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AAB in the three best A Levels with a minimum of grade B in Maths and grade C in English Language GCSE.
For NT12 Business Studies and Japanese, ABB is accepted in the three best A Levels with a minimum of grade C in Maths and English GCSEs.
All subjects (excluding General Studies) are accepted by the School.
Students applying for BSc (Econ) Economics (L100), BSc (Econ) Economics and Finance (LN13) and BSc (Econ) Economics with a European Language (L160, L1R2, L1R4) are required to take GCE A level Mathematics to cater for the quantitative element of several of the modules that make up the programme. Students not taking A-level Mathematics may be eligible to apply to join L100 and LN13 in the second year of their degree programme provided that they perform well in the core modules of their first year. The same applies to those students taking the non-A level Maths language programmes (BSc (Econ) Banking and Finance with a European Language; BSc (Econ) Business Economics with a European Language).
2 A/S levels are not accepted in lieu of one A2 level by the School.
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma with a pass in the Core and grades AA in two GCE A-levels.
The School accepts vocational A levels, though these must be supplemented with at least two Advanced GCEs and the total number of A Levels taken should amount to a minimum of three.
The School does not include qualifications in key skills in its offers.
The School accepts a business related BTEC qualification and an overall distinction/distinction/distinction profile would enable students to apply. Admissions tutors will also give consideration to the applicant's GCSE profile and in some cases may invite applicants for an interview.
The School accepts a business related BTEC qualification and students with an overall distinction profile may be eligible to apply for direct entry into year two.
The School accepts Access courses (whose main focus is Business) from students who wish to return to full time study. Our usual entry requirements are an overall pass in your Access course, to include 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. Applicants will also require GCSE English Grade C and GCSE Mathematics grade B.
Applicants offering alternative/vocational/overseas qualifications are welcome, as are those who may have combinations of qualifications. A fuller list of entry requirements is available on the Business School web pages.
In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, competence in the English language is also a criterion of admission. More information is available on the English Language Requirements webpage.
There are no specific additional requirements for admission.
The standard offer generally applies to students re-sitting their examinations. If students do not meet the entry criteria based on performance in re-sit exams, the admissions tutor may take into account exam results in a previous year but there can be no guarantee that this is the case.
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