Questions about STP international entry requirements

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I am from outside of the UK; do I have the right to work in the UK?

Before you start your application visit the UK Visas and Immigration Service  to check whether or not you are eligible to apply. Make sure that you have established your right to work in the UK for all three years of the programme and this must be in place before you start.

If you require a Skilled Worker visa to work and train in the UK as a healthcare scientist visit the Home Office website for the latest guidance on visas. Should you be successful and receive an offer, you must meet the minimum of 70 points under the new Points Based system.

What level of English language competency is required?

It is essential that you have the communication skills to enable you to perform the role effectively. You must also be able to demonstrate that you can achieve the standards set for clinical scientists by the Health and Care Professions Council. Please refer to the STP entry requirements for further details.

As a non UK applicant - what do I need to do?

If you hold an international qualification and get through to the interview stage, you will need to provide UK ENIC statement of comparability. Visit the GOV.UK website for further information on degree equivalence.

Does the School provide sponsorship to applicants who require a Skilled Worker Visa (previously known as tier 2)?

Should you be successful and receive an offer, Health Education England will provide sponsorship providing you meet the minimum of 70 points under the new Points Based System. Further details on the Points Based System can be found on the Home Office website.