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How to apply

Direct applications

We judge all candidates on their individual merits.

The minimum requirement for postgraduate courses is usually an honours degree (at least a 2:2 or equivalent) or HND with relevant experience, or equivalent (please check the individual course pages for exact requirements). These requirements may be relaxed if you have a cognate degree or are a non-graduate with extensive, relevant professional experience*.

*Which demonstrates the outcomes that a bachelor's degree with honours would have, as stipulated by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, 2008.

Before you apply

You will need to have all of the following items ready to upload as part of the online application process:

  • Qualifications and transcripts
  • Personal statement

PLUS for international students only:


Finding and applying for a postgraduate degree is straightforward with our online system. You can:

  • Apply online in your own time - you can complete the form in stages until the closing date.
  • Be sure your application has been received - we'll email you confirmation.

The deadline for UK and EU applications is Tuesday 1 September 2020. For overseas students the deadline is Friday 29 May 2020 with all conditions of offers to be met by 26 June 2020 for CAS letters to be issued.


We cannot offer scholarships or bursaries to international students directly so please be aware of this before making an application.

To find out more about scholarships you might be eligible for, visit our scholarships information section.

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