Postgraduate

How to Apply

How to Apply

We welcome your application if you have the motivation, ability and potential for postgraduate study.

Planned maintenance: 18 November

The postgraduate applicant portal will be unavailable due to essential planned system maintenance from 7:00 until 19:00 on Saturday 18 November (GMT).

Your application

You should complete your application online. We have a step-by-step guide to help you as well as a dedicated enquiries service. You can even view real-time updates about your application in the Applicant Portal.

To start, just register and create a username and password. You can then login to view or track your application whenever you want. If you're a current student you don’t need to create a new account, just use your S3P login and password.

Trouble logging on?

If you are experiencing technical problems logging on to the application form, shout! Email us at it.servicedesk@ncl.ac.uk with the subject 'Technical Issue with Applicant Portal' and we'll do our best to help.

To make sure you don't miss any emails from us:

Different ways to apply

Some courses have a different application procedure. We'll tell you in the 'How to Apply' tab of the course profile.

If you get stuck with your application, our application form guidance‌ (PDF:1.9MB) might help. You can also take a look at our offline version of the postgraduate application form‌ (PDF:728KB).

International students

Our international preparation courses and graduate diplomas have a different application method. You'll apply online through our partner INTO. Find out about how to apply to:

Education agents

You may want to use one of our recommended education agents. They are listed on your country page and can help you submit and manage your application. You should also look at our information about: