International applicants

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.


South Africa

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 or 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.




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.