Entry Requirements

You only need the basic qualifications listed for each degree to join our programmes.

University Entry Level 3 Programme Requirements

For entry on the Level 3 qualification, learners are generally aged 16 or above.

For learners who have recently been in education or training, the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:

– 5 or more GCSEs in grades C and above

– Other related Level-2 subjects

– Other equivalent international qualifications

– Learners must also have an appropriate standard of English to access relevant resources and complete the course modules and assignments.

Undergraduate Level 4/5 Programme Requirements

Entry to a Level-4 programme generally requires a complete secondary education and a minimum age of 18. Admission to a Level-5 programme depends on a student gaining Level-4 or equivalent. Level-4 is identical to the first year of a degree, HNC (Higher National Certificate), or local equivalent. Level 5 is equal to the second year of a university Degree.

If English is not your native language, you may need to verify your English language capability. There may be an IELTS or TOEFL English language requirement or equivalent. Please note specific university requirements will differ between universities. Typically, universities will accept the 240 credits offered by the Richmond College programme at Level 4/5 for final-year completion. Still, students should check with their chosen university for specific entry requirements before enrolling with Richmond College.

Graduate Level 6 Programme Requirements

Entry onto the Level-6 programme is for non-graduate mature students of at least 25 years of age with five years of work experience who wish to progress to a Postgraduate qualification.

Upon completing a Level-6 course, you will be eligible for admission onto a Postgraduate Business programme, including an MBA course. The level-6 course consists of 10 modules and 6 written assignments.

Postgraduate Level 7 Programme Requirements

You will be eligible to enrol in Level-7 courses if you are at least 23 years old and a graduate of any discipline. Non-graduates over the 24 with at least five years of management experience may also apply.

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