Part-time: How to apply

How to apply for part-time study

Please complete all sections of the form and attach copies of your qualifications and two suitable references (we will also accept evidence of previous work experience in some cases).

Any incomplete forms submitted will delay the process as we will need to contact you for the missing information before assessing your application.

  • Once we have received your completed application you will receive an email acknowledgement and your application will then be considered by our Admissions team
  • You may be asked to provide additional documentation or information to support your application. For some courses you may be invited for an interview/audition or asked to submit a portfolio.
  • We may also need to assess your fee status so that we can determine whether you will be charged home or international fees.

ReferencesHow to apply

References are an important part of the application process, they must:

  • be recent
  • written on letter headed paper
  • clearly state the applicant's name
  • state the referee's name, their occupation and their relationship to the applicant

References provided by friends and relatives will not be accepted.

  • An academic reference should be provided by a current or previous tutor from your current or previous educational institution.
  • An employer’s reference should be provided by your line manager at your current or previous place of work.


If you receive an offer it will be either:

  • Unconditional – you have been accepted, or
  • Conditional – you must meet certain criteria or gain certain qualifications in order to receive an unconditional offer

If we cannot make you an offer for the course you originally applied for we may contact you to discuss an alternative suitable course. We may also advise you how to gain the appropriate qualifications or experience in order to secure entry at a future date.

Accepting a place

You will be asked to confirm acceptance of your place. It is important that you do this as it enables us to send you further information before your course starts.


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