Entry Requirements Table - 2014 entry

For information on Access to HE Diploma entry requirements please see UK Qualifications.

2014 entry

Degree SubjectA Level requirementsSubjects not includedInternational BaccalaureateBTECAdditional GCSE Requirements
Accounting (Dual Honours)

 

ABC

 

Critical Thinking 32 points to include Standard Level Mathematics at 4 or above. DDM Mathematics at B or above
Accounting and Finance (Single Honours)

ABC

A Level Economics  or Use of Maths or AS Level Mathematics, Statistics or Physics required at Grade C or above.

Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Mathematics at 4 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Mathematics units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics at B or above if not taken at AS Level
American Studies
(Single or Dual Honours)
BBB -
32 points DDM -
Applied Environmental Science

BBB

Applicants are normally expected to have at least one science subject at A-level. Geography, Environmental Studies and related disciplines are acceptable as science subjects.

General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Geography at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Science units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics grade C or above
Astrophysics

BBB to include A-level Physics or Mathematics. If Mathematics is presented without A-level Physics, then a grade of C or better in AS-level Physics is also required.

General Studies and Critical Thinking 31 points to include Higher Level Physics at 5 or above or Higher Level Maths at 5 or above plus Higher Level Physics at 4 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Physics units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics grade C or above
Biochemistry

BBB

to include A or AS-level Chemistry at grade C or above and at least one Science B grade at A level (which could include Chemistry)

General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Chemistry at 6 or another Higher Level Science subject at 6 and Standard Level Chemistry at 5.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Science units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics grade C or above
Biology BBB to include A- level Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Human Biology, Maths or Physics. General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Science units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade C or above
Biomedical
Science

BBB to include 2 Science A levels. AS level Chemistry required at grade C or above if not taken to full A level.

General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Chemistry and another Higher Level Science subject at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Science units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics grade C or above
Business Economics

ABC

A-level Economics or Use of Maths or AS Level Mathematics, Statistics or Physics required at Grade C or above.

Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Mathematics at 4 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Mathematics units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade B or above
Business Management ABC Critical Thinking 32 points to include Standard Level Maths at 4 or above. DDM

Mathematics grade C or above

Chemistry BBB to include Chemistry. General Studies and Critical Thinking 31 points to include Higher Level Chemistry at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Chemistry units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade C or above
Computer Science (Single or Dual Honours) BBB General Studies and Critical Thinking 30 points DDM Mathematics
grade C or above
Creative Computing BBB General Studies and Critical Thinking 30 points DDM Mathematics grade C or above
Criminology (Single Honours) BBB General Studies or Critical Thinking 32 points DDM  -
Criminology (Dual Honours) BBC General Studies or Critical Thinking 30 points DMM  -
Economics

ABC

A-level Economics or Use of Maths or AS Level Mathematics, Statistics or Physics required at Grade C or above.

Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Mathematics at 4 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Mathematics units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade B or above
Educational Studies BBC  - 30 points DMM
English (Dual Honours)

BBB to include A-level in English Language, English Literature, English Literature and Language combined or Drama and Theatre Studies (AQA).

General Studies and Critical Thinking
32 points to include Higher Level English at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient English units, please contact us for advice

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English (Single Honours)

ABB to include A-level in English Language, English Literature, English Literature and Language combined or Drama and Theatre Studies (AQA).

- 34 points to include Higher Level English at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient English units, please contact us for advice

-
English with Creative Writing

ABB to include A-level in English Language, English Literature, English Literature and Language combined or Drama and Theatre Studies (AQA).

- 34 points to include Higher Level English at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient English units, please contact us for advice

 -
English and American Literatures (Single Honours)

BBB to include A-level in English Language, English Literature, English Literature and Language combined or Drama and Theatre Studies (AQA).

General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level English at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient English units, please contact us for advice

Environmental Studies 

BBB

- 32

DDM

-
Environment and Sustainability

BBB

 

 

General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include a Standard Level Science subject at 4.

DDM

 

Mathematics and
Science grade C or above.
Film Studies

BBB

- 32 points DDM  -
Finance

ABC

A-level Economics or Use of Maths or AS Level Mathematics, Statistics or Physics required at Grade C or above.

Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Mathematics at 4 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Mathematics units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade B or above
Forensic Science

BBB

A level Chemistry at grade B or AS level Chemistry at C or above.

If an applicant only has AS level Chemistry they must have A level Biology OR Physics at grade B or above.

General Studies and Critical Thinking 31 points to include Higher Level Chemistry at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Chemistry units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade C or above
Geography (Single or Dual Honours) BBB to include A level Geography (or related discipline). General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Geography at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Geography units, please contact us for advice

 -
Geology

BBB to include A level Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Maths, Physics or related scientific discipline 

General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Biology, Chemistry, Physics or geography at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Science units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade C or above
Geoscience

BBB to include A level Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Maths, Physics or related scientific discipline 

General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Biology, Chemistry, Physics or geography at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Science units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade C or above
History (Dual Honours) BBB -
32 points DDM -
History (Single Honours) ABB - 34 points  DDM -
Human Biology BBB to include A level Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Human Biology, Maths or Physics. General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Science units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade C or above
Human Geography BBB to include A level Geography (or related discipline). General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Geography at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Geography units, please contact us for advice

-
Human Resource Management

ABC

Critical Thinking 32 points including Standard Level Maths at 4 or above. DDM Mathematics grade C or above
Information Systems BBB General Studies and Critical Thinking 30 points DDM Mathematics
grade C or above
International Business ABC Critical Thinking 32 points including Standard Level Maths at 4 or above. DDM Mathematics
grade C or above
International Relations
(Single or Dual Honours)
BBB

 

32 points DDM -
Law
(Single Honours)
ABB - 34 points DDM -
Law with Criminology/Politics ABB - 34 points DDM -
Law
(all Dual Honours courses except Criminology and Politics)
ABB - 34 points DDM -
Management (Single Honours)

ABC

 

Critical Thinking 32 points including Standard Level Maths at 4 or above. DDM Mathematics grade C or above
Marketing ABC Critical Thinking 32 points including Standard Level Maths at 4 or above. DDM Mathematics grade C or above
Mathematics
(Single Honours)
ABC to include A level Mathematics at grade A  General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Mathematics at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Mathematics units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics grade C or above
Mathematics
(Dual Honours)
BBB to include A level Mathematics General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Mathematics at 5 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Mathematics units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics grade C or above
Media, Communications and Culture BBC
- 30 points DMM -
Medicinal Chemistry BBB to include Chemistry at B or above. General Studies and Critical Thinking 31 points to include Higher Level Chemistry at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Chemistry units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade C or above
Medicine Please see entry requirements for Medicine here        
Midwifery Please see entry requirements for Midwifery here        
Music (Single Honours)

BCC

Applicants are normally expected to offer Music at A or AS Level.

Music and Associated Board Grade VII Practical or equivalent

Applicants who are of Grade VII standard but do not have certification may be invited for interview or audition.

 

28 points to include Higher Level Music.

Music and Associated Board Grade VII Practical or equivalent

Applicants who are of Grade VII standard but do not have certification may be invited for interview or audition.

DMM

You must have taken sufficient Music units, please contact us for advice

-
Music (Dual Honours)

BCC

Applicants are normally expected to offer Music at A or AS Level.

Music and Associated Board Grade VII Practical or equivalent

Applicants who are of Grade VII standard but do not have certification may be invited for interview or audition.

 

28 points to include Higher Level Music.

Music and Associated Board Grade VII Practical or equivalent

Applicants who are of Grade VII standard but do not have certification may be invited for interview or audition.

DMM

You must have taken sufficient Music units, please contact us for advice

-
Music Technology (Dual Honours) BCC
  28 points

DMM

 

-
Music Technology (Single Honours) BCC -

Applicants are normally required to have Associated Board grade V Theory or GCSE Music at B. Students without these qualifications will be considered but there may be restrictions on the Music (as opposed to Music Tech) modules they may be able to take.


 

28 points

Applicants are normally required to have Associated Board grade V Theory. Students without this qualification may be admitted but there may be restrictions on the Music (as opposed to Music Tech) modules they may be able to take.

DMM

Applicants are normally required to have Associated Board grade V Theory. Students without this qualification may be admitted but there may be restrictions on the Music (as opposed to Music Tech) modules they may be able to take.

 

-
Neuroscience

BBB to include one Science subject (Psychology is NOT accepted as a Science for this course)

General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include a Higher Level Science subject at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Science units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade C or above
Nursing

Please see entry requirements for Nursing here:

       
Pharmaceutical Science, Technology and Business BBB including Biology and Chemistry

 General Studies and Critical Thinking

30 points to include Higher Level Chemistry and Biology at 6. Please contact university

English and Mathematics grade B or above

Pharmacy AAB to include either Biology or Chemistry. 

General Studies, Critical Thinking, Dual award Applied Science, Mathematics and Further Mathematics in combination.

Media Studies only accepted in combination with both Chemistry and Biology.

34 points to include Higher Level  Chemistry or Biology at 6. Please contact university English and Mathematics grade B or above
Physiotherapy

ABB to include Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education.

For more detailed information please visit the School website here.

 General Studies and Critical Thinking

34 points to include Higher Level Biology at 6 or above.

DDD

Please visit the School website here for subject specific requirements

Six GCSE (or equivalent) subjects taken in one sitting at grade C or above including English Language, Mathematics and combined or single Science subjects.
Philosophy (Dual Honours) BBB

 

32 points DDM -
Physical Geography BBB to include Geography (or related discipline). General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points to include Higher Level Geography at 6 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Geography units, please contact us for advice

-
Physics BBB to include A-level Physics or Mathematics. If Mathematics is presented without A-level Physics, then a grade of C or better in AS-level Physics is also required. General Studies and Critical Thinking 31 points to include Higher Level Physics at 5 or above or Higher Level Maths at 5 or above plus Higher Level Physics at 4 or above.

DDM

You must have taken sufficient Physics units, please contact us for advice

Mathematics
grade C or above
Politics
(Single or Dual Honours)
BBB

 

32 points DDM -
Psychology (Single or Dual Honours) BBB General Studies and Critical Thinking 32 points

DDM

Mathematics
grade C or above
Smart Systems BBB General Studies and Critical Thinking 30 points DDM Mathematics
grade C or above
Social Work BCC General Studies and Critical Thinking
28 points DMM

Mathematics  grade C or above. If no GCSE English grade C IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.0 in each subtest is required

Sociology (Single Honours) BBB General Studies or Critical Thinking 32 points DDM  -
Sociology (Dual Honours) BBC General Studies or Critical Thinking 30 points DMM -
Degree SubjectA / AS- Level International Baccalaureate Higher/ Scottish Advanced Higher LevelBTECAdditional GCSE Requirements