Admission Requirements

How to Apply

Applying to The Hague Pathway College is easy! You can apply via your local agent who will support you with the process from application to arrival, or you can do it yourself by completing the online application form.

When applying online, please attach the following documents with your application:

  • a copy of your passport
  • a copy of your most recent transcript
  • proof of your English capability (IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge English)

You can also apply if you do not have all the above documents available yet. Our dedicated admissions team will assess the documents and in many cases will be able to provide you with a conditional offer of acceptance into the course.

 

English Language Entry Requirements

International Foundation

One year

International Foundation 

Fast-track

IELTS 5.0 overall

5.0 in writing and no other scores below 4.5 

IELTS 5.5 overall

5.5 in writing and no other scores below 5.0 

Or equivalent scores for TOEFL or Cambridge. TOEFL equivalency will be calculated following the IELTS-TOEFL comparison table.

Or equivalent scores for TOEFL or Cambridge. TOEFL equivalency will be calculated following the IELTS-TOEFL comparison table.

Exemption is offered to students who completed the official IB, British or American curriculum either in the UK, USA or abroad

 Exemption is offered to students who completed the official IB, British or American curriculum either in the UK, USA or abroad

Minimum Academic Entry Requirements

Both pathway programmes and both One year & Fast-track International Foundation: Mathematics required in the final year. Alternative numerate subjects such as Statistics, Algebra, Geometry, Accounting and Calculus will be considered.

Country Academic Requirement
IGCSE/GCSE/O Level 5 IGCSE/O-levels grade A-C or 9-4 (new grading system) in relevant subjects, excluding native language
IB diploma

This diploma may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University’s website for further information.

Albania

State Matura / Vërtetim Certificate
This diploma may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University’s website for further information.

Azerbaijan Attestat with good grades in relevant subjects (grade 4 or higher)
Algeria Bacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire / Shahâdat al-bakâlôriyâ with grade average of 12
Armenia Attestat/Certificate of General Secondary Education with minimum GPA 7.0/grade 4 or higher
Australia

ATAR score between 60 and 85 or an OP between 17 and 8. Higher grades may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University's website of further information.

Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate with 

average grade of 60% and scores of 60% or higher for required subjects. 

Belarus Attestat with minimum GPA 7.0 (Атэстат aб агульнай сярэдняй адукацыі / Аттестат об общем среднем образовании / Certificate of completed secondary general education)
Bhutan Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate, grades of 35% (or 7)
Brazil

Certificado de Conclusão de 2º Grau / Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio

This diploma may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University’s website for further information.

 

Brunei Min 3 A-Levels with A, B or C score. And 3 IGCSE or O-Levels with A, B of C score.
Cameroon Baccalaureate de l’Enseignement Secondaire
General Certificate of Education: 4 subjects at O-level grades A,B of C) + 2 subjects at Advanced.
Canada

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)

Students with 6 university preparation courses (code U or M) or Ontario Academic Courses (OACs) may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University's website of further information.

 

Caribean CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate),  5 CSEC passes at grade 3
China Senior middle school graduation certificate (gaozhong) at an average of 70% or above. 
Colombia Bachiller Academico with 5 relevant subjects, Maths B or higher
Congo Diplôme d’État d’études secondaires du cycle long with average grade of 60% or higher and scores of 60% or higher for required subjects
Costa Rica Bachiller en educacion media with minimum average grade of 70% and good grades for relevant subjects
Ecuador Diploma Bachiller en Ciencias/Humanidades with GPA 7.0 or higher
Egypt General Secondary Education Certificate/Al Azhar Secondary Education Certificate (al-shahada al-thanawiyya al-azhariyya) with 75% overall grade
Ethiopia Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate / Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination (min 6 subjects with grades A, B or C)
France Baccalauréat Professionnel of Baccalauréat Technologique

This diploma may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University’s website for further information.

Gambia West African Senior (Secondary) School Certificate (WAEC)/Senior Secondary School Certificate. Min 6 subjects with grades A, B or C or A1 t/m C6.
Georgia General Education Cerfiticate
Ghana West African Senior (Secondary) School Certificate (WAEC)/Senior Secondary School Certificate. Min 6 subjects with grades A, B or C or A1 t/m C6.
Hong Kong HKDSE with 5 subjects and grades 2-5
India

Standard XII diploma (academic stream): Intermediate Examination Certificate/Higher Secondary School Certificate/Senior Secondary (12th Class) Examination Certificate/All India Senior School Certificate/All India School certicifate at 55% or higher and mathematics at 55% or higher

This diploma may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University’s website for further information.

Indonesia SMA/SMU graduation

This diploma may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University’s website for further information.

Iran Pre-University certificate with GPA 14/20 or higher/ Certificate of Secondary Education with relevant subjects
Iraq

Certificate of Preparatory Education (Adadiyah) or Secondary School Certificate or Sixth Form Baccalaureate = grades of 50% or more.

Adadiyah (or equivalent) with min 50% in 5 academic subjects, inc relevant

Ivory Coast

Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degré / Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire, minimum overall grade of 11

Japan Upper Secondary School certificate/High School Certificate of Graduation (Kotogakko - Year 12/Senior 3) pass with 'good' grades (70% + or approx GPA 3 on 5 scale).
Jordan Tawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate) overall passmark of 80% or above, inc relevant subjects
Kazakhstan Attestat with good grades in relevant subjects (grade 4 or higher)
Kenya Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with grades A-C in 6 subjects
Korea

High School Certificate (general high school)

or

GED / Korea High School Graduation Equivalency Examination Certificate with average grade 70% or above

Kosovo

Diplomë për kryerjen e shkollës së mesme Profesionale with good grades. 

The Diplomë për kryerjen e shkollës së mesme të lartë may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University’s website for further information.

Kuwait Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) with overall passmark of 80% or above, inc relevant subjects. No lower than 70% in these subjects.
Kyrgyz Republic Attestat o srednjem obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education) with minimum GPA 7.0/grade 4 or higher
Lebanon Baccalaureate - minimum 12 points inc relevant subjects 60% in General secondary certificate with 60% in relevant subjects
Libya Secondary School Certificate, with 80% or above
Malawi Malawi School Certificate of Education with at least 6 grades 1-6
Mexico Bachiller with 75% or higher
Morocco Diplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 12 inc relevant subjects
Myanmar Secondary school certificate not accepted
Namibia Namibia Senior Secondary Education Certificate (IGCSE or HIGHSCE) with minimally 5 IGCSE/O-levels grade A-C or equivalent in relevant subjects including English and excluding native language
Nepal HSEB Certificate with average grade of 60% or higher and scores of 60% or higher for required subjects
Nigeria West African Senior School Certificate (WAEC) with grades A-C or A1-C6 in at least 6 subjects / Senior School Certificate (NECO) with grades A1 or B2-3 in 6 subjects
Oman General Secondary Education Certificate with at least 80% overall grade
Pakistan Higher Secondary School Certificate with average grade of 60% or higher and scores of 60% or higher for required subjects /Intermediate School Certificate with a final result of at least grade C, incl required subjects. 
Panama Bachillerato / Bachiler with minimum average grade of 65%
Portugal Diploma/Certificado/Certidão do Ensino Secundário / Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação
Philippines Secondary School degree not accepted
Qatar

New certificate, QSSC - min. 5 subjects with 3 in Advanced level, all 5 grades A - Cs (minimum 70% in relevant subjects and overall in percentage scale)

Thanawaya Ama Qatari (School Leaving Certificate) minimum pass mark of 80% in relevant subjects

Russia

Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii
This diploma may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University’s website for further information.

Rwanda Rwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 50% (Grade C)
Saudi Arabia Secondary School graduation certificate (scientific section) General Secondary Examination Certificate/ shahâdat itmâm al-dirrâsa al-thânawiyya l-`âmma (Certificate of Completion of General Secondary Education), at least 80% overall grade
Singapore Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' level in 2 H2 content-based subjects + Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' level in 4 subjects (A-C grades) (total of 6 different subjects)
South Africa National Senior Certificate (with endorsement), with GPA 3.0 or higher
Sri Lanka Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced level) Min 3 A-Levels with A, B or C score. And 3 IGCSE or O-Levels with A, B of C score
Taiwan SH3 / Year 12 60% 'good' grades. Grades A (80-100% = Highest/4), B (70-79% = Average/3). C (60-69% - Pass/2).
Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education (at least 6 subjects with grades A-C) plus Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (at least 1 subject principal pass)
Certificate of Secondary Education (at least 5 subjects with grades A-C) plus Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (at least 2 subjects with principal pass and 1 subject with subsidiary pass)
Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education ("Matayom 6") / Certificate of Completion grade 12 with GPA 2.0 in last 2 years.
Tunisia Shahâdat al-bakâlôriyâ (Diplôme du Baccalauréat)
Turkey Lise Diplomasi with GPA 3.0 or above (60%)
Turkmenistan Orta bilim hakynda Sahadatnama (Certificate of secondary education)
UAE General Secondary Education Certificate Examination (General / Religious) of at least 60%
Uganda Uganda Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) in 6 subjects with grades 1-6 + Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with at least 2 subjects Principal pass and 1 subject Subsidiary pass (total 6 different subjects)
Uganda Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) in 6 subjects with grades 1-6 + Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with 1 subject Principal pass (total of 6 different subjects)
Uganda Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) in 6 subjects with result 1-6 + Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with at least 2 subjects Principal pass and result A, B of C (total 6 different subjects)
Ukraine Attestat

This diploma may qualify for direct admission into a 3-year Bachelor programme. Check the University’s website for further information.

USA High School Diploma min GPA 2.75 (grade C+, 77%) with minimum 4 academic subjects/16 credits
Uzbekistan Akademik Litsey Diplomi/ Attestat with good grades in relevant subjects (4 or higher)
Kasb-Hunar Kolleji Diplomi (Diploma of professional college)
Vietnam Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc / BangTrung Hoc Pho Thong / Bang Tu Tai / Baccalaureate/ GPA 7.0
Yemen Secondary School Final Examination Result  of at least 70%
Zambia Zambia School Certificate / General Certificate of Education with 6 subjects grades 1-6 and average grade 4.
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level (at least 5 relevant examination subjects with final result A-C) excluding native language. Maths required.