Physiotherapy Alternative Qualifications 2018

Alternative qualifications accepted for 2018 entry to Physiotherapy with the Health Foundation Year

BTEC QualificationsGradesSubjectsGCSEs

Level 3 Extended Diploma or National Diploma

Accepted with one A level  

Three Distinction grades (DDD)

 

Grade B or above

Any subject

Biology, Human Biology or PE are not accepted

6 GCSEs at grade C or above including English language and Maths

Level 3 Diploma or BTEC National Certificate

Accepted with two A Levels

Two Distinction grades (DD)

 

Grade B or above

Any subject

Biology, Human Biology, PE, General Studies, Critical Thinking are not accepted

 As above

BTEC National Award or Subsidiary Diploma

Accepted with two A levels

One Distinction grade (D)

 

Grade B or above

Any subject

Biology, Human Biology, PE, General Studies, Critical Thinking are not accepted

 As above
Access to HE Diploma 60 credits including 45 at level 3.  Of these at least 30 credits are required at Distinction grade and 15 with Merit. Science or non-science accepted if no biology related subjects have been studied.

GCSE Maths and English language at a minimum of grade C

Level 2 equivalents are not accepted

International/EU candidates Please contact the School of Health and Rehabilitation directly Candidates whose first language is not English will need IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in all subtests. IGCSE English Language (first language) grade C or IGCSE English Language (second language) grade B may be accepted
International Baccalaureate Minimum of 34 points Biology at Higher Level is not accepted  

Further information on accepted qualifications can be found on the School of Health and Rehabilitation website.

Applicants' qualifications that are not listed will be considered on an individual basis.