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Admission Requirements

EIC promotes a personalised study plan for students based on their educational background. Our Admission Office considers each application individually and will make an offer that is specific to your student profile and desired area of study.

If you are unsure of the suitability of your qualifications and educational background, please complete and submit an Application Form. We will assess your application and respond as soon as possible.

Alternatively, for further information on academic and English language admission requirements at EIC, please contact the EIC Marketing Team at info@eic.napier.ac.uk.

To enter EIC courses students must meet both the Academic and English language requirements.

 

UK English Levels

We have provided this calculator to help establish the entry level for a student based on their current English Certificate.

It asks for the title and date of the test and uses that information to show the available entry levels for UK study.

 

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English Language Requirements

The language of instruction at EIC is English. To attain entry into the undergraduate pathways, you must be able to demonstrate you have a suitable level of English proficiency. You can do this by obtaining the results shown in the table below.

 
Postgraduate and Undergraduate pathways

IELTS

Overall score of 5.5 with 5.5 in each competency

Pearsons (B2)

Overall score of 56 with 51 in each competency

We can also accept equivalent English language qualifications. Please contact our Admission Office at admission@eic.napier.ac.uk for further information.

 

English Language Preparation

If you do not meet our English language requirements, you can receive the English language tuition you need to prepare you for successful entry into your degree pathway. The English language training is conducted by Edinburgh Napier University's English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Centre or by EIC dependent on start date.

 
Pre-sessional English programmes

47 week programme

IELTS 4.0 (no band below 4.0)

12 week programme

IELTS 5.0 (no band below 4.5)

6 week programme

IELTS 5.5 (no band below 5.0)

Academic Requirements

Country First Year Second Year Second Year Engineering and Computing Mathematics Requirement Pre-Masters

Angola

Angola

Habilitação Literárias Pass overall - 12

With Habilitação Literárias Mathematics at Grade 10 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Azerbaijan

Completion of Atestat with minimum GPA 2.0

Completion of Atestat with minimum GPA 3.0

With Mathematics at Grade 3 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Bangladesh

Completion of HSC: GPA of 2.00 or grade C with no less than 45% in any subject

Completion of HSC: GPA 3.00 or grade B with no less than 55% in any subject

With Mathematics at Grade B /GPA 3.0 or above

Bachelor’s degree (with Hons) or equivalent

Brazil

Completion of Certificado de Ensino Medio with grade 4 average

Certificado de Ensino Medio with grade 6 average

With Mathematics at Grade 4 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Canada

Completion of Grade 11 with minimum average of 60%

Completion of Grade 12 with minimum average of 60%

With Mathematics at Grade C or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

China

Completion of Senior Middle 2 with minimum 65%

Completion of Senior Middle 3 with minimum 70%

With Mathematics at 60%

Bachelor’s degree or the completion of the three year diploma (Dazhuan) or equivalent

Ghana

Completion of SSCE (WAEC): 5 passes with average grade above D7 and English Language at C6

SSCE (WAEC): 5 passes with average grades of C4/C5 and above, including English Language C6, or an OND

With Mathematics at C6 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or the four year HND

Gulf Cooperation Council States

Completion of Tawjahiya/Thanawiya: minimum 60% average

Successful completion of a foundation programme

With Tawjahiya/Thanawiya Mathematics at 60%

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (with GPA of 2.0)

 

5 HKDSE subjects at Level 1

4 HKDSE subjects with 2 at level 2 and 2 at level 3

   
 

4 HKDSE subjects with 3 at level 1 and 1 at level 2

3 HKDSE subjects at Level 3

   

Hong Kong

6 points at HKDSE

9 points at HKDSE

3 in Core Maths  Bachelor's degree or equivalent

India

Completion of All India or State Board SSC (X) with average 50% (X and/or XI)

Completion of All India or State Board HSC (XII) with average 50%

With Mathematics at 40-50%/ C2 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Indonesia

Completion of STTB-SMA Level 6 (Year 10)

Completion of STTB-SMA Level 7 (Year 12)

With STTB-SMA Level 6 Mathematics at 60% or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Iran

Year 3 High School Diploma: Pass Overall

Year 4 High School Diploma: Pass Overall

With Mathematics at Level 10 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Japan

Year 3 Kotogakko: GPA 2.0

Completion of Kotogakko: Grade 3 average

With Year 3 Kotogakk with Mathematics at Grade 3 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Kazakhstan

Successful completion of Attestat / Svidetel stvo o Polnom Obschchem Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)

Successful completion of Attestat / Svidetel stvo o Polnom Obschchem Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education) with an average grade of 4

Attestat / Svidetel stvo o Polnom Obschchem Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education) with Mathematics at Grade 3 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Kenya and East Africa

KCSE / CSE:5 passes

Completion of KSCE / CSE: 5 passes with grade C and above

With Mathematics at Grade C or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Korea

Completion of Senior Middle 2 with minimum GPA 2.0

High School Leaving Certificate: GPA 3.0

With Senior Middle 2 Mathematics at 70% or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Macau

Completion of Senior Middle 2 with minimum 65%

Completion of Senior Middle 2 with minimum 70%

With Senior Middle 2 Mathematics at Grade 5/C or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Malaysia

"SPM (considered comparable to GCSE grades A*-C) 5 passes at Grade D or above UEC (Comparable to GCE Advanced Subsidiary) Pass Grade 8 50-54%"

UEC Grade C7 55-59%

With Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) Mathematics at Grade D/7 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Mauritius

GCSE: 5 passes including Mathematics and English where required

120 UCAS tariff points in 2 subjects

With O Level Mathematics at Grade C or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Moldova

Successful completion of Year 11 with a minimum of five grades of 5

Successful completion of the Diplomă de Bacalaureat with an average of 5

 

Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Myanmar

Completion of basic Education High School Examination Matriculation: Pass overall

Completion of Technical High School Diploma / Trade School Diploma / Agricultural School Diploma: Pass overall

With Education High School Examination Matriculation Mathematics at 42% or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Nepal

Completion of HSC: GPA of 2.00 or grade C with no less than 45% in any subject

Completion of HSC: GPA 3.00 or grade B with no less than 55% in any subject

With HSC Mathematics at Grade C/45% or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Nigeria

SSCE (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB): 5 passes at minimum D7 or above including English language at C6

SSCE (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB): 5 passes at minimum C5 or above including English language at C6, or an OND

With Mathematics at C6 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or the four year HND

Pakistan

Completion of SSC (X) with average 50%

Completion of HSC (XII) with average 50%

With HSC Mathematics at a minimum grade of C or GPA 3.0

Bachelor’s degree (with Hons) or equivalent

Russia Federation

Completion of Atestat: GPA 2.0

Completion of Atestat: GPA 3.0

With Mathematics at Grade 3 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Singapore

Sec 4: Pass Overall

A Level / AS Level 120 tariff points in 2 subjects

With Singapore-Cambridge GCE O Level at C5 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

South Africa

Successful completion of year 11 or completion of National Senior Certificate with a minimum of 4 passes at grade 2

Completion of National Senior Certificate with a minimum of 4 passes at grade 3 or 120 UCAS tariff points

With National Senior Certificate Mathematics at Level 4 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Sri Lanka

Completion of Year 11 with GCE O Levels or equivalent: Minimum 5 GCE O Levels from grades A-C

A Level / AS Level: Minimum 2 S grades and above

With Sri Lanka O Level Mathematics at 50-64% / C Credit pass

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Taiwan

Completion of Senior Middle 3: 60%-74% range or Completion of Senior Middle 2: 70% and above range

Completion of Senior Middle 3 with 60-70%

With Senior Middle 3 Mathematics at 60% or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Thailand

Matayom 5: GPA 3.0

Matayom 6: GPA 2.0

With Matayom Mathematics with a GPA of 2.5

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Turkey

Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi: Completion of High School Certificate

Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi/Lise Diplomasi/On-Lisans Diplomasi: Grade 3 (60%) and above

With Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomas Mathematics at 60-69 / Grade 3

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Ukraine

Completion of Atestat: GPA 2.0

Completion of Atestat: GPA 3.0

With Atestat Mathematics at Grade 6 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

United Kingdom

5 GCSE passes including English


80 UCAS points


Completion of IB Certificate

120 tariff points, from two A-level subjects


120 UCAS points


Minimum of 24 points in IB Diploma

With Mathematics GCSE Grade C or above


With Mathematics GCSE Grade C or above


With IB Certificate Mathematics Grade 5

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

USA

High School Diploma: GPA 2.0

High School Diploma: GPA 2.5

With High School Diploma Mathematics GPA 2.0

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Vietnam

Completion of Year 11: GPA 6.5 or Completion of Year 12: GPA 4.0

Completion of Year 12: 6.5 grade average

With Year 11 Mathematics at 5.0 or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Zambia

5 GCSE passes including English

Completion of O Levels with minimum 5 passes at C grade

With O Level Mathematics at Grade C or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Zimbabwe

Zimsec/GCE O levels: 5 passes

GCE A Level / AS Level: 120 tariff points in 2 subjects

With ZIMSEC/ iGCSE O Levels with Mathematics at Grade C or above

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Other Qualifications

Qualification Undergraduate Pathway
Stage 1 (First Year Degree)
Undergraduate Pathway Stage 2 (Second Year Degree – Business Management Only)

IGCSE

5 passes at a minimum of grade C

50 UCAS points

A/AS Levels

40 UCAS points

50 UCAS points

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Completion of IB Certificate

Minimum of 24 points in IB Diploma