Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology Certificate Advanced Counselling Studies
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Certificate
Duration 4 years 1 year
Course type Full-time Full-time, Part-time route available
Placement (includes mandatory placement) -
Location Plymouth Cornwall College
Provider School of Biomedical Sciences Cornwall College
Entry requirements

104-120 points from three A levels to include a grade B in Biology and a grade B in another science subject - this can include Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Science, Geography, Geology, Psychology, Nutrition, and Environmental Science/Studies.
Mathematics and English Language grade C (Grade 4).

BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma
DMM Biology, Science or Healthcare Science.

International Baccalaureate
28 points including 5 at Higher Level Biology and a second science.

Other requirements
Applicants must also pass Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and occupational health checks satisfactorily in order to be eligible to enrol on the programme.


Other suitable combinations, international and non A level qualifications, including Access and BTEC’s courses, will be considered on an individual basis.

If English is not your first language you will have to achieve an IELTS or equivalent qualification at the grades stated below. If you are considering another equivalent qualification, please contact admissions.

Overall average score of at least 7.0, with a score of at least 7.0 in the listening and reading sections and at least 7.0 in the writing and speaking sections.

English language requirements.

If you are uncertain whether your academic profile will be suitable to apply please contact the Admissions Team on Tel: +44 1752 437333 or by email at prior to submitting an application.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Student Conduct and Fitness to Practise

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