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Entry requirements for Colombia

Language requirements

All students from outside the United Kingdom need to meet our English language requirements. These depend on whether you are applying for pre-degree, undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Applicants from one of the recognised Majority English Speaking Countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

If you don't achieve the required score, you may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Academic requirements

Level of entry General qualification requirement
Foundation course (only required if entry requirements for the bachelors degree are not met)
  • A Secondary School Diploma (lower or upper):
    • Bachillerato (with a pass mark of G = Good/Bien); with
  • A portfolio of art work is also required for the Art and Design Foundation course.
Undergraduate bachelors degree (first year entry)
  • An Upper Secondary School Diploma:
    • Bachillerato (with a pass mark of E = excelente) and the ICFES pass 200+ (higher education entrance exam); or
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)
Postgraduate taught masters
  • Licenciatura or Professional Title (four year bachelors equivalent) with a pass mark grade of 3.9+ out of 5; or
  • Licenciatura or Professional Title (four year bachelors equivalent) with a pass mark grade of 3.7+ and 1 year's work experience.
Postgraduate research masters
  • Licenciatura or Professional Title (four year bachelors equivalent) with a pass mark grade of 3.9+ out of 5; or
  • Licenciatura or Professional Title  (four year bachelors equivalent) with a pass mark grade of 3.7+ and one year's work experience.
MBA
  • Licenciatura or Professional Title  (four year bachelors equivalent) with a pass mark grade of 3.9+ out of 5; and
  • two years' work experience.
Doctoral studies
  • Masters degree (or equivalent).

*Applications are considered on an individual basis and other qualifications/work experience may be taken into consideration.

You can also view our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3645

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Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3411

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