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Entry Requirements

- 5 GCSEs grade D (grade 3) or above. If you do not have any formal qualifications you must pass an entry exam. A satisfactory reference may be required.

Who is the course for

Our GCSE programme is designed for students who may wish to improve their existing grades and study additional subjects, or for those who have not had the opportunity to sit for GCSEs.

Course Content

Normally five subjects are taken from the following:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • English literature
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Physics
  • Sociology
  • Statistics.

How is the course assessed

GCSEs are assessed by external examinations at the end of the year, combined with class-based assessments.

Where next - Further Studies

A Level or Level 3 programme.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Achieving GCSEs - especially English and mathematics improves the chance of employment or gaining an apprenticeship.

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