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Academic entry requirements

These entry requirements are for guidance only, please contact the International Office if you have any questions about the eligibility of your own qualifications.

If you are studying in an international school teaching A levels or IB please refer to our UK/EU entry qualifications. If you are studying in an international school under the US system, please consult our US entry requirements.

Level 3 Diploma

Five subjects in the Título de Bachiller at grade 6 and above are appropriate for entry onto Level 3 courses; these should include mathematics and a science subject.

FdSc foundation degree

Satisfactory completion of the first year of a Carreras de Grado undergraduate course in a relevant subject may be appropriate for entry onto a FdSc course. Please contact the international office to discuss your qualifications.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

Satisfactory completion of the first year of a Carreras de Grado undergraduate course in a relevant subject may be appropriate for entry onto a BSc(Hons) degree course. Please contact the international office to discuss your qualifications.

MSc postgraduate degree

Satisfactory completion of a relevant Carreras de Grado undergraduate degree course, or a relevant BA(Hons) undergraduate degree course may be appropriate for entry onto an MSc course. This should have been taught in English, or you should have the MSc English requirements outlined below.

English language requirements

Please note that only Secure English Language Tests are valid for Tier 4 (General) student visas. The location of your nearest SELT provider is listed here.

Level 3 Diploma

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall, with a minimum 5.0 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

FdSc foundation degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

MSc postgraduate degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall, with a minimum 6.0 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

Visa requirements

Students ordinarily resident in Argentina normally require a visa to study in the UK – further information can be found here.

International representatives in Argentina

Sparsholt College is in the process of appointing international representation in Argentina.