Points: minimum 104/112, depending on qualifications
Units: two science A-levels or equivalent preferred
- A-level 104 points: Chemistry or Biology A2 minimum grade C required plus another Science A-level preferred (eg Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geography, Psychology, Physical Education, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Statistics, Food Technology, Food Studies – if not listed, contact the University for verification). General Studies not accepted (see or contact us for further information). Applicants with only one science A-level (Biology or Chemistry) will still be considered.
- BTEC Extended Diploma: minimum 112 points in appropriate science subjects (eg Applied Science). If doing other BTEC courses (eg Health and Social Care), please contact University for verification.
- Access to HE Diploma in science subjects.
- Plus GCSE A*–C (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE gradings): five subjects including English Language and Mathematics and Double Science (if not taking Double Science, then must have Biology and Chemistry at grade C).
- Tariff points for AS-levels completed but not carried forward to A2 levels are included in points total.
If you do not meet our entry requirements in terms of UCAS points and/or science subject requirements, we may still be able to consider you for our extended degree in Nutrition (Human Nutrition) (B401) including a science foundation year.
Other entry routes
- Science foundation year.
- Access courses: Access to Higher Education Diploma in Science with a substantial number of credits in Biology and Chemistry at Level 3 and with a minimum of a Merit mark for each. If doing other Access courses (eg Health and Human Sciences, Health and Social Care), please contact University for verification.
- We will consider a range of alternative qualifications or experience that is equivalent to the typical offer. Applications from international students with equivalent qualifications are welcome. Please contact us for details.
If you do not meet our entry requirements in terms of UCAS points and/or science subject requirements, we may still be able to consider you for our extended degree in nutrition including a science foundation year.
If you don't meet the above entry requirements our can prepare you for entry progression onto this degree course.
All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no element below 5.5. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider.
Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our .
Applicants from one of the recognised Majority English Speaking Countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.