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Applied Biomedical Science (Degree Apprenticeship) - BSc (Hons) 2021
 
Additional Requirements  
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.
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.
Interview required? Yes
Interview further details: All shortlisted applicants will need to attend an interview.
Portfolio required? No
Other required? No
   
Requirement Summary  
BBB-AAB from 3 A levels, or equivalent, to include Biology plus one other Science subject or Mathematics.

All applicants to the Degree Apprenticeship courses must have an acceptable Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics. Acceptable qualifications include GCSE with grade C/4 or above and Functional Skills with Pass - please note that we are not able to accept all kinds of Level 2 qualifications, so if you an unsure whether you have a suitable qualification please get in touch. If you do not have an acceptable qualification you may be required to take an additional assessment during the application process.
   
Access to HE Diploma  
Further details: 122-138 Tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma (Science), with a minimum of 18 level 3 credits in Biology at Distinction and a minimum of 12 level 3 credits in Chemistry at Distinction.
   
Level 2 Qualifications  
GCSE subjects and grades required: 5 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English, Mathematics and either Chemistry (if not taken to A level standard) or Double Science/5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English, Mathematics and either Chemistry (if not taken to A level standard) or Double Science.
   
Tariff Score  
UCAS Tariff Entry Requirement
UCAS Tariff Further Details
Accepted? Yes
   
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Qualifications  
GCE A/AS level  
  Advanced Subsidiary
    Not accepted
  A level
    Entry requirement: AAB-BBB
    Further details: BBB-AAB from A levels, or equivalent, to include Biology plus a second Science subject or Mathematics.
BTEC (QCF)  
  Subsidiary Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: DDM-DDD
    Further details: Must be in a Science or Applied Science subject.
BTEC (RQF)  
  National Extended Certificate
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  National Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  National Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: DDM-DDD
    Further details: Must be in a Science or Applied Science subject.
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options)  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma including BB from 2 A levels in Biology and one other Science subject or Mathematics.
Welsh Baccalaureate (Core plus Principal Learning)  
Overall Tariff Score: -16
Acceptability: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Society, Health & Development at grade C
Additional Information: An A level in Biology or Chemistry at grade B.
   
Scottish Qualifications  
Scottish Higher  
    Not accepted
   
Scottish Advanced Higher  
Further details: CCC-BBC from Advanced Highers, to include Biology plus one other Science subject or Mathematics.
   
Other UCAS Tariff Qualifications  
Irish Leaving Certificate  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: B1 B1 B2 C1 C1 - A2 A2 B1 B2 B3 at Higher Level, including Higher Level Biology at B1, plus one other Science subject or Mathematics at B1.
   
Irish Leaving Certificate (New grading scheme from 2017)  
    Further details: H3 H3 H3 H3 H3 - H2 H2 H2 H3 H3 To include Higher Level Biology at H3, plus one other Science subject or Mathematics at H3.
International Baccalaureate  
    Entry requirement: 31
    Further details: IB Diploma with 666 at Higher Level, to include Biology plus a second Science subject or Mathematics. 4 points from Standard Level English and Mathematics (if not passed at GCSE grade C or above).
   
Extended Project Qualification  
    Not accepted
   
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma  
    Further details: M2 M2 M2 - D3 M1 M2 To include Principal Subjects in Biology plus one other Science subject or Mathematics.
   
OCR Cambridge Technical  
  Introductory Diploma
  Diploma
  Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: DDM-DDD
   
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  
  Further information: All applicants to the Degree Apprenticeship courses must have an acceptable Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics. Acceptable qualifications include GCSE with grade C/4 or above and Functional Skills with Pass - please note that we are not able to accept all kinds of Level 2 qualifications, so if you an unsure whether you have a suitable qualification please get in touch. If you do not have an acceptable qualification you may be required to take an additional assessment during the application process.