Conductive Education Birmingham City University

Undergraduate

If you want to transform the lives of people with disabilities and neurological motor disorders to help them be as independent as possible – then our unique BA (Hons) in Conductive Education could be the undergraduate degree course for you. This unique course provides the only opportunity in the UK to qualify as a professional conductor to work with children and/or adults with physical disabilities. It is delivered by the National Institute of Conductive Education (NICE) based in Moseley, Birmingham, in conjunction with Birmingham City University.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    National Institute of Conductive Ed

  • Start date

    23 September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code X161
Institution code B25
Campus name National Institute of Conductive Ed
Campus code D

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points
A level C C C Two A levels can be combined with up to two AS levels, A levels can be combined with BTEC and OCR Level 3 qualifications up to a maximum of four A level equivalent qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
Access to HE Diploma Pass in a preferably in a relevant subject
Scottish Higher B B C C Can be combined with Scottish Advanced Highers to obtain 96 UCAS tariff points from a maximum of four subjects.
AS A A - E E In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least two full A levels totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Not accepted
Extended Project Only in combination with other qualifications
In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 CGSE grade 4 English and Mathematics.
English language or mathematics equivalence only in combination with three GCSEs at C/4 or above:-
BTEC Level 2 Diploma - Merit or above
BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate - Merit or above
Intermediate GNVQ - Pass
or City and Guilds Level 2 Certificates in Adult Numeracy/ Adult Literacy - Pass
Functional Skills/ Essential Skills level 2 (Maths) - Pass
HNC (BTEC) At tutor's discretion
HND (BTEC) At tutor's discretion
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points Obtain a minimum of 24 points overall. Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates if they obtain a total of 12 points or above from three Higher Level Subjects and alongside other acceptable level 3 qualifications to meet 96 UCAS Tariff Points
For students who do not already hold a GCSE in Mathematics at Grade C/4 or above grade 5 in Maths (Standard Level) from the IB Diploma will be accepted. For students who do not already hold a GCSE in English Language at Grade C/4 or above Standard Level English Language (not literature) Group A - Grade 4 or above,
OR English Language Group B Grade 5 from the IB will be accepted.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Pass the Irish Leaving Certificate with a minimum of 96 tariff points, achieved in four Higher level subjects. This must include Maths and English Language taken at either Ordinary level (minimum grade O1-O4 (or A-C/A1-C3)) or Higher level (minimum grade H5/D1).
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) See Level 3 entry for full details
OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totaling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma DD Can be combined with A levels, AS levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications up to a maximum of four A level equivalent qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma MMM
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totaling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totaling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least two full A levels totaling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DD Can be combined with A levels, AS levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications up to a maximum of four A level equivalent qualifications totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totaling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Only in combination with other qualifications. In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.
Scottish Advanced Higher D D D Achieve a minimum of 96 tariff points achieved in either three Advanced Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers. Where three Advanced Highers have been taken achieve a minimum of grades DDD.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) In combination with A levels, BTEC or OCR Level 3 qualifications equivalent to at least one full A level totalling at least 96 UCAS tariff points.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.bcu.ac.uk/courses/conductive-education-2018-19

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records check (DBS)


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no subtest below 5.5

Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 6, with no subtest below 5.5 If English is studied at GCSE Level but as a second language, IELTs must be completed to qualify for UK L2 requirement.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.