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Science with Foundation Year - BSc (Hons) 2020
 
Course Level Requirements  
Entry Requirement Summary: 32-48 points to include 1 A level, or equivalent, in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject. Other qualifications such as Vocational A levels (AVCE), BTECs and Access courses will also be considered.
Course specific requirements: Certain pathways will require an interview before you can progress. Students who wish to progress to health related studies should be aware that progression will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and Occupational Health clearance.
Admissions test required? No
Audition required? No
Criminal check (DBS) required? No
Health checks required? No
Interview required? No
Portfolio required? No
Other required? No
   
Access to HE Diploma  
Further details: 48 Tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma (Mathematics, Science or Technology based).
   
GCSEs  
GCSE subjects and grades required: 3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English, Mathematics and Science/3 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: 32-48 points to include 1 A level, in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
BTEC (QCF)  
  Subsidiary Diploma
    Entry requirement: M
    Further details: Must be in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
  Diploma
    Entry requirement: PP
    Further details: Must be in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
  Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: PPP
    Further details: Must be in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
BTEC (RQF)  
  National Extended Certificate
    Entry requirement: M
    Further details: Must be in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
  National Diploma
    Entry requirement: PP
    Further details: Must be in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
  National Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: PPP
    Further details: Must be in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options)  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma including 1 A level in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
Welsh Baccalaureate (Core plus Principal Learning)  
Overall Tariff Score:
Acceptability:
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Additional Information:
   
Scottish Qualifications  
Scottish Higher  
Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
   
Scottish Advanced Higher  
Further details: 32-48 Tariff points, to include a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
   
Other UCAS Tariff Qualifications  
Irish Leaving Certificate  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: 32-48 Tariff points to include a Higher Level subject in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
   
Irish Leaving Certificate (New grading scheme from 2017)  
    Further details: 32-48 Tariff points to include a Higher Level subject in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
International Baccalaureate  
    Further details: 32-48 UCAS Tariff points to include 1 Higher Level subject in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
   
Extended Project Qualification  
   
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma  
    Further details: Cambridge Pre-U score of 32, to include a Principal subject in a Mathematics, Science or Technology subject.
   
English Language Requirements  
International English Language Testing System:  
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CAE score of 52 or above with a minimum of Borderline in each skill.
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CPE score of 45 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 169 with no component score less than 162.
Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT:  
79 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE):  
An overall score of 54 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.
HKDSE English Language Examination:  
An overall score of 4 with a minimum of 3 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 6.0 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  
  Additional information (notes): Other qualifications such as Vocational A levels (AVCE), BTECs and Access courses will also be considered.