Mode of delivery: Part-time, blended learning. Students are employed within NHS Departments and released to undertake academic study. All teaching and learning materials are hosted online. You will attend on-campus teaching for:
- First year: three weeks in term 1, three days in term 2, three days in term 3
- Second year: one week in term 1, three days in term 2, three days in term 3
- Final year: one week in term 1, three days in term 2, three days in term 3
Duration: 3 years
Start dates: September
Intake: Approximately 20 students per year
Fees: This course is funded by the NHS.
How to apply:
- Entry requirements are set by the NHS.
- Applicants must possess a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a life Sciences based subject e.g.
- pharmaceutical technology,
- chemical engineering,
- physical science subject
- For applicants who obtained their degree outside the UK, the degree/qualification must be deemed to be at least of equivalent standing.
- Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. English language test requirements may be waived where students’ undergraduate degree was studied in an English speaking country. Find out more about our English language requirements. For more information about qualifications view our Aston in your country webpage.
- The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this course for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.
Criminal Records Check (DBS) & Fitness to Practise information:
Students enrolling onto this course will be required to undertake an Enhanced Level Criminal Records Bureau check (known as a DBS check).
In line with national requirements for courses leading to a health professional qualification, this course is also subject to Fitness to Practise Regulations.
Discover more about DBS Checks & Fitness to Practice.