It’s not too late to apply

Did you know that many of our programmes are still open for applications to start in this academic year? While 2020 may continue to try to throw our plans off course, we’ve got some guidance for you to complete that last minute application and make 2020 count.

1. Choose your programme:

Browse the online programme finder to see what programmes you are still eligible to apply for. Note that many of the deadlines are in mid-August!

2. Begin your application:

You’ll need to use our online application system to apply. Entry requirements can be found in the admissions statement for your chosen programme.

3. Upload your supporting documents:

Whichever programme you’re applying for, there are standard documents that you need to provide with your application. Please check the admissions statement for specific requirements, such as whether you’re required to identify an area of research that you’re interested in.

4. Submit your application:

Make sure you’ve uploaded all the necessary documentation, and read through your application. Some programmes may also require an application fee.

5. Check your progress:

For taught postgraduate programmes, we aim to make a decision on complete applications within 21 days. For research programmes, we aim to get in touch with you within five days. You can check the progress of your application using our online application system.

If you’re unsure about whether the blended learning approach for this academic year will suit you, we understand. Keep checking our COVID-19 advice page for prospective students, and why not read about some of our current students’ experiences of online learning: Katherine and Jess – Our experience of online learning.

If you have any questions about the application process, we’re available to chat. Our telephone lines are open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday on +44 (0)117 394 1649, or you can email us at You can also find application guidance in this short video.