Foundation Degree: Pass on the second year of a foundation degree in a relevant subject.
HND: Merit grade in a relevant subject.
English GCSE:English Language grade 4 or above. Key Skills Level 2,
Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs.
GCSE Maths: Maths grade 4 or above. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.
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.
RPL Claims: The course structure actively supports claims for Recognition of Prior Certified Learning (RPCL) or Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL).
DBS checks: Students will also be required to complete the Disclosure
and Barring Service process (DBS) prior to commencement on placement. The department will cover the cost.
Interviews / Audition: A successful interview required.
References: An appropriate reference required, to evidence previous
experience and suitability for the course.