Country list for master's degree applicants

This country list is meant for master's level applicants and is based on Norwegian Higher Education Entrance Qualification (GSU-list), which is the general basis for admission requirements to study programmes at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

WHAT DOES GSU-LIST MEAN?
  • The GSU-list specifies the type of certificate/diploma of upper/high secondary education that are required from different countries around the world,
  • the number of years required for entrance to Norwegian higher education AND
  • whether a proof of English language proficiency is required or exempted.

Country

Norwegian Higher Education Entrance Qualification requirement for admissions to study programmes

Is proof of English proficiency required?

AFGHANISTAN
  • Baccalauria (Secondary School Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
ALBANIA
  • Dëftëse Pjekurie + 3 years university education.

OR

  • Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore from about 2006 + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
ALGERIA
  • Diplôme du Baccalauréat d’enseignement secondaire/Shahada al-Bakaloria al ta’lim al thanawi + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Diplôme du Baccalauréat de technicien/Shahada al Bakaloria al teqani + 4 years university education
Yes
ANDORRA
  • Titol de Batxiller + Prova Oficial de Batxillerat (POB) + 3 years of university education.
OR
  • Titol de Batxiller Professional + Prova Oficial de Batxillerat Professional (POB Professional) + 3 years of university education.
Please note: it is possible to obtain secondary School Leaving Certificate from the French or the Spanish education system. Please refer to the requirements respectively for France and Spain.
Yes
ANGOLA
  • Habilitações Literárias + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Certificado de Estudos Pré-Universitários (2-3 years pre-university education) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Ensino Geral Certificado de Habilitações + 4 years university education.
Yes
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with 6 passed CAPE Units + 3 years university education.
OR
  • General Certificate of Education, 3 A Levels, for older educations + 3 years university education.
No
ARGENTINA
  • Bachiller/Bachillerato + 4 years university education.
Yes
ARMENIA
  • Hasunutian vkaiakan (Attestat) + 5 years university education.

OR

  • Atestat midzinakarg krtoitjan + 5 years university education.
Yes 1
AUSTRALIA, Australian Capital Territory
  • ACT Year 12 Certificate in combination with Tertiary Entrance Statement (TES), Universities Admission Index (UAI) + 3 years of university education.
OR
  • Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) + 3 years of university education.
No
AUSTRALIA, New South Wales
  • Higher School Certificate (HSC) in combination with Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) + 3 years university education.
No
AUSTRALIA, Northern Territory
  • Before 1996: South Australian Certificate of Education - Northern Territory (Year 12) + 3 years of university education.

 

  • From 1997: Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET) in combination with Higher Education Entrance Score, Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) + 3 years university education.
No
AUSTRALIA, Queensland
  • Before 2008: Queensland Senior Certificate (QSC) + 3 years university education.

OR

  • From 2009: Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) - in combination with Tertiary Entrance Statement (TES) OR Overall Position (OP) + 3 years university education.
No
AUSTRALIA, South Australia
  • 1984-1992: Year 12 Certificate of Achievement + 3 years university education.
OR
  • From 1993: South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). ) - in combination with Higher Education Entrance Score (HEES), Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER), Tertiary Entrance Statement (TES) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) + 3 years university education.
No
AUSTRALIA, Tasmania
  • Before 1993: Higher School Certificate + 3 years university education.

OR

  • From 1990: Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) - in combination with Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER), Tertiary Entrance Statement (TES) + 3 years university education.

OR

  • Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) + 3 years university education.
No
AUSTRALIA, Victoria
  • 1970-86: Higher School Certificate + 3 years university education.
  • From 1987: Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) - in combination with Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) + 3 years university education.
No
AUSTRALIA, Western Australia
  • 1977-1996: Certificate of Secondary Education with Tertiary Admissions Examination + 3 years university education.
  • From 1997: Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) in combination with Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER), Universities Admission Advice Letter (UAAL) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) + 3 years university education.
No
AUSTRIA
  • Reifeprüfung + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also met by English in Reifeprüfung, Matura or Reifeprüfungszeugnis.

AZERBAIJAN
  • Orta Tahsil Haqqinda Attestat + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Diplom + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Svidetelstvo o Srednem Obrazovanii + 4 years university education.
Yes 1
BAHAMAS
  • Bahamas General Certificate of Education + 4 year of higher education.
No
BAHRAIN
  • Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
BANGLADESH
  • Higher Secondary Certificate + 4 years university education.
Yes
BARBADOS
  • University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES) with 3 GCE A Levels + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE)  with 6 passed CAPE Units + 3 years university education.
No
BELARUS
  • Attestat ab agulnaj sjarednjaj adukatsyi (Attestat ob obsjtsjem srednem obrazovanii)  + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Dyplom ab prafesijanalna-tekhnitsjnaj adukatsyi z atrymannem ahulnaj sjarednjaj adukatsyi / Дыплом аб прафесіянальна-тэхнічнай адукацыі з атрыманнем агульнай сярэдняй адукацыi / Диплом о профессионально-техническом образовании с получением общего среднего образования + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Dyplom ab sjarednjaj spetsyjalnaj adukatsyi / Дыплом аб сярэдняй спецыяльнай адукацыi / Дипломом о среднем специальном образовании can be assessed individually for the Higher Education Entrance Qualification + 4 years university education.
Yes 1
BELGIUM, Flemish-speaking
  • Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also met by English in ASO (Algemeen Secundair Onderwijs).

BELGIUM, French-speaking
  • Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also met by English in General Secondary Education (Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur).

BENIN
  • Diplôme de Bachelier de l' Enseignement Moyen Général (1984-1991) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplôme de Bachellier de l' Enseignement de Second Degré (1991-) + 3 years of university education.
OR
  • Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire + 3 years of university education.
Yes
BHUTAN
  • From 2006: Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC) + 4 years university education.
  • Before 2006: Indian School Certificate (ISC) + 4 years university education
Yes
BOLIVIA
  • Bachiller en Humanidades + 4 years university education
Yes
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
  • Svjedocanstvo/Svjedozba/O Zavrsnom Ispitu + 3 years university education.

OR

  • Svjedocanstvo/Svjedozba/O Zavrsnom Obrazovanju + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
BOTSWANA
  • Cambridge Higher Overseas School Certificate with 3 GCE A Levels + 3 years university education.

OR

  • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) + 4 years university education.
Yes
BRAZIL From 1996:
  • Certificado de Ensino Médio + 4 years university education.

Before 1996:

  • Certificado de Conclusão de 2 Grau + 4 years university education.
Yes
BRUNEI
  • Brunei/Cambridge GCE with 3 A-levels + 3 years university education
OR
  • Brunei Matriculation Examination Certificate + 3 years university education.
Yes
BULGARIA
  • Diploma za Zavarsheno Sredno Obrazovanie/DZSO (Диплома за завършено средно образование) + 3 years university education.

OR

  • Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Диплома за средно образование) + 3 years university education.

OR

  • From 1994 - 2002: Svidetelstvo za zrelost (Зрелостно свидетелство) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Until 1974: Zrelostno svidetelstvo / Зрелостно свидетелство + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is met by English as the first foreign language in Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Диплома за средно образование).

BURKINA FASO
  • Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement de Second Degré + 4 years university education.
Yes
BURUNDI
  • Diplôme d'Etat (1999-) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplôme des Humanités Complètes + 3 years university education.
Yes
CAMBODIA
  • Attestation de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires de l'Enseignement Général + 5 years university education.
Yes
CAMEROON, French-speaking
  • Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire + 3 years university education.
Yes
CAMEROON. English-speaking
  • Cameroon GCE Ordinary Level + Cameroon GCE Advanced Level with pass in at least 3 subjects. English and Mathematics must be passed at least at Ordinary Level) + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Alberta
  • From 1995: Alberta High School Diploma + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Up to 1997: Advanced High School Diploma + 3 years university education.
OR
  • General High School Diploma + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, British Columbia
  • Secondary School Diploma + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma (Dogwood Diploma) + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Manitoba
  • High School Graduation Diploma + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, New Brunswick
  • High School Graduation Diploma + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Newfoundland & Lebrador
  • High School Graduation Diploma + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Northwest Territories
  • High School Graduation Diploma + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Nova Scotia
  • Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma + 3 years university education.
OR
  • High School Completion Certificate + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Nunavut
  • Nunavut Secondary School Graduation Diploma + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Prince Edward Island
  • Provincial Senior High School Graduation Certificate + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Ontario
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Secondary School Graduation Diploma (SSGD) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Secondary School Honours Graduation Diploma (SSHGD) + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Quebec
  • Diplôme d'Etudes Collégiales (DEC) + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Saskatchewan
  • Record of Secondary Level Standing / Complete Division IV Grade 12 Standing + 3 years university education.
No
CANADA, Yukon
  • Yukon Secondary School Graduation Certificate + 3 years university education.
No
CAPE VERDE
  • Certificado de Habilitações Litérarias + 4 years of higher education.
Yes
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
  • Baccalauréat + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement du Second Degré + 3 years university education.
Yes
CHAD
  • Baccalauréat + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement de Second Degré + 3 years university education.
Yes
CHILE
  • Licencia de Educación/Enseñanza Media (Humanistico-Científica, Técnico-Profesional or Artistica) + 4 years university education.
Yes
CHINA (1966 - 1977)
  • Cultural Revolution - no diplomas issued.
CHINA (AFTER  1977)
  • School Leaving Certificate + 4 years of university education.
Yes
CHINA (UNTIL  1966)
  • School Leaving Certificate + 5 years of university education.
Yes
COLOMBIA
  • Bachillerato/Diploma de Bachiller + 4 years university education.
Yes
CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE (FORMERLY CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE)
  • Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement de Second Degré, Enseignement Général + 3 years university education.
Yes
CONGO, THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE (FORMERLY ZAIRE)
  • Diplôme d' Etat d' Etudes Secondaires de Cycle Long + 4 years university education.
Yes
COSTA RICA
  • From December 1988: Título de Bachiller en Educación Media +  4 years university education.
  • From December 1974 – February 1988: Diploma de Conclusión de Estudios de Educación Diversificada +  4 years university education.
  • Before June/July 1974: Título de Bachiller + 4 years university education.
Yes
CÔTE D'IVOIRE
  • Baccalaureat de l'Enseignement Secondaire + 3 years university education.
Yes
CROATIA
  • From 2010: Svjedodzba o drzavnoj maturi + 3 years university education. 
  • Before 2010: Svjedodzba o Zavrsenom Srednjem Obrazovanju + 3 years university education

OR

  • Svjedodzba o Zavrsnom Ispitu + 3 years university education
OR
  • Svjedodzba o Zavrsnom Ispitu-Maturit + 3 years university education
OR
  • Maturalna Svjedozba + 3 years university education
Yes 1
CUBA
  • Certificado de Fin de estudios Secundarios/Bachillerato + 4 years university education
Yes
CYPRUS (GREEK)
  • Lykeio Apolytirion + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
CYPRUS (TURKISH)
  • Lise (Bitirme) Diplomasi + 4 years university education.
Yes 1
CZECH REPUBLIC
  • Vysvedceni o maturitni zkousce - Gymnasium + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Vysvedceni o maturitni zkousce - Stredni Odborna Skola + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Vysvedceni o maturitni zkousce - Sterdni prumuslova skola + 3 years university education.
OR 
  • Vysvedceni o maturitni zkousce - Obhodni akademie + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Vysvedceni o maturitni zkousce konzervator + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
DENMARK
  • Studenterexamen + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Højere Forberedelses Eksamen (HF) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Højere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Højere Handels Eksamen (HHX) + 3 years university education.
No
DJIBOUTI
  • L'Enseignement Secondaire + 4 years university education.
Yes
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
  • Bachillerato + 4 years university education.
Yes
EAST TIMOR
  • Diplomas do Ensino Secundário + 4 years university education.
Yes
ECUADOR
  • Bachillerato + 4 years university education.
Yes
EGYPT
  • Thanaweya A'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) + 4 years university education
Yes
EL SALVADOR
  • Bachillerato + 4 years university education.
Yes
ENGLAND, WALES AND NORTHERN IRELAND
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE)  with at least 3 A-levels + 3 years university education
OR
  • Cambridge Pre-U Diploma (3 Principal Subjects + Global Perspective and Research) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • A combination of A-levels and Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects in 3 different subjects + 3 years university education.
No
ERITREA Eritrean Secondary Education Certificate (ESEC) with passes in at least 5 subjects including mathematics and English + 4 years higher education. Yes
ESTONIA

From 2014:

  • Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus 3 years university education.

OR

  • Lõputunnistus kutsekeskhariduse omandamise kohta, both in combination with Riigieksamitunnistus (3 exams or 2 exams and 1 international language test) + 3 years university education.

From 1997–2013:

  • Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Lõputunnistus kutsekeskhariduse omandamise kohta, both in combination with Riigieksamitunnistus (3 exams)  + 3 years university education.

Before 1997:

  • Keskkooli lõputunnistus + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplom kutsekeskhariduse omandamise kohta + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also met by English as a foreign langauge A or B in Lõputunnistus. State Exam in ENglish passed with 50% (Riigieksamitunnistus) also meets the English language requirement.

ETHIOPIA
  • Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Qualification Certificate (EHEEQC) with passes in at least 4 subjects + 4 years university education.
OR
  • University Entrance Examination Certificate (UEEC) with passes in at least 4 subjects + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate (ESLC) with passes in at least 5 subjects including mathematics and English + 4 years university education.
Yes 2
FIJI
  • Form VII Examination + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Foundation Year from University of the South Pacific + 3 years university education.
No
FINLAND
  • Studentexamen/ Ylioppilastutkintotodistus + 3 years university education.
No
FRANCE

From 1995:

  • Diplôme de Baccalauréat Général, Diplôme de Baccalauréat Technologique + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplôme de Baccalauréat Professionnel + 3 years university education.

1986-1994:

  • Diplôme de Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement du Second Degré + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplôme de Baccalauréat Technologique + 3 years university education.

BEFORE 1986:

  • Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degré + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also met by English in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Baccalauréat).

GABON
  • Diplôme de Bachelier de l' Enseignement de Second Degré + 4 years university education.
Yes
GAMBIA
  • West African Examinations Council, Senior School Certificate (in at least 5 subjects where English, Mathematics and Science must be passed) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate GCE O-level + West African Examinations Council Higher School Certificate GCE A-level with 3 A-levels + 3 years of university education.
OR
  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate GCE O-level + 4 years university education.
No
GAZA AND THE WEST BANK see PALESTINE. Yes
GEORGIA
  • Sashualo Skolis Atestati + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Prophesiul-Teknikuri Sastsaylebis Diplomi + 4 years university education.
Yes 1
GERMANY
  • Abitur / Allgemeine Hochschulreife + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also met  by English in Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur).

GHANA
  • West African Senior School Certificate / West African Senior Secondary School Certificate (in at least 6 subjects where English, Mathematics and Science must be passed) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • West African Examinations Council, General Certificate of Education, GCE O-level + 4 years university education.
OR
  • West African Examinations Council, General Certificate of Education, O-level + West African Higher School Certificate GCE A-level with 3 A-levels + 3 years university education.
No
GREECE
  • Apolytirio Geniko Lykeio/ΑΠΟΛΥΤΗΡΙΟ ΓΕΝΙΚΟΥ ΛΥΚΕΙΟΥ (after 2007) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Apolytirio Epaggelmatikou Lykeiou/ΑΠΟΛΥΤΗΡΙΟ ΕΠΑΓΓΕΛΜΑΤΙΚΟΥ ΛΥΚΕΙΟΥ + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Apolytírio Enaíou Lykeio/ΑΠΟΛΥΤΗΡΙΟ ΕΝΙΑΟΥ ΛΥΚΕΙΟΥ (after 2000) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Lykeio Apolytirion (before 2000) + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
GRENADA
  • GCE 3 A Levels + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE)  with 6 passed CAPE units + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Associate Degree with a minimum GPA of 2,5 + 3 years university education.
No
GUATEMALA
  1. Bachillerato + 4 years university education
Yes
GUINEA

From 2007:

  • Baccalauréat Unique + 3 years university education.
OR 
Before 2007:
  • Baccalauréat Deuxième Partie + 3 years university education.
Yes
GUINEA-BISSAU
  • Certidão – confirmation of completed 11 years of schooling (11a Classe do Ensino Secundário / 11 anos de escolaridade) + 5 years of university education.
Yes
GUYANA
  • University of London GCE 3 A Levels + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE)  with 6 passed CAPE units + 3 years university education.
No
HAITI
  • Baccalauréat II  + 3 years university education.
Yes
HONDURAS
  • Bachillerato + 4 years university education.
Yes
HONG KONG

From 2012:

  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) + 4 year university education.

OR

  • Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) with 3 GCE A-levels (one A-level can be substituted by two Advanced Supplementary Levels) + 3 years university education.

Yes (HKDSE)

Yes 3 (HKALE)

HUNGARY
  • Gimnaziumi Erettsegi Bizonyitvany + 3 years university education.
OR 
  • Szakkozepiskola Erettsegi Bizonyitvany + 3 years university education.
OR 
  • Szakkozepiskola Erettsegi-Kepesito Bizonyitvany + 3 years university education.
OR 
  • Technikuskepesito Bizonyitvany + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also met  if you have finished secondary school after 2005 and have English specialisation; emelt szintü érettségi vizsaga.

ICELAND
  • Studentsprof + 3 years university education.
No
INDIA
  • All India Senior School Certificate (Standard 12) issued by CBSE + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Indian School Certificate (ISC Standard 12) issued by CISCE + 4 years university education.
OR 
  • Higher Secondary Certificate issued by State Secondary School Boards + 4 years university education.
OR 
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate + 4 year university education.
OR 
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate + 4 years university education.
Yes
INDONESIA
  • From 2004: Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas (Ijazah SMA)/Maddrassah Aliyah + 4 years of university education.
OR
  • From 1997-2003: Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Umum (SMU) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • From 1987-1996: Surat Tanda Tamam Belajar Sekolah Menengah Umum Tingat Atas (STTB SMA) + 4 years of university education.
Yes
INTERNATIONAL QUAL.: CAMBRIDGE AICE
  • Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) with at least 3 A Levels + 3 years of university education.
No
INTERNATIONAL QUAL.: EUROPEAN BACCALAUREATE (EB)
  • European Baccalaureate Diploma + 3 years of university education.
The English language requirement is satisfied if you have English as "Language 1" or "Language 2"in your EB diploma.
INTERNATIONAL QUAL.: INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED LEVEL
  • International General Certificate of Secondary Education and International Advanced Level with at least 3 A Levels (provided by Cambridge International Examinations and Edexcel) + 3 years of university education.
No
INTERNATIONAL QUAL.: INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB)
  • IB Diploma
OR
  • IB-Certificate / IB Diploma Programme Course Results with:
- passed 3 subjects at standard level and 3 subjects at higher level or passed 2 subjects at standard level and 4 subjects at higher level,
- at least 20 points including any points for Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay,
- grade 3 or better in all subjects, - passed Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay,
- Creativity, Action and Services (CAS) must be "fully satisfied".
IRAN
  • 1977–1992: 4-year High School Diploma/Secondary School Diploma + 4 years university education.
OR
  • From 1992: 3-year High School Diploma/Secondary School Diploma + Pre-University Diploma + 4 years university education.
Yes
IRAQ
  • Sixth-Form Baccalauréat/Certificate of Preparatory Studies + 4 years university education.
Yes
IRELAND
  • Leaving Certificate, examination in at least 6 subjects where at least 2 are on Higher Level + 3 years university education.
No
ISRAEL
  • Bagrut + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
ITALY
  • Diploma dell' esame di Stato conclusivo dei corsi di istruzione secondaria superiore (since 1999) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma di maturità (until 1998, classica, scientifica, linguistica, tehnica, professionale and 5-year magistrale) + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
JAMAICA
  • General Certificate of Education with 3 GCE A Levels + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with 6 passed CAPE Units + 3 years university education.
No
JAPAN
  • Koto Gakko Sotsugyo sho (mei) sho (高等学校卒業証書) + 4 years university education.
Yes
JORDAN
  • Tawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
KAZAKHSTAN
  • Svidetelstvo o Srednem Obrazovanii + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Orta Bilim Turaly Attestat + 4 years university education.
Yes
KENYA
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least 3 A levels (1980-85) + 3 years university education.

OR

  • East African Advanced Certificate of Education with 3 A Levels (1974-1980) + 3 years of university education.

OR

  • Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) with 3 A Levels (until 1974) + 3 years of university education.
No
KOSOVO
  • Diplomë për kryerjen e shkollës së mesme të lartë-gjimnazit (2008) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplomë për kryerjen e shkollës së mesme të lartë-profesionale (2008) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplomë për kryerjen e shkollës së mesme të përgjithshme-gjimnazin + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplomë për kryerjen e shkollës së mesme profesionale + 3 years unversity education.
OR
  • Diplomë mbi skhallen e pergatitjes profesionale (before 1990) + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
KUWAIT
  • Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
KYRGYZSTAN
  • Orto bilim zonundo attestat + 4 years university education.
Yes
LAOS
  • Baccalauréat + 5 years university education.
Yes
LATVIA

After 2000:

  • Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību + 3 years university education.

OR

  • Diploms par profesionālo vidējo izglītību + 3 years university education.
Before 2000:
  • Atestāts par vidējo izglītību + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diploms par vidējo arodizglītību (Iegustot vispārējo vidējo izglītību) + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

Before ca. 2000: The English language requirement is also met  by English as Profikurs in Atestãts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību.

After 2000: The English language requirement is met by Atestãts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību.

LEBANON
  • Baccalauréat Libanais Général + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Baccalauréat Libanais II + 4 years university education.
Yes
Lesotho
  • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) + 4 years of university education.
No
LIBERIA
  • Senior School Certificate (SSC) / Senior High School Certificate (SHSC) in at least 6 subjects (where English, Mathematics and Science must be passed) + 4 years university education. SSC/SHSC must be awarded by the West African Examination Council.
Yes 2
LIBYA
  • General Secondary Certificate + 4 years university education.
Yes
LIECHTENSTEIN

From 2005:

  • Maturität + 3 years university education.
Up to 2004:
  • Matura type B + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Matura type E + 3 years university education.

OR

FROM 2001:

  • Berufsmaturität + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
LITHUANIA
  • Brandos Atestatas + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also by English at A-level in Brandos atestatas.

LUXEMBOURG
  • Certificat / Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires Techniques + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
MACAO
  • Form Six + passed admissions test for University of Macau + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Form Six + 3 years university education.
OR
  • comparable and passed examination in 3 A Levels (Hong Kong or GCE A-levels) + 3 years university education.
Yes 3
MACEDONIA

FROM 2007:

  • Secondary school + Diploma za polozena drzavna matura + 3 years university education.

OR

  • Matura Shtetërore + 3 years university education.
IN ADDITION (only the four year qualifications give access to higher education, the diploma name doesn't indicate whether the qualification is three or four years):
  • Diploma (Svidetelstvo) za polozen zavrsen ispit za sredno strucno obrazovanie + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma za polozen zavrsen ispit za sredno umetecnicko obrazovanie + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma za polozen zavrsen ispit za gimnazijsko obrazovanie + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplome per dhenien e promivit te fundit te gjimnazit + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Svidetelstvo za polozen zavrsen ispit vo uciliste za sredno obrazovanie + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Deftese per provimin e kryer te shkolles se mesme+ 3 years university education.
OR
  • Svidetelstvo za stepen na strucna podgotovka + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Deftese per fazen e pergatitjes profesionale + 3 years university education.

Yes 1
MADAGASCAR
  • Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire + 4 years university education
Yes
MALAWI
  • Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) + 4 years university education.
OR 
  • Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)  with 3 A Levels + 3 years university education.
No
MALAYSIA
  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) in 4 subjects plus general paper (grades A-E) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  with 3 A Levels + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) + pre-university course + 3 years university education.
Yes 3
MALI
  • Baccalauréat Malien - 2ème Partie Option Malienne + 4 years university education.
Yes
MALTA
  • Matriculation Certificate + 3 years university education.
OR
  • GCE Ordinary Level and 3 Advanced Level examinations + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Secondary Education Certificate Examination and Advanced Matriculation in 2 subjects + 3 years university education.
No
MAURITANIA
  • Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement du Second Degré + 4 years university education.
Yes
MAURITIUS
  • General Certificate of Education Advanced Level  with 3 A Levels + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Cambridge Higher School Certificate with 3 A Levels + 3 years university education.
No
MEXICO
  • Certificado de Bachillerato + 4 years university education.
Yes
MOLDOVA
  • Atestat de Maturitate + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma de absolvire a invatamintului mediu general + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma de bacalaureat (untill 2001) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma de bacalaureat (from 2002) + 4 years university education.
Yes 1
MONACO
  • The leaving certificate in upper secondary education in Monaco is either French diplomas of secondary education or International Baccalaureate (IB) diplomas. please refer to the educational requirements for france or International Baccalaureate in the list.
MONGOLIA
  • Dund bolovsrolyn ünemlech + 5 years university education.
Yes
MONTENEGRO
  • Diploma o polozenom maturskom ispitu / Diplome mbi dhenien e provimit te matures + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma o Završenoj Srednjoj Školi + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Svjedocanstvo o stecenom stepenu strucne spreme + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Potvrda stepena strucne spreme (only the four year qualifications give access to higher education) + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
MOROCCO
  • Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Baccalauréat d’Enseignement Technologique et Professionnel + 4 years university education.
Yes
MOZAMBIQUE
  • Certificado de Habilitações Literárias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
MYANMAR (BURMA)
  • Basic Education Standard X Examination / Matriculation Examination + 5 years university education.
Yes
NAMIBIA

From 2007:

  • Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) Ordinary level + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) Ordinary level + Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) Higher level with pass in 5 subjects with at least grade 3 + 3 years university education.
Before 2007:
  • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Higher General Certificate of Secondary Education (HIGCSE) with pass in 5 subjects with at least grade 3 + 3 years university education.
Yes 2/3
NEPAL
  • School Leaving Certificate (10 years) + Proficiency Certificate (2 years) + 4 years university education.
From ca. 2002:
  • School Leaving Certificate (10 years) + Higher Secondary Certificate (2 years) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • School Leaving Certificate (10 years) + Diploma level/Proficiency Certificate in Engineering, Pharmacy or Nursing (3 years) + 4 years university education.
Yes
NETHERLANDS
  • Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) + 3 years university education.
  • OR 
  • Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO) + 1 year Hoger Beroeps Onderwijs (HBO) + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also met by English in HAVO or VWO.

NEW ZEALAND

From 2004:

  • National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), Level 3 + 3 years university education.

From 1993-2004:

  • New Zealand University Bursaries and Scholarships Examination (Year 13/Form 7) with A, B, <<<c in 3 subjects in addition to Higher School Certificate + 3 years university education.
OR
  • New Zealand Bursary  with A or B award+ 3 years university education.
Before 1993:
  • New Zealand University Bursaries Examination with a grade of A, B, C or D in each of 4 subjects + 3 years university education.
No
NICARAGUA
  • Bachiller en Ciencias y Letras + 4 years university education.
Yes
NIGER
  • Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degré + 3 years university education.
Yes
NIGERIA
  • Senior School Certificate (awarded either by the West African Examinations Council or the National Examinations Council) in at least 6 subjects (where English, Mathematics and Science must be passed) + 4 years university education.

OR

  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate GCE O-level + 4 years university education.
OR
  • West African Examinations Council School Certificate GCE O-level + West African Examinations Council Higher School Certificate GCE A-level with 3 A-levels + 3 years university education.
No
NORTH KOREA
  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate + 5 years university education.
Yes
OMAN
  • Thanawiya amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
PAKISTAN
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) + 4 years university education 
OR
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate + 4 years university education.
Yes
PALESTINIAN TERRITORY, THE
  • Shahadat Al-Thanaweya Al-'Aama ("Tawjiihi") in English: General Secondary Education Certificate (GCEC) + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Certificate of General Secondary Education Examination (CGSEE) + 4 years university education.
Yes
PANAMA
  • Bachiller/Bachillerato + 4 years university education.
Yes
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
  • Higher School Certificate + 3 years university education.
No
PARAGUAY
  • Bachiller en Ciencias y Letras + 4 years university education.
Yes
PERU
  • "Certificado Oficial de Estudios" de Educación Secundaria (with subjects and marks for the years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Certificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa + 4 years university education.
Yes
PHILIPPINES
  • High School Diploma + 5 years university education in academic subjects
Yes 2
POLAND

Before 2005:

  • Świadectwo Dojrzałości Liceum Ogólnokształcącego OR Liceum OR Liceum Technicznego OR Liceum Zawodowego OR Technikum OR Sredniego Studium Zawodowego OR Liceum Muzycznego OR Liceum Sztuk Plastycznych OR Szkoly Baletowej + 3 years university education.
(Before 2005 only one diploma (Świadectwo Dojrzałości) is issued for completing secondary school and for maturity examination. Maturity examination (egzamin dojrzałości, formerly egzamin maturalny) must also be passed for admission to higher education. Information on this can be found on the third page of the Diploma.)
After 2005:
  • Świadectwo Dojrzałości and Swiadectwo Ukonczenia Liceum Ogolnoksztalcacego OR Liceum OR Liceum Profilowanego OR Technikum OR Liceum Uzupelniajacego OR Technikum Uzupelniajacego OR Liceum Plastycznego OR Szkoły Baletowej OR Szkoły Muzycznej II stopnia + 3 years university education.
(After 2005 two diplomas are issued: Świadectwo Dojrzałości for Maturity examination and Swiadectwo Ukonczenia for completed secondary school.)

Yes 1

The English language requirement is met if you have finished secondary school after 2005 and have English as specialisation; Pozion Rozszerzony.

PORTUGAL

From 2007:

  • Diploma Nível Secundário de Educação + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação + 3 years university education.

From 1986:

  • Diploma de 12 Ano de Escolaridade + 3 years university education.
OR 
  • Certificado de Fim de Estudos Secundários + 3 years university education.
OR 
  • Diploma de Ensino Secundário + 3 years university education.
Until 1986:
  • Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano de Escolaridade + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
PUERTO RICO
  • High School Diploma + 4 years university education.
Yes
QATAR
  • Thanawaya Aam Qatari (Qatari General Secondary Education Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
ROMANIA
  • Diploma de Bacalaureat / Maturitate + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

RUSSIA
  • Attestat o srednem polnom obshchem obrazovanii / Аттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании (valid with: Prilozhenie k attestatu o srednem obrazovanii, tabel itogovyh otsenok / Приложение к аттестату о среднем образовании, табель итоговых оценок) + 4 years university education.

OR

  • Attestat o srednem obrazovanii / Аттестат о среднем образовании + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Diplom o srednem profesionalnom obrazovanii / Диплом о среднем профессиональном образовании + 4 years university education.
Yes 1
RUSSIA (THE SOVIET UNION PRIOR TO THE REFORM OF 1985)
  • Recognition practice changed in 2004, we no longer deduct 2 years, but only one year.
Yes 1
RWANDA

From 1998:

  • Certificat du Cycle Supérieur de l’Enseignement Secondaire/Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education + 4 years university education.
Before 1998:
  • Diplôme/Certificat de Humanites Générales + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Diplôme de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires + 4 years university education.
Yes
SAINT LUCIA
  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with 6 passed CAPE Units + 3 years university education.
OR
  • General Certificate of Education with 3 A Levels + 3 years university education.
No
SAMOA
  • Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate + 3 years university education.
No
SAUDI ARABIA
  • Shahadat Al-Marhalat Al-Thanawiyyat (General Secondary Education Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
SCOTLAND

From 2000:

  • Scottish Qualifications Certificate with 5 Highers/Advanced Highers passed + 3 years university education.

Before 2000:

  • Scottish Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE) with 5 Highers passed + 3 years university education.
No
SENEGAL
  • Diplôme de Baccalauréat / Bachelier de l'Enseignement Secondaire + 3 years university education.
OR 
  • Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement de Second Degré + 3 years university education.
Yes
SERBIA (FROM 2006) (SERBIA, Kosovo, Vojvodina)
  • Diploma o polozenom maturskom ispitu + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma o polozenom zavrsnom ispitu + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma a stepenu strucne spreme + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diplome mbi shkallen e pergatitjes profesionale + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Diploma o stepenu stucne spreme + 3 years university education
OR
  • Diploma o stecanom pozivnousmerenom obrazivanju i vaspitanju srednjeg stupnja + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
SIERRA LEONE
  • West African Senior School Certificate in at least 6 subjects (where English, Mathematics and Science must be passed) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • West African School Certificate, Ordinary level + 4 years university education.
OR
  • West African School Certificate, Ordinary level + West African Higher School Certificate Advanced level with 3 A-levels + 3 years university education.
No
SINGAPORE

From 2008:

  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE (Advanced level) examination with 2 subjects at H2-level + 3 years university education.
Before 2008:
  • Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-level examination with at least 3 A Levels + 3 years university education.
No
SLOVAKIA
  • Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej Skuske (Maturita) + 3 years university education.

Yes

After 2005: The English language requirement is also met by English in Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej Skuske.

SLOVENIA
  • Diplomo + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Spricevalo o zakljucnem izpitu + 3 years university education.
OR 
  • Maturitento Spricevalo + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also met by English as first foreign language in Spricevalo o Splošni Maturi OR Spricevalo o Poklicni Maturi.

SOLOMON ISLANDS
  • Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate + 3 years university education.
OR 
  • Foundation Year + 3 years university education.
Yes
SOMALIA
  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate + 4 years university education.
Yes
SOUTH AFRICA

From 2008:

  • National Senior Certificate + 3 years university education. 
Before 2008:
  • Senior Certificate with matriculation endorsement + 3 years university education.
No
SOUTH KOREA
  • High School Diploma + 4 years university education.
Yes
SOUTH SUDAN
  • South Sudan Certificate of Secondary Education + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Sudan School Certificate / Secondary School Certificate + 4 years university education.
Yes
SOUTH VIETNAM (1955 TO ABOUT 1980)
  • Tu Tai Pho Thong + 4 years university education.
Yes
SPAIN
  • Bachillerato Unificado y Polivalente (BUP) + Curso de Orientación Universitaria (COU) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Título de Bachiller + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
SRI LANKA

From 2000:

  • General Certificate of Education Advanced level (GCE A-Level) with 3 subjects on A-level with grade S/Ordinary Pass and in addition Common General Paper/Test and 6 subjects at O-level + 3 years university education.

Until 1999:

  • General Certificate of Education Advanced level (GCE A-Level) with 4 subjects on A-level with grade Pass and in addition 6 subjects at O-level +  3 years university education.
Yes
SUDAN
  • Sudan School Certificate / Secondary School Certificate + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate + 4 years university education.
Yes
SURINAME
  • Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) + 3 years university education.
Yes
SWAZILAND
  • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) +  4 years university education.
OR
  • Swaziland General Certificate of Secondary Education (SGCSE) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) with 3 A-levels + 3 years university education.
No
SWEDEN

From 2014:

  • Examensbevis Högskoleförberedande examen : examensbevis with 2500 gymnasiepoäng with at least grade E or better in at least 2250 gymnasiepoäng + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Examensbevis yrkesexamen: examensbevis with 2500 gymnasiepoäng with at least grade E or better in at least 2250 gymnasiepoäng + 3 years university education.

OR 2002- 2013:
  • Slutbetyg från gymnasieskolan: slutbetyg with 2500 gymnasiepoäng with the grade Godkänt or better in at least 2250 gymnasiepoäng + 3 years university education.
OR 1998-2002:
  • Slutbetyg från gymnasieskolan: slutbetyg with 2150 gymnasiepoäng with the grade Godkänt or better in at least 1935 gymnasiepoäng + 3 years university education.

OR UNTIL 1996:

  • Avgångsbetyg från gymnasieskolan: complete Avångsbetyg from a 3-year studieförberedande program from one of the following lines: humanistisk, samhällsvetenskaplig, naturvetenskaplig, ekonomisk and teknisk + 3 years university education.

Additional requirements for Examensbevis Högskoleförberedande examen, Examensbevis yrkesexamen og Slutbetyg från gymnasieskolan: the subjects Swedish, English, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, History and Social Sciences must be completed with a pass.

No
SWITZERLAND
  • Maturitätzeugnis + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Certificat de Maturité + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Baccalauréat + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Attestato Di Maturità + 3 years university education.

Yes 1

The English language requirement is also met by English in:

  • Maturitätzeugnis
  • Certificat de Maturité
  • Baccalauréat
  • Attestato Di Maturità
SYRIA
  • Al Shahada Al Thanawiya/Baccalauréat (General Secondary School Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
TAIWAN
  • Senior High School Leaving Certificate + 4 years university education.
Yes
TAJIKISTAN
  • Attestat Shahodatnoma dar borai tamom kardani maktabi miyona + 4 years university education.

OR 

  • Attestat dar borai ma lumoti mijona + 4 years university education.
Yes
TANZANIA
  • Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE)  with 3 Principal Pass Levels + 3 years university education.
No
THAILAND
  • Maw 6 + 4 years university education.
Yes
TOGO
  • Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Troisième Degré + 3 years university education.
Yes
TONGA
  • Tonga National Form VII Certificate + 3 years university education.
OR
  • University Foundation Year + 3 years university education.
No
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
  • General Certificate of Education with 3 A Levels + 3 years university education.

OR

  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with 6 passed CAPE Units + 3 years university education.
No
TUNISIA
  • Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Professionnel + 3 years university education.
Yes
TURKEY
  • Lise Diplomasi + 4 years university education (Preparatory Year not included).
Yes 1
TURKMENISTAN
  • Şahadatnama orta blim hakynda + 5 years university education.
OR
  • Attestat/ Certificate of Secondary Education + 5 years university education.
Yes
UGANDA
  • Uganda Certificate of Education and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least 3 subjects at Principal Level with Principal passes (from 1980) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • East African Advanced Certificate (EAACE) with 3 A-levels (1969-1980) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) with 3 A-levels (until 1970) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • East African Certificate of Education (EACE) + 1 year university education (1968-1980) + 3 years university education.
OR
  • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) + 1 year university education (until 1970) + 3 years university education.
No
UKRAINE
  • Atestat pro Povnu Zagalnu Srednju Osvitu/Aтестат про повну загальну середню освіту + 4 years university education
OR
  • Diplom molodsjogo spetsialista/Диплом молодшого спеціаліста + 4 years university education.
Yes 1
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
  • Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
URUGUAY
  • Bachillerato Oficial / Bachillerato Tecnico + 4 years university education.
Yes
USA
  • High School Graduation Diploma + 4 years university / college studies in academic subjects.
No
UZBEKISTAN
  • O'rta Ma'lumot To'g'risida Shahodatnoma (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education) + 4 years university education.
OR
  • Attestat o srednem obrazovanii + 4 years university education.
Yes
VENEZUELA
  • Bachillerato (Bachiller en....) + 4 years university education.
Yes
VIETNAM

From about 1980:

  • Bang Tu Tai Pho Thong Trung Hoc/Bang Thot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc /Chung Nhan Thot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc + 4 years university education.
Yes
YEMEN
  • Al Thanawiya (General Secondary Education Certificate) + 4 years university education.
Yes
YUGOSLAVIA (1992 - 2003)
  • Diploma o polozenom zavrsnom ispitu OR Diploma a stepenu strucne spreme OR Diploma OR Diplome mbi shkallen e pergatitjes profesionale OR Diploma o stepenu stucne spreme OR Diploma o stecanom pozivnousmerenom obrazivanju i vaspitanju srednjeg stupnja OR Potvrda stepena strucne spreme + 3 years university education.
Yes 1
ZAMBIA
  • Zambia School Certificate + 4 year university education.
OR
  • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) + 4 year university education.

Until 1980:
  • Zambia School Certificate + 4 years university education.
No
ZANZIBAR
  • National Form VI Examination / Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) with 3 Principal Pass Levels + 3 years university education.
Yes
ZIMBABWE
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary level + General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced level with at least 3 subjects+ 3 years university education.
Yes
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Explanatory notes

  • YES 1

    Applicants with English from upper seconday school education from Austria, Belgium (French and Flemish-speaking), Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland meet the English language requirement.

    Applicants with upper secondary school education from other European countries must document an approved test in English to qualify for admission to higher education at UiT.

  • YES 2 (Ethiopia, Liberia,
    Namibia & Philippines)

    Applicants who have obtained a Bachelor's degree from the home country with English as the Language of instruction are exempted from the test.

  • YES 3 (Hong Kong, Macao
    Namibia & Malaysia)

    Applicants who have passed an A-level examination in English may be exempted.

Proof of English proficiency

When looking at each country’s educational system, the level of English is a special consideration. For each country, the country list (GSU list) indicates if there is an English language skills requirement or not. If a country is listed with English requirement Yes, refer to the list below to see what is required. Some countries or certain group of applicants may be exempted from the English requirements, and this is indicated with a number after Yes. For exemptions and approved English tests, please see "Proof of English proficiency" .


Proof of English Proficiency


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