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Entry Requirements for Specific Pathways - September 2018

Pathway

Description

Criteria

Pathway 1

A level Subjects

Students will usually study 3 A level subjects.  A levels are linear qualifications that will be assessed externally at the end of two years.

A minimum of 6 GCSE passes at grade 4 and above, grade 4 in both GCSE English Language and Mathematics, and the subject specific entry criteria. 

 

In most cases this will mean that a student will have at least 3 grades at level 5, or above.

 

In some cases a students will not have taken a subject at GCSE and a related subject may be taken into consideration.

 

Pathway 2

A combination of level and BTEC Subjects

Students can combine A level and BTEC subjects.

 

BTEC subjects require students to work on internally assessed portfolios and undertake examinations which are essential to passing the course.

 

A minimum of 5 GCSE passes at grade 4 and above, grade 4 in both GCSE English Language and Mathematics, and the subject specific entry criteria. 

 

In most cases this will mean that a student will have at least 3 grades at level 5, or above.

Pathway 3

BTEC subjects

BTEC subjects require students to work on internally assessed portfolios and undertake examinations which are essential to passing the course.

 

A minimum of 5 GCSE passes at level 4 and above, grade 4 in GCSE English and Mathematics, and the subject specific entry criteria.

 

 

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