|A level requirements||AAB (this is the typical entry requirement) for this course.
General Studies is not considered for this course.
|Subject requirements||Subject requirements follow those of the corresponding three year programme.
For pathways in Biological and Medical Sciences (C130) and Biochemistry (C700):
Biology and Chemistry at A level
For pathway in Pharmacology (B210):
Chemistry and a second science, preferably Biology, at A level
For pathways in Anatomy and Human Biology (B110), Human Physiology (B120), Biological Sciences (C100), Tropical Disease Biology (C111), Zoology (C300), Genetics (C400), Microbiology (C500) and Bioveterinary Science (D900):
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 science A levels that include the separately graded practical endorsement, a Pass is required.
|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 points, including 6 in Higher Level Biology, and 5 in another Higher Level Subject|
|Irish Leaving Certificate||H1, H1, H2, H2, H2, H3 |
|Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher||Not accepted without Advanced Highers at grades ABB|
|Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced||Accepted at grade B as equivalent to a third non-science A level at grade B.|
|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/4 also required.
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|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 ABB or BBB plus A in the EPQ.|