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What happens next?

Once you have applied, we will send you an email acknowledgement within 24 hours. This will contain a student reference number that can be used at any point of enquiry about your application.

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Once your application is approved, you will also need to register online.

We reach a decision

Within five working days, we aim to send you one of the following responses:

  • 1. Your application is approved. We send you an offer letter.

Congratulations! The next step is to register online and pay course fees (see below).

  • 2. We require more information and/or evidence

We tell you what we need to see before we can issue an offer.

  • 3. We have referred your application

The panel is making a decision, considering issues such as experience or reasons for study.

  • 4. Unfortunately, you do not meet the requirements

We will advise you how to become eligible in the future. You may appeal this decision.

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The interval between application and registration deadlines varies. We will send you instructions to guide you through the process.

The registration process

Once you have received an offer to study, you will need to pay your course fees and register formally. Your offer letter will detail your registration deadlines and other significant dates.

We send you instructions to help you through this process, including the following key information:


The registration deadline can range from one week to two months after the application deadline. The interval is often shorter where the programme offers several intakes per year.

Course fees

The fees due at registration depend on your course and how much you are required to pay up-front. Your course may include a separate registration fee and pay-as-you-go or full-fee options.

Fee details are provided on our course pages, and in greater detail in our fee schedules.