Entry criteria detail typical offers but USW considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. Combinations of qualifications are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.
Tutors will explain the course content and you will be given the opportunity to ask any questions in addition to us assessing your suitability for the course.
Typical A-Level Offer
BCC to exclude General Studies
Typical Welsh Bacc Offer
Grade C and BC at A Level to exclude General Studies
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 12 Distinctions, 18 Merits and 15 Passes
GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances.
- Evidence of 100 hours work experience of direct work in a youth and community setting
- Enhanced DBS check
You may also apply if you feel you have a relevant career history and experience of working with young people. This will usually include the following:
- Direct experience of youth or community work (six months minimum)
- Agored Cymru Level 3 Certificate in Youth Work / NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Working with Young People.