How to apply to university

Take the next step towards your future career and apply to study one of our courses. When you're ready to apply for university, use the guidance below to help with your application.

Undergraduate applications

Want to study a full-time undergraduate degree with us? You can make your application through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) from the start of September for the following year. If you want to study part-time, you can apply directly to us using our online application portal.

How to apply for an undergraduate course

Postgraduate applications

You’ve done your research, chatted in-depth to our academic tutors and you’re now ready to take your next step. Here’s all the information and guidance you need to apply for a postgraduate degree.

Apply for a postgraduate degree

Postgraduate research

New postgraduate research degree students can start in September, January and March and applications should be received a minimum of two months prior to commencing your studies.

Read our guidance for postgraduate research

International students

We provide a warm welcome students from all over the world to our UK campuses at Preston, Burnley and Westlakes. Join our diverse, cultural community by using our handy guide on how to apply, sort your visa and get settled in.

Applying as an international student

Degree Apprenticeships

Considering applying for a Degree Apprenticeship? If you're working in a relevant job role, speak to your employer as they may be willing to support you through the Degree Apprenticeship.

Find out more about Degree Apprenticeships

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Are you interested in applying for one of our professional development, short courses or joining one of our CPD events? You'll find the details of how to apply or book on the relevant course page.

Alternatively, contact Course Enquiries on +44 (0) 1772 892400 or email the team.

View our CPD courses

Specialist courses

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Applying for MBBS or BVMS

Applying to study medicine (MBBS) or veterinary medicine (BVMS)? Discover everything you need to know, from personal statements to preparing for your interview.

Our student support

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We're here for you

From asking where to find information to dealing with personal difficulties, we’ve got you covered. Our dedicated teams are here to help. If you're a current student, visit our Student Support Hub.