International

International applicants

Please see below to find out qualifications you need to study at Loughborough University

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

  • We welcome students who are currently studying for, or who have previously taken, the National Senior Certificate (NSC). Entry requirements normally range from 6,6,6,6,6 to 7,7,7,7,7 from the best 5 subjects, excluding Life Orientation. Where programmes have specific subject requirements, a score of 6 or 7 would normally be required
  • For programmes which require achievement in GCSE Maths, we normally look for a score of 4 or higher in Maths or Mathematical Literacy within the National Senior Certificate
  • English achieved at 5 or higher within the National Senior Certificate meets the university’s minimum required level of English. Please see the Approved Qualifications table on the English Language page for further details

Also accepted:

  • 3 full A-levels.  Please view the undergraduate prospectus for course specific information
  • International Baccalaureate.  Please view the undergraduate prospectus for course specific information
  • HND. Applicants with an HND qualification may be considered for entry into year two of an appropriate degree programme
  • The International Office can also suggest other suitable foundation programmes which will be considered for entry

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.