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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

5 Singapore/Cambridge GCE O Levels at grade C or above, including English and mathematics are appropriate for Level 3 Diploma courses

FdSc foundation degree

A Polytechnic Diploma with relevant subjects may be appropriate for entry onto a FdSc course. Two Singapore/Cambridge GCE A levels at grade C, one of which should be a Science subject, will normally be considered for entry to FdSc Foundation Degree courses. For the FdSc Veterinary Nursing Science course three Cambridge GCE A levels are required, two which should be at grade B, and one of which should be a Life Science subject,

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

A Polytechnic Diploma with relevant subjects may be appropriate for entry onto a BSc(Hons) degree course. Singapore/Cambridge GCE A level examinations are appropriate for entry onto BSc(Hons) courses as follows:

Equine Science; Equine Studies; Horticulture with Plantsmanship and Design. 240 UCAS tariff points, including at least two grade Cs at A level.
Animal Management. three A levels including two at grade C or above, one of which should be in a Life Science subject.
Aquaculture and Fishery Management; Ecology and Conservation Management three A levels including two at grade C or above, one of which should be in a Science subject.

 

MSc postgraduate degree

Satisfactory completion of a relevant undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above. 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 Singapore normally require a visa to study in the UK – further information can be found here.

International representatives in Singapore

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

The British Council in Singapore

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