We welcome students with a range of qualifications and achievements that demonstrate potential to benefit from our research-led learning and teaching.

From the application process onwards there has been constant support in place for any questions and concerns, which has also been the case for enrolment and the course itself.

Cerys, MA English Literature
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How to apply

A step-by-step guide to applying for a place on one of our postgraduate programmes.

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Admissions criteria

Learn more about what requirements you'll need to meet in order to study here, along with information on equality and diversity and deferred entry.

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Writing a research proposal

Make sure your research proposal is well received by reading our guide.


Application forms

Prefer to apply by post? Download, print and complete the necessary forms now.

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Feedback for unsuccessful applicants

Find out how to submit a request for feedback regarding an unsuccessful application.

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Returning to complete your application?

Information on how to return to and complete your application for postgraduate study.

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EU applicants

Find out how the UK's decision to leave the European Union will affect applicants and prospective postgraduate students from the EU.

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Non-standard applications

Our Social Work, Legal Practice Course (full-time), Graduate Diploma in Law (full-time) and Bar Professional Training Course have different application processes. Find out how to apply to these courses.

English language requirements

If you are an overseas applicant and your first language is not English, then you must have a proven level of English to study on our courses.

Visit out International pages to find out more.