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Queen's University
 

Faculty of Arts & Science

The Faculty of Arts & Science may grant up to a maximum of 18 credit units for Advanced Level subjects passed with a grade of B or higher (Psychology requires a grade of A or higher). Transfer credit eligibility will be assessed when the official examination results have been received in Undergraduate Admission. For Advanced Level subjects not listed below, students will also need to provide course descriptions to Undergraduate Admission.

Advanced Level Subject  Faculty of Arts & Science Equivalent  Exemptions 
Accounting (CIE, Edexcel, QCA) COMM 2UNS (3 credit units)   
Ancient History (Edexcel, QCA) CLST 1UNS (3 credit units) CLST 200 
Applied Arts & Design (Edexcel)  Will be assessed on a case-by-case basis, based on portfolio review.   
Arabic (CIE)  No credit   
Arabic Literature (CIE) No credit   
Archaeology (QCA) 

Will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Students must provide a course outline for assessment. 

 
Art & Design (CIE, Edexcel)  Will be assessed on a case-by-case basis, based on portfolio review.    
Art History (QCA) 

Will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Students must provide a course outline for assessment. 

 
Biology (CIE, Edexcel, QCA)

BIOL 102 (3 credit units)

BIOL 103 (3 credit units)

 
Business Studies (CIE, Edexcel, QCA)  COMM 2UNS (3 credit units)  
Business Studies (Edexcel) No credit  
Chemistry (CIE, Edexcel) CHEM 112 (6 credit units)  
Classical Civilization (QCA) CLST 101 (6 credit units)  
Classical Studies (CIE) CLST 101 (6 credit units)  
Computing (CIE & Edexcel)  CISC 101 (3 credit units) + CISC 121 (3 credit units)  
Drama (QCA) No credit   
Drama & Theatre Studies (Edexcel)  No credit   
Economics (AQA, Edexcel, OCR)

ECON 111 (3 credit units)

 
Economics (CCEA)  ECON 111 (3 credit units)   
Economics (CIE)  ECON 110 (6 credit units)   
Economics (WJEC)  ECON 110 (6 credit units)   
English Language (CIE, Edexcel, QCA) No credit   
English Literature (Edexcel, QCA) No credit    
English Language & Literature (Edexcel, QCA) No credit    
Environmental Management (CIE 8291)  ENSC 203 (3 credit units)   
Environmental Science (QCA 5441/6441)  BIOL 111 (3 credit units)   
Film (QCA) 

Will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Students must provide a course outline for assessment.  

 
Film Studies (WJEC)  FILM 110 (6 credit units)   
French (Edexcel) FREN 110 (6 credit units)  
Further Mathematics (CIE)

MATH 123 (3 credit units)

 
Geography (CIE, QCA)

GPHY 101 (3 credit units)

GPHY 102 (3 credit units)

 
Geology (QCA) 

GEOL 104 (3 credit units)

GEOL 106 (3 credit units) 

 
Geometrical & Mechanical Drawing (CIE)  Will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Students must provide a course outline for assessment.  

 
German (Edexcel) 

GRMN 101 (3 credit units)

GRMN 102 (3 credit units) 

 
Government & Politics (Edexcel)  POLS 1UNS (6 credit units)   
History (CIE, Edexcel, QCA) HIST 1UNS (6 credit units)  
Information and Computer Technology (QCA)  No credit  
Islamic Studies (CIE) No credit   
Language & Literature in English (CIE) No credit   
Literature in English (CIE)  No credit   
Mathematics (CIE)  MATH 123 (3 credit units)   

Mathematics (Edexcel)

   Unit C1 Core Mathematics 1

   Unit C2 Core Mathematics 2

   Unit C3 Core Mathematics 3

   Unit C4 Core Mathematics 4

MATH 123 (3 credit units)

 

Mathematics (Edexcel)

   FP1 Further Pure Mathematics 1

   FP2 Further Pure Mathematics 2

   FP3 Further Pure Mathematics 3 

No credit   
Music (CIE, Edexcel) No credit   
Music Technology (Edexcel) No credit   
Philosophy (QCA) No credit   
Physical Education (CIE, Edexcel) No credit   
Physics (CIE, Edexcel, QCA) PHYS 107 (6 credit units)  
Politics (QCA) POLS 1UNS (6 credit units)  
Product Design  No credit   
Psychology (CIE, Edexcel, QCA) PSYC 100 (6 credit units)  
Religious Studies (Edexcel) RELS 1UNS (6 credit units)  
Social Policy (Edexcel)  No credit   
Sociology (CIE, QCA) No credit   
Spanish No credit
Thinking Skills (CIE)  No credit   
Urdu UNSP 1UNS (6 credit units)

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