How to Apply

How to Apply

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

Sorry - the postgraduate applicant portal is temporarily unavailable

The postgraduate applicant portal is unavailable due to essential planned system maintenance.

The portal will be closed from midday Friday 5 February to 5pm on Monday 8 February (GMT).

All existing application information will be available when the system reopens at 5pm on Monday 8 February.

If you need to submit an application whilst the portal is unavailable, you can complete a PDF of the postgraduate application form (PDF: 934KB).

You can submit this form by email or post it to us, our application form guidance (PDF: 65KB) will help you.

If you have any urgent queries regarding your application you can email the Postgraduate Admissions team at

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 and real-time status updates.

To start, just register and create a username and password. You can then login to view or track your application whenever you want.


Different application procedure

Some courses have a different application procedure: this will be specified in your course profile.

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If you are unable to apply online you can complete our postgraduate application form (PDF:813KB). You can also follow our application form guidance (PDF: 93KB).

You can post the form to us or complete it electronically, and submit it via email. You can request a paper application form from our Postgraduate Admissions Service.

International students

You may want to use one of our recommended education agents. They can help you submit and manage your application.

You should also look at our information about: