Midwifery alternative qualifications 2018
Alternative qualifications accepted for 2018 entry to Midwifery with the Health Foundation Year
|Level 3 Extended Diploma or National Diploma||DMM||Any subject except Early Years||
Applicants will normally be required to hold at least five GCSEs, at grade C or above including: Mathematics and English Language. From 2017, for applicants taking reformed GCSE qualifications in England, we will consider the new Grade 4 as being equivalent to a grade C.
Please note that we do not accept equivalent qualifications for Mathematics and English Language, and no longer accept Level 2 Key Skills/Functional Skills.
GCSEs can be pending when the application is submitted.
|BTEC National Diploma in Early Years||DDM||As above|
|Level 3 Diploma or BTEC National Certificate||DD + 1 A level grade C/D||Any subject except Early Years||As above|
|BTEC National Certificate in Early Years||DD + 1 A level grade C||As above|
|BTEC National Award or Subsidiary Diploma||Accepted only with other qualifications||Any subject||As above|
|CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education||Level 3 (18 units)||Overall grade C||As above|
|Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma||Pass accepted with one A level grade C||Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted||GCSE Maths and English language/literature grade C|
|International Baccalaureate||Pass plus one science subject (higher or standard level)||GCSE Maths and English language/literature grade C|
|Access to HE Diploma||At least 45 credits at level 3 (88 UCAS points)||Please contact the School of Nursing and Midwifery for advice|
|Applicants' qualifications that are not listed will be considered on an individual basis. Evidence of recent study within the last five years is desirable.|