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Welbeck DSFC is one of the UK’s top sixth form colleges with an outstanding academic reputation. If you apply to Welbeck you could eventually join the DESG Graduate scheme through the Welbeck route
Welbeck teaches a science and technology based A level curriculum designed to prepare students for a technical degree at a leading UK university. It provides a head start in training for a career with the MOD civil service or the armed forces.
Civil service Welbexians are expected to transfer to the DTUS to study for an approved degree and will receive an annual bursary plus paid summer placements. Following graduation you will join the prestigious MOD DESG Scheme.
Eligibility to apply for Welbeck
To join Welbeck as a MOD civil service candidate you must be a British citizen or hold dual nationality, one of which must be British.
The MOD civil service welcomes applications from disabled candidates.
Minimum entry requirements are an ‘A’ grade at GCSE (or equivalent) in mathematics (the higher or credit level syllabus) and a ‘B’ in grade dual award science/single science equivalent, as well as a ‘C’ grade in English language.
Candidates must also score at least 45 points for their best 7 subjects on the basis of:
Academic scoring system
For SCE standard grades:
Grade 1=7 Points
Grade 2= 6 Points
Grade 3 = 5 Points
Your school or college must supply a reference showing that you are expected to achieve the minimum entry requirements. Candidates must also be capable of taking mathematics and preferably physics and two other subjects for the first year of their sixth form, as well as an ICT course.
Tuition is paid for by the MOD. Parents or guardians are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their child’s maintenance, which covers board, lodging and the value of clothing and services provided.
The level of contribution is determined on the basis of the parents’ or guardians’ residual or disposable income after allowance is made for other children, mortgage payments and other amounts normally accepted by the Inland Revenue. No other boarding school offers such a comprehensive and high quality education at such low cost.
How to apply to Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College
DESG is now closed to Welbeck applications, for Welbeck entry in September 2017.
- Welbeck College DESG (Applications for September 2018 are expected to open in the autumn.)