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A level/AS level: For level 3 entry the tariff points entry level will normally be 32-48 points from A level or equivalent. Non-standard applicants will normally be interviewed.
BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: All applications to be referred to the Admissions Tutor.
Access to Higher Education at level 3: Candidates can be interviewed before an offer is made. Pass an Access to HE Diploma in any subjects with at least 33 credits at Merit/Distinction.
Welsh Baccalaureate: All applications to be referred to the Admissions Tutor.
Scottish Qualifications: Authority 32-48 points at Advanced Highers.
Irish Leaving Certificate: Irish Highers, H5 in five subjects equivalent to 32-48 points.
International Baccalaureate: Normal minimum entry requirements are 24 points overall - refer to admissions tutor. If overseas and not studying English within IB, must have IELTS 6.0 overall with 5.5 in all other elements.
GCSE: English and Maths grade C / 4 or above or equivalent.
We particularly welcome applications from candidates
returning to study, who can offer work or other related experience in
lieu of formal qualifications. Therefore candidates with non-standard
qualifications are assessed on an individual basis,
usually via interview. We encourage any candidate who is unsure regarding
the suitability of their qualifications or experience to contact Admissions in
the first instance, who will then liaise with the Admissions Tutor and
We welcome applicants with international
qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff