Entry Requirements

What you will need to study at Swansea

To find out the entry requirement for a particular course that you are interested in, check out the course page by using our course finder facility.

Don't forget that if you obtain grades AAA - AAB or quivalent, you will qualify for an Excellence or Merit Scholarship - see here for further information.

Qualifications in the UK are currently undergoing significant reform; Swansea University has carefully considered the information available so far on the changes and a statement has been published which can be found here - http://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/qualificationreform/ 

The entry requirements are listed in terms of A levels but you can easily translate across what that might mean for you if you are studying for a different qualification by using the tables below - select the A level grades required then scroll across to your chosen qualifications:

 

A-Levels

(tariff points)

18 Unit BTEC

National Dip.

European

Baccalaureate

French

Baccalaureate

German

Abitur

 

AAA (360)

 

DDD

 

85%

 

16

 

1.2–1.4

 

AAB (340)

 

 

80%

 

15

 

1.5-1.7

 

ABB (320)

 

DDM

 

77%

  

14

 

1.8-2.1

 

BBB (300)

 

 

75%

 

13

 

2.2-2.4

 

BBC (280)

 

DMM

 

73%

 

12

 

2.5-2.7

 

BCC (260)

 

 

70%

 

11

 

2.8-3.0

 

CCC (240)

 

MMM

 

64%

 

10

 

3.1-3.3

 

CCD(220)

 

 

60%

 

9

 

3.4-3.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTES

 

Overall

Average

 

Overall

Average

Overall

Average

Overall Pass

Required

 

YES

 

 YES

 

 YES

 

YES

 

 

A-Levels

(tariff points)

International

Baccalaureate

 

Irish

Leaving Certificate

Points*

Access Diploma

 

AAA (360)

 

36

 

405

33 Dist, 9 merits

 

AAB (340)

 

34

 

390

27 Dist, 15 merits

 

ABB (320)

 

33

 

375

24 Dist, 15 merits

 

BBB (300)

 

32

 

360

18 Dist, 18 merits

 

BBC (280)

 

30

 

345

15 Dist, 18 merits

 

BCC (260)

 

28

 

330

12 Dist, 18 merits

 

CCC (240)

 

26

 

315

6 Dist, 33 Merits

 

CCD(220)

 

24

 

300

27 merits

 

 

 

 

 

NOTES

IB Points Total

 

From ILC points (not tariff.) Must include at least 3 B1 passes in higher/honours papers

Refers to level 3 credits

Overall Pass

Required

 

YES

 

N/A

 

YES