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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements exist to ensure that students are able to succeed in the qualifications they've chosen. Below we list the entry requirements for all of our subjects.

General entry requirements:

       BTECs  -  5x Grade 9-4 passes (including English and Maths Grade 4)

       A Levels  -  6x Grade 9-4 passes (including Maths Grade 4 and English Grade 5)

Specific entry requirements:

(a) BTEC/CTEC: 5 grade 9-4 passes including English and Maths at grade 4 or better

Art Grade 4 or above in GCSE Art or BTEC Art Merit (x2)
Health & Social Grade 4 in Science
Media None
ICT Level 2 pass in ICT
Business Grade C in GCSE Business (if studied)
Sport Grade 4 in PE and Grade 4 in Science (x2)
Lab Skills Grade 4 in Science (x2)

 

(b) A levels: 6 grade 9-4 passes including Maths at grade 4 or better and English at grade 5 or better

Art Grade 4 or above in GCSE Art or BTEC Art Merit
Photography Grade 4 or above in GCSE Art or BTEC Art Merit*
Government & Politics None
Sociology None
Product Design None
Business Grade C in Business
Theatre Studies Grade 5 in Drama

 

(c) A levels+: Minimum A level criteria plus specific subject criteria 

Psychology Grade 5 in Maths and a Grade 6 in Science
English Language Grade 6 in English Language
English Literature Grade 6 in English Literature
Economics Grade B in Economics (if studied) *
History Grade 6 in History
Geography Grade 6 in History and a Grade 5 in Maths
Maths Grade 6 in Maths
Further Maths Grade 7 in Maths
French Grade 6 in French
PE Grade 6 in PE
Biology Grade 6 in Biology or Combined Science
Chemistry Grade 6 in Maths plus Grade 6 in Chemistry  OR Grade 6 in Combined Science with a 6 in the relevant component
Physics Grade 6 in Maths plus Grade 6 in Physics  OR Grade 6 in Combined Science with a 6 in the relevant component

 

* If you have not studied this subject before, please speak to the member of staff responsible for the course

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