A level: A typical offer will be 112 points with a minimum of 2 A levels, to include a C in A level Maths plus studying second Science/Technology subject: Applied ICT, Applied Science, Applied Science (DA), Biology, Chemistry, Computing/Computer Science, DT (Product Design Resistant Materials), DT (Systems and Control Tech) DT Product Design (Textiles Tech), Electronics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Further Maths/Use of, Statistics, Music Technology, Physics, Technology and Design. Excluding General Studies.
BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering: DDD to include all mathematics units with Distinction. Level 3 Engineering Principles (Mandatory Module), Level 3 Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems (Mandatory Module) and Level 3 Further Engineering Mathematics (Optional Module).
Or, where A or AS level mathematics has been achieved: DMM to include all mathematics units with Merit. (Core Maths not accepted).
New Diploma RQF:DDD, to include distinctions in level 3 engineering principles, calculus to solve engineering problems and further engineering mathematics.
12 unit QCF Diploma/RQF National – is considered alongside A/AS level mathematics.
International Baccalaureate:26-30 overall to include 4 at Higher Level Maths, plus studying a second relevant subject. (Standard Level Maths is NOT acceptable instead of Higher Level)
GCSE Maths and English equivalent: Higher Level = 4 Standard Level = 5
If overseas and not studying English within IB – MUST have IELTS: 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each element.
Access to HE Diploma in Engineering: pass Access in Engineering to include 45 credits at level 3. All pure mathematics, engineering mathematics and physics credits must be passed at merit or above. Must include 21 credits (3 credits for each level 3 unit) of mathematics with a distinction.
Access to HE Diploma (other): pass other relevant Access to HE Diploma with 45 credits at level 3. Must include 33 credits at merit or above. Must include 21 credits in level 3 maths with distinction and 15 credits in physics, with merit or above.
Other non-A level qualifications also considered, please enquire.
We welcome applicants with international qualifications.
To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary
Please note: We understand that many applicants remain anxious about meeting the exact terms of our standard conditional offers. We will look again at your application and revise our offer for those applicants who we continue to believe are a good match to our courses, once we have the certainty of your actual results in August.