- Five GCSEs at grade C or above, with at least two at grade B, or above, including, English, Maths and Science
plus one of the following:
- A minimum of 300 points from a maximum of three A levels including at least one of the following subjects at grade B or above in Health and Social Care, Biology, Sports Science, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology or Sociology (excluding general studies). A maximum of 40 points can be counted from AS level
- BTEC National Diploma - BTEC in Health and Social Care or Applied Science at Distinction/Distinction/Merit
- BTEC Extended Diploma - BTEC in Health and Social Care or Applied Science at Distinction/Distinction/Merit
- AHE (Nursing and Midwifery)
- AHE (Science)
- AHE (Health Professions)
Pass Access to HE diploma with 24 level three credits in human biology (or general science; chemistry; physics), (Psychology or Sociology will not be considered as a science subject) of which 18 must be at distinction level. Maximum of nine credits from study skills which will be considered.
You must complete an occupational health check, declaration form and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service application form before starting the course (if you are overseas you will also need to submit a criminal record certificate from your home country), which needs to be cleared in accordance with DMU's admission policy.
International Baccalaureate: 30+ including at least one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Psychology at higher level.
Interview required: Yes. Interviews will take place at De Montfort University; these will include numeracy and literacy tests. Professional conduct during the event will also contribute to the decision making regarding an applicant’s application.
The recruitment process for this course includes assessing applicants by the content of their personal statement and interview for the core values of the NHS constitution.
Work experience: Yes, minimum of 6 months.
Evidence of study in the last five years is required.
Please note that we do not accept childcare qualifications for midwifery.
Personal statement selection criteria
- Clear communication skills, including good grammar and spelling
- Information relevant to the course applied for
- Interest in the course demonstrated with explanation and evidence
- If relevant for the course - work and life experience
- Evidence of relevant reading
- Commitment for academic study and the demands of the programme
- Capacity to take responsibility and participate in teamwork
English language requirements:
If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 7 in all components when you start the course is essential. English language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning (CELL), is available both before and during the course.
Please visit dmu.ac.uk/international for more information.
UCAS Tariff changes
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