Acceptable Qualifications

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We welcome applicants studying a wide range of qualifications including:

  • GCE A Levels and/or AVCEs
  • VCE Double Award
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • BTEC Award/Certificate/Diploma/Extended Diploma
  • BTEC National Award/Certificate/Diploma
  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate/Diploma
  • Technical (T) Levels
  • OCR Level 3 Certificate/Diploma
  • OCR Nationals
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate
  • Edexcel Level 3
  • CACHE Level 3 Award/Certificate/Diploma/Extended Diploma
  • Diploma in Foundation Studies
  • NVQ 3 (Not acceptable for entry onto professional health courses, may be considered alongside other qualifications for entry onto other courses)
  • Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Open University courses
  • Extended Project
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Cambridge Pre-U
  • Other recognised NQF Level 3 qualifications

Individual course requirements do vary and some may specify particular subjects or grades. For further information about how your qualifications equate to particular course requirements, contact the Student Centre, their details can be found on the Get in Touch page.