Please note that these are the College minimum entry requirements for the 2018 admissions cycle and each Department is able to, and often will, ask for higher grades than listed. All entry requirements are devised by Imperial College London and are unique to the College. Please note our minimum entry requirements are reviewed annually. 

Please note, the Faculty of Medicine only accepts a small number of qualifications for entry to the A100 Medicine MBBS course; the majority of qualifications listed in the table are not accepted by the Faculty of Medicine. Please contact the Medicine Admissions Team for information on the entry requirements for admission to A100 Medicine.

If your country or qualification is not listed in the table, please contact the relevant Admissions Team for guidance.

Undergraduate Entry Requirements







  Australian Flag

 Admissions Tertiary Rank 

Percentile ranking of 98.5 or better in the Admissions Tertiary Rank, accompanied by the relevant school leaving certificate with appropriate subjects.


  Australian Flag

 Queensland Overall Position

Overall Position ranking students should obtain an ATAR conversion (see above). To be accompanied by the Queensland Certificate of Education


  Austrian Flag


Scores of 1 (sehr gut) in  the majority of subjects and in specified relevant subjects


  Belgian Flag

Diploma van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs/Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur/Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts

Overall score of 8 out of 10 (80%) or better, and scores of 9 out of 10 (90%) where required in relevant subjects


  Canadian Flag

Provincial School Leaving Qualification e.g. High School Graduation Diploma/Completion Certificate

Scores of 85%-90% both overall and in relevant Grade 12 subjects as required


  Caribbean Islands

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)

Six units, with at least two double-unit courses with Grade 1 (AAA) in all units.


  Croatian Flag

Svjedodžba o Maturi/Matura

Scores of 5 (odlican) in relevant subjects and, where required, in the majority of subjects


  Cypriot Flag


Scores of 19/20 overall, with 19/20 in relevant subjects, plus at least two additional GCE A-Levels in relevant subjects

Czech Republic

  Flag of the Czech Republic

Maturitni Zkouška / Maturita

Scores of 1 (výborný) in relevant higher level subjects and, where required, in the majority of subjects


  Danish Flag

Studentereksamen/Hjere Forberedelseseksamen

Overall score of 10-12, and similar scores in relevant subjects


  Estonian Flag

Gümnaasiumi Lõputunnistus with Riigieksamitunnistus

Overall scores 5, with 5 in relevant subjects in the Gmnaasiumi lputunnistus and confirmation of the award of the Riigieksamitunnistus


  EU Flag

European Baccalaureate

Scores of 80%-85% overall, with scores of 8.5-9 in relevant subjects


  Finnish Flag

Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen

At least four subjects above the grade of 6 (Eximia cum laude approbatur, Exceptionally good), and at least 2 subjects with a grade of 7 (Laudatur, excellent)


  French Flag

French Baccalaureate

Overall score of 15/16, with 15-17 required in relevant subjects


  German Flag


Overall score of 1.6 or better, with 13/14 in individual subjects


  Greek Flag

Apolytirion of Geniko Lykeio

Overall score of 19/20, with 19/20 in relevant subjects; GCE A-Levels in relevant subjects may also be required

Hong Kong

  Flag of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Advanced Level Examinations (HKALE)

Same standard offers as GCE A-Level offers

Hong Kong

  Flag of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

3 elective subjects, with grades of 5* and 5


  Hungarian Flag


Overall score of 5, and scores of 5 in relevant subjects at higher level


  Icelandic Flag


Overall score of 8 or better, and scores of 8 in relevant subjects


  Flag of India  

CISCE - ISC (Council for Indian School Certificate Examination - Indian School Certificate) Class XII
CBSE – AISSE (Central Board of Secondary Education – All India Senior School Examination) Class XII

90% overall across five subjects with a score of 90/95% in relevant subjects

A rank on the common merit list from a Good performance in the JEE may also be required


  Iranian Flag

Pre-University Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe)/National Entrance Exam (Kunkur)

Overall score of 18/19+ in the Pre-University Certificate and 80% in the Kunkur


  Irish Flag

Irish Leaving Certificate


Grades of H2 (x 3) and H3 (x3) - H1 (x4) and H2 (x2)


  Israeli Flag


Overall score of 9/10, or 90%, with high scores in at least three relevant subjects taken at the 5 unit level


  Italian Flag

Diploma Di Esame Di Stato

Overall score of 95+ / 100, with scores of 9+ in relevant subjects


  Flag of Liechtenstein


Scores of 6 in relevant subjects


  Flag of Luxembourg

Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires

Scores of 50-55 overall and in specific subjects


  Malaysian Flag

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (Malaysian Higher School Certificate)

Same standard offers as GCE A-Level offers


  Maltese Flag

Matriculation Certificate

A grades in the two Advanced Level subjects, and at least two relevant intermediate subjects. Departments may also ask for an additional GCE A-level, alongside the Matriculation Certificate


  Flag of Monaco


Overall grades of 16/20 overall, with high scores in relevant subjects


  Flag of Montenegro


Overall score of 4.5+/5


  Flag of Morocco

Baccalauréat de l'Enseignment Secondaire

Overall score of 18/20 with scores of 18 in relevant subjects


  Dutch Flag

VWO (Voorbereidend wetenschappelijk onderwijs)

Overall score of 9/10, with scores of 9/10 in relevant subjects

New Zealand

  Flag of New Zealand

National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3

Excellent in the majority of subjects and in specific relevant subjects


  Flag of Norway

Vitnemål fra dan videregående opplæring

Overall score of 5.0+ and in relevant subjects


  Polish Flag


85-95% in relevant subjects, taken at Advanced Level


  Flag of Portugal

Diploma de Ensino Secundário

Overall score of 18+/20, with scores of 18+/20 in relevant subjects


  Romanian Flag

Diploma de Bacalaureat

Overall score of 9+/10, with scores of 9+/10 in relevant subjects


  Serbian Flag


Overall score of 4.5+/5, with 5 in relevant subjects


  Flag of Singapore

Singapore A Level

A minimum of three subjects at H2 level with grade A.


  Slovakian Flag

Vysvedcenie o Maturitńa Skúška/Maturita

Grades of výborný (1) in relevant subjects, and where relevant the majority of subjects


  Slovenian Flag

Maturitetno Spricevalo

Overall grade of 5 and 5 in relevant subjects


  Spanish Flag

Titulo de Bachiller

Overall grades of 8.5-9+/10, with 8.5-9+/10 in relevant subjects


Swedish Flag

Avgångsbetyg /Fullständigt Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskolan

Grades of A in the majority of subjects and relevant subjects


  Swiss Flag

Maturitätszeugnis/ Eidgenössisch Anerkanntes Kantonales Maturitätszeugnis, Baccalauréat/Certificat De Maturité/Certificat De Maturité Cantonal Reconnu Par La Confédérati on, Attestato Di Maturità/Attestato Di Maturità Cantonale Riconosciuto Dalla Confederazione

Overall grades of 5.0, with 5.0 in relevant subject


United Kingdom

  British Flag


Standard offers between AAA and A*A*A: please see individual programmes for specific requirements. For information regarding the upcoming changes to A-levels please read our Statement on A-level Reform‌.‌ Please note A-level Use of Mathematics cannot take the place of A-level Mathematics, where Mathematics is specified as a required subject. 

United Kingdom

  British Flag

Cambridge Pre-U

D2 will replace A* in the standard A-Level offer, D3 will replace A: please see individual programmes for specific requirements

United Kingdom

  British Flag

Scottish Advanced Highers

Standard offers between AAB and AAA: please see individual programmes for specific requirements. 


  American Flag

Advanced Placement

Minimum of 3-4 AP tests with Grades of 5 (see course pages for required subjects). Expected to be taken alongside a relevant high school diploma. Where sat independently, departments may seek additional AP tests 4-6.



International Baccalaureate

Overall scores of 38-42, with scores of 6-7 in relevant subjects. Please note Mathematical Studies cannot take the place of Mathematics, where Mathematics is specified as a required subject. 


Summary of the table's contents