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Recommended Entry Requirements for the International Foundation Year

Summary: Recommended Entry Requirements for the International
Foundation Year
Country Recommendation
Bahrain Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 80%
Brazil 8 out of 10 in the "Certificado de Ensino Medio", "Diploma de Tecnico de Nivel Medio"
or "Certificado de Conclusao de Segundo Grau" (Upper Secondary School)
Students may also take the "Vestibular" exam for entry into Brazilian universities. Entry
into highly-ranked Brazilian universities as a result of this exam may entitle the
applicant to be considered for direct entry into the first year of an undergraduate
degree at the University of Southampton. Grading system varies depending on each
Brazilian university.
Brunei N/A as Foundation courses are not recognised
Chile 5 out of 7 in the "Licencia de Educación Media" or "Licencia de Enseñanza Media"
China Senior High School (12 years) 75%
Colombia 8 out of 10, or 70% out of 100, in the "Bachillerato"
Hong Kong Form 6 graduates with HKCEE 18 points or Form 7 graduates with 3 A-level pass
India Class XII
When awarded by State Board other than Delhi, Maharashtra, Chennai, Kolkatta or
Karnataka (which allow progression to Year 1 of a degree)
Indonesia Sekolah Menengah Umum (SMU 3) 7 out of 10


Source: Anderson, Jim - School of Mathematics, University of Southampton


Collections: Mathematics