GCSE C/4 in Maths
BBC-CCC from 3 A Levels. General Studies accepted.
BBC in 3 A-Level subjects
BCC with B in Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) or Core Maths
CCC in 3 A-level subjects for our contextual offer scheme
We welcome applications from students who have tried to improve their examination grades by taking resits. We treat these applications in exactly the same way as other applications.
BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM
BTEC Diploma (QCF/National) with A-Levels - Distinction, Merit (DM) and Grade B at A-Level
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) or Extended Certificate (national) with A-Levels – Distinction (D) and grades BC at A-Level.
29 points overall with grades 5,5,4 in 3 higher level subjects
Standard level Maths and English grade 5 required in lieu of GCSE English and Maths grade C/4.
Access to Higher Education
Pass Access to HE Diploma with Merit in each module. Humanities or Social Sciences Access course preferred, but other courses considered on an individual basis.
EPQ: A Level applicants who meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer for their programme of choice.
Other qualifications: If your qualification is not listed, please contact us using the form at the bottom of the page
International Qualifications: International students can discover more about the qualifications we accept on our international pages. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements. For more information about qualifications view our Aston in your country webpage.
Foundation Programme in Social Science (Aston University): For students with good A-level (or equivalent) grades, but who narrowly miss our standard requirements, it is also possible to gain entry to this course by completing a Foundation Year, although please note the progression requirements.