Entry criteria below detail typical offers. Combinations of qualifications are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.
If you already have at least 120 credits at Higher Education Level 4 in related subjects, you may apply for direct entry into Year 2 of the course See secondary school observation forms and guidance
Enhanced DBS check. An interview and successful completion of literacy and numeracy tests (at interview) are required for this course.
*If you wish to apply for the course and you currently hold GCSE C grades in Mathematics and/or English, you may apply to study the new B grade equivalence modules. See further information about GCSE B grade equivalence modules.
Information for Applicants
This guidance will assist you as you prepare to apply for teaching courses at the University of South Wales.
Typical A-Level Offer
Typical Welsh Bacc Offer
Grade C and BB at A Level
Typical BTEC Offer
BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit
Typical IB Offer
29 points to include 16 points at Higher Level.
Typical Access to HE Offer
60 credits overall to include 45 level 3 credits equating to 15 Distinctions, 21 Merits and 9 Passes. Where Maths and English GCSE requirements have not been met 12 level 2/3 credits are required in Maths and English. Where the Science GCSE requirement has not been met 12 level 2/3 Science credits are required.
GCSEs: Five GCSEs to include B grades in Mathematics and English Language (or equivalent qualifications) See equivalence guidelines.