UCAS Points

NEA Level 3 Qualifications – UCAS Tariff

NEA Examinations’ accredited Level 3 qualifications are now included in the UCAS Tariff. Learners passing any of our QCF accredited Level 3 exams will be able to claim UCAS POINTS, comparable with their attainment. The chart shows how UCAS POINTS will be awarded, and also highlights how they equate to GCE AS and A Level qualifications.


NEA Benchmark
Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Points AS /GCE Level A Level
56 Grade A*
48 Grade A
40 Grade B
32 Grade C
Distinction 30
Merit 28
Pass 24 Grade D
20 Grade A
Distinction 16 Grade B Grade E
Merit 14
Distinction Pass 12 Grade C
Merit 10 Grade D
Pass 8
6 Grade E