How to apply
Applying for a full-time course
Apply for your chosen full-time degree via the University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). This entails filling in an online application form and submitting a personal statement. You can either start your course in September or defer for a year by selecting the relevant year of entry in your application.
We can provide guidance with this process. If you would like some help, please get in touch with our admissions team. Alternatively, please click on the links to download our guides about the application process and writing personal statements.
Applying for a part-time course
You can apply for part-time courses directly by contacting our admissions team. They will provide the relevant application form, which will need to be completed in full and returned with copies of your qualifications.
What happens when we receive an application?
Depending on the status of your chosen course, UCW will either assess whether you meet the entry requirements and have demonstrated the motivation and commitment to succeed, or the decision whether to make you an offer will be made by one of our partner universities based upon our recommendations.
Applicants may also need to attend an interview, go through an audition process, or submit academic or creative work for consideration. You will receive guidance and a minimum of two weeks’ notice should this apply to you. You can find out more about our additional selection methods here.
What happens if we offer you a place?
If you have applied through UCAS you will also receive our offer through their system. If you have applied to us directly then we will make an offer via email. Once the offer has been accepted we will typically invite you to an orientation event to meet your lecturers and fellow students. We will also send you a reminder about applying for student finance and information about our student accommodation.
At the end of August you will receive confirmation of your place at UCW, your accommodation allocation (if applicable) and start of term information. You will not receive student finance until you have enrolled at UCW.
UCW Admissions Policy and Procedures
For more information about the application process at UCW, please download our Admissions Policy and Procedures.