A levels: grades ABB-BBB, to include Biology or Human Biology, or equivalent
Welsh Baccalaureate: Pass acceptable as equivalent to an A grade A level
BTEC Extended Diploma - Grades DDD plus at least one GCSE grade B in Science with GCSE Grades C in English/Welsh and Mathematics. Only science-based BTECs will be considered (excluding Animal Management and Health Science).
Scottish Highers: ABBCC to include Biology grade B
Access to HE (Science): Pass with Distinction (24 Distinctions to include 3 in Biology, plus 15 Merits). Only science-based Access will be considered (excluding Health Sciences).
IB: 33-32 (including 5 in Biology or Human Biology at Higher Level)
IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or equivalent English test
We may consider other qualifications if they are Science-based, if they are equivalent to A-levels, and if the content of the qualification includes significant amounts of Biology (i.e., equivalent to A-level Biology).
All applications will be considered on an individual basis, and we will look at the whole application when deciding whether to make an offer of a place, including: the balance, nature and quality of A-level, AS and GCSE subjects (or equivalent); personal statement and referee’s comments.
General Studies and Key Skills qualifications are normally excluded from our offers.