Research Degrees

If you wish to apply for a research degree please go to How to Apply website.
If you are applying for a specific PhD studentship we would ask that you make informal contact with the named supervisor before applying.

Taught Programmes

To apply for one of our taught programmes please visit How to Apply website.

Note: It is important when submitting an application to the University that you ensure you have completed all the necessary sections and enclosed all the relevant documentation to ensure that your application can be processed as quickly as possible.

Application Materials

To apply for any of our programmes you must submit:

  • a completed Postgraduate Application Form
  • full details of your academic achievements to date
  • proof of proficiency in English (6.5 in IELTS examination or 580 in TOEFL if you are an international applicant)
    Individual programmes may have been granted leave to ask for higher English language entry qualifications. We ask that you please refer to the programme website before completing an application.
  • academic references:
    Those applying for a Research Programme (PhD) are required to submit two confidential references in sealed envelopes, signed by the referee across the seal.
    Those applying for a Taught Programme (MSc, PgDip, PgCert) are required to submit one reference only; unless you are applying with a degree from a UK institution in which case you are not required to supply references.
    Individual programmes may have specific instructions regarding the type of references they require. We ask that you please refer to the programme website before completing an application.