We will consider a range of alternative qualifications that are equivalent to the typical offer:
|BTEC National Diploma||DMM (Distinction, Merit, Merit) plus five GCSE grade A–C including Mathematics and English Language
|Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma||112 UCAS tariff points to include at least two A-levels or equivalent plus five GCSE subjects grade A–C including Mathematics and English Language (or comparable numeric scores under the newly reformed GCSE gradings)
|European Baccalaureate||70% overall with 60% in Mathematics and 75% in English Language (both written and oral)|
|International Baccalaureate||25 IB points overall including 4 IB pts in Mathematics at Standard Level; 4 IB pts in English Language at Higher Level and 5 IB pts in two additional subjects at Higher Level|
|Scottish Highers||2Bs and 3Cs at Higher Level including Mathematics and English Language
|Irish Highers||3B3s and 2 C1s at Higher Level including Mathematics and English Language
|Access to Higher Education Diploma
||Mature applicants (21 years and older) will need to pass a QAA-approved Access to Higher Education Diploma with 60 credits, minimum 45 credits at Level 3 including 21 at merit + GCSE English Language grade C + GCSE Maths grade C (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading). Applicants under 21 years will be considered on a case-by-case basis.|
Please check with the University if your qualifications are more than five years old or not listed above.
Unfortunately it is not possible to accept direct applications to join the second, third or fourth years of our business programmes.
If you don't meet the above entry requirements our International Foundation Year can prepare you for entry progression onto this degree course.
All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no element below 5.5. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider.
Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.
Applicants from one of the recognised Majority English Speaking Countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.
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