Nursing alternative qualifications
Alternative qualifications accepted for 2020 entry to Adult, Children's, Learning Disability and Mental Health Nursing with the Health Foundation Year
|Pearson BTEC National Extended Diploma / Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)||MMP||Any subject||
GCSE in English and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above or equivalent qualifications (e.g. Functional Skills Level 2 / Key Skills Level 2).
GCSEs can be pending when the application is submitted.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma / Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)||DM||Any subject||As above|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate / Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)||Accepted only with other qualifications||Any subject||As above|
|NCFE CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma / Technical Extended Diploma||Grade C||As above|
|International Baccalaureate||Pass plus one science subject (higher or standard level)||GCSE Maths and English Language grade 4 (C)
|Access to HE Diploma||At least 45 Credits at Level 3 (80 UCAS points)||GCSE Maths and English Language/Literature grade 4 (C) or equivalent qualifications (e.g. Functional Skills Level 2 / Key Skills Level 2), or 12 credits at Level 2 or 3 in english and 12 credits at Level 2 or 3 in Maths|
|Vocational qualifications: NVQ or equivalent qualifications are not accepted|
|Qualifications that are not listed will be considered on an individual basis. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for advice|
If your qualifications exceed these requirements, or if you have already completed a degree, please see the entry requirements for the 3 year degree course