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Midwifery / Registered Midwife BSc(Hons): Entry requirements

Entry requirements for 2017

Typical offer

Points: 128 points from:

  • Three A-levels including one science or health-related subject preferred. Grades ABB. General Studies not accepted.
  • BTEC National Diploma: Science or Health Studies. Distinction Distinction Merit.
  • Other Level 3 qualifications equivalent to 128 UCAS points.
  • Note: Functional/Key Skills points not accepted as part of the tariff.


Science or health-based Access to HE course: Full Access Diploma with 45 level 3 credits and 15 level 2 credits of which 33 of the level 3 credits should be at Distinction and 9 at Merit

Other suitable qualifications

A wide range of other qualifications may be considered on an individual basis, such as:

  • Foundation Degree in related programme 65%
  • International Baccalaureate – 28 Points
  • FETAC Level 5: Distinctions in all modules
  • Science or health-based Access course (45 level-3 credits with a minimum of  33 level-3 credits at distinction, 9 at merit, and 3 at pass)
  • Our selection process includes a DBS (previously CRB) check and other elements

All candidates require:

GCSE A*–C (or comparable numeric equivalent in the newly reformed GCSE grading) in five subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and Science equivalent qualification eg Functional/Key skills level 2 in numeracy and literacy; Level 2 Applied Science. GCSE Science grade A*–C is not required from Access students undertaking a science or health-based access course.

Non-native speakers who do not have the equivalent of GCSE English at grade C (eg Functional Skills Level 2 Literacy) require an IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent.

Other entry requirements

Admission to the programme is subject to the criteria set by the NMC and NHS. All programmes and numbers of places are commissioned by Health Education South London.

Wherever possible candidates are encouraged to gain practical work experience in a care setting prior to undertaking the programme and should demonstrate evidence of study within previous five years.

Selection process

Our selection process includes an interview and both Numeracy and Literacy tests, to be sat on the selection day. Admission is subject to Occupational Health screening and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if you are offered and accept a place on the course.

NB: We are unable to consider students who are not eligible for a Department of Health bursary for this programme. EU students who are eligible for the tuition fee element of the bursary only are eligible to apply.

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