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2017 entry requirements

We welcome students with a wide range of educational experience and qualifications.

The webpage for each undergraduate degree will tell you how many UCAS points are required as well as any additional requirements - such as an interview or specific subject qualifications. 

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112 points

A Levels

Minimum of 112 points of which 80 must include at least two B grades including any specific subjects mentioned on the course pages. Remaining points can be made up of A Level and AS Grades including General Studies.

Equivalent qualifications (112 points)
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM
  • BTEC Diploma: D*D*
  • OCR National Extended Diploma: M2
  • Access Courses: PASS
  • Irish Highers and Scottish Highers: BBBB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 POINTS 
  • DIP in Childcare: B

104 points

A Levels

Minimum of 104 points of which 72 must include at least a B and a C grade including any specific subjects mentioned on the course pages. Remaining points can be made up of A Level and AS Grades including General Studies.

Equivalent qualifications (104 points)
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM (additional requirements for Sport Rehabilitation)
  • BTEC Diploma: D*D* (additional requirements for Sport Rehabilitation)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma: M2  (additional requirements for Sport Rehabilitation)
  • Access Courses: PASS
  • Irish Highers and Scottish Highers: BBBC
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 POINTS 
  • DIP in Childcare: C

96 points

A Levels

Minimum of 96 points of which 64 must include at least two C grades including any specific subjects mentioned on the programme pages. Remaining points can be made up of A Level and AS Grades including General Studies.

Equivalent qualifications (96 points)
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: MMM
  • BTEC Diploma: DD
  • OCR National Extended Diploma: M3
  • Access Courses: PASS
  • Irish Highers and Scottish Highers: BBCC
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: DDD
  • International Baccalaureate: 28 POINTS 
  • DIP in Childcare: C

GCSEs and other qualifications or awards

  • Consideration maybe given to extended projects and Higher Sports Leaders Awards for borderline cases
  • For GCSEs, the pass grades are A, B and C
  • For Ordinary Level examinations taken after 1975, the pass grades are also A, B and C
  • A pass at Grade 1 in the CSE will be accepted on the same basis as a pass at Ordinary Level
  • We welcome the Advanced Diploma and will offer on the same points as A levels with Additional and Specialist Learning requirements as stated on programme pages

International students

International Students can get advice about entry requirements on our country-specific pages or from the International Office (international@stmarys.ac.uk). 

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If English is not your first language please be aware that English language requirements also apply.

Extended degrees

Our extended degree is for students who did not achieve the grades required for their undergraduate programme of choice, or are entering university after a notable period of time out of education.

Pathways

There are three pathways in the extended degree:

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