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    Hi! I'm applying through UCAS for uni entry 2016. I live in Spain (though I'm British) and am studying the Spanish baccalaureate.

    I don't really understand how the equivalent of this level of studies works with respect to A-Levels.

    Looking on some university sites, an AAB corresponds to a 8.5 in the Spanish Baccalaureate, however I don't know if that means the final mark in the 'Título de Bachillerato' or if I have to also get that make in the PAU (Prueba de Acceso a la Universidad), 'test to access university'. As far as I know the PAU only applies to Spanish unis, but I want to be sure.

    Has anyone also gone to uni after studying in Spain or knows the answer to this? Thank you!
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    British universities are used to assessing applicants with foreign qualifications; the Spanish Baccalaureate is perfectly acceptable for admission. I don't think the PAU is required (why would it be?), but to be sure you need to ask the universities you're applying to. As far as I know the final, overall mark of the Título de Bachillerato is what matters - 8.3 is roughly comparable with ABB, 8.5 AAB, 9.0 AAA, 9.3 A*AA - but each university is likely to have a slightly different system for working out grade equivalents so again you need ask them (or check their websites, most unis put international grade requirements on there).
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    (Original post by Snufkin)
    British universities are used to assessing applicants with foreign qualifications; the Spanish Baccalaureate is perfectly acceptable for admission. I don't think the PAU is required (why would it be?), but to be sure you need to ask the universities you're applying to. As far as I know the final, overall mark of the Título de Bachillerato is what matters - 8.3 is roughly comparable with ABB, 8.5 AAB, 9.0 AAA, 9.3 A*AA - but each university is likely to have a slightly different system for working out grade equivalents so again you need ask them (or check their websites, most unis put international grade requirements on there).
    Thank you! I have been researching and have found one university that does require it and a few that don't, however the university I specifically want to enter doesn't actually say, so I shall me contacting them soon. Thanks so much
 
 
 
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