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
BCC A levels to include a Science subject or PE and to exclude General Studies.
Typical Welsh Bacc Offer
Grade C and BC at A Level to include a Science subject or PE but to exclude General Studies
Typical BTEC Offer
BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit in a relevant subject
Typical IB Offer
29 points to include 16 points at Higher Level to include one Science, Mathematics or Psychology at Higher Level.
Typical Access to HE Offer
Science or Maths Diploma with 60 credits overall to include 45 level 3 credits equating to 12 Distinctions from Science units, 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 Other: You will also need an enhanced DBS check.
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.