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.

Widening Participation

Students should also meet one or more of our Widening Participation criteria.

General academic criteria

Students must have:

  • at least six GCSEs at grades A* to B or 9 to 6
  • 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.

Electrical & Electronic Engineering track

To be eligible for our Electrical & Electronic Engineering Track you must be studying A level Mathematics and a second Science or Technology subject. You must also have at least a grade C or 4 in GCSE English. 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 & Psychology track

To be eligible for our Social Sciences & Psychology 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 course information for the specific academic requirements for all of our courses.