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For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses visit our English Language Centre pages.

Although some courses have specific requirements for entry, Northumbria will consider any qualification for entry to its courses.

For entry to: You will need: Grade Required:
IFP National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2
1st Year Undergraduate University Entrance Certificate with National Certificate in Educational Achievement Level 3 Excellent and Merit in subjects relevant to course
Postgraduate Programmes Bachelors degree with honours B- or C+ for entry to courses which require a UK 2:2 equivalent

B or B+ for courses which require a UK 2:1 equivalent.
Graduate Certificate Bachelors degree with honours C- to C

Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on our course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.

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