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Geography and Environmental SciencePostgraduate study

How to Apply

Applications for our postgraduate programmes are made using our online application form.

General entry requirements

To apply for postgraduate study you must satisfy the University’s general entry requirements as well as any specific requirements for your chosen programme.

As well as academic qualifications and practical experience, we look for evidence of your interest in the programme and an understanding of the rigorous demands of postgraduate study.

International students

If you are an international student you will need to ensure that your academic and English language qualifications meet our entry requirements. You should apply as early as possible if you need to secure a UK visa or if you are applying for funding or sponsorship. Visit the University’s International students’ pages for more details.

The application process

Before you begin, please ensure that you have read all the information relating to your chosen programme of study, such as entry requirements, application deadlines, funding, special requirements for overseas students.

Most programmes require additional supporting documentation to be submitted as part of the application process. These can be uploaded with the online application form. Decisions regarding admissions are not made until an application is considered to be complete. You will be sent an acknowledgement email as soon as we have received your application.

Follow these steps to submit your application:

  1. Identify the programme(s) of study that you wish to apply for.
  2. Check application requirements and programme entry requirements.
  3. Check what supporting documents you need to submit with your application form
  4. Go to the online application form and find your programme via the Programme Search page
  5. Login or if new user create login ID
  6. Fill in application details via application checklist
  7. Upload supporting documents
  8. Submit application
  9. Use online tracking to track the progress of your application.

Apply online here.

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