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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

Afghanistan

Undergraduate

  • Successful completion of year 12 schooling

AND

  • A recognised International Foundation Year.

Postgraduate

  • Bachelors of Engineering from Kabul University with 80% or above.         

OR

  • Masters (2 years) showing a minimum GPA of 2.0, Grade C or 70-79%.

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.

Algeria

Undergraduate

  • Completion of year 12 of high school Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire)

OR

  • (Baccalauréat Technique / Commercial)

PLUS

  • Either one year of higher education

OR

  • An International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

  • Accept: Diplôme de (plus Professional Field) Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Diplôme d'Ingénieur d'Etat Licence 

OR

  • Diploma/Licence certificate showing a final average minimum mark of 12/20. 

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.

Bahrain

Undergraduate

  • Tawjahiya (secondary school leaving certificate)

PLUS 

  • One year of higher education OR an international foundation year.

Postgraduate

4 year degree from the University of Bahrain or a private university, Minimum GPA 2.4

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.

Botswana

Undergraduate

  • International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

Master degree certificate and final transcript showing a final minimum average score of 60% (70% for some courses) C+, 2.2, or GPA 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.

Cameroon

Undergraduate

  • General Certificate of Education Advanced Level - CCC.
  • Those students taking the Baccalauréat are usually required to successfully complete a recognised international foundation year or equivalent.

Postgraduate

  • Licence / Bachelors with grades of 14 out of 20 or 70%.

OR

  • We require a Maîtrise / Master's degree (without thesis) Diplôme d'Ingénieur..grade 11 or 2.7

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.

Egypt

Undergraduate

  • International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

  • A four year bachelors degree (science discipline, from a public/private institution) with 70% or GPA 2.6 overall (Surrey ask for 2.8, Brighton ask for 2.5), (other disciplines, from a public/private institution) with 75% or GPA 2.8 (Surrey ask for 3.0, Brighton do not distinguish) overall

OR

  • A bachelors degree from the American University of Cairo with 2.8 (Surrey as for 3.0) GPA or a B overall.  

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.

Ethiopia

Undergraduate

  • Successful completion of a recognised International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

Master degree showing a minimum award of Grade C (Satisfactory). 

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.

Ghana

Undergraduate

  • Senior Secondary School Certificate with grades 3 or above

AND

  • Successful completion of an international foundation year UK programme

Postgraduate

4 year Bachelor degree showing a minimum award of 2.2 (Hons).

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.

Iran

Undergraduate

  • Peeshdaneshgahe (Pre-University Certificate) with 14 overall 

Postgraduate

Bachelor degree (Licence or Kar-shenasi/ Professional Doctorate/ Technology) showing a minimum award of 12 out of 20 / C / 2:2. (Brighton and surrey)

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.

Iraq

Undergraduate

  • Adadiyah (Certificate of Preparatory Education/Sixth Form Baccalaureat)

PLUS

  • A recognised international foundation year 

Postgraduate

Master’s degree from a recognised higher education institution, or a bachelor’s degree from a prestigious recognised higher education institution. With Good / minimum 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.

Israel

Undergraduate

  • Matriculation Certificate with at least 3 subjects at level 4 or 5 with 65% overall

OR

  • A recognised International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

Bachelor degree showing an average minimum award of 65% or C.

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.

Jordan

Undergraduate

  • Tawjihi (Secondary School leaving certificate)

PLUS

  • International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

4 year bachelor degree showing a Minimum GPA of 2.5 (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.

Kenya

Undergraduate

  • Pass the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

PLUS

  • International Foundation Year or equivalent

Postgraduate

Bachelor’s (Honours) degree with a 2.2 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.

Kuwait

Undergraduate

  • General Secondary Education Certificate

PLUS

  • International Foundation Programme

Postgraduate

4 year bachelor degree showing a minimum of 2.33

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.

Lebanon

Undergraduate

  • International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

  • Bachelor degree/ Licence (4 years or more) with a final average GPA of 70%, C or above

OR

  • Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures / Attestation d'Etudes Approfondies (awarded as a Postgraduate qualification)

OR

  • A Maîtrise with a final grade of 13/20 or 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.

Libya

Undergraduate

  • Secondary Education Certificate

PLUS

  • Successful completion of a recognised international foundation year.

Postgraduate

  • Bachelor degree in Architecture, Engineering or Medicine (from a university) showing an average mark of 65%

OR

  • Bachelor degree (from a university) showing an average minimum 75%

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.

Malawi

Undergraduate

  • Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) with CCC

 OR

  • A Malawi School Certificate of Education

PLUS

  • A recognised international foundation year.

Postgraduate

Master degree showing a minimum average score of 2.2, or 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.

Mauritius

Undergraduate

  • CCC in Cambridge Higher School Certificate.

Postgraduate

Bachelor degree showing a minimum award of 2.2 (Hons) Class II, Division ii 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.

Morocco

Undergraduate

  • Students with Diplôme du Baccalauréat) need a recognised international foundation year

Postgraduate

  • Bachelor degree (Licence/Matrise)

OR

  •  Diplôme d'Ingénieur d'État showing a minimum GPA of 12/20 (AssezBien).

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.

Nigeria

Undergraduate

  • Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC)

OR

  • A West African Senior School Certificate (WASSC)

PLUS

  • Either successful completion of first year of a bachelor degree

OR

  • An International Foundation Programme

Postgraduate

4 year Bachelor (Honours) degree certificate showing a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 5.0 OR 55% overall

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.

Oman

Undergraduate

  • Completion of High School (General Secondary Education Certificate)

PLUS

  • Successfully complete an international foundation year or equivalent.

Postgraduate

  • Bachelor degree showing an average minimum award of 2.4  out of 4.0 from prestigious universities (below) and 2.6 from others:

    • Sultan Qaboos University
    • Sohar University (Private University)
    • Dhofar University (Private University)
    • Nizwa University (Public college of technology)
    • Buraimi University (Private college)
    • Sharqiyah University
    • Muscat College
    • Caledonian College of Engineering
    • Gulf College
    • College of Banking and Financial studies
    • Oman Medical college
    • German University of Technology in Oman

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.

Qatar

Undergraduate

  • Successful completion of an International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

For courses that require a UK 2:2, you must achieve a GPA of 2.8 out of 4.0. 

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.

Saudi Arabia

Undergraduate

  • Thanawiya (High School Leaving Certificate)

PLUS

  • Either successful completion of first year of a bachelor degree (2.5)

OR

  • An International Foundation Programme

Postgraduate

4 year bachelor degree with a minimum GPA 2.5/4 or 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.

Sierra Leone

Undergraduate

  • GCE Advanced Level CCC

OR

  • Students with the WASSC will need a recognised International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

Bachelor degree showing a minimum 2:2 Honours 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.

South Africa

Undergraduate

  • Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) with minimum grades BBBCC

OR

  • A National Senior Certificate with minimum grades of 66655.

OR

  •  International foundation year or equivalent.  

Postgraduate

Bachelor degree showing a minimum 2.2 Honours degree or 60% 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.

Sudan

Undergraduate

  • International Foundation Year

Postgraduate

  • Bachelor degree (honours) from University of Khartoum at 6.5/10 or above,

OR

  • University of Sudan with a 2.1. Masters degree with a minimum of B grade.

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.

Syria

Undergraduate

  • General Secondary Certificate (Al Shahâda al-Thânawiyya al-Ämma)

PLUS

  • Successful completion of a recognised foundation year.

Postgraduate

  • Bachelor degree (Licence/Al-Ijâza fi) from a recognised university with a final grade of 60% from a State University

OR

  • 70% from a Private University 

OR

  • Master degree certificate showing an average minimum mark of 60%

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.

Tanzania

Undergraduate

  • National Form VI Examination / Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE)

OR 

  • A Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) with grades CCC

Postgraduate

Bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree from a Tanzanian university showing 2:2 

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.

Tunisia

Undergraduate

  • Completion of the Baccalauréat

PLUS

  • A recognised international foundation year or equivalent.

Postgraduate

Diplome d’Ingenieur/Docteur en Medecine/Licence/Maitrise showing an average minimum award of 12 ('Assez 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.

Uganda

Undergraduate

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)

OR

  • An East African Advanced Certificate of Education

OR

  • A Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC).

Grades CCC,10-11, or (D) Average

Postgraduate

Bachelor degree showing a minimum award of a 2.2 (Hons) / Class IIii / GPA 3.0 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.

United Arab Emirates

Undergraduate

  • Tawjihiyya (General Secondary Education Certificate Examination)

PLUS EITHER

  • Successful completion of first year of a bachelor degree (2.5)

OR

  • An International Foundation Programme

Postgraduate

4 Year Bachelor degree showing a minimum GPA of 2.5 / 75%

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.

Zambia

Undergraduate

  • Students that have completed the School Certificate/General Certificate of Education need to successfully complete an international foundation year 

Postgraduate

Master degree certificate from a recognised Zambian university showing an average final award of B, GPA 3.0/4.0 or B+,1.5/2.5 depending on the scale or 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.

Zimbabwe

Undergraduate

  • Cambridge Higher School Certificate

OR

  • A General Certificate of Education Advanced Level.

Assessment of individual subjects is on a scale ranging from A(a), the highest; to E(e), the lowest.

Grade requirements by subject will be the same as the standard UK A Level criteria 

Postgraduate 

We require a Bachelor degree (Honours) when awarded after three or four years of study. With a minimum of 60% / 2:2 / Lower Second Division 

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.