INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND POLITICS - BA (Hons) 2012
 
Course Data  
Course Level Requirements  
Entry Requirement Summary: 240-300 points from 3 A levels or equivalent.
Interview/Audition may be required? No
Interview/Audition type: No
Portfolio/Evidence of work required? No
HND required? No
Foundation degree acceptable for entry? No
Admissions test required? No
Criminal records check required? No
Occupational Health check required?
   
Access to HE  
Number, level of credits and subject area required: Pass with 60 credits, including 45 credits at level 3.
   
GCSEs  
GCSE subjects and grades required: 3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Mathematics.
   
Volume and depth of study (A level or equivalent)  
Minimum number required: 3
Minimum number preferred: 3
Tariff Score  
Range of points in conditional offers: 240-300
Minimum points required from qualifications
with the volume and depth of A level or equivalent:
240
   
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Qualifications  
GCE A/AS level  
GCE AS Acceptability: Not acceptable
GCE AS Double Award Acceptability: Not acceptable
GCE A level Acceptability: Acceptable on its own and in combination with other qualifications
GCE A level Double Award Acceptability: Acceptable on its own and in combination with other qualifications
BTEC Nationals  
BTEC National Award (6 units) Acceptability: Acceptable only in combination with other qualifications
BTEC National Certificate (12 units) Acceptability: Acceptable only in combination with other qualifications
Grades required: DD
BTEC National Diploma (18 units) Acceptability: Acceptable on its own and in combination with other qualifications
Grades required: DMM
BTEC (QCF)  
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) Level 3 Acceptability:
BTEC Diploma (QCF) Level 3 Acceptability:
BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) Level 3 Acceptability:
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options)  
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options) Acceptability: Acceptable on its own and in combination with other qualifications
Subjects and grades required/excluded: Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma including 2 A levels.
Welsh Baccalaureate (Core plus Principal Learning)  
Overall Tariff Score: 240-300
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own and in combination with other qualifications
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Business Administration & Finance at grade A
Construction and the Built Environment at grade A
Creative and Media at grade A
Engineering at grade A
Environmental and Land-Based Studies at grade A
Hair and Beauty Studies at grade A
Hospitality at grade A
Information Technology at grade A
Manufacturing and Product Design at grade A
Public Services at grade A
Retail Business at grade A
Society, Health & Development at grade A
Sport and Active Leisure at grade A
Travel and Tourism at grade A
Additional Information:
   
14-19 Diploma  
Overall Tariff Score: 300
Progression Diploma  
Acceptability: Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Business Administration & Finance at grade C.
Construction and the Built Environment at grade C.
Creative and Media at grade C.
Engineering at grade C.
Environmental and Land-Based Studies at grade C.
Hair and Beauty Studies at grade C.
Hospitality at grade C.
Information Technology at grade C.
Manufacturing and Product Design at grade C.
Public Services at grade C.
Retail Business at grade C.
Society Health & Development at grade C.
Sport and Active Leisure at grade C.
Travel and Tourism at grade C.
Additional requirements for entry: An A level in any subject.
Advanced Diploma  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own or in combination with other qualifications
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Business Administration & Finance at grade C.
Construction and the Built Environment at grade C.
Creative and Media at grade C.
Engineering at grade C.
Environmental and Land-Based Studies at grade C.
Hair and Beauty Studies at grade C.
Hospitality at grade C.
Information Technology at grade C.
Manufacturing and Product Design at grade C.
Public Services at grade C.
Retail Business at grade C.
Society Health & Development at grade C.
Sport and Active Leisure at grade C.
Travel and Tourism at grade C.
Which ASL Subjects/Points/Grades are required for entry: An A level in any subject.
   
Key Skills  
Is achievement encouraged? Yes
Will Key Skills tariff points be counted towards an offer? No
   
Scottish Qualifications  
Tariff points and grades  
Tariff Score: 240-300
   
Scottish Higher  
Acceptability: Not acceptable
   
Advanced Higher  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own and in combination with other qualifications
   
Core Skills  
Is achievement encouraged? Yes
Will Core Skills tariff points be counted towards an offer? No
   
Other UCAS Tariff Qualifications  
Irish Leaving Certificate  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own and in combination with other qualifications
   
International Baccalaureate Diploma  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own and in combination with other qualifications
Subjects and grades required: 26-29 points.
   
Extended Project  
Acceptability: Acceptable only in combination with other qualifications
   
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own and in combination with other qualifications
Required Points: 54
   
Cambridge Technical  
Introductory Diploma Acceptability:
Diploma Acceptability:
Extended Diploma Acceptability:
   
Other Qualifications  
English Language Requirements: English Language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score less than 5.5 or equivalent.