At least 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths (or equivalent Level 2 qualifications) plus one or more of the following:
- 120 UCAS points from an appropriate Level 3 vocational programme (e.g. BTEC National Diploma) or GCE AS/A2 level or a 6-unit vocational A Level
- Success in an Access to Higher Education course
- Formally assessed outcomes acquired through APEL
Applications from mature candidates are welcomed and considered on an individual basis.
Where English is not the applicant's first language an IELTS score of 6 or equivalent qualification will normally be required.
Applicants without the qualifications specified above will be considered on the basis of their ability to study the subject at the required level.