University of Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This world-leading degree programme is a partnership between the University and the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA). It gives you the chance of combining a high-level applied theoretical degree with membership of the PGA (subject to application). The course is taught in collaboration with The PGA, both at the University and at The PGA National Training Academy at The Belfry.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB||Required subjects and grades: Preferred subjects are: PE, Sports Studies/Sports Science, Business Studies, Economics, Design & Technology, Mathematics, A science e.g. Physics, Biology or Psychology. GCSE Mathematics, English and a science at a minimum of grade 4/C Specified subjects excluded for entry: We do not accept Applied Science, Citizenship Studies, Communication and Culture, Critical Studies, Critical Thinking, General Studies, Global Perspectives, Moving Image Arts, Science in Society, Use of Maths and World Development. There is now no requirement for applicants to hold a golf handicap to get onto the programme at point of entry. However, a handicap of 4.4 and 6.4 still applies for those who wish to become a PGA Professional at the end of the programme.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D*D*||BTEC Extended Diploma accepted with D*D*D* plus Distinctions in all modules.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||6,5,5 in Higher level subjects plus 32 points overall. Higher level subjects need to include the required subjects as defined for the A-level qualification, where applicable.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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