EU countries

Please note at A-level our standard subject requirement is Chemistry or Biology, and one of Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths* or Psychology, plus another subject. Your subject choices should also include this combination.

If you did not sit formal exams in Year 10/11 (ie GCSE equivalents) we will ask for internal school transcripts.

*from 2021 entry onwards.

Austria

Reifeprüfungszeugnis/Maturazeugnis with scores of 1 (sehr gut) in at least three subjects (see above), and no subject below 2 (gut). Overall, you should achieve mit ausgezeichnetem erfolg bestanden (pass with high distinction).

Belgium

Diploma van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs, Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur or Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts with an overall average score of at least 8, including 9 in 2 Sciences as stated above.

Bulgaria

Диплома за Cредно Oбразование (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education) is not sufficient. To apply to Leicester Medical School, you would first need to take additional qualifications such as A-levels or the International Baccalaureate.

Croatia

Maturalna Svjedodzba (matriculation certificate), with scores of 5 in 2 Sciences as stated above and no subject below 4.

Cyprus

Apolytirion with an average of 19/20 points, supplemented by A-levels in 2 Sciences as stated above at grade A.

Czech Republic

Maturitni Zkoušce, Maturita You must have at least a Grade 2 (chvalitebny) in all subjects, with Grade 1 (vyborny) in 2 Sciences as stated above.

Denmark

Studentereksamenor Højere Forberedelsesaksamen You must have an overall average of 11, including 11 in 2 Sciences as stated above.

Estonia

Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus is not sufficient. To apply to Leicester Medical School, you would first need to take additional qualifications such as A-levels or the International Baccalaureate.

Finland

You must have four subjects at 6, including 2 Sciences as stated above, in the Finnish Matriculation Examination Certificate. We'll also require evidence of your English language ability, preferably through a fifth subject at 5 in the same diploma.

France

French Baccalauréat or Option Internationale du Baccalauréat with an average score of at least 15, including 2 Sciences as stated above at 15.

NB - If taking OIB then this will meet the English Language requirement as bilingual.

Germany

Abitur with a total mark between 1.0 and 1.3, with scores of at least 13 in 2 sciences as stated above.

Greece

Apolytirion with an average of 19/20 points, supplemented by A-levels in 2 Sciences as stated above at grade A.

Hungary

Erettsegi/Matura with five subjects and a score of 5 in at least four subjects, including Higher (emelt szintu) examinations in 3 subjects as per stated above.

Iceland

Studentsprof (academic) overall score 10 including 10 in 2 sciences and at least 8 in Maths and English Language.

Ireland

Irish Leaving Certificate with four subjects at H1 (including 2 sciences as above), with a further two subjects at H2.

At least Grade B in mandatory Junior Certificate subjects. 

Italy

Diploma Di Esame Di Stato with an overall score of at least 95%, with 95% in 3 subjects as per stated above.

Latvia

Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību is not sufficient. To apply to Leicester Medical School, you would first need to take additional qualifications such as A-levels or the International Baccalaureate.

Liechtenstein

Matura with scores of 6 in all subjects, including 2 sciences (see above).

Luxembourg

A pass in the Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires with an overall score of at least 50, including subjects stated above.

Malta

Advanced Matriculation You must have AAA, including subjects stated as above.

Netherlands

Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) with a minimum of 8 in individual subjects, including 9 in 2 Sciences as stated above.

Norway

Vitnemål fra den Videregående skole overall at least 5 with 6 in 2 sciences. Maths and English Language at least 4.

Poland

Polish Matura/Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci with 85-90% in all subjects. Three subjects as stated above taken at the higher (extended) level with a minimum score of 80%.

Portugal

Diploma de Ensino Secundário/Certificado with a score of 18 or higher, including 18 in 2 Sciences as stated above.

Romania

Diploma de Bacalaureat with an overall average of at least 9. If you did not study 2 Sciences from the subjects stated above as part of your Diploma de Bacalaureat, you must take the appropriate A-level(s).

Slovakia

Maturitetno spričevalo (Matura Certificate) overall score 28+ including 2 Sciences as stated above at grade 5.

Spain

Curso de Orientacion Universitaria (COU) / Titulo de Bachillerato (BACH) You must have 9 overall, including 9.5 in 2 Sciences as stated above.

Sweden

Fullstandigt Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola

Slutbetyg Fran Grudskola acceptable at grade 3 or better in lieu of GCSE on a subject for subject basis (except English Language). Maths and sciences must be passed at grade 3 or above.

Slutbetyg Gymnasieskolan – must have MVG/A in 2 Sciences as stated above, and a minimum of B/VG in the remaining subjects