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Cuba

Welcome to the country page for Cuba

Undergraduate entry requirements

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified prospective students and want to recruit students with the very best academic merit, potential and motivation, irrespective of their background. We carefully consider each application on an individual basis, taking into account all the information presented on the UCAS application form, including your:

  • academic achievement (including predicted and achieved grades)
  • subject combinations
  • personal statement
  • teacher’s reference
  • educational circumstances

In terms of academic achievement, our entry requirements vary by programme, and are listed on the individual undergraduate degree programme webpages.

On these pages and in our printed prospectus, we list our entry requirements and usual standard offers for each programme for those students applying with GCE A levels and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB). However we also consider applications from students with a range of other UK qualifications including BTECs, Foundation Courses and Access to HE Diplomas (see further information on these qualifications) as well as a wide range of international qualifications. 

Below you will find the equivalency of the qualification/s from your country to GCE A levels. If your qualification is not listed, please get in touch with Undergraduate Admissions.

For more information on the application process please see How to apply.

You may also have to provide evidence of your evidence of your English language proficiency, although you don't need to provide this at the time you submit your application.

Competition for places

Competition for places at the School is high. This means that even if you are predicted or if you achieve the grades that meet our usual standard offer, this will not guarantee you an offer of admission. Usual standard offers are intended only as a guide, and in some cases applicants will be asked for grades which differ from this.

Graduate entry requirements

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified prospective students and want to recruit students with the very best academic merit, potential and motivation, irrespective of their background.

We carefully consider each application on an individual basis, taking into account all the information presented on your application form, including your:

  • academic achievement (including predicted and achieved grades)
  • statement of academic purpose
  • two references
  • CV

In terms of academic achievement, our entry requirements vary by programme, and are listed on the individual graduate degree programme webpages.

See further information on supporting documents

You may also have to provide evidence of your English proficiency, although you do not need to provide this at the time of your application to LSE. See our English language requirements.

For more information on the application process please see How to apply.

We accept a wide range of international qualifications. Below you will find our general minimum requirements for students from your country. If your qualification or country is not listed, please get in touch with Graduate Admissions.

Please note that requirements listed on these pages are general and some programmes have specific requirements in terms of degree result required and subject background. Many of our quantitative programmes also require that a GRE or GMAT score is submitted. Please see the individual graduate degree programme webpages for specific information.

Graduate entry requirements for applicants from Cuba

Taught master's programmes 

To be considered for admission to a taught master's programme, we would normally require a título de licenciado or professional title when awarded after four years with an overall grade of 4.5/5.

Research programmes (MPhil/MRes/PhD)

To be considered for admission to a research programme, we would normally require a título de máster or the título de especialista/especialidad de posgrado (except for Medicine) and expect an overall grade of 4/5.