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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.

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Undergraduate applications

Are you looking to study a full time undergraduate degree with us? You can make your application through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) from 1 September for the following year. If you want to study part time, you can apply direct to us using our online application portal.

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Postgraduate applications

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 for a postgraduate degree

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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.

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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

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

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 Enquiries team who will be happy to help, on +44 (01772) 892400 or email