Our formal entry requirements are as follows.
Students who have completed GCSEs or IGCSEs in the UK or overseas must have achieved a minimum of 5 grade 5 (including English and mathematics) qualifications.
Students who have not studied in the UK must have completed their home country equivalent of GCSEs or above and achieved a minimum of the equivalent of 5 grade 5 (including mathematics) qualifications and have an IELTS (or equivalent) English language level of a minimum of 5.5.
However, we regard each student as an individual and students, UK or international, without the minimum grade 5 or equivalent above qualifications are very welcome to apply to the College. For example, in recent years we have been pleased to enable talented art students to progress to A-Levels in art subjects despite their not having the exact 5 grade 5 or above qualifications.
Students wishing to study A-level Further Mathematics must have a minimum of a grade 8 for GCSE Mathematics, IGCSE Mathematics or equivalent.
Students study three A-Level subjects over two years. The two-year course starts each September and students do not sit AS-level* examinations at the end of their first year and sit their final A-Level examinations at the end of their two years of study. Students may choose from the whole range of A-Level subjects offered at Oxford Sixth Form College. Subject combinations can be recommended to help student to meet their university and career objectives.
*Students studying A-Level Art or A-Level Photography will be entered for AS-Level at the end of their first year. Further Mathematics students will sit A-Level Mathematics at the end of their first year.
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