Level 3 – Subjects and entry requirements

Please find below information on the subjects that The UCL Academy will be offering in 2019/20 and the entry requirements for each.

Biology / Chemistry / Physics
Grade 6 or above in the subject you wish to study. If you have not previously studied these subjects, you must achieve a Grade 7 or above in Double Science / Core and Additional Science. You must also achieve a 7 or above in GCSE Mathematics if you wish to study Physics.

Computer Science
Grade 6 or above in GCSE Mathematics

Grade 6 in GCSE English Literature. Please note, a preference will be given to those who also achieve a Grade 6 in GCSE Drama.

Design Technology (Design Engineering)
Grade 6 in both Core and Additional Science (equivalent to two GCSEs). Please note, a preference will be given to those who also achieve a grade 6 in GCSE Design and Technology.

English Literature
Grade 6 or equivalent in GCSE English Literature

Fine Art
Grade 6 in GCSE Art and Design

Further Mathematics
Grade 8 or equivalent in GCSE Mathematics

Grade 6 in GCSE Geography

Grade 6 in GCSE German

Grade 6 in GCSE History

Grade 7 or equivalent in GCSE Mathematics

Grade B in GCSE Mandarin

Grade 6 in GCSE Music or Grade 5 Theory and Grade 5 or above in your main instrument

Grade 6 in any Humanities subject

Grade 6 in GCSE Spanish

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