Entry requirements

We’ll advise you every step of the way – and help you understand our undergraduate, master’s and MBA entry requirements – to make applying easy.    

Start by checking that you meet our entry requirements and get ready to build a brighter future when you apply to study with us. 


BBB to BBC. 120 to 105 total UCAS tariff points. 

(This excludes General Studies, Critical Thinking, Extended Projects and Citizenship Studies.) Applicants are usually required to hold a minimum of GCSE Maths, Grade B or Grade 6 or above, GCSE English, Grade C or Grade 4.

BBC to BCC and grade B in the EPQ. 

We accept the BTEC Extended Diploma at D*DD or above, and the Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma along with other qualifications. 

We accept the International Baccalaureate at 30 points and above. 

We accept Merit or higher for T-Levels. 

We strive to support students to succeed, whatever their background, and we encourage you to apply to study with us even if you don’t meet the academic requirements.  

We view all applications holistically – and will consider your background, work and other experience when assessing your ability to succeed in your chosen degree programme. 

If you’re a mature student and you don’t meet our entry criteria, you may be eligible to enrol through our mature student process. You may be required to submit a CV and a short supporting statement of 500 to 600 words. This should set out why you want to study this programme and how it will support your career plans. 

We also consider a variety of qualifications equivalent to the UCAS tariff points of 120-105, including Cambridge Pre-U subjects, Irish Leaving Certificate, Scottish Highers, Welsh Baccalaureate and other international qualifications. 

Our Financial Education qualifications introduce young people to finance and can contribute to meeting our entry requirements. 

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2:1 honours degree – or equivalent – from a recognised institution. 

We welcome applications from anyone who can demonstrate relevant professional experience. 


2:1 honours degree – or equivalent – from a recognised institution. 

We also welcome applications from anyone without an undergraduate degree who can demonstrate relevant professional experience. 

You will have either:

  • two years' work experience in a business-related prior to starting your course.


  • at least one year's business-related work experience prior to starting the course, with a second year completed before you graduate.

English language requirements

Undergraduate level: Level 6 or above.

Postgraduate level: Level 6.5 or above.

Undergraduate level: Minimum 80 points.

Undergraduate level: ISE III at minimum pass. Please note that Trinity College ISE academic results are only valid for two years.

Undergraduate level: Minimum 95 points. Take Duolingo’s online English test. It takes just 45 to 60 minutes, and you’ll receive your results within two days. You can then send your certificate to us.

Undergraduate level: Minimum B grade overall. 

Unsure if you meet the admissions criteria?

We’re here to help!  

Your application is important to us – and we consider each application and individual set of circumstances on a case-by-case basis.  

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Once you apply for your place using the online application form, we will ask you to prove your eligibility by supplying some of the following documents:  

  • certificates from your previous study 

  • academic transcripts 

  • a copy of your passport or national ID card 

  • your CV (curriculum vitae) 

  • professional or academic letters of reference 

  • evidence of work experience. 

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Any questions?

If you have any queries about how to apply, our courses, or anything else, please ask for help.

Darren Parkin

Study Adviser

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm, UK time.