Pharmacy Alternative Qualifications

Alternative qualifications accepted for 2020 entry to Pharmacy with the Health Foundation Year


BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma or National Extended Diploma




Any subject GCSE Maths and English language at a minimum of grade 4 (C)
Access to HE Diploma

30 Level 3 credits at Distinction and 15 Level 3 credits at Merit

Non-science accepted
(If you are studying 30 Level 3 credits in Biology and/or Chemistry you may be considered for MPharm)

As above
International/EU candidates   Candidates whose first language is not English will need IELTS 7.0 with 6.5 in all subtests or GCSE English Language at 4 (C) or above.
International Baccalaureate Diploma 32 points   We do accept some English Language elements of the IB Diploma in lieu of GCSE English Language. Please contact us for advice.

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