Course Entry Requirements

Level 3 Course Guidance Grades

All students need to have at least 5 GCSEs at 9 to 5 including English AND Maths at a level 4 (includes Level 2 Vocational at Merit or Distinction).

Please review the guide below. This shows typical minimal grades for students studying courses. During your enrolment interview you will receive one to one support to ensure you are on the best combination of courses.

Subject

English

Maths

Subject specific requirements (minimum)

Art & Design- A2

5

4

GCSE Art grade 6

Applied Science BTEC

5

5

2 GCSEs in science grade 5

Biology AS/A2

6

6

Biology GCSE grade 6 or Additional Science grade 6 (grade 6 in the Biology exam unit )

Business AS/A2

6

6

GCSE Business grade 6 would be an advantage

Business BTEC National (Single & Double)

5

4

Grade 5 Business GCSE would be an advantage

Chemistry AS/A2

6

6

Chemistry GCSE grade 6 or Additional Science grade B (grade 6 in the Chemistry exam unit)

Computing Science AS/A2

6

6

GCSE Computing grade 6

Drama AS/A2

6

4

GCSE Drama grade 5 would be an advantage

DT A2

6

6

GCSE DT grade 6 would be an advantage

Economics AS/A2

6

6

 

English Language AS/A2

6

4

Grade 6 in English

English Literature AS/A2

6

4

Grade 6 in English and English Literature

Extended Project AS only

6

4

 

Film Studies

5

4

 

Finance AS/A2

6

6

 

Forensics and Criminal Investigation BTEC

5

5

2 GCSEs in science grade 5

Further Maths AS/A2

5

8

GCSE Maths 8

Geography AS

6

6

GCSE Geography grade 6

Government and Politics AS/A2

6

4

Any Humanities GCSE qualification grade 6 is required

History AS/A2

6

4

GCSE History grade 6

ICT

5

4

ICT qualification would be an advantage

Mathematics AS/A2

5

7

GCSE Maths 7

Music Technology AS/A2

5

4

Music GCSE or Music level 2 qualification would be an advantage

Photography AS/A2

5

4

Art GCSE grade 5 would be an advantage

Physics AS/A2

6

6

Physics GCSE grade 6 or Additional Science grade 6 (grade 6 in the Physics exam unit)

Psychology AS/A2

6

6

Grade 6-5 in both sciences

Sport and Physical Activity (Cambridge Technical)

5

4

 

These show typical minimal grades for students studying these courses. During your enrolment interview you will receive one to one support to ensure you are on the best combination of courses. If there are any extenuating circumstances consideration will be given on a case by case basis.

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