A-levels: BBC (or equivalent)
Equivalent level 3 qualifications include:
- IB: 29 points. We are happy to consider a combination of separate IB Diploma Programmes at both Higher and Standard Level. Exact offer levels will vary depending on the range of subjects being taken at higher and standard level, and the course applied for. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.
- Access to HE Diploma (in a relevant pathway, e.g. Health Professions, Social Sciences): 45 level 3 credits at merit or above. This Access diploma must be supported by level 2 Maths & English (either as GCSE or functional skill - Level 2 qualifications)
- BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM (in relevant subject e.g. Health & Social Care, Health Studies, Health Sciences)
GCSE: 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above (to include Maths, English and Science) also required.
Alongside academic criteria, applicants need to demonstrate knowledge of the scope of Occupational Therapy and practice settings, together with effective communication skills.
You must also have a satisfactory Occupational Health Check and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check (including child and adult barred list check) - both of these are organised by the University. A satisfactory Overseas Criminal Record Check/Local Police Certificate is also required, in addition to a DBS Check, where you have lived outside of the UK in the last 5 years for 6 months or more.