Undergraduate prospectus



Entry requirements

Our entry requirements are challenging, but are intended to ensure you'll enjoy the content of your degree.

Entry requirements

General information about entry requirements is provided in this section; specific grades for each of our programmes are listed on each degree page. Please be sure to read both carefully before applying.

A level, AS and GCSE qualifications

General information on entry requirements for students with A levels.

Preferred A level subjects

A list of UCL's preferred A level subjects.

Other UK qualifications

Equivalent qualifications for students with BTEC National Diplomas, Access to HE Diplomas, Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh Baccalaureates and Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects.

International Baccalaureate

General information for students with the International Baccalaureate (IB) qualification.

International qualifications

Equivalent national qualifications for other countries, e.g. High School Graduation Diploma in USA, etc.

Access UCL - Contextual offers

As part of our commitment to increasing participation from underrepresented groups, students may be eligible for a contextual offer as part of the Access UCL scheme.

English language requirements

For international students whose first language is not English.

UCL Undergraduate Preparatory Certificates (UPCs)

Foundation courses for international students without necessary entry qualifications.

Mature students

If you do not have the required entrance qualifications you should have alternative qualifications that demonstrate your academic potential and ability to thrive in your chosen subject. Please enquire with the relevant programme contact provided on the degree pages.  

Applicants with advanced standing

We will consider applications to accredit prior learning at other recognised universities. Advanced standing is only awarded at UCL's discretion. Please read the notes on applying through UCAS and also enquire with the relevant programme contact provided on the degree pages.

Part-time students

Our degrees are principally designed to be taken on a full-time basis; all teaching takes place during the daytime. However, some departments do permit part-time study. Please enquire with the relevant programme contact provided on the degree pages.

Note: applications for part-time study are made directly to UCL, not to UCAS.