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Entry Requirements

Students who don’t meet the below entry requirements are still encouraged to apply as we consider each application on an individual basis. Consideration will be given to students who can prove they are able to fulfil course requirements and meet the academic standards expected.

Foundation Year

  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate Grades A-E in 4 relevant subjects

Undergraduate Study

  • COHSC/EAACE will be considered for 1st Year entry (BCC/BBC depending on course entry requirements)
  • Higher Diploma with Good Grades will be considered for 2nd Year entry
  • Advanced Diploma with Good Grades will be considered for 3rd Year entry

Postgraduate Study

  • Bachelor's degree with 2:2 or above
  • Applicants for the MBA should have 2 years work experience, although well qualified and motivated individuals without this will be considered

English language entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language to be eligible to study one of our foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate courses. The level of English required depends on the course applied for.

We accept the following English Language qualifications: 

CSE/GCE O Level English

  • Undergraduate: C or above
  • Postgraduate: C or above

More information can be found here: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/international/how-apply/entry-requirements