2012/13 UK Qualification Equivalencies

A Level

A*AA

AAA

AAB

ABB

BBB

Access to HE Diploma (graded from October 2010)

Ad$a!ced , *rogressio! Diplomas

3+E8 9ubsidiar' Diploma (:8;)

We require 60 credits wit a mi!imum of "# credits at le$el % (or equi$ale!t)& Applica!ts ma' be required to meet additio!al sub(ect)specific requireme!ts for particular courses at Dur am& *lease co!tact departme!ts for furt er i!formatio!& + e followi!g are a guideli!e a!d ma' be sub(ect to c a!ge as furt er i!formatio! becomes a$ailable& At least %0 le$el % At least %0 le$el % At least %0 le$el % At least %0 le$el % At least 1# le$el % credits at Disti!ctio! credits at Disti!ctio! credits at Disti!ctio! credits at Disti!ctio! credits at Disti!ctio! a!d i! additio! at a!d i! additio! at a!d i! additio! at a!d i! additio! at a!d i! additio! at least 1# le$el % least 1# le$el % least 1# le$el % least 1# le$el % least %0 le$el % credits at a credits at a credits at a credits at a mi!imum credits at a mi!imum of merit mi!imum of merit mi!imum of merit of merit mi!imum of merit Applicatio!s from ca!didates offeri!g t e -e$el % Ad$a!ced Diploma or -e$el % *rogressio! Diploma at .rade A/ 0 1 A le$el (or equi$ale!t) will be co!sidered& + e required A le$el grade will reflect t e ig est requireme!t of t e t ree A le$el offer 1 for e2ample w ere A33 is usuall' requested4 a! A will be required& + e grade required i! t e Diploma will $ar' betwee! departme!ts a!d applica!ts s ould co!tact t e 5!dergraduate Admissio!s Office (admissio!s6dur am&ac&u7) for details& D/ 0 AA at A)le$el (or equi$ale!t) or D D 0 AA at A)le$el D 0 A3 at A)le$el (or D 0 33 at A)le$el D 0 33 at A)le$el 0 A/A at A)le$el (or (or equi$ale!t) equi$ale!t) (or equi$ale!t) (or equi$ale!t) equi$ale!t) D/D 0 grade A at A le$el (or equi$ale!t) or A/ at A)le$el (or equi$ale!t) 0 DD D/DD DD 0 grade A at A le$el (or equi$ale!t) DD 0 grade 3 at A le$el (or equi$ale!t) DD 0 grade 3 at A le$el (or equi$ale!t) D< 0 grade 3 at A le$el (or equi$ale!t)

3+E8 Diploma (:8;)

3+E8 E2te!ded Diploma (:8;)1 8A8HE -e$el % Diploma i! 8 ild 8are , Educatio!2

DDD

DDD

DD<

DD<

=ot acceptable

=ot acceptable

=ot acceptable

.rade A

.rade A

1

*rogrammes t at require specific sub(ects at A)le$el ma' require applica!ts wit t e 3+E8 E2te!ded Diploma to also old t e required sub(ect at A)le$el or equi$ale!t&
2

Due to t e specialist !ature of t is Diploma4 it is o!l' accepted for e!tr' i! rele$a!t programmes& *lease see t e departme!tal websites for i!formatio!&
*age 1 of 2

9tude!t >ecruitme!t a!d Admissio!s Office

2012/13 UK Qualification Equivalencies A Level A*AA AAA AAB ABB BBB 8ambridge *re)5 ?!ter!atio!al 3accalaureate% D2 D% D% D% D% D% D% D% <2 D% <2 <2 <2 <2 <2 %@4 i!cludi!g A66 or 666 i! Hig er -e$el %A i!cludi!g 666 i! %" i!cludi!g 6## i! sub(ects depe!di!g %6 i!cludi!g 66# i! Hig er -e$el Hig er -e$el o! t e degree Hig er -e$el sub(ects sub(ects sub(ects programme applied for&" Departme!ts ma' specif' a $er' good (6) or e2celle!t (A) grade i! related sub(ects& AAAAA AAA to i!clude at least o!e specified sub(ect at A1 AAAAA AAAA3 AAA33 AA333 %2 i!cludi!g ### i! Hig er -e$el sub(ects ?ris -ea$i!g 8ertificate (Hig er le$el) 33333 9cottis Ad$a!ced Hig ers AAA AAAA3 AA3 AAA33 A33 AA333 333 33333 9cottis Hig ers Wels 3accalaureate Ad$a!ced Diploma Departme!ts will !ormall' ma7e offers based o! Ad$a!ced Hig ers& ?! t e abse!ce of % Ad$a!ced Hig ers4 w ere t ese are !ot offered b' t e applica!tBs sc ool4 offers comprisi!g of Ad$a!ced Hig ers a!d Hig ers or a !umber of Hig ers ma' be made o! a case b' case basis& *ass at 8ore 0 A/A *ass at 8ore 0 AA *ass at 8ore 0 A3 *ass at 8ore 0 33 *ass at 8ore 0 AA at at A le$el (or at A le$el (or at A le$el (or at A le$el (or A le$el (or equi$ale!t) equi$ale!t) or AAA/ equi$ale!t) or AAA equi$ale!t) or A33 equi$ale!t) or 333 or AA3 at A le$el at A le$el at A le$el at A le$el at A le$el 3 4 + e ?3 requireme!t for t e <3394 w ic is (oi!tl' admi!istered b' t e 5!i$ersities of Dur am a!d =ewcastle4 is %@ *oi!ts wit specified Hig er -e$el 9ub(ects& *lease refer to t e departme!tal websites for Hig er -e$el grades required& *age 2 of 2 9tude!t >ecruitme!t a!d Admissio!s Office .