Progression degrees

After starting the International Foundation Year (IFY) you will receive a conditional offer of a degree place. Once you complete the programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University. The required progression grades will depend on your chosen degree programme and progression to some degrees may also require an interview. Please note that the progression requirements are subject to final confirmation.

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Arts, Media, Film and Music

Programme Title Overall academic requirements English language requirements Maths requirements Additional requirements
BA (Hons) Ancient History 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
   
BA (Hons) Ancient History and Philosophy
65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
   
BA (Hons) Ancient History with Philosophy
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% in other skills
   
BA (Hons) Ancient & Medieval History 65%

60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% in other skills

   
BA (Hons) Classical Studies 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in Latin or Greek for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Classical Studies and Comparative Literature and Culture 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills  
BA (Hons) Classical Studies and Drama 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in Latin or Greek for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Classical Studies and Italian § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in Latin or Greek and appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Classical Studies and Philosophy  §
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in Latin or Greek for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Classical Studies with Philosophy 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in Latin or Greek for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Classical Studies and Spanish 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in Latin or Greek and appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Classics  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in Latin or Greek for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Classics and Philosophy  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in Latin or Greek for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Classics with Philosophy  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in Latin or Greek for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   N/A
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture and Drama 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   N/A
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture and English  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   N/A
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture and French #‡
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture and  German §
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture and Italian §
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture and Philosophy 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   N/A
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture with International Film 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   N/A
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Cultures with History of Arts and Visual Culture
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   N/A
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture and Spanish 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Comparative Literature and Culture with Philosophy 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   N/A
BA (Hons) Digital Media Culture and Technology ≈ 
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Portfolio and interview required pre-offer
BA (Hons) Drama and Creative Writing Δ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Portfolio for creative writing required - information available on the English department website. 
BA (Hons) Drama and German §
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Drama and Italian §
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Drama and Music +
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept 
BA (Hons) Drama and Philosophy 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   N/A
BA (Hons) Drama and Spanish 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Drama and Theatre Studies  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    
BSc Ecology and Environment 65% 60%    
BA (Hons) English  65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    
BA (Hons) English and American Literature 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    
BA (Hons) English and Classical Studies  65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    
BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing Δ 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Portfolio for creative writing required - information available  on the English department website. 
BA (Hons) English and Drama  65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    
BA (Hons) English and Film Studies
65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Portfolio and interview required pre-offer 
BA (Hons) English and French #‡ 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) English and German § 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) English and History 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    
BA (Hons) English and Italian § 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) English and Latin  65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in Latin or Greek for some pathways
BA (Hons) English and Philosophy  65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    
BA (Hons) English and Spanish § 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) English with Philosophy  65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    
BA (Hons) European Studies: Politics, Society and Culture 65% 60%   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) European and International Studies (French) 65% 60% overall with 60% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) European and International Studies (German)
65% 60% overall with 60% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) European and International Studies (Italian)
65% 60% overall with 60% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) European and International Studies (Politics, Society and Culture) 65% 60% overall with 60% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) European and International Studies (Spanish)
65% 60% overall with 60% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Film Studies ‖≈ 
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Portfolio and interview required pre-offer
BA (Hons) Film Studies with Philosophy ‖≈ 
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Portfolio and interview required pre-offer
BA(Hons) Film, Television and Digital Production ‖≈ 
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Portfolio and interview required pre-offer
BA (Hons) French # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French and Classical Studies # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) French and Drama # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) French and German # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French and Greek # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in Latin or Greek and appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French and History # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% in other skills
   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French and Italian # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) French and Latin # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in Latin or Greek and appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French and Management # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French and Music #+ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways; Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) French and Philosophy # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French and Spanish # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French with International Film # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French with German # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French with Italian # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French with Mathematics #** 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills 70% Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French with Music # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways; Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) French with Philosophy # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French with Political Studies # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French with Spanish # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) French with Visual Arts # 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) History of Art and Visual Culture and French
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) History of Art and Visual Culture and Spanish 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) German and Classical Studies § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) German and Greek § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40%  other skills   Required A level standard in Latin or Greek and appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) German and History § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) German and Italian § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) German and Management § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) German and Music  §+ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) German and Philosophy § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) German and Spanish § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) History of Art and Visual Culture and German
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Greek 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% in other skills
  Required A level standard in Latin or Greek for some pathways
BA (Hons) Italian and Management § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Italian and Music § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways; Pre-IFY offer; Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) Italian and Philosophy § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) Italian and Spanish § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways 
BA (Hons) History of Art and Visual Culture and Italian
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Latin 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    
BA (Hons) Liberal Arts 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% in other skills
   
BA (Hons) Liberal Arts with International Year 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills    
BA (Hons) Multilingual Studies ^^ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Two languages required (Italian, Spanish, French or German) 
BA (Hons) Multilingual Studies with Philosophy^^ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Two languages required (Italian, Spanish, French or German)
BA (Hons) Multilingual Studies with History of Art and Visual Culture ^^ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Two languages required (Italian, Spanish, French or German)
BA (Hons) Music and Philosophy + 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) Music and English 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) Music with French #‡+ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) Music with German §+ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) Music with Italian +§ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) Music with Philosophy +
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) Music with Political Studies +
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) Music with Spanish +§ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) Spanish § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Spanish and Philosophy § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Spanish with International Film § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Spanish with French #‡§ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Spanish with German § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Spanish with Italian § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Spanish with Music +§ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways; Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BA (Hons) Spanish with Philosophy § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BA (Hons) Spanish with History of Art and Visual Culture § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BMus (Hons) Music
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills   Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept 

Business 


Programme Title Overall academic requirements
English language requirements

Additional requirements

BSc Business and Management  65%  60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc Business and Management (Year in Business) 65%  60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc Computer Science with Management 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2
BA (Hons) Management and Spanish § ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Accounting ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Accounting (Year in Business) ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Entrepreneurship ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Entrepreneurship (Year in Business) ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Human Resources ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Human Resources (Year in Business)  ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with International Business  65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with International Business (Year in Business)  65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Information Systems  ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Information Systems (Year in Business)  ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Marketing  ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Marketing (Year in Business)  ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Sustainability  ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Management with Sustainability (Year in Business) ! 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills n/a

Economics


Programme Title Overall academic requirements
English language requirements

Maths requirements

Additional requirements
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance *** 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (Year in Business) ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Accounting, Finance and Economics ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BA (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics ***
 65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills
45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2  Students need good standard in Maths
BSc (Hons) Management with Mathematics  ‡ ***
65%

60% with 50% in Reading and Writing and min. 40% other skills

70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Economics and Management *** !
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Economics and Mathematics ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Economics, Politics and International Relations ***
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2  
BSc (Hons) Finance and Mathematics ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 70% Mathematics with Statistics n/a
BSc (Econ) (Hons) Economics ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Econ) (Hons) Economics with French #~ ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BSc (Econ) (Hons) Economics with German §~ ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BSc (Econ) (Hons) Economics with Italian §~ ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BSc (Econ) (Hons) Economics with Music 65% 60% with 50% in writing, 50% in reading and 40% in other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept 
BSc (Econ) (Hons) Economics with Political Studies ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Econ) (Hons) Economics with Spanish §~ ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BSc (Econ) (Hons) Financial & Business Economics ***
65% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2
n/a

Sciences

Programme Title Overall academic requirements English language requirements Maths requirements
Additional requirements
BSc Astrophysics 70%  60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths n/a
BSc (Hons) Computer Science 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 65% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
(Artificial Intelligence)
65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 65% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc Computer Science Artificial Intelligence (Year in Industry) 65%  60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 65% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
(Year in Industry)
65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 65% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc Computer Science Information Security   65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 65% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc Computer Science Information Security (Year in Industry)
65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 65% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Computer Science and Mathematics 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Management ! 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 65% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc Computer Science Software Engineering  65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 65% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc Computer Science Software Engineering (Year in Industry) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 65% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Criminology and Psychology   70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 40% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 GCSE Maths Grade B standard on entry to IFY; no evidence of poor performance in Science
BEng Electronic Engineering 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 65% 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2, Pass in laboratory practical in Physics
MEng Electronic Engineering 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 70% 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2, Pass in laboratory practical in Physics
BSc (Hons) Environmental Geology 65% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills  n/a
n/a
BSc (Hons) Environmental Geology with a Year in Industry 65% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills  n/a
n/a
BSc (Hons) Experimental Physics 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Geology 65% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills n/a
n/a
BSc (Hons) Geology with a Year in Industry 65% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills n/a
n/a

BSc Digital Geosciences

65% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills n/a n/a
BSc (Hons) Mathematics 70% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Management ! 70% 60% with 50% in Reading & Writing and min 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BA (Hons) Mathematics and Music 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept 
BSc (Hons) Mathematics with French # 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BSc (Hons) Mathematics with German § 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Italian* 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Management ! 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Philosophy 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Spanish ‡§ 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Required A level standard in appropriate language for some pathways
BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Statistics 70% 50% overall with a min. 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Mathematical Studies 65%  50% overall with min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Physics  75%   50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Petroleum Geology 65% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills n/a
n/a
BSc (Hons) Physical Geography  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a n/a
BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology  70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 40% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 GCSE Maths Grade B standard on entry to IFY; no evidence of poor performance in Science
BSc (Hons) Physics  70% 60% overall and a min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Physics with Particle Physics 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Physics with Philosophy 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc (Hons) Physics with Music 75%  60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept
BSc (Hons) Psychology   70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 40% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 GCSE Maths Grade B standard on entry to IFY; no evidence of poor performance in Science
BSc (Hons) Psychology, Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience   70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 40% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 GCSE Maths Grade B standard on entry to IFY; no evidence of poor performance in Science
BSc (Hons) Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Mental Health   70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 40% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 GCSE Maths Grade B standard on entry to IFY; no evidence of poor performance in Science
BSc (Hons) Psychology, Development and Developmental Disorders 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 40% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 GCSE Maths Grade B standard on entry to IFY; no evidence of poor performance in Science
MSci Maths 75% 50% overall and a min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
MSci Physics  75% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a
BSc Theoretical Physics   70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills 70% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 n/a

Social Sciences


Programme Title Overall academic requirements
English language requirements Additional requirements
BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills n/a
BA (Hons) Geography  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Geography ‖ 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a
BSc (Hons) Geography, Politics and International Relations  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a
BA (Hons) History  65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills n/a
BA (Hons) History, Politics and International Relations  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a
BA (Hons) History and Music 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
Pre-IFY offer: Minimum ABRSM Grade 7 or equivalent; applications to be referred to Music Dept 
BA (Hons) History and Philosophy  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
n/a
BA (Hons) History and Spanish § 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
n/a
BA (Hons) Human Geography 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a
BA (Hons) International Relations 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a
LLB(Hons) Law  70% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
n/a
BA (Hons) Modern and Contemporary History  65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills n/a
BA (Hons) Philosophy 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a
BA (Hons) Politics  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a
BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a
BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations and Philosophy  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a
BA (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics 
65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills 45% in Pure Maths 1 and 2 Students need good standard in Maths
BA (Hons) Politics with Philosophy  65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills n/a

Additional requirements

Please check the denoted symbols/notes below with the degree options listed above. Depending on your chosen degree aim, you may be required to submit evidence of an additional requirement(s) as condition of an offer of a place for the IFY.

# French language requirements - Grade B at A Level or A at AS Level.

* Italian, German and Hispanic language requirements either Grade B at A Level or another modern language Grade B at A Level or A at AS Level. 

** Mathematics with Statistics result requirement: 70%.

*** Maths (Grade B) is required for progression to Economics degrees from the Economics Pathway.

All students considering this option should have been referred to the receiving department before beginning the IFP.

All students considering this option should have been referred to the receiving department before beginning the IFY. 

Personal statement may be required.

§ Spanish, German and Italian, no GCSE language is needed, though an essay-based A-level is.

Interview may be requested prior to offer.

Δ Portfolio for creative writing required- information available on the English Department website. 

Overall grade subject to personal statement.

≈ Portfolio and interview required pre-offer.

~ Required A-level standard in appropriate language for some pathways.

+ Equivalent of grade A at A-Level Music or pass in Grade 8 Music Theory.

^^ Two languages required (Italian, Spanish, French or German).

!  Places on Management degrees are limited and will be allocated on a case-by-case basis following an interview.

‘No standard offer’ – Those applying for the IFY with the intention of studying a degree listed above as having ‘no standard offer’ will be referred to the relevant academic department for assessment. If it is advised a conditional offer for the degree will be offered along with an offer for the IFY then progression grades will be confirmed. 

An additional condition of entry in progressing from the IFY to an undergraduate degree in Music will be dependent on students reaching the equivalent of a Grade 7 in music theory and practical performance. Additional practical and theory music tuition can be provided on top of your IFY tuition. A short interview and audition may be required to assess your level in order to make a decision on whether you are permitted to progress to a Music degree programme at Royal Holloway.

These degrees and grades are subject to change.

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