We consider applications from individuals from a wide range of prior educational and employment experiences. For all applicants, current or recent experience of working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, such as employment or work in a voluntary capacity within a work setting, is desirable.
For those holding level 3 qualifications, such as A levels, BTEC National Diplomas, Access to HE Diplomas or equivalent qualifications, we are looking for 32 UCAS tariff points.
The University and the Learning Institute are committed to providing education to all those who can demonstrate the potential to benefit and succeed. Applicants who do not hold level 3 qualifications such as those outlined above will be considered on the evidence of relevant experience and related learning.
Evidence of level 2 literacy is required, for example key skills or functional skills at level 2 or GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above. If you do not have evidence of literacy at level 2 or above then you will be expected to complete an essay to demonstrate competence in written English.