What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
104 Tariff points from 3 A levels, to include a Science subject at grade C.
Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
Must include 6 units in a Science subject at Merit or above.
654 at Higher Level to include 5 points from a Science subject.
104 points from 3 A levels, or equivalent, to include 32 points from a Science subject. All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview and will need to complete an admissions test. All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and Occupational Health clearance.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers35%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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