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Entry Requirements

We will need to be convinced that you are serious about wishing to pursue higher-level study and are committed to working appropriately. You will need to have the following minimum GCSE or equivalent qualifications for our different courses: 

A-Level Programme Entry Requirements – 2019 Entry

Minimum of 5 x 5s

Minimum of a 4 in English and Maths

Additional subject specific entry requirements

Subject  
Art and Design 6 in Art at GCSE
Biology 6 in GCSE Biology if doing single sciences
  Or 6,7 in GCSE TrilogyScience
  6 in GCSE Maths
Business 5 in GCSE Maths
Chemistry  6 in GCSE Chemistry if doing single sciences
  Or 6,7 in GCSE Trilogy Science
  6 in GCSE Maths
Computer Science 6 in GCSE Maths
  6 in Computing if taken at GCSE
Dance 6 in Dance if taken at GCSE
Drama 6 in Drama if taken at GCSE
Economics 6 in Math GCSE
English Language 6 in GCSE English Language
English Literature 6 in English Literature GCSE
Film Studies 6 in a humanities subject or English GCSE
French 6 in GCSE French
Geography 6 in GCSE Geography
German 6 in GCSE German
History 6 in GCSE History or a humanities subject
Maths 7 in GCSE Maths
Double Maths 8 in GCSE Maths
Music 6 in GCSE Music, if taken and at least one instrument/voice to Grade 5
  If music is not taken at GCSE then Grade 5 or above in an instrument and theory is required.
PE 6 in PE if taken at GCSE
Physics 6 in GCSE Physics if doing single sciences
  Or 6,7 in GCSE Double Science
  6 in GCSE Maths
Politics 6 in a humanities GCSE or English GCSE
Psychology

6 in GCSE Maths or Science  

 

5 in GCSE English

RPE

6 in Religious Studies if taken at GCSE

 

6 in a humatities subject

Sociology

6 in a humanities subject or English GCSE

Spanish

6 in GCSE Spanish

 

BTEC Entry Requirements – 2019 Entry

5 x 4s

4 in English and Maths

Additional Subject Specific Entry Requirements

BTEC Business At least a 4 in Business if taken at GCSE
At least a Pass in Business if taken at Level 2
* Please note that Level 2 vocational courses are the equivalent of 1 GCSE and only 2 will be counted towards the entry requirements
BTEC Health and Social Care None
BTEC Science 4 in Biology, Chemistry & Physics at GCSE
Or 4,4 in Trilogy Science GCSE
BTEC Sport At least a 4 in PE if taken at GCSE
At least a Pass in Sport if taken at Level 2
* Please note that Level 2 vocational courses are the equivalent of 1 GCSE and only 2 will be counted towards the entry requirements

PRE-U GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

  • Subject Specific Entry Requirements:

    At least 5 x 7s