Entry Requirements and Advanced Standing
An applicant may be admitted on the basis of evidence to suggest that he/she will be able to fulfill and benefit from the objectives of the programme and achieve the standard required for the award.
A number of criteria are used in considering admissions to the programme including candidates’ language proficiency, academic and professional qualifications.
The entry requirements for the programme will include the following:-
- A minimum 2 GCE A levels passes, or equivalent qualifications OR
- A recognized University Foundation or Access programme OR
- Demonstration of English Language proficiency with a TOEFL paper based test score of 500, Computer based test score of 173 or Internet based test score of 61, overall IELTS score of 5.5 or other English Language test scores and equivalencies
- Students who are not covered by the above entry criteria will be assessed individually.
Advanced Standing/ Exemptions/ Credits Transfer (APL)
Consideration for the above for students admitted onto the programme may be considered either at the beginning of a programme, or beyond the beginning of a programme, through an assessment of that student’s prior learning, whether certificated or un-certificated. The process for making such a decision is known as the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is a matter of academic judgment exercised by the appointed panel considering applications and approvals of APL.
APL provision allows those suitably qualified students to progress partially or full into either Year1, Year2 or Year 3 of the programme.