Qualifications for entry for students from India
All of our courses require different levels of qualifications for entry and the details provided below are for guidance only.
Applicants with the following qualifications from India will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes
- Standard XII with an average score of 65 per cent
- A levels
- International Baccalaureate
- HND qualifications will be considered for entry to the second or third year of a relevant undergraduate degree
Applicants who have completed the first year of an undergraduate degree at an Indian university may be considered for direct entry to Sheffield Hallam University undergraduate programmes.
For details of standard UCAS tariff points for undergraduate entry, please see the UG entry webpage.
Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. For information about IB points equivalencies against the UCAS tariff please visit the UCAS website.
Pre-masters programme (Graduate Diploma)
The following qualifications from India will be considered for entry on to pre-masters programmes.
- Students holding a degree in a subject considered unsuitable for direct entry to a masters programme - 'conversion' students.
Postgraduate taught programmes (masters)
The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate taught programmes,
- three year Bachelor Degree with a minimum score of between 55 to 60 per cent or above (from a reputable university)
- four year Bachelor Degree with a minimum score of 55 per cent or above (from a reputable university)
- Successful completion of a recognised pre-masters course
MBA (Masters in Business Administration)
Applicants will be required to have a minimum score of 55% from a relevant three year degree and should have completed at least two years of post-qualification full-time work experience in a supervisory role.
Applicants will require IELTS level 6.5 or equivalent.
Postgraduate research programmes
The following qualifications from India will be considered for entry on to postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD)
- Masters degree from a recognised University
In most cases, students are required to submit a full application for PhD study, including a formal research proposal.
You can find further information on all our undergraduate and postgraduate courses on our online prospectus.
All applicants are required to gain an internationally recognised English language qualification before entering an undergraduate or postgraduate programme, such as IELTS or TOEFL. As a guideline the minimum IELTS requirement is IELTS 5.5 for pre-masters programmes and IELTS 6.0 for other academic programmes.
Please note that some courses may have higher English language requirements.
Indian students who have reached a minimum of 70 per cent in English at Standard XII will be considered as equivalent to IELTS 6.0 for a number of post graduate programmes.
For further information on English language entry requirements and accepted qualifications see our English language page.