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Admissions Policy

3.22. Interviews, Auditions & Portfolios

3.22.1 Admission to some courses may require additional stages to the selection process such as interviews, auditions or the requirement of a portfolio this would be if:

i. It is a specific requirement of the programme of study

ii. The applicant is a student not offering conventional qualifications

iii. It is a requirement of an established progression route to the University

3.222. In these cases, any additional requirements will be clearly stated in the University prospectus and Entry Profiles. Some examples of courses with additional requirements include:

i. Applicants to BHSc (Hons) Physiotherapy will be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process

ii. Applicants to BHSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy will be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process

iii. Suitable applicants to the Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) will be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process

iv. Applicants to BA (Hons) Fine Arts will be required to submit a portfolio and attend an interview as part of the selection process

v. Applicants to BA (Hons) Design: Product/Interiors/Graphic work will be required to submit a portfolio and attend an inteview as part of the selection process

vi. Applicants to BA (Hons) Youth and Community work will be required to attend of interview as part of the selection process

vii. Applicants to BA (Hons) Primary Education will be required to attend of interview as part of the selection process

viii. Those applicants not meeting a department’s minimum entrance requirements or desiring access through the Alternative Entry (AE), will be invited to interview

3.22.3 Unfortunately the University is unable to support attendance through reimbursement of expenses accrued through participation at an interview.

3.22.4 All applications will be considered equally, fairly and consistently having due regard to University policies and external legislative frameworks as necessary.

3.22.5 Students who live overseas and are unable to attend an interview in the UK will be offered, where appropriate, an alternative arrangement such as video-conferencing.

3.22.6 Such policies in use can be found in Appendix 2 and 3.

 

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