Advice for your application

There are different ways to apply to us depending on your course and level of study. To take the stress out of your application, we've put together some advice for undergraduate and postgraduate taught applications.

If you're looking to study a full time undergraduate course and you're from the UK, you'll need to apply online via UCAS by 30 June. Part time, postgraduate and international students can apply online direct to us. You will find full information and links on the 'How to apply' tab on each course page.

You will usually be required to write a personal statement as part of your application, or a research proposal if you're looking to study a PhD. Sometimes you will also need to attend an interview. Each course provides more details - find your course.

Undergraduate courses

Can I get into university with a BTEC?

A BTEC Level 3 qualification is no different to A Levels when it comes to applying to University.

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BTEC UCAS tariff points calculator

Use our BTEC UCAS tariff points calculator to figure out if your BTECs give you the UCAS points you need to apply for a university course.

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Personal statement advice from students

Our students share their top tips for writing a successful application to university.

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Five stages of writing personal statement

The five emotions of writing a personal statement

Are panic and caffeine the only things seeing you through? Or have you already completed it? We look at the emotional rollercoaster of personal statements.

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Expert tips for personal statements

Expert top tips: how to write a winning personal statement

Who better to give you advice than the people who will be reading your application? Our experts share their tips.

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Do's and Don'ts of writing a personal statement

Do's and dont's for writing personal statements

Need some inspiration to help you put pen to paper? These tips should help.

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Postgraduate taught courses

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How to write a postgraduate personal statement

Just when you thought your personal statement days were over... Our Careers Consultant Alex Carroll shares his tips.

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Personal statement checklist

Download for free: The Ultimate Guide to Personal Statements

Not sure how to write your personal statement? Download your free guide which includes real examples from our students.

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