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 on 01473 338833, or email