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  1. How do I apply through UCAS?

    If you're a UK student applying for a full-time undergraduate degree at a UK university, you apply via UCAS. The application process is the same for all UK universities and follows a 7-step process...

  2. Can I study part-time?

    We offer a wide range of part-time programmes - you can find more information on all of the part-time courses we offer by searching our website.

  3. Can I study by distance learning?

    We have a range of postgraduate courses you can choose to study via independent distance learning (IDL). Find out more.

  4. What’s a typical teaching timetable?

    Timetables vary between courses, and are not confirmed until just before teaching begins...

  5. What is an unconditional offer?

    An unconditional offer means that you currently satisfy the entry criteria for the programme you’ve applied for, and your place is guaranteed.

  6. What is a conditional offer?

    A conditional offer means that we can offer you a place, subject to you meeting a number of conditions...

  7. Can I be unsuccessful in my application?

    Unfortunately we do sometimes reject applicants. This can be for a range of reasons...

  8. How do I get an update on my application?

    If you’ve applied via UCAS, you can log in to UCAS Track at any time for an update...

  9. I’ve received an offer – what are the conditions?

    The conditions of your offer will be made clear in your offer email...

  10. When do I need to let you know if I want to accept the offer?

    You don’t need to accept right away – you’re welcome to take time to make up your mind...

  11. Can I defer my offer?

    If you’ve changed your mind and would like to defer your offer, you need to request this in writing...

  12. I’ve changed my personal details since I applied – how do I tell you?

    If any of your personal details have changed since you applied, please inform Admissions...

  13. What types of courses do you offer?

    We offer over 350 courses, including short courses, undergraduate degrees and postgraduate programmes...

  14. Are there open days, so I can come and visit?

    You can come and see everything for yourself. During the year we host several open days...

  15. How do I apply for a place at the University?

    If you are applying for a full-time, undergraduate programme you must submit your application via UCAS...

  16. How long does it take to find out if I have a place?

    The time it takes to find out the outcome of your application varies...

  17. I have a criminal conviction - will this impact on my application?

    This depends on the nature of your conviction and the course you’re applying for...

  18. I have a disability - will this impact on my application?

    Please acknowledge any disability/impairment on your application...

  19. Can I apply without a reference?

    Applications must contain at least one reference...

  20. I don’t know my VIP login details – how do I reset them?

    You can reset your login details online. To do this, you’ll need to know your username...

  21. Do I have a right to cancel my application?

    Information on your right to cancel and what options you have available if you change your mind about coming to study with us...

  22. I'm applying for Nursing, which NHS Trust should I choose to work with?

    When studying your Nursing degree with us, 50% of your time will be spent on placement in one of our partner NHS Trusts. Choosing which Trust you want to work with is an important decision.