BSc Global Health (intercalated) / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2020

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Alternative entry requirements

Alternative entry requirements exist for this course. You may view these by selecting from the list below.

Academic entry qualification overview

This course is designed for medical students who wish to take an intercalated degree.

To qualify for entry onto the Intercalated BSc in Global Health programme, students must have:

  • Obtained permission to intercalate from their Hospital Dean/Medical School or equivalent
  • Successfully completed at least two years of their medical studies (as demonstrated via academic transcripts)

English language

All applicants to the University (from the UK and Overseas) are required to show evidence of English Language proficiency.  The minimum English Language requirement for this course is either:

  • GCSE English Language grade C  /  4, or;
  • IELTS 6.5, or;
  • An acceptable equivalent qualification.

Please note that if you hold English as a second language iGCSE qualification, we may also require you to offer one of  our acceptable equivalent English Language qualifications  or achieve a higher grade in your iGCSE than the one stated above. Please contact the academic School for clarification.

The UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires that every student from outside the UK and the EU must show evidence of a minimum level of English Language in order to be granted a UK visa (Tier 4 visa) to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level. This level is often referred to as the 'B2 level'.

Additionally, our individual Schools may ask for specific English Language proficiency levels that are necessary for their academic programmes. In most cases these requirements are likely to be higher than the B2 level. Further information about our English Language policy, including a list of some of the English Language qualifications we accept, can be found  here .

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.