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Phone: +44 (0)191 33 46328

Entry requirements


Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate when grades 1 - 3 at general proficiency are obtained will be considered for entry to programmes within the Foundation Centre at Durham University.


Each programme has a minimum entry requirement, these vary depending on the programme and range between AAB and A*A*A at A Level.

We also accept equivalent grades in alternative qualifications including:

  • IB diploma
  • Advanced placement examinations

Or entry from:

  • Durham University Foundation programme
  • Other recognised UK Foundation programme

Please see the course information database for specific grade and subject requirements.

Taught postgraduate

Bachelors degree.

Research postgraduate

Masters degree.

English Language Requirements

The minimum entry levels for international students onto any programme of study except the Foundation Programme at Durham University are listed below. All qualifications must be taken within two years* of the start of the academic programme. Acceptable English Language examinations for entry to Durham University are:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (no component under 6.0)
  • Cambridge Proficiency (CPE): Grade C
  • Cambridge Advanced (CAE): Grade A
  • Language at Grade B or above
  • GCSE English Language at grade C or above
  • Pearson Test of English (overall score 62 (with no score less than 56 in each component)

Many departments/schools require different (higher) levels for entry onto particular programmes of study. Please check with the International Office or your Department for clarification of the English Language level required for entry to your chosen programme.

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