Entry Requirements

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to ensure that they can enter their preferred intake. In addition to meeting academic requirements, students should also demonstrate the maturity, personality and attitude appropriate for this demanding industry. 

Not all countries or qualifications are listed in the table below; students with other qualifications should send their details for assessment. For students applying during their final year of secondary school, please attach your most recent results, predicted final results (if available) and your previous year’s academic transcript. ICHM can offer enrolment conditional upon the successful completion of your final year.

Note: When applying to ICHM certified academic transcripts/supporting documents must be provided in English. These may be certified by the school/institution that issued the original documents, Public Notary or other independent source approved by ICHM.

All
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26; or successful completion Eynesbury Tertiary Preparation Program or similar approved foundation course.

Australia
Completion of Year 12 with one of the following ATAR 70, OP14, or Certificate 3 (Hospitality or Business).

Bangladesh, Nepal & Pakistan
Completion of Senior School Certificate with a grade average of 65%.

Brazil
High School graduation/ Pass Vestibular Examination.

Canada
Grade 12 Diploma (70% average).

China & Macau
Completion of Chinese National University Entrance Examination (cut-off scores will vary according to province); or one year of a Bachelors Degree; or university foundation program.

Fiji
Successful completion of Form 7 with an average score of 280 ; Successful completion of Foundation with B average and GPA of 3.

Hong Kong
HKDSE 4 subjects at 3 (English 4 or IELTS 6); 2 A level passes in HKALE (minimum 5 points) OR 1 A level & 2 AS level passes OR 3 AS level passes (minimum D).

India
Completion of All India Senior School Certificate: Central Board - CBSE 60%, State Board 70%.

Indonesia
Completion of SMA III with average grade of 7.5 in 4 academic subjects.

Japan
Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (overall grade average of 80%).

Kenya
High School Certificate C+ in 7 subjects.

Korea
Senior High School Diploma with 5 subjects at grade C or better.

Latin America
High School Graduation with a grade average of 70%.

Malaysia
2 passes - minimum C in STPM (65%), 4 B grades in academic subjects in Senior Middle 3; Ontario Grade 12 CPU with minimum of 65%; SACE 65.

Mexico
Bachillerato and completion of a recognised foundation program or, one year of study at a recognised tertiary institution.

New Zealand
42 Credits at Level 3 NCEA, with at least 14 credits in each of two subjects on the approved list for university entrance, plus the required literacy and numeracy credits.

Phillippines
Completion of second year at Junior College.

Singapore
3 passes in the GCE A levels (minimum 5 points).

South Africa
5 NSC subjects with a minimum level of 4 or more and English at a level of 3 or higher.

Sri Lanka
3 passes in the GCE A levels (minimum 6 points); Sri Lanka A Level (minimum 6 points).

Sweden
Avgangsbetyg with 10 points.

Taiwan
Senior High School Diploma with 5 subjects at grade C+ or better.

Thailand
Successful completion of Matayom 6 with GPA of 3.5.

Turkey
Successful completion of course equivalent to the International Baccalaureate or first year university in Turkey.

Vietnam
Successful completion of Year 12 with a GPA 7.0 average.

UK
3 A Levels with 240 UCAS Tariff Points or suitable alternative such as BTEC Level 3 Diploma (Business or Travel & Tourism) with Subsidiary Diploma totaling 240 UCAS Tariff Points.

USA
USA Grade 12 Diploma with one of the following: SAT score 1540; or 2 AP Exams with a score of 5 (a combination of both can also be considered); or AP composite of 21.

English Requirements

International students may be required to prove English proficiency. Please see the table below for the accepted levels. Students who do not meet ICHM English requirements upon application, may be offered enrolment conditional upon successful completion of an approved English language course.

English Qualification
Year 1 or Advanced Entry

IELTS
6.0 Academic (min 5.5 in any band)

TOEFL (IBT)
60 (min 15 in any band)

PTE
50 (writing & speaking not below 18)

Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) / Cambridge English First (FCE)*
169 - 175 (with no band below 162)

High School
Successful completion of the last 2 years of high/ secondary school, where the language of instruction was English

HKDSE
4

English Language College
Successful completion of an English program at Eynesbury or other approved English language college.