Degree Entry Requirements
The entry requirements for our programmes are in line with the UCAS Tariff system.
Further guidance on the UCAS Tariff and how to calculate your UCAS points - regardless of when you completed your qualifications - can be found on the UCAS website: www.ucas.com
Extended Foundation Degrees:
Applicants should have achieved 5 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Maths. In addition applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of one year of Level 3 study and/or have significant industry experience. Equivalent qualifications may be accepted in lieu of GCSEs. An initial assessment process may be used to inform the College of your current status.
48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C or above.
For entry requirements to the Foundation Degrees in Veterinary Nursing and Veterinary Health Studies are as follows:
• 60 UCAS tariff points from at least two subjects studied to A2 (including a Science subject), or a relevant Level 3 vocational diploma (dependent on grades)
• 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English, Maths and Science
• Four weeks’ work experience with suitable references in a veterinary practice
84 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C or above.
BSc (Hons) Top Up*:
Merit or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject.
BSc (Ord) Top Up*:
Pass or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject.
We welcome external applications with advanced standing and accreditation of prior learning (APEL) which will be discussed upon application.
*Entry to these undergraduate programmes have an expectation of 5 GCSEs at C or above in English, Maths and Science. Applicants without formal qualifications can undertake an initial assessment process. Prospective students will be invited to an applicant day, some students may also be called for an interview.