|A level requirements||AAB including A level Biology at grade A. (this is the typical entry requirement) for this course.
General Studies is not considered for this course.
|Subject requirements||Biology and a second science, preferably Chemistry, at A level
Also accepted as a second science: Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Psychology, Geology and Applied Science.
For applicants from England, where A levels in Biology, Chemistry or Physics have been taken, we will also require a pass in the Practical Endorsement
|BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma||D*DD in Applied Science with a selection of preferred units in Biology and Chemistry, to include Distinction in Units 1 and 5 (Principles and Applications of Science I and II).
For previous BTEC (QCF) qualification:
D*DD in Applied Science with a selection of preferred units in Biology and Chemistry, with at least 120 Level 3 credits at Distinction.
Please note alternative BTEC subjects are not acceptable for this programme.
|BTEC Applied Science unit requirements|
Download our BTEC Applied Science unit requirements for School of Life Sciences document for more information.
|International Baccalaureate||34 including 6 in Higher Level Biology, and 5 in other HL subjects|
|Irish Leaving Certificate||H1, H1, H1, H1 / H1, H1, H2, H2 (must include H1 in Biology and preferably another science subject)|
|Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher||Not accepted without Advanced Highers (AAA-ABB including Biology at grade A and preferably another science subject)|
|Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced||Accepted at grade B alongside A levels in Biology and one other science at AA|
|Access||45 Level 3 credits in graded units in a relevant Diploma, including 30 at Distinction and a further 15 with at least Merit.
15 Distinctions are required in each of Biology and Chemistry.
GCSE Mathematics and English grade C also required.
Please note applicants will need to attend an interview.
|International entry information||Find your country|
|Extended Project Qualification||Applicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be AAA or AAB plus A in the EPQ.
For applicants from England: Where a science has been taken at A level (Chemistry, Biology or Physics), a pass in the Science practical of each subject will be required.