**Required grades:**

45 Level 3 credits: 33 must be from units awarded at Distinction, with the remaining Level 3 credits at Merit

#### Required subjects

At least one of: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics, Physics, Statistics or Software Systems Development. GCSE Maths grade B (or equivalent).

#### Further information and other requirements

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

**General Studies and Critical Thinking - College policy:** Please note that AS/A level General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted by King's as one of your A or AS levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.

**Access to HE Diploma**: Access to Science/ Maths Diploma (or similar) with 45 Level 3 credits: 33 must be from units awarded at Distinction, with the remaining Level 3 credits at Merit. Level 3 study to focus on at least one of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Computing, ICT, Electronics or Statistics. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent Level 2 study) grade B in Mathematics.

**Cambridge Pre-U:** Three Pre-U Principal subjects at D3 D3 M2 including M2 in at least one of Mathematics or Physics. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade B in Mathematics.

Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) considered.

**BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF from 2010):** BTEC Extended Diploma in Information Technology at grades DDD with twelve Distinctions, including Distinctions in the core modules Information Systems and Computer Systems plus an additional two from: Database Design; Systems Analysis & Design; Mathematics for IT Practitioners; Software Design & Development or Event Driven Programming. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade B in Mathematics.

**BTEC Level 3 Diploma (QCF from 2010):** DD with eight Distinctions and one A level at grade B or DM with six Distinctions and one A level at grade A, including an A level or BTEC in at least one of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Computing, ICT, Electronics or Statistics. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade B in Mathematics.

Note: BTEC science subjects considered include Applied Science, Applied Physics, Applied Computing and Applied IT. However, if the same subject is studied at both A Level and BTEC they will not be considered as two separate qualifications. For example, BTEC Applied Physics and Physics A level will not be counted as two separate subjects.

**BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (QCF from 2010):** D with four modules at Distinction and two A levels at grades AB or M and two A levels at grades AA, including a BTEC or A level in at least one of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Computing, ICT, Electronics or Statistics. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade B in Mathematics.

Note: BTEC science subjects considered include Applied Science, Applied Physics, Applied Computing and Applied IT. However, if the same subject is studied at both A Level and BTEC they will not be considered as two separate qualifications. For example, BTEC Applied Physics and Physics A level will not be counted as two separate subjects.

**Scottish Highers & Advanced Highers:** AB in Advanced Highers in addition to AAABB in 5 Highers (including grade B in at least one of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science). Additionally, National 5 grade B or Standard Grade Credit level/Intermediate 2 required in Mathematics.

**International Baccalaureate:** Pass the IB Diploma with a total of at least 35 points, with three Higher Level subjects at 665 HL 5 in at least one of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, ITGS. Additionally, GCSE (or equivalent) grade B in Mathematics. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.

#### Selection procedure

**Application deadline:** January 15th 2016