You will need to meet both the entry and personal statement criteria to be considered for this course. All qualifications must have been awarded within the last five years (including year of application).
Undergraduate degree or equivalent*
You should normally have, or be expected to achieve, a minimum second class degree (2:2) in a subject which offers an appropriate grounding in science, healthcare or physiology (or an equivalent overseas qualification).
Qualified health and social care practitioners (without first degrees) that can demonstrate evidence of either a contribution to the development of practice, or appropriate other study, are encouraged to apply. Alternative professional qualifications may also be considered and you may be required to submit supplementary details and/or asked to complete a short qualifying essay.
*Must be completed, awarded and certified by 1 August 2014.
If your native language is not English, you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency.
English language tests are valid for only two years, as English language ability changes from year to year. If you've completed a test which is now considered out of date, you may be required to complete another, though applicants are only permitted a maximum of two test attempts within a one year period.
IELTS overall 6.5, with no less than 6.0 in each of the sub-test components.
Pearson (PTE Academic) Test overall 67 with 67 in Listening, 67 in Reading, 67 in Writing, 67 in Speaking.
Cambridge English Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English)
Cambridge English Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) with a Pass at Grade B or C (Borderline in all 4 components) (equivalent to C1).
Cambridge English: Proficiency (also known as Certificate of Proficiency in English)
Cambridge English: Proficiency (Certificate of Proficiency in English) with a Level C1 (Weak in all 4 components).
Other essential criteria
You will be asked to outline your reasons for applying for the course in a brief personal statement on the application form.
Please provide two satisfactory references to support your application, both dated within the last year (from date of application). One of these must be a recent academic reference and the other should be either a second academic reference or a professional/employer reference.
Your referees should know you well enough, in an official capacity, to write about you and your suitability for higher education. We do not accept references from family, friends, partners, ex-partners or yourself.
References must be submitted using the Reference Request Form within two weeks of making an application to enrol on this course. References should cover your suitability for the course and your ability to engage in academic processes according to the guidance and questions included on the form.
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