- Number of A levels required:
- Typical offer:
- Required subjects and grades:
- A level Music grade A or alternatively grade 7–8 ABRSM Theory. (Three A levels in addition to grade 7–8 ABRSM Theory required). BTEC applicants require A level Music or grade 7–8 ABRSM Theory. Music Technology A Level or any Music BTEC qualifications will not be accepted as a substitute for Music A level (they will be accepted as part of your wider offer if you are studying Music A level/grade 7-8 ABRSM Theory as well).
- General Studies:
BTEC Extended Diploma will not be considered without A level Music or ABRSM grade 7/8 theory.
BTEC Diploma will be considered when combined with A level Music or alternatively with A level (other than Music) and ABRSM grade 7/8 theory.
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma will be considered when combined with 2 A levels to include A level Music or alternatively 2 A levels (not including Music) and ABRSM grade 7/8 theory.
Other qualifications are considered – learn more about entry requirements.
International Baccalaureate Diploma: 6,6,5 in Higher level subjects plus 32 points overall.
We welcome applications from international students and invite you to join our vibrant community of over 4500 international students who represent 150 different countries. We accept a range of qualifications, our country pages show you what qualifications we accept from your country.
Depending on your chosen course of study, you may also be interested in one of our foundation pathways, which offer specially structured programmes for international students whose qualifications are not accepted for direct entry to UK universities. Further details can be found on Birmingham International Academy web pages.