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Qualifying grades for Aston Excellence Scholarships

2017 Entry

UK and EU undergraduate students starting degree programmes in 2017 holding one of the following qualifications or combinations of qualifications and grades will be eligible to be considered for an Aston Excellence Scholarship.

The qualifications listed below do not guarantee entry to Aston University as our requirements may include particular grades in specific subjects.

Qualifications

Grades

A-levels (including VCE advanced)

(best 3 grades)

 

A Double Award A-level counts as two single awards at the grade awarded.

 

A*, A*, A*

A*, A*, A

A*, A, A

A*, A*, B

A, A, A

A*, A, B

A*, A*, C

A, A, B

A*, A*, D

A*, A, C

A*, B, B

A*, A* and an A at AS-level in a different subject

 


Qualifications

Grades

Level 3 BTEC National from the suite of qualifications that include:

·1 x  BTEC National Diploma

·1 x  BTEC Extended Diploma

·Combination of 1 x BTEC National Certificate and 1 x BTEC National Award

·3 x BTEC National Awards

·1 x BTEC Diploma + 1 x Subsidiary Diploma

·3 x Subsidiary Diplomas

·1 x BTEC National Certificate + 1 x Subsidiary Certificate

·1 x BTEC Diploma + 1 x National Award

·2 x National Award + 1 x Subsidiary Diploma

·2 x Subsidiary Diplomas + 1 x National Award

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction, Distinction

 

2 x  BTEC 90 Credit Diplomas OR

1 x  BTEC 90 Credit Diploma + 1 x  BTEC Subsidiary Certificates

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction*.  Distinction, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction, Distinction, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction, Distinction, Distinction

OCR National Extended Diploma

 

Grade D1

OCR National Diploma + OCR National Certificate

Grade D, Grade D

3 x OCR National Certificates

Grade D, Grade D, Grade D


Qualifications

Grades

OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical qualification: 

One Extended Diploma

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction, Distinction

 

OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical qualification:

1 x Diploma + 1 x Introductory Diploma

Distinction*, Distinction* + Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction* + Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction + Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction + Distinction

Distinction, Distinction + Distinction*

Distinction, Distinction + Distinction

 

OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical qualification:

3 x Introductory Diplomas

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction, Distinction

 

OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical qualification:

2 x Subsidiary Diplomas

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction*.  Distinction, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction, Distinction, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction, Distinction, Distinction

 

NPTC Level 3 Land Based Extended Diploma

 

Distinction*

Distinction

Progression Diploma

Grade A*

 

Scottish Advanced Highers

(best 3 grades)

A, A, A

A, A, B

 

International Baccalaureate

 

35+ points

Irish Leaving Certificates

(best 4 grades)

A1, A1, A1, A1

A1, A1, A1, B1

A1, A1, A1, A2

 


Qualifications

Grades

Cambridge Pre-U (From the Principal Subject or Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) elements only

 

DI/D2  D1/D2  D1/D2

D1/D2  D1/D2  D3

D1/D2  D1/D2  M1

D1/D2  D1/D2  M2

D1/D2  D1/D2  M3

D1/D2  D1/D2  P1

D1/D2  D3  D3

D1/D2  D3  M1

D1/D2  D3  M2

D1/D2  D3  M3

D1/D2  M1  M1

D1/D2  M1  M2

D3  D3  D3

D3  D3  M1

D3  D3  M2

D3  M1  M1

A postgraduate research degree

 

 

A postgraduate taught degree

 

 

A first degree

 

 

1 x A level +

2 x Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or National Awards

 

A level grade

A*

A

A*

A

A*

A

B

B

B

 

BTEC grades

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction

 

2 x A level +

1 x Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or National Awards

 

A level grades

A*, A*

A*, A*

A*, A

A*, A

A, A

A, A

A*, B

A*, B

A, B

A*, C

 

BTEC grade

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction*

 


Qualifications

Grades

1 x A level +

1 x Level 3 BTEC Diploma OR

1 x Level 3 BTEC National Certificate

A level grade

A*

A

A*

A

A*

A

B

B

 

BTEC grades

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction`

Distinction, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction

 

2 x A levels +

1 x OCR National Certificate

A level grades

A*, A*

A*, A*

A*, A

A*, A

A, A

A, A

A*, B

A*, B

A, B

A*, C

 

OCR grade

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction*

 

2 x A levels +

1 x OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma

A level grades

A*, A*

A*, A*

A*, A

A*, A

A, A

A, A

A*, B

A*, B

A, B

A*, C

 

 

OCR grade

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction

Distinction*

Distinction*

 

1 x A level +

2 x OCR National Certificates

 

 

A level grade

A*

A

 

OCR grades

Distinction, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction

 

1 x A level +

2 x OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas

 

 

 

A level grade

A*

A

A*

A

A*

A

B

B

 

OCR grades

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction`

Distinction, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction

 


Qualifications

Grades

1 x A level +

1 x OCR National Diploma

 

 

A level grade

A*

A

 

 

OCR grades

Distinction

Distinction

 

 

1 x A level +

1 x OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

 

A level grade

A*

A

A*

A

A*

A

B

B

 

OCR grades

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction`

Distinction, Distinction

Distinction, Distinction

Distinction*, Distinction*

Distinction*, Distinction

 

2 x A levels +

1 x Cambridge Pre-U Certificate

 

A level grade

A*, A*

A*, A

A, A

A*, B

A*, C

A*, D

A*, A*

A*, A

A, A

A*, B

A, B

A*, A*

A*, A

A, A

A*, B

 

Cambridge Pre-U grade

D1/D2

D1/D2

D1/D2

D1/D2

D1/D2

D1/D2

D3

D3

D3

D3

D3

M1

M1

M1

M1

1 x A level +

2 x Cambridge Pre-U Certificates

 

A level grade

A*

A

A*

A

B

A*

A

B

Cambridge Pre-U grade

D1/D2, D1/D2

D1/D2, D1/D2

D1/D2, D1/D2

D1/D2, D3

D1/D2, D3

D1/D2, D3

D3, D3

D3, D3

D3, D3

 

Access to Higher Education Diploma

Overall Pass

- must include 45 credits at Level 3, of which 40 credits must be at Distinction and the remainder at Merit or higher