Incomplete applications

So that we can fully assess your application, we need to have a complete list of your qualifications (achieved and pending) to date. Sometimes we need to request more information from an applicant before we can progress their application.

If we have contacted you to request more detail about your qualifications, the following information will tell you what we need to be able to assess your application. Please return the required information to the relevant admissions team; contact details will be included in our email.

As well as your current qualifications, we need to know about any qualifications you have achieved already that are not listed in your application.

Please note that if we have requested predicted grades for qualifications you're currently studying, predictions should come to us from your referee, quoting your UCAS personal ID number. We can't accept predicted grades directly from you.

Qualifications taken in the UK

Each course listing in our course finder includes the typical entry requirements for the qualifications we most commonly see in applications.

For A-levels, we need to know your predicted final grades. We only need to know predictions for unit grades if they are listed in your course's typical entry requirements. If you are completing resits this year, please let us know your previous results as well as predictions for your resits.

If you are taking the IB Diploma, we will need predictions for your individual subjects as well as the overall diploma. Please make sure your application specifies which are Higher level and Standard level subjects.

For qualifications such as the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Access to HE or foundation degrees that are made up of a variety of modules, we need to know the exact name of your qualification (eg the pathway you are on) and which modules you are taking. Your referee should provide predicted final grades for each module as well as your predicted overall grade.

If you are currently studying a degree, please provide details of units studied and grades achieved to date; your referee should provide predicted grades for the units you're taking this year. If you have already completed a degree, you can send us a copy of your final transcript listing your units and results. Please make sure your application also includes details of all your qualifications post-16 (ie GCSEs onwards).

Qualifications taken outside the UK

If your qualifications are from an EU country or elsewhere in the world, please visit our country-specific information for guidance on what we need to know about your qualifications. Note that international qualifications are listed under the country they come from, which may not be where you are studying.

We will always require full details of the qualifications you have already achieved and those you are currently studying. This includes:

  • the name of your qualifications, examination dates and examination boards;
  • major subjects;
  • any English language qualifications you are taking or have taken;
  • any resits of previous qualifications you expect to take.

If your qualification offers different levels of study, we need to know which subjects are being studied at the higher/advanced level and which at the standard level.

International foundation programmes

We need to know the name of your international foundation programme (IFP), the stream you are taking (if applicable) and the modules you are studying. Please check that you have correctly entered the institution and the title of your course.

If we have asked for a prediction of your final grade(s), please ask your referee to send predicted final grades for each module as well as your overall grade.

Your application should also list the qualifications you achieved from post-16-years-old, before starting your IFP; if any are missing, please let us know.

Country-specific information

View our country-specific pages for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country.

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