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How To Apply

You’ve chosen your perfect course, and you're ready to apply for University. We’re delighted to accept applications from all individuals who have the necessary skills and abilities to succeed in their studies. Take the next step towards your future career and apply to study one of our courses using the guidance and information below.

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If you’re looking to study full-time with us, you should make your application through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) anytime from 1 September for the following year. If you wish to study part-time, you can apply direct to us using our online application portal.

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Looking to start your postgraduate study? If 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.

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Postgraduate Research

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

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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.

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Degree Apprenticeships

If you wish to apply for this degree apprenticeship course and you are already in a relevant job role, talk to your manager or your employer and share the programme information with them. They may be willing to support you through the Apprenticeship.

Find out more

If you're 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 our Course Enquires team who will be happy to help, on +44(01772) 892400 or email