Application forms

International applicants

You can apply online using our applications portal. Please visit the International students section for more information on how to apply.

This includes current University of Bedfordshire students progressing from one course to a higher level degree.

Postgraduate and Part-time UK based applicants

If you are a UK citizen, or a European student with settled or pre-settled status, please complete this form and email it to

If you are applying for MSc Social Work (two year course) you must apply via UCAS

Progression to next academic level

In your second year of a Foundation Degree or HND at one of the University's partner colleges and studying for a University of Bedfordshire award? Apply to progress on to a further one year of study to top-up to a BA or BSc Honours Degree in a related subject.

If you are applying for MSc Social Work (two year course) you must apply via UCAS

Recognition of prior learning

The University recognises that many prospective students particularly mature applicants, applying for courses have a vast range of expertise, skills and knowledge.

RPEL (Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning) and RPCL (Recognition of prior Certificated Learning) are processes that enable you to receive formal recognition for skills and knowledge you already possess that have not been previously assessed or awarded credit.

RPCL and RPEL are available for UK based students.

RPCL and RPEL claim forms


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