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Clearance checks

Clearance checks

For some courses, you’ll require further clearance checks. If you have an offer, you’ll need to meet the following requirements before enrolling at university in September.

Education, Health & Social Care and Sport courses

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We’re committed to the creation and support of a balanced, inclusive and diverse community. We also have a duty to ensure it makes safe recruitment and employment decisions.

If you have an offer for a sport, health & social care, youth work, social work or education course – and you choose us as your firm choice – you’ll need a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure (Disclosure and Barring Service) with the university before you enrol at university in September.

Health & Social Care

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The following health & social care courses require clearance checks, as explained in the following guides.

Teacher T​raining

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BEd and PGCE Initial Teacher Training courses require further clearance checks, as explained below.