British Patterned System: GCE Advanced Level Examination

Applicants presenting GCE Advanced Level courses for admission to King’s University College will be considered as follows:

a) Applicants seeking admission on the basis of the General Certificate of Education (GCE) must submit three distinct A-Level (or four distinct AS-Level) traditional academic subjects with grades of A , B / or C for admission consideration.  General Paper is not acceptable. 

b) Students who receive a 'B' grade on final GCE Advanced level exams will receive transfer credit for those courses approved by King’s.

c)  Specific Prerequisites for BMOS: A or AS-Level: Math

Note: For Management & Organizational Studies a Grade 12 Calculus and/or a university Calculus course is required prior to taking mandatory upper-year Economics courses in Finance, and pursuing a Major or Honors Specialization in Economics.

d)  Submission of five IGCSE/GCSE/Ordinary Level academic subjects or equivalent is required as reference for past academic success.

e)  Applicants may be considered for conditional admission on the basis of predicted results while in progress in the GCE Advanced Level/Advanced Subsidiary Level courses. 

GCE Advanced Level and/or Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Level documents sent directly to King’s University College from the examining boards as listed below:

  • AQA: Confirmation of Results to a Third Party     
  • Cambridge (CIE):  Certifying Statement of Results
  • Edexcel: Certifying Statement of Results  
  • OCR: Certifying Statement of Results

Certificates must be official. Photocopies are acceptable if certified by school principal, head, or counsellor. Notarized copies are not acceptable.

The Cambridge Pre-U Certificate or Cambridge International Pre-U diploma may be submitted in lieu or in combination with GCE Advanced Levels.  Certificates must be official. Photocopies are acceptable if certified by school principal, head, or counselor and submitted directly to Western.  Notarized copies are not acceptable.

Advanced Standing: Students who receive a “B” on final Advanced Level exams will receive transfer credit for those courses approved by King’s.

Subject

Western Credit

Credit Weight

Accounting

Business 2257

1.0

Art (Art & Design)

Visual Arts 1020

1.0

Biology

Biology 1001a and Biology 1002b

1.0 (0.5 each)

Business

Business 1220

1.0

Chemistry

Chemistry 1301a and Chemistry 1302b

1.0 (0.5 each)

Computing

Computer Science 1026a and 1027b

1.0 (0.5 each)

Economics

Not eligible

 

English Language

Not eligible

 

English Literature

English 1020E

 1.0

Geography

Geography 1300a and 1400F

 1.0 (0.5 each)

History

Not eligible

 

Languages:
Arabic
French
German
Portuguese
Spanish


Arabic 2250
French 1910 or 1900E
German 2200
Portuguese 2200
Spanish 2200




1.0 each

Math

Calc 1000a

0.5

Further Math

Math 1229a/b

0.5

Physical Education

Kinesiology 1020 TRN

1.0

Physics (New)

Physics 1301a and 1302b

1.0 (0.5 each)

Psychology

Psychology 1020 TRN

1.0

Religious Studies

Religious Studies 1023E

1.0

Sociology

Sociology 1020 or 1021E

1.0

Technology

Not eligible

 

Theatre

Not eligible

 

Transferred courses with a designation of TRN are not directly equivalent to King’s/ Western courses but may be used toward your degree.

Courses numbered 1000 – 1990 are first-year courses and 2000 – 2999 are second year.