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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

One year International Foundation Programme (September intake)  Fast-track International Foundation Programme (Janury intake)

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


 English Academic Preparation Programme (September intake)

English Academic Preparation Programme (January intake)

IELTS 5.0 overall

IELTS 5.5 overall

For all our programmes we also accept:

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

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International Foundation Programme: One year & Fast-track – Academic entry requirements per country

The One year & Fast-track International Foundation Programmes lead to 3-year Bachelor's programmes and require the following specific subjects for specific Bachelor degree programmes:

  • All Bachelor degree programmes require: Maths 
  • Alternative numerate subjects: Alternative numerate subjects such as Statistics, Algebra, Geometry, Accounting and Calculus will be considered instead of Maths.

The International Foundation Programmes require the following Academic Entry Requirements for the 3-year Bachelor's degree programmes:

Country Academic Requirement for Foundation programmes followed by 3-year Bachelor's programmes
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.

Angola Certificado de Habilitações with minimum average of 11 and minimum grades of 11 for relevant subjects
Azerbaijan Attestat / Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education with good grades in relevant subjects (grade 4 or higher)
Algeria Bacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire 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.

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.

Manitoba High School Diploma - 5 grade 12 subjects incl English and Mathematics, grades 65% or more (codes S, C or U) 

Caribbean CXC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate),  5 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 (rama académica) with minimum average grade of 70% and good grades for relevant subjects
Dominican Republic Bachillerato with minimum average grade of 70%
Ecuador Bachiller en Ciencias/Humanidades with GPA 7.0 or higher
Egypt General Secondary Education Certificate / Al Azhar Secondary Education Certificate 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 / Baccalauréat Technologique

Baccalauréat Général 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 Surat Keterangan Hasil Ujian Nasional + Ijazah SMA 
Iran

Pre-University Certificate (till 2019) / Certificate of Completion of Secondary Studies combined with Pre-University Certificate (till 2019) /  Certificate of Completion of Secondary School Studies (from 2020). Min GPA 14/20. 

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 High School Certificate of Graduation
Jordan General Secondary Education Certificate, overall passmark of 80% or above, incl relevant subjects
Kazakhstan Attestat with good grades in relevant subjects (grade 4 or higher)
Kenya Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with grades A-C in 6 subjects
Korea

High School Certificate (general high school) / GED / Korea High School Graduation Equivalency Examination Certificate with average grade 70% or above

Kosovo

Diplomë për kryerjen e shkollës së mesme të lartë 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 Completion Certificate of Secondary Stage 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 Attestation du Baccalauréat with grade average of 12 inc relevant subjects
Mozambique Certificado de Habilitacoes Literarias with minimum average of 11 and minimum grades of 11 for relevant subjects
Myanmar Secondary school certificate not eligible for admission
Namibia Namibia Senior Secondary Education Certificate 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 de qualificação profissional de nivel 3 + Diploma/Certificado/Certidão do Ensino Secundário
Philippines High School Diploma Grade 12 Academic track only with good grades, incl required subjects
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)
Sudan Secondary School Certificate, with at least 65% overall grade
South Africa National Senior Certificate (with endorsement), with at least 50% overall grade
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 Senior High School Diploma / 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 Diplôme du Baccalauréat
Turkey Lise Diplomasi or Teknik Lisesi Diploması 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 / Bang Trung Hoc Pho Thong / Bang Tu Tai
/ Baccalaureate / Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung. Min. 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.

 

English Academic Preparation Programme - Academic Entry Requirements per country

The English Academic Preparation programme leads to 4-year Bachelor's programmes and  a range of Master's programmes

 

The English Academic Preparation Programme require the following specific subjects for specific Bachelor degree programmes:

  • Process and Food Technology (BSc Chemical Engineering) - 4 years: Math & Chemistry
  • International Business (BBA) - 4 years: Math or economics/business subjects 
  • International Financial Management and Control (BSc Finance & Control) - 4 years: Math & economics/business subjects
  • No subject specific requirements apply for the other 4-year Bachelor degree programmes

The English Academic Preparation Programme requires the following Academic Entry Requirements for the 4-year Bachelor's degree programmes: 

Country Academic Requirement for English Academic Preparation Programme followed by 4-year Bachelor's programmes
Albania

Certifikatë të Kualifikimit Profesional  / Vërtetim (certificate) / Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore / Maturës Shtetërore Profesionale

Angola Certificado de Habilitações
Azerbaijan Attestat / Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education 
Algeria Baccalaureat / Brevet d’Enseignement / Professionel Superieur (BEPS)
Armenia Attestat/Certificate of General Secondary Education
Australia

ATAR score between 60 and 85 or an OP between 17 and 8. 

Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate (vocational elements) / Higher Secondary Certificate (Humanities/Sciences/Business Studies) / Alim Certificate  
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

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) / High School diploma (from one of the English Provinces)

Caribbean CXC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate),  5 CXC passes at grade 3
China Senior middle school graduation certificate (gaozhong)
Colombia Bachiller Academico / Bachiller Technólogo
Congo Diplome d'État / Diplôme d'État d'Études Secondaires du Cycle Long
Costa Rica Bachiller en Educacion Media (rama académica)
Dominican Republic Bachiler Modalidad General
Ecuador Bachiller en Ciencias/Humanidades / Bachiller Técnico
Egypt General Secondary Education Certificate (shahâdat itmâm al-dirâsa al-thânawiyya al-`âmma) / Al Azhar Secondary Education Certificate (al-shahâda al-thânawiyya al-azhariyya) / Technical Institute Diploma (diblôm al-ma`âhid al-fanniyya)
Ethiopia Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate / Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination (min 6 subjects with grades A, B or C)
France Baccalauréat Général / Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement du Second Degré / Baccalauréat Technologique
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 Hongkong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) in 5 subjects with grades 2 t/m 5, including ENglish and Chinese.
Hongkong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) in 6 subjects with grades 3 t/m 5 for ENglish and Chinese and grades 2 t/m 5 for Maths and Liberal Studies and 2 other subjects (in total 6 subjects).
Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) in 6 subjects with grades 3 t/m 5 or A t/m E .
Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) in 6 subjects with grades 3 t/m 5 or A t/m C + Hong Kong Advanced Supplementary Level Examinations (HKASLE) with grades A t/m E.
Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) in 6 subjects with grades 3 t/m 5 or A t/m C + Hong Kong Advanced Level Examinations (HKALE) with grades A t/m E
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

Indonesia Surat Keterangan Hasil Ujian Nasional + Ijazah SMA 
Iran Pre-University Certificate (till 2019) / Certificate of Completion of Secondary Studies combined with Pre-University Certificate (till 2019) /  Certificate of Completion of Secondary School Studies (from 2020) / Associate Degree (kârdânî) 
Iraq

Secondary School Certificate (wathîqa madrasiyya / al-marhallaal-i‘dâdiyya) / Baccalaureate Certificate 

Ivory Coast

Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degré / Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire

Japan High School Certificate of Graduation
Jordan General Secondary Education Certificate
Kazakhstan Orta bilim turaly attestat / Attestat o srednjem obrazovanii -Аттестат об среднем образовании / Oрта білім туралы аттестат / Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools (NIS) Grade 12 certificate
Kenya Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with grades A-C in 6 subjects
Korea

High School Certificate (general high school) / Korea High School Graduation Equivalency Examination Certificate

Kosovo

Diplomë per kryerjen e shkollës së mesme të lartë - Profesionale / Diplomë për kryerjen e shkollës së mesme të lartë

Kuwait Completion Certificate of Secondary Stage 
Kyrgyz Republic Аттестат о среднем образовании / Attestat o srednjem obrazovanii / Жалпы орто билим туралуу аттестат / Zhalpy orto bilim turaluu attestat 
Lebanon Baccalauréat / Bac II / Baccalauréat Libanais / Baccalauréat General
Libya Secondary School Certificate
Malawi Malawi School Certificate of Education with at least 6 grades with scores A, B or C
Mexico Bachiller / Bachiller Técnico / Certificado de Bachillerato + Certificado Completo/Certificado de preparatorias / Certificado de Estudios (Prep.tec. multicultural)
Morocco Attestation du Baccalauréat / Baccalauréat Technique
Mozambique Certificado de Habilitacoes 
Myanmar Secondary school certificate not eligible for admission
Namibia Namibia Senior Secondary Education Certificate. Min. 25 points for 5 best subjects. 
Nepal HSEB Certificate (humanities/sciences or management/science)
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
Pakistan Higher Secondary School Certificate / Intermediate School Certificate with a final result of at least grade C
Panama Bachillerato / Bachiler
Portugal Diploma/Certificado de qualificação profissional de nivel 3 + Diploma/Certificado/Certidão do Ensino Secundário
Philippines Both Junior High School Diploma and High School Diploma are not eligible for admission
Qatar

New certificate, QSSC / Thanawaya Ama Qatari (School Leaving Certificate)

Russia

Attestat o srednem obsjtsjem obrazovanii / Diplom o srednem professionalnom obrazovanii (second level)

Rwanda Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education / Professional Certificate of Secondary Education A2 (Diplôme d’Etudes Secondaires Professionnelles A2)
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)
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)
Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'A' level in 3 H2 + 1 H1 content-based vakken + the subject General Paper/ Knowledge and Inquiry (in total 5 different subjects)
Sudan Secondary School Certificate
South Africa National Senior Certificate (with endorsement)
Sri Lanka General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) with 6 subjects with grade A, B or C / 
General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) with at least a S for 3 subjects and a score of at least 30% for the Common General Test
Taiwan Senior High School Diploma / Senior High School Certificate of Graduation
Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education (with at least 6 exam subjects with grades A t/m C) plus het Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with at least 1 subject with principal pass
Certificate of Secondary Education (with at least 5 subjects with grades A t/m C) plus Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with at least 2 subjects with principal pass and 1 subject with subsidiary pass
Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education (Matayom 6) 
Tunisia Baccalauréat
Turkey Teknik Lisesi Diploması / Lise Diploması
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 Atestat pro zagal’nu serednyu osvitu / Certificate of completed secondary education (until 2019) / Свідоцтво про здобуття повної загальної середньої освіти -Svidotstvo pro zdobuttia povnoi zagalnoi serednoi osvity’ (from 2019) + Dyplom kvalifikovanogo robitnika / Qualified worker Svidotstvo pro bazovu zagal’nu serednyu osvitu (level II)
USA All applicattions will be assessed individually
Uzbekistan Ўрта маълумот тўғрисида шаҳодатнома / O’rta ma’lumot to’g’risida shahodatnoma /
Akademik Litsey Diplomi (Diploma of Academic Lyceum) / Kasb-Hunar Kolleji Diplomi (Diploma of professional college) 
Vietnam Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc / Bang Trung Hoc Pho Thong / Bang Tu Tai
/ Baccalaureate / Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung
Yemen Secondary School Final Examination Result  of at least 70%
Zambia Zambia School Certificate / General Certificate of Education with 6 subjects grades A, B or C.
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level (at least 5 relevant examination subjects with final result A-C) plus the Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advance Level with at least 2 subjects. 

 

The English Academic Preparation Programme requires the following Academic Entry Requirements for the Master's degree programmes:

 

Master Degree Academic Entry Requirements for English Academic Preparation Programme followed by 1-year Master's programmes

Master of Business Administration

Bachelor degree with two years of relevant work experience, motivation statement, recommendation letter, CV & intake interview

Master International Communication 

Bachelor degree with two years of relevant work experience, motivation statement, recommendation letter, CV & intake interview

Master Financial Management and Control

Bachelor degree related to Finance / Control / Economics with two years of relevant work experience, motivation statement, recommendation letter, CV & intake interview