- 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths, English and Science. Plus one of the following:
- A minimum of 280 UCAS points from a minimum of two A levels including at least two subjects at a grade C or above. (excluding General Studies, key skills and music exams)
- BTEC National Diploma - BTEC normally in Health and Social Care or Applied Science at Distinction/Merit/Merit
- BTEC Extended Diploma - BTEC normally in Health and Social Care or Applied Science at Distinction/Merit/Merit
International Baccalaureate : 28+
Access Course started before September 2014
Pass. Access to Nursing and Midwifery/ Access to Science/ Applied Science/ Forensic Science. Maximum of 9 credits from study skills. English, Science and Maths GCSE equivalency of 12 level 2 credits in each subject required.
The science requirement is usually met in level three units (24-30 credits) - minimum requirement is 12 level two credits.
Additional GCSE's are not required
Evidence of study in the last five years.
Access to Higher Education Diploma (started in or after 2014) in the following courses:
- AHE (Health Professions)
- AHE (Science)
Due to the recent changes to Access qualifications nationally DMU are currently reviewing the academic content of the new AHE Diplomas with the relevant Access Award Validating Agencies in order to set our entry criteria. It is envisaged that applicants will need to have performed well (Merit or Distinction) in science modules at level 3, and have recognised level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. An update of our entry requirements will be given on our website and on UCAS as soon as it is available.
Interview: Yes - Professional conduct during the event will also contribute to the decision making regarding an applicant’s application.
Work experience: Yes
You must complete an occupational health check, declaration form and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure application form before starting the course (if you are overseas you will also need to submit a criminal records certificate from your home country), which needs to be cleared in accordance with DMU’s admissions policy. Contact us for up-to-date information.
International students: If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 7.0 in all components or equivalent.
English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course if you need it.