**Required grades:**

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

#### Required subjects

Mathematics and Physics

#### 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 A in both Mathematics and Physics OR A*AB including A* Mathematics and A in Physics OR A*AB including A in Mathematics and A* in Physics.

**Access to HE Diploma:** Access to Science (or similar) Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits: 36 must be from units awarded at Distinction, with the remaining Level 3 credits at Merit. Must include substantial focus at Level 3 (with Distinction) on both Mathematics and Physics.

Cambridge Pre-U: Three Pre-U Principal subjects at either: D3 D3 D3 including D3 in both Mathematics and Physics. OR D2 D3 M2 including D2 Mathematics and D3 Physics OR D2 D3 M2 including D3 Mathematics and D2 Physics. Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) considered.

**BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF from 2010): **Extended Diploma in Applied Science at DDD with twelve Distinctions and Mathematics A level at grade A OR Extended Diploma in Applied Science at DDM with eleven Distinctions and Mathematics A level at grade A*. NOTE: In order to satisfy the physics requirement applicants with BTECs would need to offer the following modules at Distinction: 6, 7, 8, 9 and one of 14, 17, 20 or 44.

**BTEC Level 3 Diploma (QCF from 2010): **Diploma in Applied Physics at DD with eight Distinctions and Mathematics A level at grade A OR Diploma in Applied Physics at DM with six Distinctions and Mathematics A level at grade A*. NOTE: In order to satisfy the physics requirement applicants with BTECs would need to offer the following modules at Distinction: 6, 7, 8, 9 and one of 14, 17, 20 or 44.

**BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (QCF from 2010): **D with four modules at Distinction and two A levels at grades AA, including grade A in both Mathematics and Physics. OR M and two A levels at grades A*A, including grade A* in Physics and grade A in Mathematics OR M and two A levels at grades A*A, including grade A* in Mathematics and grade A in Physics.

**Scottish Highers & Advanced Highers: **AA in Advanced Highers in addition to AAAAB in 5 Highersincluding Mathematics and Physics.

**International Baccalaureate:** Pass the IB Diploma with a total of at least 35 points, with three Higher Level subjects: either HL 666 including 6 in both Mathematics and Physics. OR: HL 765 including 7 in Mathematics and 6 in Physics OR: HL 765 including 6 in Mathematics and 7 in Physics. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.

#### Selection procedure

**Application deadline:** January 15th 2016