Entry criteria detail typical offers but USW considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. Combinations of qualifications are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable.
Typical A-Level Offer
BBB to include Biology but to exclude General Studies
Typical Welsh Bacc Offer
Grade B and BB at A Level to include Biology but to exclude General Studies
Typical BTEC Offer
BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Distinction Merit in a relevant subject which must include Biology modules
Typical IB Offer
32 points to include 18 points at Higher Level to include Biology grade 6 and one other Higher Level Science grade 6
Typical Access to HE Offer
Diploma in Science or Maths with 60 credits overall to include 45 level 3 credits equating to 24 Distinctions (18 from Biology units), 18 Merits and 3 Passes
GCSEs: Applicants must hold GCSE Mathematics and English Language grade B or above with 3 other subjects grade C or above.
Equivalents may be considered on an individual basis.
Other: You will also need an enhanced DBS check.
International Entry Requirements
We also welcome international applications with equivalent qualifications. Please visit the country specific pages on our international website for exact details.
In general, international applicants will need to have achieved an overall IELTS grade of 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component.
However, if you have previously studied through the medium of English IELTS might not be required, but please visit the country specific page on our international website for exact details. If your country is not featured please contact us.