Challenge Your Mind

Entry Requirements

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Level 2

Progression Year  – made up of GCSEs & BTECs

In GCSE English Language and Maths a minimum of a grade 3 in one and a grade 2 in the other plus some GCSEs at grades 3 or 4.

Level 3


At least 5 GCSEs at grade 4 including English and/or Maths.

A Levels or any programme with two or more AS elements

At least five GCSEs at grade 5.

Post Level 3

Foundation Diploma

We offer a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design or Media. This is for students aged 18+. Students will usually have completed a level 3 course in an Arts or Media related field however applications are welcome based on portfolio evidence.


These entry requirements should be used as a guide only. Please see the subject webpage for more information on specific subject entry requirements.

GCSE English Language and Maths

All students not achieving a grade 4 in Maths and English must follow the relevant GCSE or Functional Skills qualification.