How to apply

All candidates must apply through UCAS.

Please ensure that all the information entered on the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) form is accurate and up to date. If you have a disability and/or any health needs then it is important that you indicate this on the UCAS form as this will enable us to ensure that the department and the University can support your learning needs if you are offered and accept a place on the course. Please see below for further information.

All offers of places are conditional on a satisfactory enhanced disclosure and barring service check or (EU equivalent) and for BMedSci Speech and Language Therapy, a satisfactory report from Occupational Health/ Sheffield NHS Occupational Health. Through this service all accepted students must comply with the necessary vaccination regime for working in the NHS on starting the BMedSci.

For further information please contact our admissions team:

Admissions Secretary
Department of Human Communication Sciences
University of Sheffield
362 Mushroom Lane
Sheffield
S10 2TS

Telephone: +44 (0)114 222 2405

Email : hcs-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk

The following tables describe the standard offers we make to successful applicants to our undergraduate degree programmes.

BMedSci Speech and Language Therapy [UCAS code B621]

Please note the deadline for applications for B621 is January 15th.

Candidates are selected for this course by personal interview, since places are offered not only on the basis of academic ability, but also on the basis of interpersonal skills. We recommend applicants have researched the profession of Speech and Language Therapy and gain experience of interacting with people with a range of communication abilities prior to application.

A Levels AAB
A levels + extended project qualification ABB + B. The extended project should be in a relevant subject.
International Baccalaureate 34 points
BTEC (accepted for 2019 entry) DDD in a Healthcare or Sciences subject.
Cambridge Pre-U D3 D3 M2
Scottish Highers + 1 Advanced Higher AAABB + A
Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels B + AA
Access to HE Entry requirements for mature students
Other qualifications

Other UK qualifications

Other EU/international qualifications

Other Requirements
  • DBS plus Health Check required
  • A level General Studies is not accepted

BSc Speech and Language Sciences [UCAS code QC18 BSC]

A Levels ABB
A levels + Extended Project Qualification BBB + B. The Extended Project should be in a relevant subject.
International Baccalaureate 33 Points
BTEC DDD in a relevant subject
Cambridge Pre-U D3 M2 M2
Scottish Highers AAABB
Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels B + AB
Access to HE Entry requirements for mature students
Other qualifications

Other UK qualifications

Other EU/international qualifications

Other Requirements

Disability information

For applicants with disabilities you can find a range of useful information at the University of Sheffield's Disability & Dyslexia Support Service.
For further information The Health and Care Professions Council produce a publication called Health, disability and becoming a health care professional.

Mature students

We welcome applications from mature students – those over 21 years on entry to the University.

Sheffield students represent a range of backgrounds and educational experiences and a substantial portion of our students come from non-standard backgrounds.

If you have had a long break from formal education and/or if you do not have qualifications which meet our usual entrance requirements please contact us to discuss your options.

See more information on entry requirements for mature students

EU and overseas applications

We welcome applications from EU and non-EU residents.

When we receive your application we will assess whether you meet the entry requirements for the course.

See more information on our entry requirements for applicants with EU/international qualifications.

Applications for BMedSci Speech and Language Therapy

If you come from a non-English speaking background you must successfully complete the following test:

  • International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with an average score of 8.0 or above, with at least 7.5 in each component, or an equivalent English language qualification
    Equivalent English language qualifications

You should be aware that you will have to complete clinical placements successfully working with clients in English. This requires a very high degree of proficiency in English.

All candidates for the BMedSci degree will be required to complete a personal interview.

We currently have places available for overseas students who meet our academic and English Language requirements. Overseas course fees will be applicable.

Applications for BSc Speech and Language Sciences

If you come from a non-English speaking background you must successfully complete the following test:

  • International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with an average score of 7.0 or above, with at least 6.5 in each component, or an equivalent English language qualification
    Equivalent English language qualifications

If you have not already taken this test, we may make an offer conditional on the outcome of the test.