Application Guidance Notes

Before continuing with your application please read the following guidance carefully.

Your application is specifically designed for the programme you have applied for via course finder. It is sensitive to the answers you provide as you proceed through the application. 

You do not have to complete your application in one session. You will be sent an email containing a secure link to enable you to complete your application at a future date should you so choose.

You will be able to save your application at any point in the process and return to it when you are ready to continue.

Please note that your application will not be processed until all the relevant sections have been completed and your application has been submitted.

Throughout your application you will be given the opportunity to upload scanned documents in support of your application. 

Please note that a decision on your application may be delayed if the relevant supporting documents are not received. 

The following information will usually be needed before a decision can be made on your application:

  • Academic reference(s) 
  • Degree transcripts (interim* transcripts);
  • English language test certificate (if appropriate);
  • Research proposal (if appropriate).

*A transcript of your degree progress and achievement to date.

You may also be required to submit further documents. 

It is your responsibility to ensure that the information you provide is accurate and complete, and does not contain false or misleading information. It is also your responsibility to provide additional information when requested to do so. The University will check your academic history, qualifications, references, personal statements, research proposals, and anything else provided as part of your application for accuracy.

Completing the application form

The application form is divided into the following sections, which will be tailored to the application route you are applying for. 

Personal Details
Additional Personal Information
Contact Details
Professional/Work Experience
Personal Statement
Research Details
Application Information 


How to Apply

Search for the course you wish to apply for using course finder. Once you have selected the course please click on 'Apply Now' buttons until you reach the application form where you will be asked to Log in or Create a new user.

If you have an existing account your username is your email address or applicant id number. You can click on the forgotten password link to reset your password.

If you are new to the Application system please click on New User to create your New User Details.

New User Details


*Forename(s)/Given name

*Second Forename

*Surname/Family name


*Date of Birth (dd/mmm/yyyy)

*Email address (this is your username).

Please provide us with an active personal email account that will be valid for the duration of the application process. This is to ensure our communications reach you. Should your email change after you submit your application, please email us at with the details. Changing your email address without informing us will impact on your user experience with this system.

*Confirm e-mail Address/Username

*Password (choose a password containing a minimum of 8 characters, which must contain: at least one upper case (A-Z), one lower case (a-z), one number (0-9), one special character (!? * % ( ) @ # $ ^ & + - =)).

*Confirm password

Proceed with your application form