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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 Graduado en Educación Secundaria Obligatoria at grade 5 and above are appropriate for entry onto Level 3 courses, these should include mathematics and a science subject.

FdSc foundation degree

Equine Science; Equine Studies; Horticulture with Plantsmanship and Design. a minimum of 2 subjects in Título de Bachiller with grade 7 or higher.
Animal Management. a minimum of 2 subjects in Título de Bachiller with grade 7 or higher, one of which should be biology.
Aquaculture and Fishery Management; Ecology and Conservation Management a minimum of 2 subjects in Título de Bachiller with grade 7 or higher, one of which should be biology.
Veterinary Nursing Science a minimum of 3 subjects in Título de Bachiller with high grades (8, 8, 7), one grade 8 should be in biology; plus mathematics and a science subject in the Título de Graduado en Educación Secundaria Obligatoria at grade 5 and above

We also accept the IB Diploma with a score of 26 with grade 5 in biology.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

Equine Science; Equine Studies; Horticulture with Plantsmanship and Design. a minimum of subjects in Título de Bachiller with high grades, typically 7, 7, 7.
Animal Management. a minimum of 3 subjects in Título de Bachiller with high grades, typically 7, 7, 7; one of which should be biology.
Aquaculture and Fishery Management; Ecology and Conservation Management a minimum of 3 subjects in Título de Bachiller with high grades, typically 7, 7, 7; one of which should be biology.

We also accept the IB Diploma with a score of 26 with grade 5 in biology.

MSc postgraduate degree

Satisfactory completion of a relevant Título Universitario Oficial de Graduado 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

Level 3 Diploma

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall, with a minimum 5.0 in any band; Pearson (PTE) 51; Cambridge English Scale Score 162-168 (FCE grade C; CAE level B2).

FdSc foundation degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band; Pearson (PTE) 56; Cambridge English Scale Score 169-175 (FCE grade B; CAE level B2).

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band; Pearson (PTE) 56; Cambridge English Scale Score 169-175 (FCE grade B; CAE level B2).

MSc postgraduate degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall, with a minimum 6.0 in any band; Pearson (PTE) 61; Cambridge English Scale Score 176-185 (FCE grade A; CAE level B2).

Visa requirements

Students ordinarily resident in Spain do not normally require a visa to study in the UK.

International representatives in Spain

Sparsholt College is pleased to be represented in Spain by Homologation Student Services (Madrid).