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Applying for postgraduate study

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

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How to apply for a postgraduate course

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

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Admissions criteria for postgraduate study

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 for postgraduate study

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

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Non-standard applications for postgraduate study

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

Postgraduate offer holders affected by industrial action

Information on what to do if you have a postgraduate offer to study with us and have been affected by industrial action, including the marking and assessment boycott.

Complaints and appeals about your application

Procedure enabling applicants to submit a complaint or appeal.

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.

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