu Osvitu
United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) National Secondary School Certificate; Tawjihiyya
United Kingdom Five GCE subjects, at least two of which must be at the Advanced Level. Two Advanced Supplementary Level Examinations are considered to be equivalent to one Advanced Level for the purposes of admission. For the Engineering program, Mathematics and one from Physics or Chemistry must be offered at the Advanced level with grades of at least C, and a second science, Physics or Chemistry, must be presented at the "o" or "A" level. For the Science program, Mathematics and one of Physics, Biology, or Chemistry must be presented at the A level with grades of at least C, as well as a second science subject at either the "O" or "A" level.
U.S.A. Grade 12 in an accredited high school with an overall average of at least 80% and mimimum of 1200 on SAT or 27 composite on ACT
Uruguay See Latin America
Uzbekistan See Russia
Vanuatu University of South Pacific Foundation Year; See also Fiji, New Zealand
Venezuela First year standing in a recognized university
Vietnam Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc (Upper Secondary School Graduation Certificate) and National Entrance Examination
Wales See United Kingdom
Wast Bank and Gaza Tawjihi or First Year completed at a recognized university
Western Samoa National University of Samoa preparatory year; University of the South Pacific Foundation year
Yemen National Secondaryy School Certificate; Al Thanawiya
Yugoslavia  Secondary School Leaving Diploma with excellent/very good results overall in appropriate subjects
Zaire Diplome d'Etat d'Etudes Secondaires du Cycle Long with Homologation Certification
Zambia School Certificate
Zimbabwe ZIMSEC A and O levels; before November 2002; Cambridge School Certificate and Higher School Certificate