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Advanced Dental Nursing - DipHE 2020
 
Course Level Requirements  
Entry Requirement Summary: 96 points to include 2 A levels, or equivalent, including 32 points from a pure Science subject. For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application.
Course specific requirements: All shortlisted applicants will need to attend an interview. Applicants must pass Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Occupational Health checks before starting the course. This includes screening to exclude infectivity with Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.
Admissions test required? No
Audition required? No
Criminal check (DBS) required? Yes
Criminal check (DBS) further details: Applicants must pass Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before starting the course.
Health checks required? Yes
Health checks further details: Applicants must pass Occupational Health check before starting the course. This includes screening to exclude infectivity with Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.
Interview required? Yes
Interview further details: All shortlisted applicants will need to attend an interview.
Portfolio required? No
Other required? No
   
Access to HE Diploma  
Further details: 96 Tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma (Science- must have pure Science element).
   
GCSEs  
GCSE subjects and grades required: 4 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English, Mathematics and Science/5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English, Mathematics and Science.
   
Key/Functional Skills  
Are Key Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
Are Functional Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
   
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Qualifications  
GCE A/AS level  
  Advanced Subsidiary
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
  A level
    Further details: 96 Tariff points to include 2 A levels, including a pure Science subject at grade C. For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application.
BTEC (QCF)  
  Subsidiary Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  Diploma
    Entry requirement: DD
    Further details: Must be in a Science based subject.
  Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: MMM
    Further details: Must be in a Science based subject.
BTEC (RQF)  
  National Extended Certificate
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  National Diploma
    Entry requirement: DD
    Further details: Must be in a Science based subject.
  National Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: MMM
    Further details: Must be in a Science based subject.
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options)  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma including a minimum of 2 A levels, one of which must be a Science subject at grade C.
Welsh Baccalaureate (Core plus Principal Learning)  
Overall Tariff Score: 96
Acceptability: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Additional Information:
   
Scottish Qualifications  
Scottish Higher  
   
Scottish Advanced Higher  
Further details: 96 Tariff points to include a minimum of 2 Advanced Highers, including a pure Science subject at grade D.
   
Other UCAS Tariff Qualifications  
Irish Leaving Certificate  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: B2 B2 C2 C2 C3 at Higher Level, including a Higher Level Science subject at B2.
   
Irish Leaving Certificate (New grading scheme from 2017)  
    Entry requirement: H3 H4 H4 H4 H4
    Further details: To include a Higher Level Science subject at H3.
International Baccalaureate  
    Entry requirement: 26
    Further details: 26 points from the IB Diploma, to include 3 Higher Level subjects, with 5 points from a Higher Level in a pure Science subject.
   
Extended Project Qualification  
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
   
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma  
    Further details: Cambridge Pre-U score of 42, to include a Principal Subject in Science at M3.
   
English Language Requirements  
International English Language Testing System:  
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CAE score of 67 or above with a minimum of Borderline in each skill.
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CPE score of 51 or above with a minimum of Weak in each skill.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE) (taken after January 2015):  
An overall score of 185 with no component score less than 176.
Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT:  
100 with a minimum of 24 in Reading, 23 in Listening, 25 in Speaking and 24 in Writing
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE):  
An overall score of 68 with a minimum of 61 in each skill.
HKDSE English Language Examination:  
An overall score of 5* with a minimum of 4 in each component.
Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE):  
Trinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components
European Baccalaureate English Language 1:  
A minimum of 7.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 1.
European Baccalaureate English Language 2:  
A minimum of 7.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 2.
   
Other Qualifications  
  N/A