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The tables below outline any ADDITIONAL entry requirements for each of OUR COURSES.

Entry Requirements: A Levels

Subject English Language GCSE Mathematics GCSE Other GCSE requirements Notes
Architecture /
3D Design
Good Pass   C or above in Art (if taken at GCSE) If Art not taken at GCSE, portfolio evidence is required
Biology Good Pass Good Pass  Minimum B in Biology and one other GCSE Science subject, or BB in Double Science  
Business Good Pass Good Pass   No previous experience of this subject is required 
Chemistry Good Pass Very Good Pass Minimum B in Chemistry and one other GCSE Science subject, or BB in Double Science  
Classic Civilisation Good Pass     No previous experience of this subject is required 
Computer Science Good Pass Very Good Pass    
Core Maths Good Pass Good Pass    
Digital Filmmaking Good Pass   Minimum C in Art & Design subject is preferred  No previous experience of this subject is required
Drama & Theatre Studies Good Pass    Minimum C in Drama (if taken at GCSE)  
Economics Good Pass Good Pass    No previous experience of this subject is required
English Language Good Pass      
English Language & Literature Good Pass     GCSEs in English Language & Literature is preferred
English Literature Good Pass     GCSEs in English Language & Literature is preferred
Film Studies Good Pass     No previous experience of this subject is required
Fine Art Good Pass   Minimum C in Art (if taken at GCSE) If Art not taken at GCSE, portfolio evidence is required
French Good Pass   Minimum B in French (if taken at GCSE) A*/A in French is preferred 
Further Mathematics Good Pass Very Good Pass   You must also enrol on A Level Mathematics
Geography Good Pass   Minimum C in Geography (if taken at GCSE) It is not necessary to have taken Geography at GCSE
Government & Politics Good Pass     No previous experience of this subject is required
Graphics Good Pass   Minimum C in Art & Design subject is preferred  
History Good Pass   Minimum C in History (if taken at GCSE) It is not necessary to have taken History at GCSE
Law Very Good Pass     No previous experience of this subject is required
Mathematics Good Pass Very Good Pass    
Media Studies Good Pass     No previous experience of this subject is required
Photography Good Pass   Minimum C in Art & Design subject is preferred No previous experience of this subject is required
Physics Good Pass Very Good Pass Minimum B in Physics and one other GCSE Science subject, or BB in Double Science Students taking Physics are also required to take A Level Mathematics
Psychology Good Pass Good Pass   No previous experience of this subject is required
Religious Studies Good Pass     No previous experience of this subject is required
Sociology Good Pass     No previous experience of this subject is required
Textiles Good Pass   Minimum C in Art & Design subject preferred No previous experience of this subject is required

 

 

Entry Requirements: Level 3 BTEC (and equivalent) Courses

Subject English Language GCSE Mathematics GCSE Other GCSE requirements Notes
Applied Law Good Pass      
Applied Science Good Pass   Minimum C in Science  
Business Good Pass      
Creative Media (Games Dev.) Good Pass      
Criminology Good Pass      
Dance Good Pass   Minimum C in Dance (if taken at GCSE)  
Health & Social Care Good Pass      
ICT Good Pass      
Music Performance Good Pass   Minimum C in Music or Drama  
Music Technology Good Pass   Minimum C in Music preferred  
Performing Arts Good Pass   Minimum C in performance subject at GCSE preferred  
Public Services Good Pass     Aspects of the course are physically demanding
Sport & Physical Activity Development Good Pass     Please see the detailed course entries before choosing your preferred sport course
Sport & Physical Activity Development: Elite Football Good Pass     Please see the detailed course entries before choosing your preferred sport course

 

 

Entry Requirements: All Level 2 Courses (GCSEs, Level 2 BTECs, Others)

Subject English Language GCSE Mathematics GCSE Other GCSE requirements
All Art & Design subjects Reasonable Pass Grade    GCSE in Art & Design subject preferred
English GCSE Reasonable Pass Grade    
English: Functional Skills L2 Pass Grade    
Mathematics GCSE  Pass Grade Reasonable Pass Grade  
Mathematics: Functional Skills L2 Pass Grade Reasonable Pass Grade  
Mathematics: Functional Skills L1  Pass Grade Not required  
Science GCSE Reasonable Pass Grade    Minimum D in Science required

 

 

The following Level 2 subjects require only general entry requirements of five gcses at grade e or above; including a reasonable pass in english language gcse:

Subject Notes
CTEC Business GCSE in an Art subject preferred 
CTEC Games Development  
CTEC Health & Social Care  
CTEC ICT  
Public Services Level 2 Aspects of this course are physically demanding
Sport Level 2 An interest in sport is essential

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