TABLE 1 below shows the subject specific entry requirements above the general entry requirements for Level 3.  

 

Subject

Sept 2018 Subject Specific requirements in addition to the level 3 entry requirements

Biology A Level

 

GCSE Science 6,6 (with a 6 in Biology if taken separately.) Grade 5 Maths.

Business A Level

Grade 5 English Language Grade 4 Maths.

Chemistry A Level

 

GCSE Science 6,6 (with a 6 in Chemistry if taken separately.) Grade 6 Maths.

Computer Science A Level

Grade 6 Maths.

 

Economics A Level

Grade 5 English Language Grade 5 Maths.

English Language A Level

Grade 5 English Language.

English Literature A Level

Grade 5 English Language Grade 5 English Literature (if taken).

 

Film A Level

Grade 5 in English Language or English Literature.

Fine Art A Level

 

Grade 4 GCSE Art or related qualification (Grade 6 if taken in combination with another Art based course).

French A Level

 

Grade 6 GCSE French. If you have a Grade 5, evidence of a higher tier ability in at least 2 of the four skills will be required.

Further Mathematics A Level

Grade 7 Maths.

Geography A Level

Grade 4 Maths Grade 4 in Geography (if taken).

Geology A Level

GCSE Science 4,4 Grade 5 Maths.

German A Level

 

Grade 6 GCSE German. If you have a Grade 5, evidence of a higher tier ability in at least 2 of the four skills will be required.

Graphic Communication A Level

Grade 4 GCSE Art or related qualification (Grade 6 if taken in combination with another Art based course).

History A Level

Grade 5 English Language Grade 4 in History (if taken).

Law A Level

Grade 5 English Language Grade 3 Maths.

Mathematics A Level

Grade 6 Maths.

Media Studies A Level

Grade 5 English Language or Literature.

Music A Level

Grade 4 GCSE Music/BTEC or Grade V theory and a practical audition.

Music Technology A Level

Grade 4 GCSE Music or Music Tech.

Philosophy A Level

 

Grade 5 English Language Grade 4 in another humanities subject.

Photography A Level

 

Grade 4 GCSE Art or related qualification (Grade 6 if taken in combination with another Art based course).

Physical Education A Level

Grade 5 English Language Grade 4 Maths.

 

Physics A Level

 

GCSE Science 6,6 (with a 6 in Physics if taken separately.) Grade 6 Maths.

Psychology A Level

 

Grade 4 Maths Grade 4,4 in GCSE Science Grade 5 English Language.

Religious Studies A Level

Grade 5 in English Language Grade 4 in Religious Studies (if taken).

Sociology A Level

Grade 5 English Language Grade 4 in Sociology (if taken).

Spanish A Level

 

Grade 6 GCSE Spanish. If you have a Grade 5, evidence of a higher tier ability in at least 2 of the four skills will be required.

Applied Law

Grade 4/C in English Language. Grade 3/D in Maths.

Applied Science

Grade C/4 in GCSE Science Grade 4/C in Maths.

Business (Accounting)

Grade D/3 in Maths.

Business

Grade D/3 in Maths.

Childcare

Grade 4/C in English Language. Grade 4/C in Maths.

IT

Grade 4/C in Maths.

Sport

Grade D/3 in Maths.

Travel and Tourism

Grade 3/D in Maths.

 

 

TABLE 2 below shows the additional minimum GCSE average points score required for some subjects.

 

Minimum average GCSE score required

Subjects

5

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further Maths.

4.5

Computer Science, Economics, Law, Mathematics.

4.25

French, Geography, Philosophy, Physical Education, Psychology.

4

Business, Geology, German, Sociology.