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Your postgraduate application

Find out how to apply, read our advice on what your application should include, discover how we assess your application and more 

We believe higher education is for everyone. That's why, when you apply to join us as a postgraduate, we'll consider your application on its own merits – whatever your academic or professional background.

In this section, we explain how the application process works.

Ready to apply for a Master's or other postgraduate taught programme? View our application checklist to check the relevant application route for your course of interest. Use our online application form, which you'll find in the 'How to apply' section on your course page

Trying to apply for a research degree? Explore our postgraduate research options.

Application deadline

We strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible before the start of the course, on 4 October 2021. This way, you won’t miss out on the critical opening weeks of your course and university events. 

If you apply after 17 October, we cannot guarantee that your application will be processed in time to make you an offer for 2021 entry. 

If you are an International student and require a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to apply for a study visa, we advise that you apply by 24 September to avoid disappointment. 

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