- Number of A levels required:
- Typical offer:
- ABB (2019) AAB-ABB (2018)
- Required subjects and grades:
- Preferred subjects are: PE, Sports Studies/Sports Science, Business Studies, Economics, Design & Technology, Mathematics, A science e.g. Physics, Biology or Psychology. GCSE Mathematics, English and a science at a minimum of grade 4/C (for 2019) 6/B (for 2018)
Specified subjects excluded for entry: We do not accept Applied Science, Citizenship Studies, Communication and Culture, Critical Studies, Critical Thinking, General Studies, Global Perspectives, Moving Image Arts, Science in Society, Use of Maths and World Development.
Applicants need to meet a golf handicap as stipulated by the PGA (before A level results) in the year of application. Handicap of 6 required if male, 8 if female. A level requirements dependent on the number of preferred subjects being offered.
BTEC Extended Diploma accepted with D*D*D* plus Distinctions in all modules.
BTEC Diploma accepted in combination with an acceptable A level.
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma accepted in combination with two acceptable A levels.
Other qualifications are considered – learn more about entry requirements.
Satisfactory completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service check (previously the Criminal Records Bureau check) is required from accepted candidates before registration for the programme.
International Baccalaureate Diploma:
- For students starting their course in 2019 the entry requirements are 6,5,5 at Higher Level with a minimum of 32 points overall.
- For students starting their course in 2018 the entry requirements are 6,6,5 - 6,5,5 in Higher level subjects plus 32 points overall.
Higher level subjects need to include the required subjects as defined for the A-level qualification, where applicable.
Standard English language requirements apply
Learn more about international entry requirements
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.