Scottish Highers: AAAAB, including Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Maths. 360 UCAS tariff points in Irish Leaving Certificate including a minimum of A2 in Biology, Maths, and Physics or Chemistry and excluding Irish.
Degree: 2:1. Must be in a related field, with BCC at A-level including two sciences. If applicants have not taken A-levels prior to Degree study, other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
Diploma in Optometry from Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Singapore Polytechnic: considered on an individual basis for 1st year entry.
Dispensing Opticians: Suitable applicants with FBDO status will be considered on an individual basis.
International Foundation Programme in Science (Aston University): We also welcome international students with equivalent qualifications to apply for our programmes. For international students without equivalent qualifications, it is also possible to gain entry to this undergraduate degree programme by completing an International Foundation Programme at Aston University, although please note the progression requirements to our programmes, which include successfully passing an interview. International applicants expected to gain foundation diplomas from other providers are welcomed and will be considered on a case by case basis.
Foundation Programme in Science (Aston University): For students with good A-level (or equivalent) grades, but who narrowly miss our standard requirements, it is also possible to gain entry to this course by completing a Foundation Year, although please note the progression requirements, which include successfully passing an interview. The minimum A level grades we normally consider for entry to Optometry programmes via the Foundation Programme in Science are BBC, including two science subjects. We encourage you to apply for entry direct to the 1st year of the BSc Optometry in the first instance.
Other international qualifications: International students can discover more about the qualifications we accept on our international pages.