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University Entrance Qualifications

Volume 87: debated on Monday 18 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list the universities in England and Wales which do not recognise (a) the Scottish Certificate of Education higher grade certificates and (b) the Scottish Examination Board certificate of sixth year studies qualification for purposes of university entrance qualifications.

All universities in England and Wales are prepared to consider applications from Scottish candidates offering passes gained in the examination for the Scottish certificate of education (SCE) or in the certificate of sixth year studies (CSYS) in lieu of GCE ordinary (grades A, B or C) and advanced level passes. However, the conditions on which these qualificatins are accepted vary from university to university.The Compendium of University Entrance Requirements 1986–87, appendix 1, lists the specific conditions imposed by individual universities for candidates with SCE or CSYS. A copy of this publication is available in the Library.