Entry requirements for students from South Africa
If you are a student from South Africa and you would like to study here at Loughborough University, please take a look at the entry requirements listed below.
For students taking the National Senior Certificate (NSC), typical offers range from 6,6,6,6,6 to 7,7,7,7,7 from the best 5 subjects, excluding Life Orientation.
Where courses have specific subject requirements, a score of 6 or 7 would normally be required.
Students with A Level or IB qualifications will be considered for direct entry to undergraduate degree courses. Please see the undergraduate prospectus for specific course requirements.
English language studied within one of the above qualifications is normally sufficient to meet the university’s minimum entry requirements. Please see the Approved Qualifications table for further details.
- For students who have studied an undergraduate degree in a university that uses the UK classification system, entry requirements are the same as for UK undergraduates. Otherwise, entry requirements range from 60% to 75%. For more details, view our international qualification equivalences table.
- All students must also achieve the University’s English language requirements.
- Some departments and institutes will accept a strong Second Class Lower Division for particular programmes (Business Management, Computer Science, Chemistry, Digital Technologies, Design Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Geography and International Relations). Please view the postgraduate prospectus for course specific information.
A Masters degree in a relevant subject from a recognised university of appropriate standing will normally be required. Please visit the guidelines for PhD students for more information.