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UCAS Tariff guide

UCAS are making changes to their Tariff for students entering Higher Education from September 2017. Listed below are the point values assigned to different levels of common UK qualifications.

If you have a qualification not listed, visit the UCAS website directly or contact our admissions department.

Students who enrol for courses starting during the 2016/17 academic year are subject to the old Tariff points.

The new tariff points
Grade Tariff points 
A* 56
A 48
B 40
C 32
D 24
E 16
Examples of grade combinations - A level grade
A level grade Tariff points
A*A*A* 168
A*A*A 160
A*AA 152
AAA 144
AAB 136
ABB 128
BBB 120
BBC 112
BCC 104
CCC 96
CCD 88
CDD 80
DDD 72
Examples of grade combinations - BTEC Extended Diploma
Grade Tariff points 
D*D*D* 168
D*D*D 160
D*DD 152
DDD 144
DDM 128
DMM 112
MMM 96
MMP 80
Examples of grade combinations - International Baccalaureate, Higher Level (HL)
Grade (HL) Tariff points
777 168
776 160 
766 152
666 144
665 128
655 112
555 96

2016/17 UCAS Tariff point information

A levels and AS - GCE & VCE
Grade    Tariff points
GCE & AVCE
Double Award
A level with additional
AS (9 units)
GCE A level and
AVCE
GCE AS Double
Award
GCS AS &
AS VCE
 
A*A*         280
A*A         260
AA         240
AB         220
BB A*A*       200
BC AA       180
  AB       170
CC         160
  BB       150
CD BC A*     140
DD CC A AA   120
  CD   AB   110
DE   B BB   100
  DD   BC   90
EE DE C CC   80
      CD   70
  EE D DD A 60
      DE B 50
    E EE C 40
        D 30
        E 20
BTEC qualifications (QCF) (Suite of qualifications known as Nationals)
Grade    Tariff points
Extended Diploma Diploma 90 credit Diploma Subsidiary Diploma  Certificate  
D*D*D*         420
D*D*D         400
D*DD         380
DDD         360
DDM         320
DMM D*D*       280
  D*D       260
MMM DD       240
    D*D*     210
MMP DM D*D     200
    DD     180
MPP MM DM     160
      D*   140
PPP MP MM D   120
    MP     100
  PP   M   80
        D* 70
    PP   D 60
      P M 40
        P 20
OCR Nationals
Grade  Tariff points
National Extended Diploma National Diploma National Certificate  
D1     360
D2/M1     320
M2     280
M3 D   240
P1 M1   200
P2 M2/P1   160
P3 P2 D 120
  P3 M 80
    P 40
 
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