How to apply for HE

Admissions Criteria

We aim to make our programmes as accessible as possible. Students wishing to be enrolled on our foundation degree programme should meet the following criteria:

  • GCSE maths and English (C grade or above) and 2 A level passes (grade E and above) or a pass on a recognised Access to Higher Education Programme
  • mature students (21+) who do not meet the educational requirements will need to pass an initial student evaluation
  • we also consider applications for entry with advanced standing (with previous relevant experience)

Students wishing to be enrolled on our BA(Hons) top-up degree should meet the following criteria:

  • demonstrate a pass at a relevant level 5 qualification eg Foundation Degree or HND or similar in a relevant subject

All students will need to complete the application form, provide relevant documentation including certificates, passport/identity and will be asked to undertake an admissions interview. Where English is not your first language, you will be asked to complete and pass a test at B2 level or provide an IELTS certificate 6.0 overall.


We aim to make our fees as affordable as possible to open up learning opportunities.

For our foundation degree and BA(Hons) top-up, the fee is £6,100 per year for the full-time study programme and £3,050 for the part time study programme.

Eligible students can apply to the Student Loan Company for a loan to cover the cost of the fees.

How to apply

To apply, complete the form below and we will send you an application form. Please be aware this is not the application form for A Level study.

Higher Education Application

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Overall pass rate for A levels in 2018


•A*-C rate: 82%, significantly above the national average of 76.8%


Pass rate in 22 subjects in 2018

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