Countries outside the EU and the Commonwealth

Please note at A-level our standard subject requirement is Chemistry or Biology, and one of Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths* or Psychology, plus a third 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.

In general we use UKNARIC to assess for equivalence.

*from 2021 entry onwards.

Afghanistan

Baccalauria/Baccalaureate Certificate 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.

Albania

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

Algeria

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

Angola

Habilitação Literárias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 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.

Argentina

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

Armenia

Himnakan Yndhanur Krtutyan Attestat (Certificate of Basic 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.

Azerbaijan

Secondary School Leaving Certificate 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.

Bahrain

Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 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.

Brazil

Certificado de Ensino Medio or University entrance examination (Vestibular, ENEM, PAS) 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.

Chile

Licencia de Educación Media 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.

China

Senior High School Diploma, Chinese University Entrance Examination or 'Gaokao', must be supplemented with GCE A-levels at grade AA in 2 sciences as above.

High School Qualification alone 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. 



Egypt

Thanaweya A'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) 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.

Equador

Bachillerato 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.

Ethiopia

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

Gambia

West African Senior School Certificate Examination 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.

Guatemala

Bachillerato 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.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Advanced Level Certificate, with grades of AAA or HKDSE with four core subject passes (5, 5, 5, 4) and grade 5s in three elective subjects, including 2 Sciences as stated above.

You must have 5* in Core Maths if you took Extended Maths as an elective.

Indonesia

Surat Tamat Sekolah Menengah Umum Tingkat Atas/STTB: SMA (Senior Secondary School Certificate of Completion) 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.

Iran

Diplom-Metevaseth This qualification is not enough for you to make a competitive entry. You will need to supplement it with GCE A-levels or an equivalent qualification.

Iraq

Adadiyah This qualification is not enough for you to make a competitive entry. You will need to supplement it with GCE A-levels or an equivalent qualification.

Israel

Bagrut with 90%, with at least three subjects at level 5, including 2 Sciences as above, and no subject below 80%.

Japan

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate. However Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 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.

Jordan

Tawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate) 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.

Kazakhstan

Oрта білім туралы аттестат Attestat/Svidetel' stvo o Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of 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.

Kuwait

General Secondary Education Certificate (Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama) 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.

Libya

Secondary School Certificate 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 as stated above.

Mexico

Bachillerato General 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.

Morocco

Baccalauréat with at least 18 out of 20, including 18 in 2 Sciences as stated above.

Myanmar

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

Oman

Thanawiya Amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 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.

Qatar

Thanawaya Aa'ma Qatari (Qatar General Secondary Education Certificate) 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.

Russia

Attestat o Srednam Obrazovanii (Certificate of 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.

Saudi Arabia

The Tawjihiyya (General Secondary Education Certificate) 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.

South Korea

Ilbankye Kodung Hakkyo (General High School Diploma) 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.

Sudan

Sudan School Certificate (SSC) 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.

Switzerland

  • Maturitätszeugnis (Federal Maturity Certificate)
  • Certificat De Maturité
  • Baccalauréat
  • Attestato Di Maturità
  • Eidgenössisch Anerkanntes Kantonales Maturitätszeugnis
  • Certificat De Maturité Cantonal Reconnu Par La Confédération
  • Attestato Di Maturità Cantonale Riconosciuto Dalla Confederazione
  • Cantonal Maturity Certificate

Any of the above qualifications, with 3 subject combination as stated above at grade 6, and grades of at least 5.0 in all other subjects.

Syria

Al Shahada Al Thanawiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 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.

Taiwan

Senior High School Leaving Certificate or Senior High School Diploma 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.

Thailand

Mathayom Suksa 6 (M6) 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.

Tunisia

Baccalauréat with at least 16 out of 20, including 16 in 2 Sciences as stated above.

Turkey

Anadolu Lisesi (Anatolian High School Diploma) with Grade Point Averages of 5.0, including 2 Sciences as stated above.

UAE

The Tawjihyya (General Secondary Education Certificate) - This qualification is not enough for you to make a competitive entry. You will need to supplement it with GCE A-levels or an equivalent qualification.

Ukraine

Atestat pro Povnu Zagal'nu Sersdniu Osvitu 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.

Uruguay

Titulo de Bachillerato Diversificado 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.

USA

Without a degree

If you don't have a degree, you will need :
SAT I (Reasoning test) with a score of at least 1300/1600, or 1950/2400 OR ACT with a score of at least 28/36

Plus:
Four Advanced Placement (APs) test scores at 5,5,5,4 including Biology or Chemistry at 5
Or four SAT II (Subject test) test scores at 700,700,700,650 including Biology or Chemistry at 700
Or a combination of APs and SAT II tests to total 4 tests in 4 different subjects, including Biology or Chemistry as stipulated above

With a degree

If you are a graduate, you will need a degree from an accredited liberal arts college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.6.

You will also need:
SAT I (Reasoning test) with a score of at least 1300/1600, or 1950/2400 OR ACT with a score of at least 28/36

And

Three Advanced Placement (APs) test scores at 5,5,4 including Biology or Chemistry at 5
Or three SAT II (Subject test) test scores at 700,700,650 including Biology or Chemistry at 700
Or a combination of APs and SAT II tests to total 3 tests in 3 different subjects, including Biology or Chemistry as stipulated above

Uzbekistan

Attestat o srednem obrazovanii (Certificate of 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.

Venezuela

Titulo de Bachiller 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.

Vietnam

Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc (Upper Secondary School Graduation Certificate) 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.

Yemen

Al Thanawiya (General Secondary Education Certificate) 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.

Zimbabwe

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) or East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) with at least three A grades.