Applying for postgraduate courses

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  • Applying for postgraduate courses

    For most taught master’s degrees, postgraduate diplomas and certificates you should apply directly to the university. 

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      For a few courses, you will need to apply differently. Please check the individual online course entries for information about how to apply.

      When should I apply?

      If you are applying to start in January 2021, you will need to apply by 4 December 2020. If you are applying from India, please see further information on your country page.

      If you are applying to start in September 2021, you can apply until 30 June 2021.

      Please contact our Admissions Office on if you want to check if we can still accept your application. If you need university accommodation you will need to meet the deadlines on our accommodation pages to be guaranteed a place. You should also allow enough time to apply for a visa if you need one to study in the UK.

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      Entry requirements

      Find out about our academic and English language requirements.

      If you have already completed a higher education level qualification you may be able to transfer this to one of our undergraduate courses and start in the second or third year.

      Who to contact

      If you have any questions about applying for postgraduate courses please contact our Admissions Office on or call +44 (0)1865 483040.

      You may find it useful to read our advice about applying.

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      Applying for a research degree?

      Find out more about applying for a postgraduate research degree.