Admission Requirements

How to apply

Applying to Twente Pathway College is easy! You can apply via your local agent who will support you with the process from application to arrival, or you can do it yourself by completing the online application form.

When applying online, please attach the following documents with your application:

  • a copy of your passport
  • a copy of your most recent transcript
  • proof of your English capability (IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge English)
  • a copy of your diploma

You can also apply if you do not have all the above documents available yet. Our dedicated admissions team will assess the documents and in many cases will be able to provide you with a conditional offer of acceptance into the course.

English language entry requirements

General English language requirement

IELTS 5.0 overall, 5.0 in writing and no other scores below 4.5

 

Or equivalent scores for TOEFL or or Cambridge English

 

Exemption is offered to students who completed the official American or British curriculum either in the US, UK or abroad.

Minimum academic entry requirements

Engineering & Technology pathways: Maths is a compulsory course in the final year of the diploma. Physics is a compulsory course until at least the year before the final exam year. Country or diploma specific physics requirements may apply, please check the list below.
 

Behavioural & Social Sciences pathways: Mathematics is a compulsary subject in the final year. Alternative numerate subjects such as Statistics, Algebra, Accounting and Calculus will be considered.

Business & Management pathways: Mathematics is a compulsary subject in the final year. Alternative numerate subjects such as Statistics, Algebra, Accounting and Calculus will be considered.

Please note, country specific additional requirements may be applicable.

Country Academic requirement
IGCSE/O-levels 5 IGCSE/O-levels grade A-C or 9-4 (new grading system) in relevant subjects, excluding native language. Engineering & Technology pathway requires both Maths and Physics at GCSE.
IB diploma

Only for Engineering & Technology pathway: SL Math and Physics.

All pathways, incl Engineering & Technology: This diploma may in many cases qualify for direct admission into the Bachelor programme of your choice.

Albania Diploma Deftese Pjekunie (State Matura) with relevant courses and good grades
This diploma may in cases qualify for direct admission into the Bachelor programme of your choice. Check the University's website for further information.
Algeria Bacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire  with grade average of 12 inc relevant subjects
Angola Ensino Geral Certificado de Habilitações / Certificado de Habilitações

Curso Pré-Universitário
Armenia Attestat with minimum GPA 7.0/grade 4 or higher
Australia

ATAR score between 60 and 85 or an OP between 17 and 8. Higher grades may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the university’s website of further information.

Azerbaijan Attestat with good grades in relevant subjects (grade 4 or higher)
Bahrain Tawjahiya (Secondary school leaving cert) average grade of 80% or above, inc relevant subjects
Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate with 

average grade of 60% and scores of 60% or higher for required subjects. 

Belarus Attestat with minimum GPA 7.0
Bhutan Bhutan Certificate of Secondary Education (BCSE)
grades of 35% (or 7)

Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination

When awarded by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), grades of 1-6

Indian School Certificate (Year-12)
When awarded by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), grades A*-C.
Botswana

Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education grades of A*(a*)-C(c) are obtained.


International General Certificate of Secondary Education grades of A-C.
Brazil Certificado de Conclusão de 2º Grau / Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio
Brunei Min 3 A-Levels with A, B or C score. And 3 IGCSE or O-Levels with A, B of C score.
Cambodia Diploma of Upper Secondary Education
Individual marks of 50% and above with the exception of English language.
Cameroon

Baccalauréat

 

Certificat de Probation grades of 10 and above on individual subjects with the exception of English language.


General Certificate of Education Advanced Level
Min 3 A-Levels with A, B or C score. And 3 IGCSE or O-Levels with A, B of C score
Canada

British Columbia / Dogwood / Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma
This diploma may in cases qualify for direct admission into the Bachelor programme of your choice. Check the University's website for further information.

 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
Diploma holders with multiple university preparation courses and sufficiently high grades may in cases qualify for direct admission into the Bachelor programme of your choice. Check the University's website for further information.

Caribean CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate),  5 CSEC passes at grade 3
China Senior middle school graduation certificate (gaozhong) at an average of 70% or above. Science route required for Engineering & Technology Pathways
Colombia Bachiller Academico with 5 relevant subjects, Maths B or higher
Congo

Diplôme d’État d’études secondaires du cycle long with average grade of 60% or higher and scores of 60% or higher for required subjects

Ecuador Diploma Bachiller en Ciencias with GPA 7.0 or higher
Egypt General Secondary Education Certificate with 75% overall grade 
Ethiopia Grade 12 HE Entrance Qualification Certificate, over 301 average, inc relevant subjects
France Baccalauréat Professionnel of Baccalauréat Technologique
Gambia West African Senior School Certificate grades of A1 - C6
Georgia Secondary School Leaving Certificate Average 2.5 (combination of 2s & 3s) on 1-4 scale, 8 on a 1-10 scale or B
Ghana West African Senior School Certificate grades of A1 - C6
Honduras Bachillerato / Bachiler with minimum average grade of 65%
Hong Kong HKDSE with minimum 3 grades at level 2 or higher
This diploma may in cases qualify for direct admission into the Bachelor programme of your choice. Check the University's website for further information.
India

XII Diploma Academic Stream: Intermediate Examination Certificate/Higher Secondary School Certificate at 55% or higher and mathematics 55% or higher

This diploma may in cases qualify for direct admission into the Bachelor programme of your choice. Check the University's website for further information.

Indonesia

SMA/SMU graduation

This diploma may in cases qualify for direct admission into the Bachelor programme of your choice. Check the University's website for further information.

Iran Pre-University certificate with GPA 14/20 or higher / Certificate of Secondary Education with relevant subjects
Iraq

Certificate of Preparatory Education (Adadiyah) or Secondary School Certificate or Sixth Form Baccalaureate = grades of 50% or more.

Adadiyah (or equivalent) with min 50% in 5 academic subjects, inc relevant subjects
Ivory Coast Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degré / Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire, minimum overall grade of 11
Japan Upper Secondary School certificate (Kotogakko - Year 12/Senior 3) pass with 'good' grades (70% + or approx GPA 3 on 5 scale)
Jordan Tawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate) overall passmark of 80% or above, inc relevant subjects
Kazakhstan Attestat with good grades in relevant subjects (grade 4 or higher)
Kenya Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with grades A-C in 6 subjects 
Korea

SH3 including Maths and another science subject (preferably Physics) for Engineering with average rank 6 or less

 

SH3 including Maths for Business and Social Studies with average rank 6 or less

 

GED / Korea High School Graduation Equivalency Examination Certificate with average grade 80% or above. Maths and Science required for Engineering & Technology (both minimum 80%). Maths required for Business and Social Studies (minimum 80%) 

Kosovo

Diplomë për Kryerjen e Shkollës së Mesme Profesionale (Diploma of Completion of Professional Secondary School) pr Diplomë për Kryerjen e Shkollës së Mesme të Lartë (Diploma for High School Graduation).

Diplomë e Studimeve Themelore Universitare - BaŅ«elor may in cases qualify for direct admission into the Bachelor programme of your choice. Check the University's website for further information.

Kuwait Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) with overall passmark of 80% or above, inc relevant subjects. No lower than 70% in these subjects.
Kyrgyz Republic Attestat with minimum GPA 7.0/grade 4 or higher
Laos Brevet d'Etudes du Premier Cycle (Lower Secondary Education Certificate) or Upper Secondary School Diploma inc relevant subjects
Lebanon Baccalaureate - minimum 12 points inc relevant subjects 60% in General secondary certificate with 60% in relevant subjects
Libya Secondary Education Certificate (General Secondary Schools) - 80% or above
Macau

Form 6 or Senior middle 3 (including Maths and Science for Engineering pathway) with 60-65% average

Malaysia

SPM (Malaysia Certificate of Education) with 5 C grades or above in relevant subjects to include English and Mathematics.

 

Five (5) O-Levels passes at grade C or above in the relevant subjects inc English & Mathematics

 

UEC with aggregate of not more than 30 points for 5 relevant academic subjects inc English & Mathematics.
Malawi Malawi School Certificate of Education with at least 5 grades 1-6
Mexico Bachiller with 75% or higher
Morocco Diplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 12 inc relevant subjects
Myanmar Basic Education High school Matriculation = 11 years. Minimum of 60% achieved overall, inc 60% in 5 relevant subjects.
Namibia Namibia Senior Secondary Education Certificate (IGCSE or HIGHSCE) with minimally 5 IGCSE/O-levels grade A-C or equivalent in relevant subjects including English and excluding native language
Nepal HSEB Certificate with average grade of 60% or higher and scores of 60% or higher for required subjects
New Zealand NCEA Level 2 (Year 12) Achieving 80 credits with no fewer than 60 from Level 2 + no fewer than 12 credits (Level 2) in relevant subjects, inc maths.
Nigeria West African School Certificate with grades A-C or 1-6 in at least 6 subjects and Mathematics grade B or higher/ Senior School Certificate (NECO) with grades A-B or 1-4 and B in 6 subjects
Oman General Secondary Education Certificate with at least 80% overall grade
Pakistan Higher Secondary School Certificate with average grade of 60% or higher and scores of 60% or higher for required subjects /Intermediate School Certificate with a final result of at least grade C, incl required subjects. 
Panama Bachillerato / Bachiler with minimum average grade of 65%
Philippines High School Diploma Grade 12 Academic track only with good grades, incl required subjects
Portugal Diploma/Certificado / Certidão do Ensino Secundário
Qatar New certificate, QSSC - min. 5 subjects with 3 in Advanced level, all 5 grades A - Cs (minimum 70% in relevant subjects and overall in percentage scale)
Thanawaya Ama Qatari (School Leaving Certificate) minimum pass mark of 80% in relevant subjects
Russia Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii with good grades in relevant subjects (grade 4 or higher)
Rwanda Rwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 50% (Grade C)
Saudi Arabia General Secondary Education Certificate with at least 80% overall grade and 80% in Mathematics
Singapore

Singapore/Cambridge O level = GCSE grades A*-C grades A1 - C6 including relevant subjects and excluding native language

This diploma may in cases qualify for direct admission into the Bachelor programme of your choice. Check the University's website for further information.

South Africa National Senior Certificate with GPA 3.0 or higher
Spain

Titulo de bachiller

This diploma combined with PAU may in cases qualify for direct admission into the Bachelor programme of your choice. Check the University's website for further information.

Sri Lanka Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced level) Min 3 A-Levels with A, B or C score. And 3 IGCSE or O-Levels with A, B of C score.
Taiwan SH3 / Year 12 60% 'good' grades
Grades A (80-100% = Highest/4), B (70-79% = Average/3). C (60-69% - Pass/2).
Tanzania East Africa Cert/Cambridge Overseas School Cert/Certificate of Secondary Education grades 1 - 6 (A-C) in 4 or more subjects
Thailand Year 12 (MAW 6) completion with GPA 2.0 in last 2 years.
At least 2.0 in academic subjects inc Maths and Science.
Tunisia (Baccalauréat)  Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire
Turkey Lise Diplomasi with GPA 3.0 or above (60%)
Turkmenistan Orta bilim hakynda Sahadatnama (Certificate of secondary education)
UAE General Secondary Education Certificate Examination (General / Religious) of at least 60%
Uganda Ugandan Certificate of Education grades 1 - 6 in 4 or more subjects (comparable to GCSE A*-C).
Ukraine Attestat with good grades in relevant subjects (grade 7 or higher)
USA USA - High school Diploma: Min GPA 2.75 (grade C+, 77%) with minimum 4 academic subjects
Uzbekistan Akademik Litsey Diplomi/ Attestat with good grades in relevant subjects (4 or higher)
Venezuela Titulo de Bachiller with an average score of 12 out of 20 or higher and good grades in relevant subjects
Vietnam Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc / BangTrung Hoc Pho Thong / Bang Tu Tai / Baccalaureate/ GPA 7.0
Yemen General Secondary Education Certificate of at least 70%
Zambia School Certificate / General Certificate of Education with average grade 4
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level (at least 6 examination subjects with final result A-C) plus the Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level with at least 1 subject. Engineering & Technology pathway requires both Maths and Physics at O-level.