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English and Creative Writing - BA (Hons) 2019
 
Course Level Requirements  
Entry Requirement Summary: 104-112 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent, including 32 points from A level English.
Course specific requirements: Applicants may be required to submit a portfolio of written work.
Admissions test required? No
Audition required? No
Criminal check (DBS) required? No
Health checks required? No
Interview required? No
Portfolio required? Yes
Portfolio further details: Applicants may be requested to provide a portfolio to support their application.
Other required? No
   
Access to HE Diploma  
Further details: 106 Tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma (relevant subject).
   
GCSEs  
GCSE subjects and grades required: 3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Mathematics/3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and Mathematics.
   
Key/Functional Skills  
Are Key Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
Are Functional Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
   
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Qualifications  
GCE A/AS level  
  Advanced Subsidiary
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
  A level
    Further details: 104-112 Tariff points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, including English at grade C.
BTEC (QCF)  
  Subsidiary Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications. Must be with an English qualification.
  Extended Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications. Must be with an English qualification.
BTEC (RQF)  
  National Extended Certificate
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  National Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications. To include an English Qualification.
  National Extended Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications. Must be with an English qualification.
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options)  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: Advanced Diploma Core plus 2 A levels including 32 points from A level English.
Welsh Baccalaureate (Core plus Principal Learning)  
Overall Tariff Score: 104-112
Acceptability: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Business Administration & Finance at grade E
Construction and the Built Environment at grade E
Creative and Media at grade B
Engineering at grade E
Environmental and Land-Based Studies at grade E
Hair and Beauty Studies at grade E
Hospitality at grade E
Information Technology at grade E
Manufacturing and Product Design at grade E
Public Services at grade E
Retail Business at grade E
Society, Health & Development at grade E
Sport and Active Leisure at grade E
Travel and Tourism at grade E
Additional Information: For applicants taking Principal Learning in Creative and Media an A level in English, or equivalent, is required. For all other lines of learning, an A level at grade C in English, or equivalent, is required.
   
Scottish Qualifications  
Scottish Higher  
Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
   
Scottish Advanced Higher  
Further details: 104-112 Tariff points, including English at grade D.
   
Core Skills  
    Are Core Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? No
   
Other UCAS Tariff Qualifications  
Irish Leaving Certificate  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: B1 B2 C2 C2 C2 at Higher Level, to include Higher Level English at B2.
   
Irish Leaving Certificate (New grading scheme from 2017)  
    Entry requirement: H3 H3 H3 H4 H4
    Further details: To include Higher Level English at H3.
International Baccalaureate  
    Entry requirement: 26
    Further details: 26 points from the IB Diploma, to include 3 Higher Level subjects, with 5 points from Higher Level English.
   
Extended Project Qualification  
    Entry requirement: C
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
   
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma  
    Further details: Cambridge Pre-U score of 44, to include a Principal Subject in Literature in English at M3.
   
OCR Cambridge Technical  
  Introductory Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
  Diploma
    Entry requirement: D*D
    Further details: Must be in a relevant subject.
  Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: DMM
    Further details: Must be in a relevant subject.
   
English Language Requirements  
International English Language Testing System:  
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CAE score of 52 or above with a minimum of Borderline in each skill.
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CPE score of 45 or above with a minimum of Weak in each skill.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE) (taken after January 2015):  
An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT:  
79 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE):  
An overall score of 54 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.
HKDSE English Language Examination:  
An overall score of 4 with a minimum of 3 in each component.
Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE):  
Trinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components
European Baccalaureate English Language 1:  
A minimum of 6.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 1.
European Baccalaureate English Language 2:  
A minimum of 7.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 2.
   
Other Qualifications  
  N/A