Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Nutrition, Exercise and Health BSc (Hons) Psychology with Human Biology
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement (+ optional placement) (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences School of Psychology
Entry requirements
A level
Three A levels to include grade B in Biology/Human Biology and a grade B in a second science subject: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science/Studies, Psychology, Geography, Geology, Applied Science, PE, or Food and Nutrition.

If you have no second science subject please refer to Admissions: admissions@plymouth.ac.uk

GCSE
Grade C/4 or above in Maths and English Language.

IB: 28 points, including 5 at higher level biology and 5 in second science. Maths or physics. English and maths accepted within - higher level = 4, standard level = 5.

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.

Other combinations and non-A level qualifications considered. 

BTEC QCF Extended Diploma/RQF National Extended Diploma: DDM with at least six specialist subject unit in biology, chemistry, physics and nutrition or sports science. 

Access - pass a Science Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits overall, to include 45 credits at level 3, of which 33 credits must be at merit and/or distinction. Must include minimum 15 credits in biology units with merit, plus 18 credits in chemistry, maths or physics.

Relevant international qualifications considered.

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.

IELTS
Overall average score of at least 6.5, with a score of at least 6.0 in each element.


For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary
BBB at A level to include biology or human biology, excluding general studies.

International Baccalaureate: 28 points overall including biology - 5 in higher level.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DDM to include biology units. 

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.
                                                                                                         
Access courses: pass an Access course with at least 33 credits at merit to include at least 12 level 3 credits in biology units with merit, including GCSE English and maths grade C / 4 or above or equivalent.

Candidates concerned about meeting this offer are encouraged to contact the Institution direct.

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.