NB: We are no longer able to accept applications from Overseas applicants for October 2014 start. The next intake for Overseas Research Students is March 2015.
Please fill in the form below, ensuring you complete all compulsory fields (marked with an asterisk).
All Overseas applicants that have previously studied in the UK must complete an Immigration History Form and attach it to this form along with any additional documents requested on the form. Download the Immigration History Form -
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Please note you cannot submit this form without attaching a CV and Research Proposal. For advice on preparing your Research Proposal please see the Proposal Guidance.
A list of our Research Institutes and the topics they support can be found here.
Previous UK Study
Which Research Institute would you like your application to be considered for?
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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you believe you should be considered for RPL please complete. Leave blank otherwise.
Academic Support of your Application
If you have already discussed your application with a member of our academic staff who is willing to support your research application please state their name and Email address below (email address must be their University @beds.ac.uk email). Leave blank otherwise.
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