We encourage all students to apply for their chosen programme as soon as possible. For international students who require a visa to study in the UK should apply no later than 1st May of the year you wish to commence your studies. All supporting documents (including references) must be received by 15th May. UK students should apply no later than 31st August. N.B. it is for applicants to ensure that references are submitted in time.
You should apply for a postgraduate taught programme online.
When you have completed the application form you should either submit it online or email it together with hard copies or scans of the following supporting documentation, unless stated otherwise above:
- School or college transcripts/certificates
- University transcripts and certified translations if applicable
- Degree certificates
- Evidence of English Language proficiency (EU and international applicants only)
- Personal statement
- Two references (on letter headed paper, signed and dated)
NB: We would advise that photocopies and scanned documents are acceptable at application stage. However, originals will be required should your application be successful
If you are unable to apply online, you can apply by downloading a copy of the relevant Postgraduate Application Form and returning it to us by email via one of the following email addresses;
UK applications: firstname.lastname@example.org
International and EU applications: email@example.com
Acknowledgement of your application
The Postgraduate Admissions Team will acknowledge receipt of your application and will pass it to the Programme Director and/or appropriate academic department(s) for consideration.
Students with disabilities
We welcome applications from students with disabilities and consider them on the same academic grounds as those of other students. If you have a disability, medical condition and/or support needs it is important that you inform the University so that you receive appropriate support. To discuss your situation or to obtain a copy of the University’s booklet, “A guide to support and services for students with disabilities,” please contact a member of the Disability Advice and Guidance Team on T:+44 (0)151 794 4714 / 6676 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full details of the admissions procedures for taught programmes may be found in the University's Postgraduate Taught Admissions Policy, which is available on our Postgraduate Taught Policy page.
Please note, it is a mandatory requirement for some postgraduate applicants, who need Entry Clearance to study in the UK, to have an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate. It is your responsibility to check if this scheme applies to you. See our ATAS page for more information.
In some countries the University works with local representatives who can provide more information and help you with the application process. For further details, please visit our International pages.
We encourage all students to apply for their chosen programme as soon as possible.