A level: from a minimum of 2 A levels, including at least one pass in a science subject (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, use of mathematics, environmental science/studies, applied science, geography, geology). Excluding general studies.
BTEC: 18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma MMP in a science related subject
(mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, use of mathematics, environmental science/studies, applied science, geography, geology).
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: pass an Access to HE Diploma (e.g science/combined studies/natural sciences/nursing).
IB: 24 overall to include 3 at Higher Level science subject. English and mathematics must be included.
GCSE: English and mathematics grade C or above.
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 (i.e. the equivalent of a grade C at GCSE level).
For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.