Apprentice entry requirements

So, what do we look for in you? Well, being a high-calibre student with a good academic record is always a good start. But there’s much more to it than that. Our decision to offer you a place will be based on a well-rounded view, taking several factors into account. Naturally, your application form will play an important part in the first stage of our decision. Here we’ll be looking at three key areas: your academic results, experiences and interests – and of course, how you perform in our exercises.

Audit Apprenticeship and KPMG360° programmes

Age 16+

Standard entry requirements - UK

  • Minimum 5 GCSEs at A* - C or 4 - 9 (inc. English Language and Maths)

Standard entry requirements – Scotland

  • Minimum 5 Standard Grades at Grades 1 – 3 which must inc. Maths and English (or equivalent Intermediate/National 5 qualification)

Age 18+

Standard entry requirements - UK

  • Minimum of 104 UCAS points under the 2017 UCAS tariff points system e.g. BCC at A-Level or equivalent qualifications 

Standard entry requirements – Scotland

  • Minimum of 104 UCAS points under the 2017 UCAS tariff points system at Higher/Advanced Higher Level e.g. BBBB

We only consider a candidate’s top 3 A-Level grades, and do not accept General Studies.

Additional information

Applicants outside the UK, please be aware that you must have the legal right to work in the country, as we’re unable to consider anybody who needs a work permit. The requirements above are intended as a guideline. We’re more than happy for you to get in touch if you have extenuating circumstances, alternative qualifications or need some advice. Please contact us on

To find out more information about UCAS tariff points please visit the UCAS Tariff Points Calculator.

Please note for the KPMG360°and KPMG360° Digital we do accept BTEC qualifications as equivalent qualification.

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