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Choosing the Right Courses to Study

How to Choose the Right Course for you?

Perhaps your you are wondering how to start, how many GCSE or A-level you have to study and what are those subjects. To answer all of those questions, you would need to understand the below steps:

1- Determine what university degree you wish to study in the future.
2- Then choose the entrance channel to university:

  • Direct entry to the first year of university
  • Or a direct entry to university foundation-year

3- At this stage you would need to understand the difference between the following two secondary school qualifications by clicking on the two links below to visit their respective webpages:

4- Then visit our webpage "University Requirements" where you will find a large database of British universities

5- Choose university degree you plan to study in the future and any other options as needed.

6- Review the selected university and check their admission requirements such as how many GCSE or A-level you need to have and in which subjects

7- Based on the previous point, you will know exactly what subjects you would need to study and at which level (either GCSE or A-level) thus you will know which subjects you are recommended to study with OBA School.

Option1: Study and Progress From the GCSE to University Foundation-year

The following few charts are provided only as indicative examples for possible pathways available to get to from GCSE (general secondary school level) to university Foundation-year. For more pathways options please visit our webpage on the this link University Requirements

Please note that all the information provided on this page are only indicative, but to get more relevant and updated details you need to visit the website of the university you will have chosen to review and confirm their academic admission requirements including what "GCSE" subjects you need to have passed and at what grades.

The diagrams below show some possible pathways from GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) to a University Foundation-year to study for a degree in British universities

Example 1

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Option 2: Study and Progress From the A-level to First-year University

The following few diagrams are provided only as indicative examples for possible pathways available to get to from A-level (advanced secondary school level) to university First-year. For more pathways options please visit our webpage on the this link University Requirements

Please note that all the information provided on this page are only indicative, but to get more relevant and updated details you need to visit the website of the university you will have chosen to review and confirm their academic admission requirements including what A-level subjects you need to have passed and at what grades.

The diagrams below show some possible pathways from A-level (advanced secondary school level) level to a First year to study for a degree in the British universities

Example 1

Example 2


Example 3

Although all the information provided in all diagrams in this webpage and in our “University Requirements” webpage have been obtained from various universities websites at the time of providing this content, however, it is necessary to check the admission requirements of your selected university by visiting their website or contacting them directly to find out the most updated admission requirements by the selected university.