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:
- 48 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 (included a significant element of Science and/or Geography)
- Formally assessed outcomes acquired through APEL.
Where English is not the applicant's first language an IELTS score of 6 or equivalent qualification will normally be required.