Jessica Kidwell (Cambridge Assessment International Education)
14 Dec 2020, 09:15 GMT
Dear S Sivaseelan
Thank you for your email.
Cambridge International AS and A Levels do not attract UCAS Tariff points according to UCAS’ scale; however, this does not affect universities’ willingness to accept Cambridge International AS and A Levels. UK universities and many institutions overseas accept Cambridge International AS and A Levels as equivalent, grade-for-grade, with standard UK (GCE) A Levels. Many UK universities and overseas universities do not make offers in tariff points; instead offers are made based on grades achieved, where Cambridge International AS and A Levels are considered equivalent to standard British A Levels.
We have compiled statements from institutions worldwide, including leading UK universities such as Bristol, King’s College London, LSE and Cambridge, and leading US institutions such as Yale, MIT, Columbia and Duke that all accept Cambridge International AS and A Levels. Statements from these universities and many others can be found on our Recognitions Database.
Students are not disadvantaged if they apply to university with Cambridge International AS&A Levels. Many institutions worldwide welcome these qualifications and are aware of their value, despite the lack of UCAS tariff points.