**Required grades:**

45 Level 3 credits: 36 must be awarded at Distinction, with the remaining Level 3 credits at Merit

#### Required subjects

Mathematics and Further Mathematics (including Pure Mathematics)
#### Further information and other requirements

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**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.

**A levels: **AAA including Mathematics and Further Mathematics. Syllabus must contain pure mathematics. Further Mathematics will be accepted at AS Level grade A only if you additionally achieve a 3 in any STEP paper or a Merit in AEA Mathematics.

**Access to HE Diploma: **Access to Maths/Maths & Computing (or similar) Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits: 36 must be from units awarded at Distinction, with the remaining Level 3 credits at Merit. Syllabus must contain pure mathematics.

**Cambridge Pre-U: **Three Pre-U Principal subjects at D3 D3 D3 including Mathematics and Further Mathematics (full course). Syllabus must contain pure mathematics.

The one year Short Course in Further Mathematics will only be accepted only if you additionally achieve a 3 in any STEP paper or a Merit in AEA Mathematics.

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

**BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF from 2010): **DDM with eleven Distinctions, in addition to grade A in A level Mathematics and grade A in AS level Further Mathematics. Syllabus must contain pure mathematics. Further Mathematics will be accepted at AS Level grade A only if you additionally achieve a 3 in any STEP paper or a Merit in AEA Mathematics.

**BTEC Level 3 Diploma (QCF from 2010): **DD with eight Distinctions, in addition to grade A in A level Mathematics and grade A in AS level Further Mathematics. Syllabus must contain pure mathematics. Further Mathematics will be accepted at AS Level grade A only if you additionally achieve a 3 in any STEP paper or a Merit in AEA Mathematics.

**BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (QCF from 2010): **D with four modules at Distinction and two A levels at grades AA, including grade in A both Mathematics and Further Mathematics. Syllabus must contain pure mathematics. Further Mathematics will be accepted at AS Level grade A only if you additionally achieve a 3 in any STEP paper or a Merit in AEA Mathematics. Note: Applicants offering Further Mathematics at AS Level will still need to meet the minimum grade requirements.

**Scottish Highers & Advanced Highers: **AA in Advanced Highers in addition to AAAAB in 5 Highers including Mathematics and Further Mathematics. Syllabus must contain pure mathematics.

**International Baccalaureate: **Pass the IB Diploma with a total of at least 35 points, with three Higher Level subjects at 666 including Mathematics at Higher Level. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.

### Non academic requirements

Scholastic activities *(Very Desirable)*The following are *not* required for entry, but you may find these useful further preparation for this degree:

Performance in STEP or AEA will be taken into account should you narrowly fail to meet your A-level offer.

#### Selection procedure

**Application deadline:** January 15th 2016