De Montfort University Nursery Entry Requirements

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De Montfort University Nursery Entry Requirements

GCSEs

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths, English and Science.

Passes in Functional Skills and Key Skills qualifications at level 2 in maths and english can be accepted as equivalents.

Plus one of the following:

A levels

A minimum of 112 UCAS points from a minimum of two A levels including at least two subjects at a grade C or above (excluding General Studies, key skills and music exams)

BTEC

BTEC National Diploma – BTEC normally in Health and Social Care or Applied Science at Distinction/Merit/Merit

BTEC Extended Diploma – BTEC normally in Health and Social Care or Applied Science at Distinction/Merit/Merit

International Baccalaureate: 28+

Access course (started before September 2014)

  • Access to Nursing and Midwifery
  • Access to Science
  • Applied Science
  • Forensic Science

60 Credits overall (minimum) – PASS – 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2

Maths and English GCSE required (Grades A-C). Alternatively, an additional 12 x Level 2 credits in English and 12 x Level 2 credits in Maths can be undertaken as part of the Access programme.

Science 24 – 30 credits at Level 3.

Additional GCSE’s are not required

Access to Higher Education Diploma (started in or after 2014)

in the following courses:

  • AHE (Nursing and Midwifery)
  • AHE (Health Professions)
  • AHE (Science)

60 Credits overall (minimum) – PASS –  60 credits all at Level 3 or 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2 and including Science (30 credits at Level 3).

Maths and English GCSE (Grades A-C).

Additional GCSE’s are not required

Transition to Pre-Registration Nursing Professional

Programme

PASS

Interview: Yes

Professional conduct during the event will also contribute to the decision-making regarding an applicant’s application.

The recruitment process for this course includes assessing applicants by the content of their personal statement and interview for the core values of the NHS constitution.

Work experience: Yes

Applicants are required to demonstrate relevant work experience. This would normally include experience from formal or informal employment, school or college work placements, voluntary work and other relevant life experiences.

Occupational Health check: Yes

All applicants must complete a satisfactory health screening.

DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check: Yes

You submit an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure application form before starting the course (if you are overseas you will also need to submit a criminal records certificate from your home country), which needs to be cleared in accordance with DMU’s admissions policy. Contact us for up-to-date information.

English language requirements:

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 7 in all components when you start the course is essential. English language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning (CELL), is available both before and during the course.

Please visit dmu.ac.uk/international for more information.

UCAS Tariff changes

Students applying for courses starting in September 2017 will be made offers based on a new UCAS Tariff. Find out more.