Foundation Degree: Pass on the second year of a foundation degree in a relevant subject. For students below this profile a suitable tutor reference will be required.
HND: Pass grade in a relevant subject, For students below this profile a suitable tutor reference will be required.
IELTS: IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any component.
International qualifications: International qualifications will be assessed against these criteria.
Mature applicants: We welcome applications from candidates who may not precisely match the academic criteria but can demonstrate experience in their chosen field as well as academic achievement at level 5. Candidates in this category will be interviewed to assess their suitability for the course and asked to provide a portfolio of evidence to support their application.
*21 years and over at the start of the course
RPL Claims: The course structure actively supports claims for Recognition of Prior Certified Learning (RPCL) or Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL).
Portfolio: All students must be able to demonstrate by a portfolio of work, qualifications or testing that they have the required literacy, numeracy and practical skills to complete the course.
Note: It is expected, in order to meet industry expectations, that students will be required to purchase a professional equipment kit.