RESEARCH DEGREE APPLICATIONS
INTERVIEWS The majority of programmes do not require an interview as part of the selection process. If an interview is required, the purpose and format will be communicated to you, so you know what to expect and what role this plays in the overall selection process. Some programmes (for example, MA Creative Writing) require candidates to provide Following consideration of your application, you will be informed whether: • You are to be offered a place • You are to be invited for interview • W e are unable to offer you a place You will receive either a conditional or unconditional offer from us, or we will inform you that we are unable to offer you a place. We will notify you of our decision by email. Please note that formal offers are additional written work to supplement an application. only made by the University’s Admissions Office, following recommendations from the relevant academic faculties. Your offer letter will contain full details of the terms and conditions of the offer. If you are a candidate for full-time study, you will also receive details of how to apply for University accommodation. If you have a disability, medical condition, or a specific learning difficulty, you will be invited to
Our online application form allows you to track your application at each stage of the process:
In order to allow sufficient time for consideration of your application by an academic, for potential offer conditions to be met and travel/ relocation, we recommend that applications are made before the dates outlined below. Please note that applications can still be submitted outside of the suggested dates below but there is the potential that your application/ potential offer may need to be moved to the next appropriate intake window. October Enrolment • UK Applicants – 15th August • EU/International applicants – 15th July January Enrolment • UK applicants – 15th November • EU/International applicants – 15th October April Enrolment • UK applicants – 15th February • EU/International applicants – 15th January July Enrolment • UK applicants – 15th May • EU/International applicants – 15th April
When we receive your application, we will:
• M ake sure that you meet our academic entry requirements and non-academic requirements (if appropriate) • C heck that you have the experience and skills necessary to study the subject • Look for evidence of your commitment, motivation and your achievements • Take into account your references TAUGHT MASTER’S DEGREE APPLICATIONS Once we have received all the necessary supporting documentation, we aim to notify you of our decision (or issue an invitation for interview) within 9 working days from the date we acknowledge receipt of your application.
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