Qualification equivalency table

All overseas applicants must have the equivalent of a UK 2:1 degree. Use our equivalency table to check if you meet our academic requirements.

CountryEquivalent qualification
UK 2:1
Africa (Includes Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda and Libya) 2:1
Australia 2:1 with honours
Belgium 80% Grande distinction
Canada GPA of at least 3
China At least 80% overall grade
Cyprus GPA 7+
France 12-20
Germany 1-2.5
Greece GPA 7+
Hong Kong 2:1
India Bachelor of Arts/Science (honours/special degree) when awarded from a central university, a recognised state university - 2:1
Italy 85-110
Jordan At least 75% overall grade
Libya 75% +
Malaysia GPA of at least 3
Malawi Masters degree 2:1
Netherlands 7-10
New Zealand 2:1 with honours
Pakistan 1st in either a two year bachelors and a two year masters degree or four year bachelors degree
Spain7-10
Taiwan At least 75% overall grade. Four years bachelors degree only
Thailand GPA of at least 3
Turkey 2.5
USA GPA of at least 3
Vietnam 8 points+
West Indies 2:1

If the qualification you have is not listed above email kgp@kent.gov.uk to enquire about your eligibility for the programme.