Top UK universities refuse to accept Welsh Baccalaureate

Many of the United Kingdom’s top universities refuse to recognise the Welsh Government's controversial Welsh Baccalaureate qualification for all of their courses, writes Abbie Wightwick for WalesOnline.

WalesOnline asked higher education institutions whether they treated the unpopular post-16 qualification as being equivalent to an A-level and the picture was very mixed.

The Welsh government and exam regulator Qualifications Wales insist the course is equivalent to an A-level, but some top Russell Group universities simply don’t include the Welsh qualification in their offers at all and demand three A levels. Others will, but not for all courses and some accept it as A level equivalent for all courses.
Full report on the WalesOnline site