Excluded A Levels: We do not accept Applied Science, Citizenship Studies, Communication and Culture, Critical Studies, Critical Thinking, General Studies, Global Perspectives, Moving Image Arts, Science in Society, Use of Maths and World Development.
Edexcel/BTEC Diploma: Applied Science, Health Studies or Sport and Exercise Science with D*D*D* overall and Distinctions in all units. Certain units are required in these BTECs. Other subjects at may be considered with A level Biology or PE at grade A. All BTEC students should contact us before submitting an application.
GCSE requirements: a minimum of seven GCSEs are required at grades A*, A and B, including English, Mathematics and Science.
Access to Higher Education: Access to Science, Health Science or Physiotherapy: a minimum of 60 credits overall including 45 at Level 3, all with Distinctions. 36 Science credits at Level 3 (with 18 in Biology). If you do not hold English and Maths at GCSE grade B or above you will need 12 credits at Level 2 in both English and Maths in order to meet minimum University requirements.
International Baccalaureate Diploma: minimum 32 points with Biology grade 6 at Higher Level. Please note that we have reviewed our policy on the IB Diploma for 2016 entry and our offers will now focus on performance in Higher Level subjects. For more information and details please read our 2016 IB Diploma requirements
Graduate Entry Requirements: A relevant degree at 2.1 plus minimum BBB at A level or an unrelated degree at 2.1 plus minimum BBB to include Biology at A level.
Non-academic conditions of entry:
We are looking for candidates who can enable effective patient care framed around good patient experiences. We would like to recruit candidates who are caring, compassionate, capable of putting patients before their organisation or self, work with others to deliver care which is tailored to a person and therefore improve their lives and lives of their families and carers. Ideally candidates should be open and honest and be able to communicate effectively and clearly with service users. We would like to recruit and train candidates who are innovative and safe and who will strive for excellence in care. Candidates who apply should have a strong ethical stance on equality, non-discrimination and fairness (based on NHS constitution, 2013).
A satisfactory health declaration, including evidence of appropriate immunisations, and other regulatory checks (such as DBS - see below) are required from accepted candidates before registration for the programme.
Students will be required to complete a successful Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before admission to the programme.
For healthcare profession courses no convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings are considered “spent”, this includes those that may have been received when a minor (i.e. under the age of 18).
Declaring any matter likely to be recorded on your enhanced CRB disclosure does not automatically rule you out from becoming a physiotherapist. However, you will have to provide information about this to enable us to make a decision about any offer made.
All students will be required to sign the subject-specific Fitness to Practise Code of Conduct on entry, details of which will be forwarded with an offer letter.