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ESB Level 3 qualifications carry UCAS tariff points

English Speaking Board (International) Ltd.’s Advanced Grade Qualifications in Speech (Grades 6 – 8) are accepted by the UK Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) and will carry the following UCAS Tariff points for university and HE entry from 2017:


Grade 6

Pass 8

Merit 10

Distinction 12

Grade 8

Pass 24

Merit 27

Distinction 30

These Tariff points will be used for applications submitted for the 2017 admissions cycle onwards (i.e. for students making applications from September 2016 for full-time courses starting from September 2017).

ESB’s Level 3 qualifications are Certificate in Graded Examination in Speech: ESB Level 3 Certificate in Speech (Grade 6), Certificate in Graded Examination in Speech: Language Arts (Grade 8) and ESB Level 3 Certificate in Speech (Grade 8).

For more information please refer to the UCAS website.

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