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If you don’t have the qualifications for direct entry into your chosen Degree programme, we are now offering a variety of International Pathway programmes at Undergraduate or Postgraduate level at the University of Chichester International College (UCIC).

After successful completion of one of our course specific pathway programmes, you are guaranteed automatic progression onto the degree programme related to your pathway, all on a single visa.

You can choose one of the following routes:

  • International Foundation Year (Business, Computing and Engineering)
  • International Year One (Business, Computing)
  • Pre Masters (Business, Computing)

To find out more please visit the University of Chichester International College pages

Argentina

Undergraduate:

Students taking the Título de Bachiller to successfully complete an international foundation year or equivalent.

Postgraduate:

Four year Licenciado / Professional title degree showing a final minimum score of 6 (Bueno) out of 10.

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Barbados

Undergraduate:

GCE Advanced Level or a recognised International Foundation Year

Postgraduate:

  • Bachelor degree when studied at University of West Indies 

 OR

  • Barbados Community College showing a minimum award of 2.2 (Hons) or GPA of 3.5 

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Brazil

Undergraduate:

  • Certificado de Ensino Médio

 OR

  •  The Diploma de Tecnico de Nivel Medio 

​​PLUS 

  • An international foundation year.

Postgraduate:

4 year Bacharel, Licenciado / Licenciatura or Titulo Profissional  degree showing a minimum mark of 5.0 / B/C / bom /regular

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Canada

Undergraduate

  • A High/Secondary School Diploma/Certificate from English-speaking Canada

OR

  • a Diplôme d'Etudes Collègiales (DEC) from Quebec with a minimum of 65% in at least five subjects.

Postgraduate:

4 year bachelor degree (honours), Minimum GPA 2.5 or 60-65%

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Chile

Undergraduate

  • We require a Título de Bachiller / Bachillerato when awarded after two but before the end of three years of study.
  • Grade 4 Suficiente / Average.
  • Licencia de Ensenanza Media (academica o tecnica) with a grade of 5 or above, plus a recognised foundation programme.

Postgraduate

Licenciatura certificate Grado de Licenciado en / Título (Profesional) (4 year) showing an average mark of 4.6 out of 7 or above. 

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Colombia

Undergraduate

  • Bachillerato

PLUS

  • A recognised international foundation year or equivalent. 

Postgraduate

We require applicants to hold a Licenciado or Título Profesional (eg. Ingeniero or Médico) when awarded after at least four years of study.3.2 / Sufficient /Good

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Costa Rica

Undergraduate

  • International Foundation year

Postgraduate

Licenciado from a recognised Costa Rican university according to Naric with Aprobado (Pass) and a minimum of 8 / 80% where the pass mark is 7/70% 

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Cuba

Undergraduate

  • International Foundation year

Postgraduate

  • Título de Licenciado / Arquitecto / Doctor / Ingeniero certificate showing a minimum GPA of 3 out of 5 (bien).

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Dominican Republic

Undergraduate

  • International Foundation Year

OR

  • See USA below for SAT and AP requirements

Postgraduate

  • Bachelor (Licenciado) degree certificate showing a minimum final mark of 80% (B), 3/5, Muy Bueno / Very Good

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Ecuador

Undergraduate

  • Completion of the secondary School Certificate

PLUS

  • A recognised international Foundation Year

Postgraduate

Licenciado/ Professional Title certificate showing a minimum GPA of 70%.

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Guyana

Undergraduate

  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) in any of the following subjects:
    • Accounting,
    • Biology,
    • Chemistry,
    • French,
    • History,
    • Literature in English,
    • Mathematics,
    • Physics, 
    • Spanish with Three III grades (III,III,III)

Postgraduate

Master degree from University of Guyana showing a minimum average GPA of 3 out of 4.

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Jamaica

Undergraduate

  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) with Three III grades (III,III,III)

Postgraduate

  • Bachelor degree from University of Technology

OR

  • Bachelor degree from the University of the West Indies, Mona or accredited by the University Council of Jamaica showing the minimum award of a 2.2 (Hons) degree 

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Mexico

Undergraduate 

  • Bachillerato (Upper Secondary School)

PLUS

  • International Foundation Programme

Postgraduate

Licenciado / Licenciatura showing an minimum mark of 7 out of 10. 

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Peru

Undergraduate

  • Students will require a recognised International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

  • Licenciado (four years) showing an average minimum score of 13 out of 20.
  • Grado de Bachiller (Academic Bachiller from a University) showing an average minimum score of 18 out of 20. 

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Trinidad and Tobago

Undergraduate

  • GCE Advanced Level or a recognised International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

  • Bachelor degree showing a minimum award of 2.2 (Hons)

OR

  • A GPA of 2.5 when awarded by a university accredited by ACTT 

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Uruguay

Undergraduate

  • Successful completion of year 12 schooling
  • A recognised International Foundation Year.

Postgraduate

Título de Licenciado / Degree in a professional subject (4 years) grades of 7.0 out of 12. 

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

USA

Undergraduate

  • High School Diploma with GPA minimum 3.0,

PLUS

  • A SAT Reasoning Test score of 1050 / 1600

OR

  • 3 Advanced Placement tests with scores of 3 or more OR ACT score of 23

Postgraduate

4 year Bachelor degree certificate and final transcript showing a minimum GPA of 2.6.

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.

Venezuela

Undergraduate

  • Students taking the Título de Bachiller en [Subject Area] to successfully complete an international foundation year

OR

  • One year of a Bachelor's degree (Licenciado) at a recognised university in Venezuela

Postgraduate

Four year Licenciatura or Professional Title with 71%, 7/9, 14/20 or Distinguido

MPhil or PhD

The normal requirement for an MPhil is a good honours degree (First or Upper-Second class) or a relevant Masters degree. For a PhD the normal entry requirement is an MPhil.

Chichester runs a Pre-PhD Research Study Programme whereby applicants register for six tutorials at low cost in order to carry out various feasibility studies, including some testing of interest, materials, methods and resolve.