5 GCSEs at
Grade C/4 or above to include Mathematics, English, and Science.
Consideration may be given to Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics.
Please note we do not accept Functional Skills Level 2 in English, or
Key Skills in Maths or English, or Adult Literacy/Numeracy.
Plus one of the following:
Tariff points to include a minimum of two A levels. Science, Health, or
Social Science profile is preferred but any subject considered. General
Access to HE Diploma
an Access to HE Diploma with 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction,
including 15 in Science or Social Science. The remaining 15 Level 3
credits must be at Merit.
BTEC RQF National Extended Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma
DDM – Science, Health, or Social Science profile is preferred but any subject considered.
points overall. Science, Health, or Social Science profile is preferred
but any subject considered. English, Mathematics, and Science accepted
within as GCSE equivalent at higher level = 4, standard level = 5
degrees are considered at a 2:1 or above. Science, Health, or Social
Science profile is preferred but any subject considered.
We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.
If you are unsure whether you meet this criteria, or you have qualifications not listed here, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Extended entry requirements
addition to the above, evidence of academic study within the last five
years is required. Ideally this should be one of the qualifications
listed here, but the admissions team will assess on a case-by-case
- Meeting the academic minimum
is the first stage of an application being considered. Applicants must
also submit a strong personal statement in order to be considered
- We will require an academic reference and an employer reference as part of the application process.
- Attend an interview.
- You must pass disclosure and barring service and occupational health checks satisfactorily in order to be able to start this course.
English is not your first language and you do not have GCSE English
grade C/4 or above you will have to achieve an IELTS (or equivalent
qualification) at the grade of at least 7.0 (at least 6.5 in all
elements sections). English language requirements.
All students who are aged 17 when starting the programme in September, must be 18 by Christmas of that same year.
we cannot permit deferred entry. However, if you have a query please
contact the admissions team who will be able to explain the application
process in more detail at email@example.com.
Direct entry to year 2
you have achieved certificated learning in addition to the entry
criteria required for your programme of study, it may be possible to
accredit this learning towards your chosen course. Full details on how
to make an application are available on our open access MOODLE site (download details on how to access the site and submit your claim and supporting evidence).
Your application will then be assessed and you will receive
confirmation by email on the status of your claim. Please contact the
admissions team in the first instance who will be able to advise whether
you are eligible at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Application Deadline
to this programme requiring applicants to have an interview and meet
non-academic conditions, the deadline for international applications is
30th June 2021 for September 2021 entry, subject to spaces.