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College Entry Criteria 2021

The College has updated the course entry criteria for 2021 entry, below is a handy leaflet which details each individual subject area and their entry criteria for September 2021 entry.

Our general College entry criteria is:

A-Levels: At least five grade 5s or above at GCSE.

HE* Programme: At least five grade 7s or above at GCSE.

BTEC Level 3: At least five grade 4s or above at GCSE.

T-Levels: At least two grade 5s and three grade 4s or above at GCSE.

Mixed Programme (combining A-Levels with BTECs): At least two grade 5s and three grade 4s or above at GCSE.

Level 2 BTEC: At least four grade 3s and at least a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths.

If you have any questions about the 2021 Entry Criteria, you can always give the friendly Admissions Team a call on 01772 460 181 to discuss your GCSE results and receive guidance on courses and their specific 2021 entry criteria to ensure you find the right programme of study and the right College for you!


TELEPHONE: 01772 460181

Cardinal Newman College,
Lark Hill Road, Preston, Lancashire. PR1 4HD