On Track to Bath is ideal for academically-able students whose backgrounds may make them less likely to go to a leading university. They may not be considering going to university at all.

We give priority to students who are under-represented in higher education.

General academic criteria

Students must have:

  • six GCSEs at grades A* to B or 6-9
  • at least a grade C or 4 in GCSE English and Mathematics

Track-specific criteria

Business, Economics & Entrepreneurship track

For all courses that you may wish to progress to from this Business, Economics & Entrepreneurship Track, we prefer you to be studying traditional A level subjects that include a combination of mathematics/sciences with humanities/essay-based subjects. You must also have at least a grade B or 6 in GCSE English and Mathematics. If you are interested in our Accounting and Finance or Economics courses then you must be studying Mathematics at A level. If you are interested in our International Management and Modern Languages courses then you must be studying your target language at A level.

Computer Science & Electronics track

To be eligible for our Computer Science & Electronics Track you must be studying A level Mathematics. You must also have at least a grade C or 4 in GCSE English. If you are interested in our Computer Science and Mathematics courses then you must be studying Further Mathematics at A or AS level. If you are interested in one of our Electronic and Electrical Engineering courses then you may also need to be studying a science or technology subject at A level. If you are interested in our Integrated Mechanical and Electrical or Robotics Engineering courses, then you must also be studying Physics at A level.

Science track

To be eligible for our Science Track you must be studying at least one science subject plus another science or Mathematics subject at A level. Please be aware that each science course at the University requires a specific science/sciences to be taken at A level and will require specific GCSE grades. For example, our Chemistry course requires students to have a grade B or 6 in GCSE Mathematics and Chemistry/Science.

Social Sciences track

To be eligible for our Social Sciences Track you must be studying at least one humanities subject at A level. You must also have at least a grade C or 4 in GCSE English and Mathematics. If you are interested in our Psychology course then you must have at least grade B or 6 in GCSE English and Mathematics, and preferably an A or 7. Please also see our undergraduate prospectus for a list of desirable A level subjects and A level subjects that we cannot consider.

Languages track

To be eligible for our Languages Track you must be studying your target language or languages at A level. Please be aware that each course involving languages at the University requires specific languages to be taken at A level and will require specific GCSE grades.

Our undergraduate prospectus

We recommend that your students read our undergraduate prospectus for the specific academic requirements for all of our courses.