Does Oxbridge Care About UCAS?

Oxbridge assessments go beyond your grades and Ucas form

Most universities will use your predicted A-level (or other) grades and information from your Ucas form (including your personal statement) to inform their decision about whether to offer you a place.



Do you get UCAS points for IGCSE?

GCSE and IGCSE qualifications are not allocated tariff points since they are not level 3 qualifications, that is, qualifications suitable for entry to higher education in the UK such as A Levels.


What is the awarding body for CIE?

The awarding organisation for Cambridge International A Levels is 'CAIE' for qualifications taken from 2017 onwards. For qualifications taken prior to 2017, please select 'CIE' as the awarding organization. The grade achieved must be added or alternatively 'pending' if you are still completing your studies.


How many UCAS points Cambridge?

Typical offers are 40-42 points out of 45, with 776 or 777 in Higher Level subjects. Applicants may be required to achieve 7 in a particular subject(s), depending on individual circumstances.


Is Cambridge an IGCSE?

Cambridge IGCSE

The exams are set by Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), which is part of the Cambridge Assessment that also includes the OCR GCSE examination board. As of January 2021, there are over 70 subjects available and schools can offer them in any combination.


Do universities ask for IGCSE grades?

So yes, you must declare all your GCSE and IGCSE results on your UCAS application, and they will look at them.


Do universities look at IGCSE grades?

Universities do not tend to look much at GCSEs - all they require for GCSE is that you have around 4 A*-C grades including maths and English (which you do). Though this might vary according to the course you wish to apply to.


Does IGCSE count as a GCSE?

IGCSE stands for “International General Certificate for Secondary Education”. It's equivalent to the GCSE, meaning it prepares you for A-levels, Scottish highers, the International Baccalaureate (IB) and BTEC level 3.


Can I update my UCAS application?

Once you've applied for a place through UCAS, you can follow the progress of your application online. If your circumstances change or you change your mind about your course choices, let UCAS know within seven days from the date of your welcome letter.


What is Cambridge Igcse on UCAS?

Cambridge IGCSEs are subject-based, and are usually taken over a two year period with assessment at the end of the course. Cambridge IGCSEs have been available for use internationally since 1985, with the first exam taken in 1988. They are now the world's most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds.


Is IGCSE accepted in UK universities?

Do UK universities accept GCSE and IGCSE? Yes, both IGCSEs and GCSEs are accepted for entry to universities in the UK.


Does Oxbridge care about UCAS?

Oxbridge assessments go beyond your grades and Ucas form

Most universities will use your predicted A-level (or other) grades and information from your Ucas form (including your personal statement) to inform their decision about whether to offer you a place.


How many UCAS points is A * A * A *?

168


How do I fill my education section on UCAS?

The process is slightly different – find out how to fill in your application.

  1. Register with UCAS.
  2. Complete your details.
  3. Add your education history.
  4. Complete your employment history.
  5. Select your course choices.
  6. Write a personal statement.
  7. Submit your application.


How do you add GCSE grades to UCAS?

Once you've added your school/college in the Education section of the application, you'll then have the option to 'add qualifications'. Type the name of your qualification into the search box, or select it from the shortlist if you school/college has created one. Do I need to add my AS levels on the UCAS application?