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 in TOEIC and Cambridge English).

 

TOEFL 35-45 overall. Subskills: W: 14-17, S: 12-13, L: 3, R - 3U

 

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

Minimum academic entry requirements

Engineering pathways: Mathematics and Physics subjects required with the exception of Korea (see Korea requirements below).

Country Academic requirement
IGCSE/O-levels 5 IGCSE/O-levels grade A-C in relevant subjects including English and excluding native language
Albania Diploma Deftese Pjekunie (State Matura) with relevant courses and good grades
Azerbaijan Attestat with good grades in relevant subjects (grade 4 or higher)
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
Bahrain Tawjahiya (Secondary school leaving cert) average grade of 80% or above, inc relevant subjects
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.
Belarus Attestat with minimum GPA 7.0
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.
Brunei

Min 3 A-Levels with A, B or C score. And 3 IGCSE or O-Levels with A, B of C score.

Brazil Certificado de Conclusão de 2º Grau / Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio
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
China Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate at average of 70% or above
Colombia Bachiller Academico with 5 relevant subjects, Maths B or higher
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
Ghana 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
Hong Kong HKDSE with minimum 3 grades at level 2 or higher
India XII Diploma Academic Stream: Intermediate Examination Certificate/Higher Secondary School Certificate at 55% or higher and mathematics 55% or higher
Indonesia SMA/SMU graduation
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
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 with average grade 80% or above. Maths and Physics required for Engineering. Maths required for Business and Social Studies

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 IGCSE/'O' Levels - Grade C in 5 relevant subjects inc English
Completion of Form 5 or Senior Middle 2 65-75% average in relevant subjects
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.
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.
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
Portugal Diploma/Certificado / Certidão do Ensino Secundário
Philippines Secondary School degree not accepted
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 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
South Africa National Senior Certificate with GPA 3.0 or higher
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)
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)
Vietnam Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc / BangTrung Hoc Pho Thong / Bang Tu Tai / Baccalaureate/ GPA 7.0
Yemen General Secondary Education Certificate
Zambia School Certificate / General Certificate of Education with average grade 4