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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AustraliaAustralia
Tertiary Entrance Ranking
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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AustriaAustria
Reifezeugnis (Matura)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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BelgiumBelgium
Certificat D
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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BrazilBrazil
Brazil
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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BulgariaBulgaria
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Bulgaria
CanadaCanada
Secondary School Certificate/Diploma
See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Canada .
ChileChile
Chile
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
ChinaChina
Gao Kao (University Entrance Examination)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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CyprusCyprus
Apolytirion
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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Czech RepublicCzech Republic
Maturita
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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DenmarkDenmark
Studentereksamen or Hjere Forberedelseseksamen
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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EstoniaEstonia
Gmnaasiumi lputunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office

FinlandFinland
Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen (National Matriculation)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Finland
FranceFrance
Baccalaureat (including the option internationale baccalaureat)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from France
GermanyGermany
Abitur
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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GhanaGhana
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.

GreeceGreece
Apolytirion
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Greece

Hong KongHong Kong
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with the HKDSE

HungaryHungary
Erettsegi
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Hungary

IndiaIndia
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from India
IranIran
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
IrelandIreland
Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher level unless otherwise stated)

Six subjects at Higher Level with grades of A1 A2 A2 A2 B1 B1 including grade B in at least one of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science at grade A2. Additionally, if not offered at Higher Level, Ordinary Level grade B in Mathematics.
Discover more: see our Ireland pages.

ItalyItaly
Esame di Stato
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Italy
JapanJapan
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
LatviaLatvia
Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu (Certificate of General Secondary Education)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
LithuaniaLithuania
Brandos Atestatas (Maturity Certificate)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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LuxembourgLuxembourg
Diplome de Fin D
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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MalaysiaMalaysia
Malaysia
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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MaltaMalta
Matriculation Certificate - Advanced level
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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MexicoMexico
Mexico
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
MoldovaMoldova
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
NetherlandsNetherlands
Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from the Netherlands
New ZealandNew Zealand
National Certificate of Educational Achievement Level 3 (NCEA)
See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
NigeriaNigeria
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Nigeria
NorwayNorway
Vitnemal-videregaende opplaering (Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
PakistanPakistan
High School Certificate (HSSC)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
PolandPoland
Matura
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Poland
PortugalPortugal
Diploma de Ensino Secundário
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Portugal
RomaniaRomania
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
RussiaRussia
Attest o (Polnom) Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Russia
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
SingaporeSingapore
Singapore A Level
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Singapore
SlovakiaSlovakia
Vysvedcenie Maturitnej Skuska/Maturita
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
SloveniaSlovenia
Maturitetno Spricevalo (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
South AfricaSouth Africa
South African Senior Certificate/National Senior Certificate with Matriculation endorsement
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
SpainSpain
Titulo de Bachiller
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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SwedenSweden
Fullständigt Slutbetyg (School Leaving Certificate)
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
SwitzerlandSwitzerland
Federal Maturity Certificate
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

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TurkeyTurkey
Lise Diplomasi (High School Diploma)
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United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

General Studies and Critical Thinking - College policy
Please note that AS/A level General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted by King's as one of your A or AS levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer
A levels

AAB including grade B in at least one of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Computing, ICT, Electronics or Statistics. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade B in Mathematics.



Access to HE Diploma

Access to Science/ Maths Diploma (or similar) with 45 Level 3 credits: 33 must be from units awarded at Distinction, with the remaining Level 3 credits at Merit. Level 3 study to focus on at least one of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Computing, ICT, Electronics or Statistics. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent Level 2 study) grade B in Mathematics.



Cambridge Pre-U

Three Pre-U Principal subjects at D3 D3 M2 including M2 in at least one of Mathematics or Physics. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade B in Mathematics.
Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) considered

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF from 2010)

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Information Technology with grades of DDD. Distinction is required in the modules:

  • 'Information Systems' 
  • and 'Computer Systems' (core units)
plus an additional two from:
  • Database Design;
  • Systems Analysis & Design;
  • Mathematics for IT Practitioners; Software Design & Development
  • or Event Driven Programming.

Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade B in Mathematics.
Combinations of the BTEC Level 3 Diploma (with Distinction) and other qualifications (such as two A-levels) considered if containing the required subjects.



Scottish Highers & Advanced Highers

AB in Advanced Highers in addition to AAABB in 5 Highers (including grade B in at least one of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science). Additionally, National 5 grade B or Standard Grade Credit level/Intermediate 2 required in Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate

Pass the IB Diploma with a total of at least 35 points, with three Higher Level subjects at 665 HL 5 in at least one of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade B in Mathematics. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.

European Baccalaureate
See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
USAUSA
Advanced Placements/SAT-R and SAT/ACT
Compulsory subjects
At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics or Statistics. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

See our Entry Requirements for applicants  from the USA and/or Advanced Placement qualifications. 
 

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

For EU/international students (where eligible) there is additional country-specific information within our international students section

Aptitude testing
No test required
Year of entry 2015
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