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International equivalent qualifications

If you have not previously studied in the UK, you can use the table below as a guide to the equivalent international qualifications for our master's degrees. As transcripts can vary between universities in certain countries, applicants should read the information on this page as an approximation only and bear in mind that it does not represent the entry requirements of any individual programme, but serves as an indicator of how international qualifications equate to the UK system.

Please also remember to check the relevant programme page for any programme-specific entry requirements.

If you country is not listed here, please contact admissions@lshtm.ac.uk

You can also contact our student & alumni ambassadors from all over the world to find out about their experience of studying at LSHTM.
 

Country Suggested 2.2 entry Suggested 2.1 entry
Australia Four year Bachelor's degree with Second Class (Lower Division), Division B, Division 2, overall grade B, 5/7 or 60% Four year Bachelor's degree with Second Class (Upper Division), Division A, Division 1, overall grade B+, 6/7 or 70%
Bangladesh Master's (following a 3 year Bachelor) with an overall of 60%/GPA 3.0/4.0 Master's degree with an overall of 70%
Barbados Bachelor's degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours from the University of the West Indies  Bachelor's degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours from the University of the West Indies 
Botswana Master's degree 2:2 Master's degree 2:1
Brazil Four year Bachelor degree with a score of 6.0/10 Four year Bachelor degree with a score of 7.0/10
Cameroon Bachelor degree with a score of 14/20 Bachelor degree with a score of 16/20
Canada Four year Bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 70%, CGPA of 3.0/4.0, grade B, or 8/12 Four year Bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 77%, CGPA of 3.3/4.0, grade B+, 9/12
China Bachelor's degree with a minimum overall average mark of 80%, CGPA 3.0 Bachelor's degree with a minimum overall average mark of 85%
Cuba Licenciado or Professional Title with 4.0/5 overall Licenciado or Professional Title with 4.5/5
Egypt Bachelor degree with a CGPA of 3.0/4 Bachelor degree with a CGPA 3.3/4
Estonia Bakalaurusekraad (Bachelor degree) with an overall grade of 4.0 or above Bakalaurusekraad (Bachelor degree) with an overall grade of 4.5 or above
Ethiopia Master's degree with an overall grade of 3.0/4.0 or above Master's degree with an overall grade of 3.3/4.0 or above
France Licence or Maitrise with an overall grade of 'Assez Bien' or 12/20
Diplome d'Ingenieur with 11/20 from a 'Grande Ecole' (as identified on ENIC)
Licence or Maitrise with an overall grade of 'Bien' or 14/20
Diplome d'Ingenieur with 11/20 from a 'Grande Ecole' (as identified on ENIC)
The Gambia Master's degree with an overall grade of 3.3/4 Master's degree with an overall grade of 3.6/4
Germany Bachelor degree with overall grade of 3.0
Diplom (FH) with a final grade of 2
Erste Staatsexamen/Magister Artium/Diplom with an overall grade of 3
Bachelor degree with overall grade of 2.0
Diplom (FH) with a final grade of 1.5
Erste Staatsexamen/Magister Artium/Diplom with an overall grade of 3
Ghana Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours
Greece Bachelor degree from a recognised University (AEI) with an overall score of 6.5/10 Bachelor degree from a recognised University (AEI) with an overall score of 7.0/10
Hong Kong Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours with an overall GPA 3.0/4.0 Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours with an overall GPA 3.3/4.0
India Bachelor degree with an overall grade of 60% Bachelor degree with an overall grade of 65%
Indonesia Bachelor degree 2:2 or CGPA 3.0/4.0 Bachelor degree 2:1 or CGPA 3.3/4.0
Iran Bachelor degree with a score of 14/20 Bachelor degree with a score of 16/20
Ireland Bachelor degree 2:2 Bachelor degree 2:1
Italy Laurea with an overall grade of 103/110 Laurea with an overall grade of 106/110
Jamaica Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours
Japan Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours with a GPA of 3.0/4.0, GPA of 3.5/5.0, 65% or an overall grade of C Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours with a GPA of 3.3/4.0, GPA of 3.75/5.0, 70% or an overall grade of B
Kenya Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours
Kuwait Bachelor degree with a score of 3.0/4.0 or grade B Bachelor degree with a score of 3.3/4 or B+
Lebanon Bachelor degree with an overall grade of 80% or 3.0/4 Bachelor degree with an overall grade of 85% or 3.3/4
Malawi Master's degree with an overall mark of 60% Master's degree with an overall mark of 70%
Malaysia Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours of CGPA of 3.0/4.0 Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours of CGPA of 3.3/4.0
Mexico Titulo de Licenciado or Profesional with an overall mark of 8/10 or 80% Titulo de Licenciado or Profesional with an overall mark of 8.5/10 or 85%
Myanmar (Burma) Master's Degree with an overall grade of 60% Master's Degree with an overall grade of 70% 
Nepal Master's Degree with an overall grade of 70%  Master's Degree with an overall grade of 80% 
Netherlands Bachelor degree with a score of 7.0/10 or CGPA 3.0/4 Bachelor degree with an overall score of 7.5/10 or CGPA 3.3/4
New Zealand Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours or an overall grade B Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours or an overall grade B+
Nigeria Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours
Pakistan Prev: Master's Degree (following a four year Bachelor's degree) with an overall grade of 3.0/4.0 or 60%  Prev: Master's Degree (following a four year Bachelor's degree) with an overall grade of 3.5/4.0 or 75%
Philippines Master's degree with a score of 3/4 or 2/5 or B Master's degree with a score of 3.5/4 or 1.5/5 or B+
Portugal Licenciado 2:2 or 14/20 Licenciado 2:1 or 16/20
Rwanda Bachelor degree 2:2 Bachelor degree 2:1
Saudi Arabia Bachelor's degree with an overall average mark of 75%, CGPA of 3.5/5.0 or grade C+ Bachelor's degree with an overall mark of 85%, CGPA of 4.0/5.0 or grade B+
Sierra Leone Bachelor degree 2:2 or Master's degree 50% Bachelor degree 2:1 or Master's degree 60%
Singapore Bachelor degree 2:2 or CGPA 3.5/5 Bachelor degree 2:1 or CGPA 4.0/5
South Africa Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours or an overall grade of 60% Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours or an overall grade of 70%
South Korea Bachelor's degree with an overall average mark of 80%, CGPA of 3.0/4.0 or grade B Bachelor's degree with an overall average mark of 85%, CGPA of 3.3/4.0 or grade B+
Spain Licenciado/Licenciatura or Titulo Profresional with 7/10 or 2/4  Licenciado/Licenciatura or Titulo Profresional with 8/10 or 2.5/4 
Taiwan Bachelor degree 2:2 or 70% Bachelor degree 2:1 or 80%
Tanzania Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours
Trinidad & Tobago Bachelor degree from The University of the West Indies with Second Class (Lower Division) honours Bachelor degree from The University of the West Indies with Second Class (Upper Division) honours
Uganda Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours
USA Varies on Institution, average Bachelor degree with CGPA of 3.0 or above Varies on Institution, average Bachelor degree with CGPA of 3.3 or above
Zambia Master's degree with 'credit' Master's degree with 'merit'
Zimbabwe Bachelor degree with Second Class (Lower Division) honours or an overall grade of 60% Bachelor degree with Second Class (Upper Division) honours or an overall grade of 70%