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1 14-19 update1 Progression of BTEC students to HE 4

2 2 Popular degree subjects for BTEC students

3 3 BTEC Nationals – Sport 2012 Sports studies was the most popular course for BTEC Sport students 5,284 (61%) students continued to pursue a higher degree in Sports studies Includes Sport & Exercise Sciences

4 4 BTEC Nationals – Health and Social Care 2,175 (37%) of BTEC Health and Social Care students entering HE studied a Nursing degree Social work was the second most popular course with 882 students (15%)

5 5 BTEC Nationals – Applied Science 447 (10%) of BTEC Applied Science students entering HE studied a Forensic & archaeological science degree Biology was the second most popular course with 366 students (9%) Includes Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Laboratory and Industrial Science, Medical Science

6 6 Progression of BTEC students to HE – the student sample by qualification type Qualifications reform update

7 Performance at university by those who started degree courses in 2008/2009 and completed in 2012 Qualifications reform update7

8 University entry requirements for BTEC students All HEIs, with the exception of Imperial College London, accept BTEC Nationals for at least some courses Most accept the Level 3 Extended Diploma on its own Most tend to require additional qualifications with the smaller BTEC Nationals (e.g. Subsidiary Diploma and Diploma) Some highly selective courses have the following restrictions: o They specify the inclusion of named units, sometimes at distinction grade o They require an A level as well as the BTEC Extended Diploma o They accept BTEC students on to a foundation year only It is therefore important that BTEC students check entry requirements carefully update8

9 Guidance website: BTEC Progressing to HE Pearson BTEC Progression to HE website: update9


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