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Entry requirements for students from France

Language requirements

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

Students who have 12 in English Language for the Option Internationale du Baccalauréat (Anglophone - British or American streams) do not need to fulfil additional language requirements.

Academic requirements

Undergraduate qualificationsGrade
Diplôme du Baccalauréat Général 13
Option Internationale du Baccalauréat 13
Diplôme du Baccalauréat Technologique** 13
Brevet de Technicien** 13
Diplôme du Baccalauréat Professionnel** 13
Brevet de Technicien Supérieur** 13
Postgraduate qualificationsGrade
Diplôme d'Ingénieur 11*
Diplôme National de Technologie Spécialisé 11*
Licence / Grade de Licence 11*
Licence Professionnelle / Grade de Licence Professionnelle 11*
Business Studies BSc(Hons) 14 overall with 10 in Mathematics
General business courses 13 overall with 10 in Mathematics
LLB / Accounting & Finance 15 overall with 10 in Mathematics
Journalism BA(Hons) 15 overall (IELTS 6.5, with 6.5 in writing and no components below 5.5)

*The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing may accept qualifications ranging from 11.6–13 as their minimum requirements

**Kingston School of Art accepts these qualifications in addition to Diplome du Baccalauréat Général and Option Internationale du Baccalauréat.

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

Some Art and Design courses require a minimum of 13 overall, plus Foundation diploma in Art and Design preferred.

All Kingston School of Art applicants are expected to have studied an Art and Design / Visual Art subject as they are requested to provide a portfolio of work with their application. You can also view our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Please note: Each application is assessed on an individual basis and may be subject to additional requirements, such as undertaking short course(s), work experience and/or English language qualification(s). Meeting particular minimum entry requirements does not automatically guarantee a place.

If you are unsure about the requirements above, you can contact the admissions administrator on the relevant course page.

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International enquiries
Tel: +44(0)20 8417 3411