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.
Typical A-Level Offer
BBC to include Chemistry and normally one other Science but to exclude General Studies
Typical Welsh Bacc Offer
Grade C and BB at A Level to include Chemistry and normally one other Science but to exclude General Studies.
Typical BTEC Offer
BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit in a relevant subject to include Chemistry modules
Typical IB Offer
30 points to include 16 points at Higher Level to include Higher Level Biology and one other Science grade 5
Typical Access to HE Offer
Maths, Science or Engineering Diploma with 60 credits overall to include 45 level 3 credits equating to 18 Distinctions, 24 Merits and 3 Passes to include Chemistry modules
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
International Entry Requirements
We also welcome international applications with equivalent qualifications. Please visit the country specific pages on our international website for exact details.
In general, international applicants will need to have achieved an overall IELTS grade of 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component.
However, if you have previously studied through the medium of English IELTS might not be required, but please visit the country specific page on our international website for exact details. If your country is not featured please contact us.