|UK entry requirements
Please note: Applicants whose backgrounds or personal circumstances have impacted their academic performance may receive a reduced offer. Please see our contextual admissions policy for more information.
BBB for students who have studied subjects which do not allow direct entry to a degree programme. Those interested in progressing on to Pharmacy and Dietetics courses are required to also pass an interview.
Additional A level requirements
If you have studied subjects which would allow direct entry to a degree programme, your application will only be considered if your predicted grades are below those needed for direct entry on to the degree you would like to study AND you meet at least one of the following criteria:
- Attend a state school and live in a low participation neighbourhood / disadvantaged areas or have attended a sustained Widening Participation programme or have refugee status
- Have been in care for at least 3 months
- Are eligible for the university’s elite athletes programme
Students who meet these criteria will be required to achieve grades BBC in their A Level subjects.
Five GCSEs at 5 (B) or above, including maths, biology and chemistry (or double science; core and applied science; science and additional science). Plus English language 4 (C) or above.
Additional GCSE requirements
GCSE requirements vary for progression on to specific science degrees taught at Nottingham:
- Psychology and Pharmacy require 5 (B) in English
Students with other qualifications including BTEC and Access courses with a strong science element will be considered on an individual basis.
While mature students are encouraged to apply, we ask for evidence of recent study of a scientific subject.