The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course and should be used as a general guide. We operate a flexible admissions policy – this means that you could receive a lower conditional offer than the typical offer, informed by our assessment of your complementary non-academic achievements and experiences. For any courses that require interview or portfolio review, this may also be considered in the level of any conditional offer that follows if your application is successful.
BBB. A science A-level is desirable.
DDM in a health-related subject.
Access to HE Diploma
pass (at least 45 credits at level 3) in health studies, nursing or science, with 30 credits at distinction.
GCSE (minimum grade C)
GCSE maths and English grade C or equivalent (or 6 credits at Level 3).
The following additional requirements apply to this course:
- Completion of 10 years' general education
- Successful completion of literacy and numeracy assessments during the interview process
- Evidence of study within the last five years is desirable
- Evidence of commitment to the profession
- Admission to the programme is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) Section 4 (2) (Exemptions) Order 1975 and DHSS Circular HC (88)9 guidelines regarding police checks and child protection
- Passing of Occupational Health and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks
- Passing of the South East Coast Ambulance Trust ‘Health and Fitness for Practice’ screening test
- You must hold a full clean (no points) UK driving licence
- You must meet the NHS's funding eligibility requirements. No self-funding applicants can be considered.
Interviews will be conducted jointly by the South East Coast Ambulance Trust and university staff. A preliminary telephone interview may be used to aid shortlisting. You will be tested for physical fitness prior to the interview day by staff from the South East Coast Ambulance Trust.
For non-native speakers of English
IELTS overall score of 7.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in all elements.