Europe

AUSTRIA- Reifeprüfung Certificate

Pass the Reifeprüfung certificate with Mit gutem Erfolg bestanden and grades 1,1,2,2 in four subjects including 1 in Chemistry

A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English. Alternatively, this requirement can be satisfied by a score of 2 in English in the Reifeprüfung certificate

BELGIUM - Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs

Pass the Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs with 85% overall including Chemistry 85% and another science/mathematics at 85%
A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English. Alternatively, this requirement can be satisfied by a score of 80% in English in the Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs

BELGIUM - Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Superieur

Pass the Belgium Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Superieur with an overall score of 85% including 85% in Chemistry and 85% in another Science or Mathematics
A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

BULGARIA- Diploma Za Sredno Obrazovanie

Obtain 5.8 overall in the Diploma Za Sredno Obrazovanie including 6 in Chemistry and 6 in one other Science/Mathematics subject. 

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Obtain 5.5 overall in the Diploma Za Sredno Obrazovanie including 6 in Chemistry and 6 in two other Science/Mathematics subjects. 

A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English.

CYPRUS - Cyprus Apolytirion of Lykeion

 

 

Pass the Cyprus Apolytirion of Lykeion with 19 overall and two A-levels typically of grades AB including an A grade in Chemistry and a B grade in another science/mathematics. A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

FINLAND - Ylioppilastutkintotodistus (Finnish National Matriculation)

Pass the Ylioppilastutkintotodistus (Finnish National Matriculation) with 6 in four subjects (including Chemistry). A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

FRANCE - French Baccalaureate

Pass the French Baccalaureate with 15/20 overall including 14 in Chemistry and another science/mathematics
A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

GERMANY - Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife / Abitur

Pass the Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife /Abitur with 1.6 overall including a minimum of 13 in Chemistry and one other science/mathematics
A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English. Alternatively, this requirement can be satisfied by a score of 11 in English in the Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife/Abitur

GREECE - Apolytirion

Pass the Greek Apolytirion with 19 overall and two A-levels typically grade A in A-level Chemistry and grade B in another science/mathematics
A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

HUNGARY - Hungary-Erettsegi

Obtain 5,5,5,5,5 in the Hungary-Erettsegi, including 5 in Chemistry, plus pass IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each unit

ITALY - Diploma di Esame di Stato

Pass the Diploma di Esame di Stato with 90% overall including 90% in Chemistry and 85% in Mathematics. A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

LATVIA - Latvia Atestats par visparejo videjo izgitibu

Obtain an overall score of 9 in the Latvia Atestats, including grades AAAA in the National Examinations. A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

LITHUANIA - Brandos Atestatas

Pass the Brandos Atestatas with an overall score of 9 including an overall score of 8.5 in 3 state examinations, including 8.5 in Chemistry and 8.5 in one other science/mathematics
A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

LUXEMBOURG - Diplome de Fin D’etudes Secondaires

Pass the Diplome de Fin D’etudes Secondaires with 50 overall including a minimum of 50 in Chemistry, 50 in another science/mathematics
A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English. Alternatively, this requirement can be satisfied by a score of 45 in English in the Diplome de Fin D’etudes Secondaires

THE NETHERLANDS - Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO)

Pass the Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) with a minimum of 8 overall including Chemistry 8 and 8 in another science/mathematics
A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

NORWAY - Vitnemal fra den Videregaende Skole

Obtain an overall score of 4.5 in the Norway-Vitnemal-Videregaende Opplaering, including 5 points in Chemistry 2 and 5 points in Science/Mathematics. A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

POLAND - Matura

Obtain a minimum of 80% in the Polish Matura including 3 subjects at advanced level including 80% in extended level Chemistry and another science/mathematics
A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

PORTUGAL - Diploma de Ensino Secundario-Portugal

Pass the Diploma de Ensino Secundario-Portugal with 18 overall including 18 in Chemistry and 18 in Mathematics and pass all external examinations plus IELTS with 6.5 overall including a minimum of 5.5 in all units

ROMANIA - Romania-Diploma de Bacalaureat

Pass the Romania-Diploma de Bacalaureat with 9 overall including 9 in Chemistry and 8.5 in mathematics. A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

SLOVENIA - Maturitetno Spricevalo (Matura)

Achieve the Maturitetno Spricevalo (Matura) with 4 or 5 overall, including 5 in Chemistry and 5 in mathematics/or another science. A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

SPAIN - Titulo de Bachiller

Pass the Titulo de Bachiller with 9 overall including 9 in Chemistry and 8 in two other sciences. A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

SWEDEN - Fullstandigt Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskolan

Obtain 18 overall in the Sweden Fullstandigt Slutbetygfran Gymasiesk. A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English

Rest of the World

CANADA - Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)

Pass the Ontario Secondary School Diploma with 85% overall including 80% in five grade 12U, U/C or M subjects

CANADA - Quebec Diplôme d'Etudes Collègiales

Satisfactory completion of 2-year Diplôme d'Études Collégiales (DEC / Diploma of Collegial Studies) at CEGEP (Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel / College of General and Professional Education) with a mark of 85%.

CHINA

The Senior High School Diploma or Chinese University Entrance Examination is not sufficient for entry to our Chemistry undergraduate programmes. We require applicants to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or at least the first year of university study in a Chemistry-related programme in China

HONG KONG - HKDSE

Pass the HKDSE with scores of 5,5,5 in Elective subjects including 5 in Chemistry, and 5 in Physics or Mathematics. A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English. Alternatively, this requirement can be satisfied by a score of 5 overall in English Language wth no less than 4 in each of the components.

INDIA - Standard XII

Pass the Standard XII with 85% overall including 85% in Chemistry and another science/mathematics
A qualification in English Language is also required from applicants whose first language is not English and who were not taught predominantly in English. Alternatively, this requirement can be satisfied by a minimum score of 75% in English as part of the Standard XII.

KAZAKHSTAN

The Kazakhstan Attestat is not sufficient for entry to our chemistry programmes. We require applicants to complete an acceptable international foundation programme or other qualification such as completion of at least the first year of university study in a Chemistry-related programme in Kazakhstan

MALAYSIA - STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia)

Offers are typically based on three subjects in the STPM, including Chemistry and one other science/mathematics:
•    AAB, A in Chemistry for students taking Chemistry with two other science/mathematics
•    AAA, A in Chemistry for students taking Chemistry with one other science/mathematics
(Where science/mathematics includes biology, physics, maths and further maths)

SINGAPORE - H2 Advanced Levels

Offers are typically based on three H2 Advanced Level subjects, including Chemistry and one other science/mathematics:
•    AAB, A in Chemistry for students taking Chemistry with two other science/mathematics
•    AAA, A in Chemistry for students taking Chemistry with one other science/mathematics
(Where science/mathematics includes biology, physics, maths and further maths)

USA

We offer a range of offers, please see below or contact Katrina Sayer chem-ugrad@york.ac.uk to discuss your specific qualifications.

High School Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and SAT Reasoning Test with a minimum of 600 in each element or ACT (Writing,Reading,Maths) with a score of at least 26 in each and Three or more Advanced Placement Tests or SAT Subject Tests at 600 or ACT subjects with 26 or better or a combination of AP/SAT Subject/ACT Subject or Applicants may instead be taking or have completed at least the first year of an Associate Degree.

Advanced Placements

5,4,4 (including 5 in Chemistry and 4, 4 in two other science/mathematics subjects)

5,5,4 (including 5 in Chemistry and 5 or 4 in at least one other science/mathematics subject)

SAT Subjects
700, 700, 650 (including 700 in Chemistry and 700, 650 in two other science/mathematics subjects)
700, 700, 700 (including 700 in Chemistry and in at least one other science/mathematics subject)