Academic entry qualification indicator
The University of St Andrews uses contextual data for applicants in the UK to indicate which of our academic entry
requirements are most likely to be relevant. There are three categories of entry
Unless you are a widening access student, you will need these grades to be
If you are a widening access student, you will need these grades to be considered.
If you are a widening access student, you may also be eligible for a Gateway programme.
You will need these grades to be considered.
This indicator will tell you which category of entry requirements you will need to look at on our
subject pages. This is based on the information that you provide. A further
assessment will take place when you submit an application.
Search for a school or college.
Select all of the programmes or courses that you have participated in.
Enter your postcode.
There are many definitions of care-experience, and it may be difficult
to know exactly if it applies to you. The University of St Andrews may consider you care
experienced if you, while under the age of 18, were:
- In residential care (mainly children's homes)
- Looked after by kinship carers
- Looked after by foster carers
- Looked after at home (with social work support)
A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or
a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol.
Our admissions process for Medicine is slightly different; please tick if you are applying
for Medicine (leave unticked for all other subjects).