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A level: applicants with formal qualifications in Science - A Levels, 32-48 UCAS points, a minimum of 2 A levels to include at least one pass in a science subject.
GCSE: Mathematics and English at 4/C.
International Baccalaureate: 24 overall to include 1 subject from science – English and mathematics must be included.
National Diploma/Certificate in Dental Nursing: pass grade in National Diploma/Certificate in Dental Nursing.
BTEC: 18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: PPP from a science related subject. 12 Unit BTEC National Certificate/QCF Diploma: MP from a science related subject.
Access: pass an Access to HE Diploma (e.g science/combined studies/natural sciences/nursing).
GNVQ and AGNVQ: passes in science subjects.
Post-GCSE qualifications such as NVQ Level 3 required
Applications from students with non-standard qualifications, including those without Science qualifications at Level 3, are welcomed and are assessed on an individual basis. This programme is also suitable for those returning to study who can offer work or other related experience in place of formal qualifications and who have the equivalent of basic mathematical, English and science skills (ie the equivalent of a Grade C/4 at GCSE level).
Please note that the typical offers above are not necessarily the threshold for selection for interview, which may vary depending on the number of applications received by the Faculty of Health.
Extended entry requirements
outlined our selection and admissions process, providing
information from interviews to deferred entry.
Conduct and Fitness to Practise
our Student Conduct and Fitness to Practise page.