- Typical offer:
- AAB-BBB depending on the combination of A levels
- BBB including Physics
- ABB including at least one of Chemistry, Computer Science Economics or Electronics
- AAB in 3 other subjects.
Required subjects and grades
- Minimum B in GCSE Mathematics
Subjects not accepted
- A level Maths is not accepted
- A level General Studies is not accepted
Access to HE:
60 credits overall with at least 45 at Level 3 out of which 30 are at Distinction including 12 in Mathematics + 12 in Physics and 15 at Merit.
32 overall with the following at higher level:
- 555 including Physics
- 655 including at least one of Chemistry, Computer Science or Economics
- 665 in 3 other subjects.
Applicants taking Higher Level Maths are not considered.
BTEC and Cambridge Technical:
BTEC and Cambridge Technical Extended Diplomas are considered on a case-by-case basis dependent on syllabus. A science-based subject is required.
BTEC Diplomas and Subsidiary Diplomas (Extended Certificate from 2016) and Cambridge Technical Diplomas and Introductory Diplomas (Extended Certificate from 2015/16) will be considered in combination with A Levels on a case-by-case basis dependent on the subjects taken.
BTEC applicants may be required to undergo a problem solving test.
Applicants taking these qualifications are advised to contact the University before making an application.
We accept a range of European qualifications , please contact the admissions tutor for more information.
Please note this course is only open to UK/EU students. Overseas students may apply to 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.