UCAS Tariff Points

The UCAS tariff points required for entry to Higher Education have been revised and the following tables show the grade combinations that are applicable from the 2017 admissions cycle (ie applications made from September 2016 for full-time courses starting from 2017).

A level grades – three A levels

A level grades – two A levels

BTEC Extended Diploma

BTEC Diploma

Access to HE Diploma

More in-depth information relating to the new tariff points is available on the UCAS website at: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables

New UCAS tariff points – examples of grade combinations 

A level grades (three A levels)

A level grade Old UCAS tariff New UCAS tariff
A* A* A* 420 168
A* A* A 400 160
A* A A 380 152
A A A 360 144
A A B 340 136
A B B 320 128
B B B  300 120
B B C  280 112
B C C 260 104
C C C 240 96
C C D 220 88
C D D 200 80
D D D 180 72
D D E  160 64
D E E 140 56
E E E 120 48

A level grades (Two A levels)

A level grade Old UCAS tariff New UCAS tariff
A* A* 280 112
A A* 260 104
A A 240 96
A B  220 88
B B  200 80
B C  180 72
C C 160 64
C D 140 56
D D 120 48
D E 100 40
E E 80 32

BTEC Extended Diploma

Grade Old UCAS tariff New UCAS tariff
D* D* D* 420 168
D* D* D 400 160
D* D D 380 152
D D D 360 144
D D M 320 128
D M M 280 112
M M M 240 96
M M P 200 80
M P P 160 64
P P P 120 48

BTEC Diploma

Grade Old UCAS tariff New UCAS tariff
D* D* 280 112
D* D 260 104
D D 240 96
D M 200 80
M M 160 64
M P 120 48
P P 120 48

Access to HE Diploma (45 Credits)

Grade credit profile: number of credits at each grade New UCAS tariff points
Distinction Merit Pass  
45 0 0 144
39 3 3 134
36 6 3 131
36 3 6 128
33 3 9 122
30 6 9 118
27 9 9 115
27 6 12 112
27 0 18 106
21 9 15 102
21 6 18 99
18 9 18 96
18 6 21 93
0 36 9 86
15 3 27 83
3 24 18 80
12 3 30 77
12 0 33 74
3 15 27 70
9 0 36 67