Eligibility

Applicants must be a UK resident and must be 16 years of age by May of the year of applying, there is no upper age limit.  

In order to apply, you must have obtained or working towards the following grades or equivalent, depending on whether you have studied in England, Wales, Northern Ireland or Scotland.

Scotland

Four National 5 Grades A-C or equivalent

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Physics, Chemistry or Engineering Science
  • One other

We will also consider your application if you do not have Physics, Chemistry or Engineering Science but do have:

  • Mathematics Higher at Grade C or above
  • English at National 5 Grade C or above
  • Two other subjects at National 5 Grade C or above

England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Four GCSE (or equivalent) Grade 6 or above:

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Double Science or one from Physics, Chemistry or an appropriate Technological subject
  • One other subject

We will also consider your application if you do not have Double Science, Physics, Chemistry or Technological Subject requirements but do have the following:

  • Mathematics at GCSE Grade 7 or above
  • English Language at GCSE Grade 6 or above
  • Two other GCSE subjects at Grade 6 or above

International qualifications are accepted; however applicants must submit evidence that their qualifications are equivalent to programme entry requirements.