University of Liverpool Achieving Excellence Equivalents

The table below illustrates the grades required in different countries in order to be eligible to receive the Vice Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship.

Country Degree Grading
Armenia 90% or GPA of 3.7 out of 4
Australia 80+ or High Distinction
Azerbaijan Score of 91-100
Bangladesh First Class / Cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 or A Grade or above / 75% or above
Bolivia 90%
Brazil A score of 8.5 or 85%
Brunei First Class
Canada Cumulative GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 OR 3.4/4.3 OR 9 /12 OR 7/9
Cameroon 16 or above out of 20 / tres bien
Chile 6/7 or above / Muy Bueno classification
China Students who have graduated from a mainland Chinese '211' institution with an overall average grade of 80% or above.
Colombia Cumulative GPA 4.0/5.0
Costa Rica 8.5/10
Ecuador 8.5/10 or 25/30 or 34/40
Egypt GPA 3.5 out of 4 or 85%
Georgia GPA 4.7 out of 5.0
Ghana First Class Degree
Hong Kong 1st Class Degree (70+)
India

Students who have completed a BEng/BTech degree in India and scored 70% overall will be eligible for the award.

Students who have completed any other type of degree (e.g. BSc, BCom, BA etc) in India and scored 65% overall will be eligible for the award.

Indonesia A / Excellent / GPA of 3.5/4.0
Iran A / 17 from 20
Jamaica 3.5/4.0 or 1st Class
Japan GPA 3.5 out of 4.0
Jordan 3.5 or above from 4.0
Kazakhstan GPA of 3.75 from 4.0 or GPA of 4.7 from 5.0 
Kenya First Class Degree
Kuwait 3.5 out of 4
Lebanon 90% / A / Excellent
Libya 85% or above / GPA 3.5 out of 4.0
Macedonia 9.5 out of 10
Malaysia First Class Degree or 3.5 from 4.0
Mexico 8/10
Mongolia 90% or Grade A
Nigeria GPA of 3.9 from 5.0 (high 2:1) or GPA 3.2 (Ibadan - new 4.0 scale) / GPA 5.5 (Ibadan - old 7.0 scale)
Norway A/ Excellent
Oman 3.5
Pakistan Division 1 /  Cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 
Peru 14/20 in Licenciado/Professional title
Philippines 1.5-1.0
Russia Excellent / GPA of 4.7/5.0 Classification
Saudi Arabia 3.5/4.0 or 4.4/5.0
Singapore First Class / Grade A
South Korea GPA 3.9 from 4.5 or 3.7 from 4.3
Sri Lanka First Class / A / Cumulative GPA of 3.7/4.0 
Sudan First Class Degree / 75% or above
Taiwan A Grade / 80% or above / GPA of 3.5/4.0 from a national university
Tanzania First Class Degree
Thailand Grade A / Excellent / GPA of 3.3/4.0
Turkey GPA 3.3 out of 4.0
Uganda First Class Degree
Ukraine GPA 4.7 out of 5.0 / 10 or above on the 12 scale
USA Cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 or 4.4/5.0
Vietnam 7.5 or excellent classification
Zimbabwe First Class Degree

Equivalences for recognised pathway programmes

LIC Graduate Diploma 70% overall
NCUK Graduate Diploma Distinction in Research Methods

Notes

The awards are not available to:

  • XJTLU Students (separate scholarships are available)
  • Sponsored Students (when fees are paid by a government, commercial organisation or other body on behalf of the student)
  • UoL Graduates (the Postgraduate Progress Award is available to them)

The awards are available to:

  • London Students. However, cannot be combined with other awards e.g. Indian Subcontient Award. The maximum they can receive is the 20% discount.

For new students (who have not completed their Undergraduate Degree at the University of Liverpool) studying on the Liverpool campus, the award can be combined with the "Indian and African Subcontinent" Awards of £1,000.