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UCAS Y000

Arts and Sciences BASc 3 years

The three-year programme of core courses, major and minor pathway and internship.

UCAS Y001

Arts and Sciences with Study Abroad BASc 4 years

The three-year programme plus an additional year abroad.

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Entry requirements

2015 admissions cycle

For applications submitted in the 2015 UCAS cycle (i.e. from 1 September 2014 to 15 January 2015) for entry in either September 2015 or September 2016, please refer to the information below. 

A Levels

AAA to include a mixture of arts (including humanities and social sciences) and science/maths subjects. See the list of preferred UK GCE A Levels.

Major pathway requirements:

  • for Cultures, two subjects from within arts, humanities or social sciences plus one further science or maths subject. 
  • for Health and Environment, Biology or Chemistry, one further science or social science subject plus one further subject from within arts, humanities or social sciences;
  • for Sciences and Engineering, Mathematics, a further science or maths subject plus one further subject from within arts, humanities or social sciences; 
  • for Societies, two subjects from within arts, humanities or social sciences plus one further science  or maths subject. 

A pass in a further subject at AS Level or equivalent and GCSE English Language and Mathematics at a minimum grade B are required for all programmes.

IB Diploma: 

38 points with a score of 18 in three higher level subjects to include a mixture of arts (including humanities and social sciences) and science subjects. The specific subject requirements for each pathway is shown below.

Major pathway requirements:

  • for Cultures, two higher level subjects from Groups 1, 2, 3 or 6 plus one subject from Groups 4 or 5 OR three higher level subjects from Groups 1, 2, 3 or 6 plus at least two standard level subjects from Groups 4 or 5 with grades of 6 in each.
  • for Health and Environment, Biology or Chemistry at grade 6, one subject from  Groups 3, 4 or 5 plus one subject from Groups 1, 2, 3 or 6 at higher level OR Biology or Chemistry at grade 6 and two further subjects from groups 4 or 5 at higher level plus two standard level subjects from Groups 1, 2, 3 or 6 with grades of 6 in each;
  • for Sciences and Engineering, Mathematics at grade 6, one further subject from Groups 4 or 5 plus one subject from Groups 1, 2, 3 or 6 at higher level OR Mathematics at Grade 6 and two further subjects from Groups 4 or 5 at higher level plus two standard level subjects from Groups 1, 2, 3 or 6 with grades of 6 in each;
  • for Societies, two higher level subjects from Groups 1, 2, 3 or 6 plus one subject from Groups 4 or 5 OR three higher level subjects from Groups 1, 2, 3 or 6 plus at least two standard level subjects from Groups 4 or 5 with grades of 6 in each.

The subject groups used by the IBO can be viewed on the IB Subject Groups page.

Please note:

Applicants should indicate their chosen major pathway in the space provided on their UCAS application

Candidates who meet the grade requirements but not the subject combination requirements for a pathway, should email basc-admissions@ucl.ac.uk regarding their eligibility

Other qualifications: 

The entry requirements for some international qualifications can be found on the International Qualifications page.