Entry requirements for the International A-levels, European and International Baccalaureates

International A-levels

We welcome applications from students taking International A-levels, and grade requirements are the same as for UK A-levels. For typical A-level offers, please consult the Undergraduate prospectus. Each course page contains our entry requirements.

European Baccalaureate

We welcome applications from students following the European Baccalaureate programme. Most programmes offered at Bristol require an overall percentage of 77% or more, with some demanding scores of 88%. Some departments will also require specific grades in relevant subjects eg 7 out of 10 in physics for an engineering programme. Please refer to the Undergraduate prospectus for specific subject requirements.

UK GCE Advanced Level grades European Bac overall score in %
A*AA 88
AAA 85
AAB 80
ABB 77
BBB 75
BBC 73

International Baccalaureate

We welcome applications from students following the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme. Most degree courses offered at Bristol require a point score of at least 32 with some requirements as high as 38 points, with 18 points at Higher Level. Where specified subjects are required at A Level, we may specify 6 points at HL for grade A* or A, and 5 points at HL for grade B.  

UK GCE Advanced Level grades Overall point score out of 45 Higher Level score requirements
A*AA 38 18 points in total
AAA 36 18 points in total
AAB 34 17 points in total
ABB 32 16 points in total
BBB 31 15 points in total
BBC 29 14 points in total

For typical International Baccalaureate offers, please consult the Undergraduate prospectus. Each course page contains our entry requirements.

Please note that the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme is accepted as a level 2 qualification and alternative to GCSE.

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