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Year 11 IAG session. Aims: To understand what different qualifications mean To understand what you need for different courses/an intro to what Uni’s look for To have the opportunity to speak to a member of staff about your specific plan To have some time to research your own options
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 GCSE A*-C GCE A levels BTEC Level 1 BTEC Level 2 (Business, Art, H&S Care) BTEC Level 3 (Sport, Media, Business, Health and Social Care) ‘Traditional’ route Vocational Route GCSE D-G 100% coursework assessed Majority examination University or work related choices Different pathways Swakeleys Post 16
1. University of Birmingham University of Birmingham 2. University of Bristol University of Bristol 3. University of Cambridge University of Cambridge 4. Cardiff University Cardiff University 5. University of Edinburgh (Scotland) University of Edinburgh 6. University of Glasgow University of Glasgow 7. Imperial College London Imperial College London 8. King's College London King's College London 9. University of Leeds University of Leeds 10. University of Liverpool University of Liverpool 11. London School of Economics (LSE) 12. University of Manchester University of Manchester 13. Newcastle University Newcastle University 14. University of Nottingham University of Nottingham 15. University of Oxford University of Oxford 16. Queen's University Belfast (Ireland) Queen's University Belfast 17. University of Sheffield University of Sheffield 18. University of Southampton University of Southampton 19. University College London (UCL) University College London 20. University of Warwick University of Warwick THE RUSSELL GROUP: Oldest 20 Universities Eg : Birmingham expects 7A*s at GCSE (as well as top A levels) to do Medicine Eg: Imperial requires A* in Maths to do Computer Science Eg: Economics requires A* in A Level Maths (many Russell Group Uni’s) NB: if you want to do Law at Uni- you should NOT choose Law at A Level!! You need to research this carefully BEFORE selecting your A Levels.
1. University of Bath 2. Birkbeck – University of London 3. Durham University 4. University of East Anglia 5. University of Exeter 6. University of Essex 7. Goldsmiths – University of London 8. Institute of Education – London 9. Royal Holloway - London 10. Lancaster University 11. University of Leicester 12. Loughborough University 13. Queen Mary – London 14. University of Reading 15. University of St Andrews 16. University of Surrey 17. University of Sussex 18. University of York THE 1994 Group: Newer Univerisites established to promote excellence in research and teaching Eg : Durham requires A level Biology to study Psychology Eg: Exeter requires A* in Economics to study Economics Many of these Unis will require AAA! NB: if you want to do Law at Uni- you should NOT choose Law at A Level!! You need to research this carefully BEFORE selecting your A Levels.