|UK entry requirements
|A level offer
||BBB; including one science subject
A levels must include a science subject; plus GCSE level 4 (C) or above in English (language or literature) and maths.
||30 (with three subjects at Higher Level including Higher Level 5 in a science subject), plus English and maths at Standard Level
Standard entry requirements
BBB at A level, including one from biology, chemistry, physics, physical education, psychology or sociology. GCSE English (language or literature) and maths at grade 4 (C) or above also required.
Please note we do not accept general studies at A level or functional English or Mathematics GCSEs.
All offers are also subject to a successful interview at the selection day, satisfactory health screening, and disclosure and barring service (DBS) clearance.
Please note: an interview is a mandatory requirement in line with our professional and regulatory body requirements.
See our Advice for nursing applicants webpage for application tips and an overview of the interview process.
Alternative entry requirements
In combination with GCSE English (language or literature) and maths at grade 4 (C) or above, we accept:
- BTEC: The Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Health Studies) or Health Science should be passed with a minimum of Distinction, Distinction, Merit (DDM) as the final award to include a minimum of 60 academic science credits. Other relevant Extended Diplomas may be considered, see our guidance for applicants.
We will also accept a combination of A levels and BTEC 'non-extended' diplomas.
- Access to HE Diploma: 45 credits at level three (to include a minimum of 21 credits at distinction, 18 credits at merit and the rest at pass or above). Distance learning Access to HE courses are also accepted.
- CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care: overall grade B. All science modules at B or higher.
We accept a combination of A levels and BTEC 'non-extended' diplomas.
A list of other alternative qualifications we accept is on our Advice for nursing applicants webpage.