UCAS Tariff - Achieving 120 points

  • We consider a broad variety of qualifications that are on the UCAS tariff including:

    • A-levels / AS-levels
    • Access to Higher Education Diploma
    • BTEC qualifications (e.g. Certificate, Subsidiary Diploma, Extended Diploma)
    • Cambridge Pre-U subjects
    • Extended Project
    • Irish Leaving Certificate
    • Scottish Highers 
    • Welsh Baccalaureate

    There are many different ways of achieving 120 UCAS Tariff points.

    Some of the most common ways are:

    • 3 A-levels – Grades BBB, or A*CC
    • 2 A-levels plus 2 AS – Grades BB+aa, or AB+bb
    • 2 A-levels plus 1 AS plus Extended Project – Grades BB+b+A, or AB+b+C
    • 1 A-level plus BTEC Diploma – Grades A+DM, or D+DD
    • BTEC Extended Diploma – Grades DDM
    • Access to HE Diploma – Grades D27 + M15 + P3, or D24 + M21

    You can also use the UCAS Tariff Calculator to assess your likely or actual points total.