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.
International Baccalaureate (IB) 26; or successful completion Eynesbury Tertiary Preparation Program or similar approved foundation course.
Completion of Year 12 with one of the following ATAR 65, OP16, or Certificate 3 (Hospitality or Business).
Bangladesh & Pakistan
Completion of Senior School Certificate with a grade average of 65%.
High School graduation/ Pass Vestibular Examination.
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.
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).
Completion of SMA III with average grade of 7.5 in 4 academic subjects.
Completion of All India Senior School Certificate: Central Board - CBSE 60%, State Board 70%.
Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (overall grade average of 80%).
High School Certificate C+ in 7 subjects.
Senior High School Diploma with 5 subjects at grade C or better.
High School Graduation with a grade average of 70%.
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.
Bachillerato and completion of a recognised foundation program or, one year of study at a recognised tertiary institution.
Nepalese Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) administered through the Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB) or Nepal Education Board (NEB) Year 12, must have achieved equivalent to a minimum aggregate of 65% across their ‘Best of 4’ academic subjects, including English (but not including Nepali) or NEB Year 12 results of either a GPA or 2.41 or 2.61, i.e. equivalent to 60% or 65%+ result in four academic subjects in a relevant stream.
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.
Completion of second year at Junior College.
3 passes in the GCE A levels (minimum 5 points).
5 NSC subjects with a minimum level of 4 or more and English at a level of 3 or higher.
3 passes in the GCE A levels (minimum 6 points); Sri Lanka A Level (minimum 6 points).
Avgangsbetyg with 10 points.
Senior High School Diploma with 5 subjects at grade C+ or better.
Successful completion of Matayom 6 with GPA of 3.5.
Successful completion of course equivalent to the International Baccalaureate or first year university in Turkey.
Successful completion of Year 12 with a GPA 7.0 average.
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 Grade 12 Diploma with one of the following: SAT score 1120; or 2 AP Exams with a score of 5 (a combination of both can also be considered); or AP composite of 21.
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.
Year 1 or Advanced Entry
6.0 Academic (min 5.5 in any band)
70 (min 17 in any band)
50 (writing & speaking not below 18)
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) / Cambridge English First (FCE)*
169 - 175 (with no band below 162)
Successful completion of the last 2 years of high/ secondary school, where the language of instruction was English
English Language College
Successful completion of an English program at Eynesbury or other approved English language college.