You will need to meet both the entry and personal statement criteria to be considered for this course.

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Citizen of the UK, EU or EEA or individual with indefinite leave to remain.

Undergraduate degree or equivalent*

Undergraduate degree
Grade 2:2 undergraduate degree (or master's degree).
Subject Health, social care or health science

* a first degree in an appropriate subject or an equivalent overseas qualification and at least one year of clinical experience.

Non-standard entry

Alternative professional qualifications may be considered, particularly if there is evidence of recent successful postgraduate study at level 7.

English language

If your native language is not English, you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency.  

English language tests are valid for only two years, as English language ability changes from year to year. If you've completed a test which is now considered out of date, you may be required to complete another, though applicants are only permitted a maximum of two test attempts within one year.

IELTS Overall 7.0 with 6.5 in Listening, 6.5 in Reading, 7.0 in Writing and 6.5 in Speaking.
Pearson Test Pearson (PTE Academic) Test overall 67 with 67 in Listening, 67 in Reading, 67 in Writing, 67 in Speaking.
Cambridge English Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) Cambridge English Advanced overall 185 with no less than 176 in each section.
Cambridge English: Proficiency (also known as Certificate of Proficiency in English) Cambridge English: Proficiency overall 185 with no less than 176 in each section

Read about English language exceptions

Other essential criteria

Work experience You must have the equivalent of at least one year of full-time clinical experience.
Study release If you are an NHS Trust employee and planning to study full time, you must supply study release permission from your employer.
Personal statement You must demonstrate reasons for applying by offering a brief description of clinical and research experience to date, also a brief description of an original research idea you would like to explore as part of the course. Your experience to date could include audit or service evaluation, as well as clinical research.
References You will be required to list the name of two referees on your application form. You will also be expected to provide a letter of written support from your current employer if you are planning to work full-time while you study. References will need to be submitted using the Reference Request Form.
Professional Registration You must supply a valid professional registration certificate and registration card from a recognised professional body (e.g. the NMC, HCPC, GPhC)



Last Updated: Tuesday, 09 April 2019 18:06