Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Hong Kong students
 Study levelAcademic requirementsEnglish Language requirements
Undergraduate

Hong Kong A-levels (HKALE) and DSE accepted

 

International Baccalaureate (IB) with 24-28 points, depending on the course

 

Higher Diplomas are generally regarded as equivalent to the BTEC Higher National Diploma. You may be able to enter directly onto the third year of certain courses.

 

Associate Degrees – you may be able to enter directly onto the second or third year of certain courses.

 

 

If you are unable to enter an undergraduate course directly, you may wish to study an International Incorporate Bachelor's Degree or the International First Year which is offered at Leicester International Pathway College, located on the DMU campus.

 

 

 

If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide an IELTS certificate, or equivalent. Our undergraduate IELTS requirements are:

 

IELTS 6.0 for Art and Design, Business, Computing and Engineering courses

 

IELTS 6.5 for Law courses

 

IELTS 6.0-6.5 for Humanities and Media courses

 

IELTS 6.5-7.5 for Science courses

 

We can also accept:

  • HKCEE English (syllabus B) Grade C
  • Hong Kong AS level in Use of English, Grade A-E
  • HKCE English Language, Level 3
  • Evidence that you have studied and been examined in English for 2+ years
Postgraduate taught

A good bachelor’s degree from a recognised university

 

Some courses have additional entry criteria such as a portfolio, work experience or require you to have a degree in a related field.

 

 

If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide an IELTS certificate, or equivalent. Our postgraduate IELTS requirements are:

 

IELTS 6.0 for Business and Computing courses

 

IELTS 6.0-6.5 for Art, Design and Engineering courses

 

IELTS 6.5 for Humanities, Media, Law and Science courses

 

We can also accept:

  • HKCEE English (syllabus B) Grade C
  • Hong Kong AS level in Use of English, Grade A-E
  • HKCE English Language, Level 3
  • Evidence that you have studied and been examined in English for 2+ years

 

 

 

 
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