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A-levels and GCSEs

Our Clarence Street campus is home to our school of Academic Studies, where you can study everything from A-Levels and BTECs to GCSEs. 

 

We’ve worked with universities and employers to develop A-Level Pathways in 9 different career areas, and GCSE Pathways in 3 different career areas. All of the pathways are designed to ensure you have the best combination of qualifications to progress into university and onto a successful career. 


A-LEVELS

The 9 A-Level Pathways are set out in the table below. To read more about any of the pathways, click here.

The minimum entry criteria for all A-level pathways is two Grade 5s and three Grade 4s at GCSE and must include GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4.  However, please see the specific entry requirements below to study on one of the following pathways:

 

A-LEVEL PATHWAYSPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Business & Finance: A-level Pathway GCSE Maths 6, GCSE English 5
Business Studies: A-level Pathway GCSE Maths 5, GCSE English 5
Humanities & Culture: A-level Pathway GCSE English 5, GCSE Maths 4
Humanities & Law: A-level Pathway GCSE Maths 4, GCSE English 5, GCSE History 5 (if studied)
Media & Journalism: A-level Pathway GCSE English 5, GCSE Maths 4
Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary: A-level Pathway GCSE English 5, GCSE Sciences all 6, GCSE Maths 6
Science & Engineering: A-level Pathway GCSE English 5, GCSE Sciences all 6, GCSE Maths 6
Science & Health Professions: A-level Pathway GCSE English 5, GCSE Maths 6, GCSE Biology and GCSE Chemistry/ Combined Sciences all 6
Social Sciences: A-level Pathway GCSE Maths 5, GCSE English 5

GCSEs and BTECs

If you’re aged 16-18 and looking to join a GCSE programme or a BTEC course, please check the entry criteria before you apply.

GCSE Resit Programme:

  • 2 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above and Grade 3 in the subjects you choose to resit (if studied).

BTEC Science and Business:

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above, including Maths and English. 

GCSE Pathways

If you want to study GCSEs, there are three PATHWAYS to choose from.  Subjects included in each pathway are as follows: 

 

GCSE PATHWAYSUBJECTS INCLUDED
Science PathwayMaths, English, Science Trilogy
Humanities PathwayMaths, English, History, Geography
Social Sciences PathwayMaths, English, Sociology, Psychology

 

 

See A-level Courses »            See GCSE Courses »

 

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Liverpool L3 5TP, UK

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