International equivalents

If you have previously studied outside the UK, the list below provides a guide to the international qualifications that meet our entry requirements for students beginning the Leeds MBA in 2019. This is intended as a guide only, as transcripts vary between universities in certain countries.

If English is not your first language, you should also check that you meet our English language requirements.

If your country or qualification does not appear in this list or you have any questions, please contact our MBA Admissions Office for further information.

Location Qualification
Afghanistan Bachelor and Masters degree. Overall grade of 80%
Albania Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 8
Algeria Licence with an average of at least 14 out of 20
Angola Licenciado with an average of at least 14
Argentina Licenciado with an average of at least 7
Australia Bachelor degree with the classification of a 2.1 or distinction or 2A
Austria Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 2
Azerbaijan Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 4 or 80%
Bahamas 3-4 year Bachelor degree from The University of The West Indies with 2.1 classification, GPA 3.0 or Grade B overall
Bahrain Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 3
Bangladesh Bachelor and Masters degree with an overall grade of at least 70% or overall GPA of at least 3
Barbados 2.1 Bachelor degree
Belarus Bachelor degree with an overall GPA of at least 4
Belgium Bachelor Degree with an overall grade at least 70% or 14/20
Belize 2.1 Bachelor degree
Benin Bachelor degree with an overall average of at least 14
Bermuda 2.1 Bachelors degree
Bhutan Bachelors and Masters degree with an overall average of at least 60%
Bolivia Licenciado/Título De Bachiller Universitario with an average of at least 70% or 5 out of 7
Bosnia & Herzegovina Bachelor degree with an overall grade of 9
Botswana Bachelor and Master degree with an overall average of 70% or a 2:1 from University of Botswana if studied 5 years
Brazil Licenciado with a grade of at least 8
Brunei 2:1 Bachelor or a GPA of at least 3.5 out of 5 or an average of at least 70%
Bulgaria Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 5 (Mnogo dobur)
Burkina Faso Maîtrise with an overall average of at least 14
Burundi Diplôme de Licence or Diplôme d'Ingénieur with an overall average of at least 80%
Cameroon Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 3.5 or score of 14
Canada Bachelor degree with either a GPA of 3.3 or 9 out of 12 or 70% (when the pass mark is 50%) or 75% (when the pass mark is 60%)
Chile Licenciatura with a GPA of at least 5.5
China Please contact our MBA admissions office for further details
Colombia Licenciado with a GPA of at least 4
Congo Maîtrise with an overall average of at least 14
Costa Rica Licenciado with an overall grade of at least 8
Croatia Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 4
Cuba Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 4 (Muy Bien)
Cyprus Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 7 or PGA of at least 3
Czech Republic Bakalar with an overall average of at least 1.5
Denmark Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 10
Dominica 2.1 Bachelor degree
Dominican Republic Licenciado/Título with a GPA of at least 3.5 or an overall grade of at least 85%
Ecuador Licenciado with an overall average of at least 8
Egypt Bachelor degree with an overall grade of 75%
Eritrea Bachelor and Masters degree with an overall grade of 3
Estonia Bachelor degree either 4 out of 5 or 5 out of 6
Ethiopia Bachelor and Master with a GPA of at least 3.0, a Grade B or a Very Good
Fiji 2.1 Bachelor degree
Finland Kandidaatti/Kandidat with either 2 out of 3, or 3.5 out of 5
France Licence with an average of at least 14 out of 20
Gabon Maîtrise with an overall average of at least 14
Gambia Bachelor and Masters degree with an overall GPA of at least 3.3
Georgia Bachelor degree with an overall average of at least 4, or 80%
Germany Bachelor degree with a minimum average of 2.4
Ghana 2.1 Bachelor degree with honours
Greece Bachelor degree with an overall average of at least 7
Greenland Bachelor degree with an overall average of at least 10
Guatemala Licenciado with an overall average of at least 8
Guinea Bachelor and Masters with an overall average of at least 14
Guyana Bachelor and Masters degree with an overall GPA of at least 3.4
Hong Kong 2.1 Bachelor degree or GPA of at least 3
Hungary Bachelor degree with an overall GPA of at least 3.5
Iceland Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 7.5
India Please contact our MBA admissions office as grading systems vary between Universities
Indonesia Sarjana (S1) course accredited with S and an overall GPA of at least 3.0
Iran Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 14
Iraq Bachelor and Masters degree with an overall average of at least 75%
Ireland (Republic of) 2.1 Bachelor degree with honours
Israel Bachelor degree with an overall average of at least 80%
Italy Bachelor degree with an overall average of at least 96
Jamaica 2.1 Bachelor degree
Japan Bachelor degree with an overall average of either at least 80% or a GPA of at least 3
Jordan Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 75% or a GPA of 3
Kazakhstan Bachelor Degree with an overall average of 85%, a GPA of 3.4 out of 4.0 or 4.25 out of 5
Kenya 2:1 Bachelor Degree or an overall average of 60% or above
Kuwait Bachelor degree with an overall of GPA of at least 3
Kyrgyzstan Specialist diploma with an overall GPA of at least 4
Latvia Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 8 or average grade of B
Lebanon Bachelor degree with an overall grade of a least 80%
Lesotho 2:1 Bachelor Degree or an overall average grade of at least 70%
Liberia Bachelor degree and 1-year Master degree with overall grade of at least 85% or a 3.5 GPA
Libya Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 75% or a GPA of 3.3
Liechtenstein Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 5
Lithuania Bachelor Degree with an overall grade of at least 82% or 8 out of 10
Luxembourg Bachelor Degree with an overall grade of at least 45 or 14 out of 20
Macao Bachelor Degree with 2:1 hons or a 3.2 GPA
Macedonia Bachelor degree with a an overall grade of at least 8
Madagascar Maîtrise with an overall average of at least 14
Malawi Bachelor and Masters degree with an overall average of at least 70%
Malaysia Bachelor degree with an overall GPA of at least 3.0
Maldives 2.1 Bachelor degree
Malta 2.1 Bachelor degree
Mauritius 2.1 Bachelor degree
Mexico Licenciado with an overall grade of at least 8
Moldova Diploma de Licenta with an overall grade of at least 8
Mongolia Bachelor with an overall grade of at least 80% or 3.5 GPA
Morocco Licence with an overall average of at least 14
Myanmar 2 year Masters degree or 6 year Engineering and Medicine Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 75%
Namibia 4 year Bachelor Honours / Professional Bachelor (awarded 2009 onwards) or 2 year Masters degree with an overall grade of at least 80%
Nepal A 4-year Bachelor degree with at least 60% or a 3.0 GPA or a 3-year Bachelor degree accompanied by a Masters degree with at least 60% or a 3.0 GPA
Netherlands Bachelor degree with an overall average of at least 7 (after 2015) or 7.5 (before 2015)
New Zealand 2.1 Bachelor degree
Nicaragua Licenciado with an overall grade of at least 80%
Nigeria 2.1 Bachelor degree
Norway Bachelor degree with an overall average of grade B
Oman Bachelor degree with an overall GPA of 3 out of 4
Pakistan 4 year Bachelor degree or 2 year Masters degree (if Bachelors is less than 4 years) with an overall grade of at least 70%; GPA 3.0
Palestine Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 80% or a GPA of at least 3
Panama Licenciado with an overall grade of at least 80%
Papua New Guinea Bachelor degree graded 2A or IIA
Paraguay Licenciado with an overall grade of at least 80% or GPA of at least 4
Peru Licenciado with an overall average of 13
Philippines 4-year Bachelor Degree from a Centre of Excellence or a 2-year Master Degree graded 1.75/5 or 3.0/4.0
Poland Bachelors degree with an overall grade of at least 5 out of 6 or 4.5 out of 5
Portugal Licenciado with an overall grade of at least 16
Puerto Rico Bachelor degree with an overall GPA of at least 3
Qatar Bachelor Degree with a GPA of at least Grade B, a Very Good, or a 3.6 out 5
Romania Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 8
Russia Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 4
Samoa 2.1 Bachelor degree
Saudi Arabia Bachelor Degree with an overall GPA of 3.75 out of 5 or 3 out of 4
Serbia Bachelor degree with an overall grade of at least 8
Sierra Leone 2.1 Bachelor degree
Singapore 2:1 Bachelor Degree or a GPA of 4 out of 5 or 3 out of 4
Slovenia Bachelor degree with an overall average of at least 8
Somalia Bachelor and Masters degree with an overall grade of at least 3
South Africa 2:1 Bachelor degree or with an overall grade of at least 70%
South Korea Bachelor Degree with a GPA of a least 3.5 out of 4.5
Spain Bachelor degree with an average of at least 7
Sri Lanka Master Degree with 2:1 or GPA of 3.3
Sudan Bachelor degree either a 2.1; 70% or GPA of 3.3
Sweden Bachelor degree, pass with distinction
Switzerland Bachelor Degree with a grade of either 8 out of 10, 5 out of 6 or 2 out of 5
Syria Bachelor degree graded Very Good
Taiwan Bachelor degree with an overall average of at least 75%
Tajikistan Specialist Diploma with an overall grade of at least 4.5
Tanzania Bachelor Degree with 2:1 classification or 3.5 GPA
Thailand Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 3
Trinidad and Tobago Bachelor Degree with hons 2:1 classification or Grade B or 3.0 GPA
Turkey Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 3 or an overall average of at least 80%
Turkmenistan Specialist diploma with an overall GPA of at least 4
UAE Bachelor Degree with an overall GPA of at least 3 out of 4
Uganda Bachelor Degree with 2:1 classification or Grade B+ or 4.0 GPA
Ukraine Bachelor Degree with either a grade 4 out of 5 or 8 out of 12
Uruguay Título de Licenciado with an overall grade of at least 8
USA Bachelor degree with an overall GPA of at least 3
Uzbekistan Bakalavr Diplomi or Specialist Diploma with a GPA of at least 4 or an overall grade of at least 80%
Venezuela Licenciatura with an overall grade of either 7 out of 9 or 16 out of 20
Vietnam Bachelor degree with an overall average of at least 7
Zambia Bachelor and master degree with an overall average of at least 70%
Zimbabwe Bachelor Degree with a 2:1 classification or an overall average of at least 65%