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UCAS points for ISTD qualifications

UCAS points for ISTD qualifications

12 January 2012

With the UCAS application deadline looming (15th January 2012 at midnight), don’t forget to remind your students that they can now receive UCAS points for ISTD Level 3 Graded and Vocational Graded qualifications!

If any of your students took their Grade 6 and/or Intermediate from 1st September 2010 (when the qualifications was transferred to the Qualifications and Credit Framework), they can receive the following UCAS points. The number of points they can get depends on how well they did in their examination (i.e. Distinction, Merit or Pass).

Grade 6

Tariff Points

Intermediate

Tariff Points

Distinction

40

Distinction

65

Merit

35

Merit

50

Pass

30

Pass

40

When completing the online UCAS online application form, there are multiple sections that need to be completed:

  • Selecting the subject (Dance) and then specifying the genre (e.g. Imperial Classical Ballet)
  • Inputting the qualification date as stated on the certificate
  • Selecting the awarding organisation – the ISTD should appear on this list;
  • Selecting the grade (Distinction, Merit or Pass).

For full details, please visit the UCAS website.

If you have any more questions about any part of the UCAS application process, please visit the UCAS website directly - www.ucas.com.  

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