BDS Academic Entry Requirements: Asia

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Brunei

Brunei Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced

AAA must include Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

 

China

Senior High School Diploma 

The Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate does not satisfy our entry requirements.  Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

Chinese University Entrance Exam (Gao Kao)

The Gao Kao would need to be supplemented with two GCE A-levels at grade A in Chemistry and Biology.

Mathematics (if not offered at A-level) should be offered in the Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate or Gao Kao at 85%.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Hong Kong

HKDSE

Grade 5 in Biology, Chemistry and the two components of Maths. In addition a pass is required in all core subjects. 

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

India

The Indian School Certificate, the Higher School Certificate, the Higher Secondary Certificate and the all India Senior School Certificate do not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Indonesia

The SMA Upper Secondary Certificate of Completion does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Iran

The National High School Diploma does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

The Pre-University Certificate

Grade 18 including Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics plus a satisfactory High School Diploma.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Iraq

The Certificate of Preparatory Education/Secondary Certificate does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Israel

The Bagrut 

Minimum grade of 9 in all subjects. Biology and Chemistry and either Maths or Physics must be taken at unit level 5. 

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

 

Japan

The Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Jordan

The Tawjihi does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Kuwait

The Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Lebanon

The Certificate of General Secondary Education does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Malaysia

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia

AAA must include Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics.  

OR

Matrikulasi Certificate 

CGPA at a minimum of 3.0. 

Please note the SPM does not satisfy our entry requirements. 

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Nepal

The School Leaving Certificate does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Oman

The Thanawiya Amma does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Pakistan

The HSSC/HSC/SSC does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Palestine

The General Secondary Education Certificate does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Philippines

The High School Certificate Advanced level does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Qatar

The Al Thanawaya Al-Amah does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Saudi Arabia

The Tawjihiyah Secondary Education Certificate does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Singapore

Singapore/Cambridge GCE A-Levels

AAA must include Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

South Korea

The High School Graduation Diploma does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Sri Lanka

Sri-Lanka A-Level

AAA must include Chemistry and Biology and either Maths or Physics. 

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Syria

The Al Shahada Al Thanawiya does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Taiwan

The Senior High School Leaving Certificate does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Thailand

The Maw3 and the Maw6 do not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

United Arab Emirates

The Tawjihiyya does not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.

Vietnam

The THPT and the Secondary Vocational School Certificate do not satisfy our entry requirements. Applicants are advised to undertake GCE A-Levels or review our alternative routes for entry.

English Language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Please refer to our English Language requirements for further details.