The University requires all students taking the courses listed below to complete an online enhanced Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) application – formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check. If you are studying one of the subjects below you will be required to complete the online application before you commence your course. Please read our instructions which include full details on how to complete the online application.

A fee is payable for the following courses:

  • Childhood and Youth (BA)
  • Dental Nursing (FdSc)
  • Early Childhood Studies (BA)
  • Early Years Professional Status
  • Early Years QTS (BA)
  • Health and Social Care (FdSc)
  • Integrative Counselling (MSc)
  • Offender Management (FdA)
  • PGCE
  • Primary Education QTS (BA)
  • Social Work (BA)
  • Special Educational Needs and Inclusion (BA)
  • Sports Development (BA)
  • Sports Therapy Top up

The NHS pays the fee for these courses:

  • Midwifery (BSc)
  • Nursing (BSc)
  • Occupational Therapy (BSc)
  • Podiatry (BSc)
  • Paramedic Science (FdSc)