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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

Please contact the International Office to discuss your qualifications for Level 3 Diploma courses.

FdSc foundation degree

For the FdSc Veterinary Nursing Science: a minimum of 75% in Year 10 Mathematics and English; plus Higher Secondary Certificate / Standard 12 with the following grade requirements: The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination 70% or above; Calcutta Board and Tamil Nadu 70% or above; West Bengal 60% or above; Maharashtra 75% or above; one subject must be in Life Science.

Please contact the International Office to discuss your qualifications for other FdSc courses.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

A minimum of 75% in Year 10 Mathematics and English; plus Higher Secondary Certificate / Standard 12 with the following grade requirements: The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination 65% or above; Calcutta Board and Tamil Nadu 65% or above; West Bengal 60% or above; Maharashtra 70% or above; one subject must be in science.

MSc postgraduate degree

Satisfactory completion of a relevant degree course will normally be considered for entry to an MSc course.

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 for students from India

Students from India normally require a visa to study in the UK – further information can be found here.

International representatives in India

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

The British Council in India

The British Council in India is an excellent source of information on studying in the UK. Their website and contact details can be found here.