- A-levels: ABB (should include one science from Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Psychology). General Studies, Critical Thinking and Global Perspectives not accepted.
- GCSE: Maths and English Language at grade B/6, plus a science subject at grade C/5. Functional Skills not accepted as an equivalent to GCSE.
- BTEC: DDD in Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care, Health Studies or Applied Science (including Medical or Forensic streams).
- International Baccalaureate: Pass diploma with 30 points including grade 6 in HL Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Psychology. Minimum of 4 in HL Maths, or 5 in SL Maths, or 6 in SL Maths Studies. Minimum of 5 in English at SL or HL.
- Irish Leaving Certificate: Grades H2, H2, H2, H2, H3, which must include a science (from Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Psychology). Minimum of O3/H3 in English Language and Maths.
- Access to HE: Healthcare or Science based Diploma at Level 3: 60 credits overall, including 15 credits in topics relating to Human Biology/Anatomy and Physiology. Of the Level 3 credits, at least 30 at distinction and 15 at merit.
- Graduate entry: Honours degree in a relevant subject at 2:1 (or international equivalent)
NB. To study on this Midwifery degree you must have completed at least 12 years of general school education (or have evidence of passing an exam at an equivalent level).
- When considering your application, we will look for evidence that you will be able to fulfil the objectives of the course and achieve the standards required. We will take into account a range of factors including academic achievement. Suitable applicants will be invited for a values based Multiple Mini Interview (MMI). Your capability for digital and technological literacy is tested through submitting your application via UCAS and a further opportunity during the MMIs.
- The interview process is undertaken without consideration of any health or special circumstances. However, if you are made an offer and you accept, you will be required to complete a Health Screening Questionnaire (Word, 48kb). You may be contacted by the University's Occupational Health team if it is deemed appropriate.
Criminal Records Check (DBS)
- The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 does not apply and all convictions, including those which are spent, must be disclosed. This is in accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. As part of the course entry requirements you must provide the university with an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate. The university will bear the cost for this and will provide successful applicants with details of how to obtain their DBS certificate prior to the start of the course.
- Checks can take 4-6 weeks to complete, so please complete your application as soon as possible after you have received instructions from us, to make sure that you receive your DBS Certificate by the beginning of term. If you will not be in the country on or shortly after the results day, you can consider carrying out the DBS application early but bear in mind that if you do not achieve your required results you may not be given a place on the course.
- Read our DBS policy (PDF, 148kb)
English Language Requirements
- IELTS 7.0 (a minimum score of at least 6.5 in writing and at least 7 in all other components): as required by the NMC regulatory body. We recommend that you complete your IELTS test before you apply.