University of East Anglia Entry Requirements

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University of East Anglia Entry Requirements

University of East Anglia Entry Requirements

Find out more about the qualifications needed before applying to the UEA

Policy Statement on A Level and GCSE Reform.

A levels and AS levels

Our minimum General Entry Requirement is that all  A-level students should hold at least five GCE/GCSE passes, including two at GCE A-level.

We normally require candidates to have passes in at least three A-levels or their equivalent, and we may require specific subjects for certain courses.  We recognise that since 2015  English students may be studying a mixture of old and reformed AS and A-levels, but we are not distinguishing our offers between modular or linear.

We will not disadvantage a student who does not carry a fourth AS-level.  At results time, if a student fails to meet the entry requirements, we will pay particular attention to any additional qualifications, the type of A-level undertake, and qualification policy of the School, the GCSE performance, predictions, references and personal statement.

Revised Science  A levels

Where a Science A Level subject has a practical element, we will require a pass.  If you are given a conditional offer, we should state this requirement.  If you do not pass the practical element, we will reassess your application, taking into account your results, personal statement and reference.

GCSE reform in England

UEA is reviewing our GCSE policy on an annual basis as more subjects in England are moved to the revised programme, with the numeric grading system.  We anticipate that we may see a small number of students presenting with the reformed GCSEs in 2017.  We also recognise that many students will be wanting to use their GCSE results as a guide for A Level choices. At UEA we require students to achieve a Grade C or Grade 4 in GCSE English, and GCSE Mathematics for matriculation purposes.  However, some of our courses require a higher grade at GCSE.