- Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including: English and Maths
Plus one of the following:
- A minimum of 120 points from 3 A-levels, including Chemistry and at least one of the following at grade B or above: Biology, Maths, Physics or Psychology (General Studies is not accepted)*
- BTEC National Diploma in Science - Distinction/Distinction/Merit, with Chemistry A level at grade B
Alternative qualifications include:
Access to HE Diploma
- Pass Access to Science HE diploma overall with 120 UCAS tariff, with 15 level three chemistry credits at distinction, and 15 credits at merit in other science subjects (biology, maths, physics, psychology).
English Language and Maths GCSE grade C/ 4 required as separate qualifications. Equivalency not accepted within the Access qualification.
International Baccalaureate: 30+ points with six higher level points in Chemistry and another science subject (Biology, Physics, Psychology or Maths)
English language requirements
If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in each band (or equivalent) when you start the course is essential.
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.
*The third A-level may be in a non-science subject or replaced by AS levels in different subjects, which must be taken at the same sitting as the A-levels.
The interview will comprise of a series of structure tests including numeracy as well as values and judgement.
Interviews are conducted remotely via Microsoft Teams.
Work experience: None required
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.
As well as academic requirements, you will also be required to meet and fulfil non-academic requirements which are stated below:
- Self-Declaration Form clearance
- Enhanced DBS disclosure clearance
Continuance on the MPharm programme is subject to enhanced DBS clearance and annual completion of a self-declaration. It is important that your application is completed by the end of teaching week 3 after enrolment, and self-declaration completed by end of teaching week 1 in years 2 to 4 at the latest.
Failure to engage with this process will result in a review of your continued registration, the normal outcome of which will be discontinuation of your registration from the MPharm programme.
Please note, we do not normally accept applicants who have previously enrolled on a Pharmacy MPharm degree in the UK.
You must meet and fulfil all non-academic requirements before 17 July 2023. Failure to meet this deadline may result in your offer being withdrawn.
UCAS Tariff changes
Students applying for courses starting in September will be made offers based on the latest UCAS Tariff.