Applicants need to achieve:
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade C+/4 (or equivalent) which must include an English-based subject, Mathematics and a Science. Equivalent qualifications include Key Skills level 2; Learn Direct Level 2 and Functional Skills Level 2. Sciences at GCSE could include Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Physical Education
Please note we do NOT accept GCSE Short Courses or GCSE Equivalence Tests from other institutions or organisations.
- Minimum grade ABB from three A Levels including a Science subject e.g. Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Physical Education. Excluding General Studies
- BTEC QCF Extended Diploma at grade DDM or above in a Science based subject such as Sport and Exercise Science, Health Science or Applied Science
- OCR National Extended Diploma at D2/M1 grade, or above.
- QAA recognised Access to a Higher Education course; 60 credits in total of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at Level 3 with at least 30 of these Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction, with at least 15 of those in Biological Science related subjects.
If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
All offers to be subject to and satisfactory health and Criminal convictions (DBS) checks.
In addition to the above entry requirements all shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a numeracy and literacy test; a group based task and a face to face interview. There is an expectation that applicants will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the physiotherapy role and it is recommended that you gain insight into the breadth of Physiotherapy practice through relevant work experience prior to the interview. Values consistent with the NHS constitution will be sought from applicants during the selection process.
If you have accepted a Conditional Offer made by the University of Wolverhampton you will receive correspondence asking you to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The charge for this will be a DBS fee of £44.00 and a £6.00 ID check service fee. You will also need to complete an occupational health assessment questionnaire and General Practitioner Form prior to starting the course; vaccinations will also need to be up-to-date.
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If English is not your first language, evidence of your proficiency must be dated within the last 2 years from IELTS level 7.0 . with no element less than 6.5
Please note we will not accept applicants onto our professional courses who have been unsuccessful on professional courses at other institutions of higher education
This course is not available to international students who are living overseas. Applicants who are classed as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes will still be considered as long as their country of domicile is the United Kingdom.
Please note than an offer of a place at the University does not guarantee eligibility for student funding. To confirm that you meet the residency criteria go to www.gov.uk/student-finance/who-qualifies or telephone SFE on 0300 100 0607.