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Science foundation year: Entry requirements

Entry requirements for 2017

Typical offer

Points: 64
Units: two A-levels or equivalent. Those studying two or more science-based A-levels or equivalent may be considered over-qualified for this course

Subjects:

  • Plus GCSE A*C (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE gradings): five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Double Award Science.

Other entry routes

We will consider a range of alternative qualifications or experience that is equivalent to the typical offer. Formal qualifications are not essential but offers depend on an interview. Applications from international students with equivalent qualifications are welcome. Please contact us for details.

Please note: We will consider you as overqualified for the foundation route into Pharmacy if you have two or more science A2s. In such cases, we will either make you an offer on an alternative course or mark your application as unsuccessful.

English language requirements

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is:

  • Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with special conditions in all elements for students progressing to the Pharmacy MPharm; or
  • Academic IELTS of 6.0 overall with special conditions in all elements for students progressing to any other course.

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 pre-sessional English language course, except those applying for the B231 Pharmacy MPharm programme.

Applicants from one of the recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

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This course is taught at Kingston College, with the exception of Pharmacy MPharm(Hons)

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This course is taught at Kingston College, with the exception of Pharmacy MPharm(Hons)

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