Places are available to any employees of an organisation whether or not it is a levy payer. Graduate Apprentices must work and reside in Scotland and be over the age of 16, however there is no maximum age limit.
Advanced entry into Year 2 and 3 is possible for students with suitable qualifications.
Recognition of prior learning
If you do not hold any of the above qualifications or awards but have relevant work experience you may be able to enter this programme. Your application will be considered on an individual basis. You will be asked to reflect on your previous experience and demonstrate skills, knowledge and understanding equivalent to that achieved on successful completion of the above entry requirements. We will provide you with support in your reflective process through interviews and guidance on presenting your evidence.
Minimum Year 1
To enter this programme at the start of Year 1
you must have either:
Typical Entry Requirement
National 5 grade C in Maths and English.
Adjusted Offer Entry Requirement
National 5 grade C in English.
You may be given an adjusted offer of entry if you meet specific widening participation criteria as outlined in our contextual admissions policy. Click here for further information about our entry requirements and admissions policies.
GCSE grade C/4 in Maths and English.
Irish Leaving Certificate
Pre-2017 Grading System:
B1, B1, B3, B3 at Higher Level and grade C2 in Ordinary Level Maths and English.
New Grading System:
H2, H2, H3, H3 at Higher Level and grade O4 in Ordinary Level Maths and English.
BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3
Minimum grades DMM (Distinction, Merit, Merit) in a related subject.
GCSE grade C/4 in Maths and English.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Award of Diploma with 28 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4.
Grade 4 in SL Maths and English.
Pass at 70% or above with grade 7 in three subjects.
Grade 6 in Maths and English.
Minimum Year 2
To enter this programme at the start of Year 2 you must have:
Pass HNC in Business Management, Business Management with Entrepreneurship, International Business Management, Administration and IT, Business, Human Resource Management, Management (not Retail) or Marketing with grade B at SCQF level 7 in the graded unit.
SQA Advanced Higher
Minimum Year 3
To enter this programme at the start of Year 3 you must have:
Pass HND in Business Management, Business Management with Entrepreneurship, International Business Management, Administration and IT, Business, Human Resource Management, Management (not retail) or Marketing with grade B at SCQF level 8 in the graded unit.
English language requirements
As all learning, teaching and assessment activities are conducted in English, if your first language is not English you must have a minimum International English Language Testing System score of 6.0 with all four elements having a score of at least 5.5.
We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country
Please note that international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
- BN Nursing/MSc Nursing (Pre-registration) (Adult, Mental Health, Child, Learning Disabilities)
- BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery
- All Graduate Apprenticeship courses.
See who can apply for more information on Graduate Apprenticeship courses.
We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study.
Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.
Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies