Below presents the A-Level and BTEC courses and their entry requirements available for 2020-21 applicants, in which they must choose a minimum of 3 courses that they then study for 2 years.

It is important to choose the subjects that students have a passion for, that they can excel in and has a link to their chosen career path, if they know what they want to be already.

All Universities and Apprenticeships require 3 A-Level courses or equivalent to BTEC L3.

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A-LEVELS

In order to study A-Levels you must at least have 5 GCSEs at Levels 5-9 with a minimum of Level 4 in English, Maths & Science (unless specified otherwise below)

Students must choose 3 courses from the following:

SubjectExam BoardGCSE MathsGCSE English (either)Additional requrements
AccountingAQA5  
Art & Design (Fine Art)OCR  Must have studied Art (5)
BiologyOCR6 Biology (6) or Science (66)
Business StudiesAQA 5 
Chemistry *OCR6 Chemistry (6) or Science (66)
Computer ScienceOCR65Computer Science optional (5)
Drama & Theatre StudiesAQA 5Must have studied Drama (5)
EconomicsAQA65 
English LanguageAQA 6 
English LiteratureEDUQAS 6 
FrenchEDEXCEL  Must have studied French (6)
GeographyAQA55 
HistoryEDEXCEL 5 
LawAQA 5 
Mathematics*EDEXCEL6  
Further MathsEDEXCEL7  
Media StudiesEDUQAS 5 
PhysicsOCR6 Physics (6) or Science (66)
PsychologyAQA 5Science (5)
Ethics and PhilosophyOCR 5 
SociologyAQA 5 
4th subject: Core Maths (studied in Yr 12, equivalent to half an A Level)EDEXCEL

Must be studied with Sciences, IF Mathematics not already taken as an A-Level. 

STRONG ADVISORY that this is also studied with Psychology, Geography, Economics & Accounting

4th subject: EPQ (studied in Yr 12, equivalent to half an A Level)AQAWillingness to commit time to independent extended project.

* If achieved a 6 at GCSE, applicants must then do an entry test on enrolment day to confirm a place on this course.

BTECs

To study BTEC L3 Courses you must have at least 4 GCSEs at Levels 4-9 with a minimum of Level 3 in English, Maths & Science (unless specified below).

Students must choose a combination of 2 courses from the two lists below:

SubjectExam BoardAdditional requirements
Equivalent to 2 courses/ 2 A-Levels

L3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Applied Business

OCR 
L3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Health & Social CareOCR 
L3 National Diploma in Applied ScienceEDEXCELEnglish (4), Maths (4) & Science (44)
Equivalent to 1 course/ 1 A-Level
BTEC National Extended Certificate in ICTEDEXCEL 
LIBF Certificate in Financial StudiesLIBF 
L3 National Extended Certificate in Applied PsychologyEDEXCELEnglish (4) & Science (4)
BTEC L3 National Extended Certificate in SportPEARSONS 
BTEC L3 National Certificate in Performing ArtsEDEXCEL