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Entry Requirements & How to Apply

The programme is open to graduates from all disciplines. Successful applicants will normally hold a level 8 degree in any subject at a minimum of Lower Second Class Honours degree (2.2). Admission to the course is based wholly on the application form and supporting documentation; applicants should ensure they complete all parts of the application to a high standard.

Applications are completed electronically and require the following documentation:

  • Application Form is available online 
  • 2 Reference Letters - applicants are not required to get two hard copy references. You must list two referee contact details on the online application form. An automated email will be sent to both referees asking them to complete a template and send it back. At least one of your references must be academic.
  • Official Transcripts - a transcript is a breakdown of the modules you completed and the grades you obtained. Please contact your University to request a transcript as soon as possible as some Universities can take up to 21 days to process transcripts. (This includes undergraduate transcripts and graduate transcripts if applicable)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 1 current photo (headshot). Please ensure it is a clear picture with a plain background.(It is preferable that it is in jpeg format)

Next Intake: We are now accepting applications for our September 2019 intake.

Applications are reviewed throughout the year and places are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The final date for applications is June 30th but submissions may close earlier than this if the course quota is filled.

Applications are now open and places are offered to suitable applicants as and when they apply. This means the course can fill in advance of the closing date so interested applicants are strongly advised to apply early as when the course is full, applicants will be placed on a waiting list.

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