How to apply for part-time and distance-learning undergraduate courses

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how to Apply for a part-time or distance learning course

Read our advice on how, when and where to apply for our part-time and distance learning undergraduate courses

You can apply direct to us for undergraduate part-time and distance learning courses using our online application form. (You can't apply for part-time and distance learning courses through UCAS.)

When you use the online application form for the first time we’ll ask you to set up an account. You can then save your progress and return to it later.

Applying online is simple. But if you prefer to send your application by post, please contact us.

What you need to include

As part of your application, you'll need:

  • a personal statement that shows why you’d make a great student
  • a reference from someone who knows you academically or professionally such as a teacher, tutor, principal, head teacher, manager or supervisor

When to apply

Our courses fill up quickly. So submit your application as soon as you decide which course you want to study.

We’ll send you an email to confirm we’ve received your application.