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Entry Requirements

We’re looking for students with exceptional academic ability and a hunger to learn more. If you can demonstrate a passion for engineering and for applying your technical knowledge to solve real-world problems, we want to hear from you.

Qualifications you'll need

A-Level (or equivalent)

A*A*A, including Mathematics and Physics. The A*s must be in Mathematics, Physics or Further Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate

40 (including core points) with 776 at HL (with 7s in HL Mathematics and Physics)

Advanced Diploma in Engineering (Level 3)

We accept the Advanced Diploma in Engineering (Level 3), as long as you also achieve an A-level in Physics, and the new Level 3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineering. These qualifications can be presented as the additional specialist learning component of the diploma. Your offer will specify the necessary results in A-level Physics, the Level 3 certificate in Mathematics for Engineering, the Extended Project and the Principal Learning of the diploma.

Mitigating circumstances

If you’re predicted A*AA, you may still be offered an interview, if our admissions tutors think you have potential to do well on the course. This is usually because of circumstances that have caused you to fall short of your full potential. This might be because of disruption due to a change of schools or teachers, bereavement or an illness.

If this is the case, you should make it clear in your UCAS personal statement and/or school reference. However, any offer will be conditional on you achieving A*AA.

Other requirements

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you may also need to meet our English language requirements.


During their GCSEs (or equivalent qualifications), applicants are expected to have achieved a significant number of A* and A grades, including in mathematics and science subjects.

Physics Aptitude Test

All candidates must also take the Physics Aptitude Test (PAT) as part of their application.