BNurs Children's Nursing / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2020

A-level

We require grades BBB (including at least one science from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Sociology, Health and Social Care, Applied Science).

AS-level

AS level results are not considered as part of the standard admissions process at The University of Manchester.

Unit grade information

The University of Manchester welcomes the provision of unit grade information which, like all other available information, will inform the consideration of applications. Unit grades will not normally form part of offer conditions, except for Mathematics programmes.

GCSE

Applicants must demonstrate a broad general education including:

Five GCSES/iGCSES at Grade B or 6. These may include your English and Mathematics if at Grade B or 6.

English Language and Mathematics are required at GCSE/iGCSE level with a minimum Grade of C or 4

GCSE/iGCSE English Literature will not be accepted in lieu of GCSE/iGCSE English Language.

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.

Please note that we do not accept Functional Skills 2 or equivalent qualifications in place of GCSE English and Maths.

International Baccalaureate

32 points overall with 5,5,5 at Higher Level.

The course specific requirements are 32 points overall with 5,5,5 at Higher Level. (one higher subject to be in a science eg Biology, Chemistry, Psychology or Applied Science).

Alternative entry requirements

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

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/iGCSE English Language grade C/4 or;
  • IELTS 7.0, with no component less than 7.0. 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.

Relevant work experience

As nursing involves many skills, work experience from a range of areas is relevant - but not mandatory - for this course, including paid employment or voluntary work.

This may include direct experience in a healthcare setting and/or other settings that involve the use of communication skills.