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Entry Requirements

6 GCSEs grade A*-C (grade 9 - 4) in academic subjects, although some subjects may require grade A*-B (grade 9 - 6). If you haven’t taken traditional qualifications, or have not studied in the UK, we may be able to offer you a place based on performance in an entry test. To progress to the second year, students need a minimum of grade C in AS. A satisfactory reference may be required.

Who is the course for

This programme is suitable for students who wish to study a range of different subjects and intend to progress onto A2 Levels and into higher education.

Course Content

If you wish to study a range of different subjects and intend to progress to higher education, this course is for you. In A Level subjects which have been reformed as part of the national programme of changes to A Levels, you will take the new two-year linear A Levels. You will also sit the new free-standing ASexams at the end of your first year. In those subjects which have not yet been reformed, you will complete your AS in the first year before progressing to A2 in your second year. Subjects include:

  • Biology
  • Business studies
  • Chemistry
  • English language and literature
  • English literature
  • Further mathematics
  • History
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Media studies
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology.

Study Methods

All students will study for AS Levels in the first year of their A Level course. Students normally take three or four subjects.

How is the course assessed

The AS (Advanced Subsidiary) Levels are composed of two exams which are taken in June. To complete a full A Level (A2), a further year of study is required, in which time an additional two units will need to be completed. Again, these exams are taken in June. In some subjects there is also a coursework component.

Where next - Further Studies

Depending on the grades achieved, students can progress onto a university degree or a BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma/Level 5 HND Diploma course at a higher education institute.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Achieving good grades at A Level improves your chances of obtaining better training, apprenticeships and job prospects

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 9 November 2016.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00