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How to Apply

The University of Suffolk welcomes applications from all prospective students who can benefit from and successfully complete higher education study. Undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are available on both a full-time and part-time basis, with students able to choose the best method of study for them. A variety of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses are also on offer, as well as opportunities for work-based learning.

Undergraduate Study

All students wanting to apply for a full-time undergraduate course starting in September 2018 should apply through UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). Further guidance about how to apply, as well as guidance on how to write a personal statement, can be found on the UCAS website.

The UCAS application fee is £13 for one course or £24 for up to five choices.

The University of Suffolk institution code is S82, UCAS course codes can be found on course pages.

Applications should be made as soon as possible and no later than the UCAS 15 January 2018 equal consideration deadline. Applications received after this date will be considered at the discretion of the University of Suffolk and may depend on the popularity of your chosen course. Please contact the Infozone for information on current vacancies or check UCAS.

UCAS Extra applications are welcomed at the University of Suffolk.

Undergraduate Part-time Study

To apply for part-time study at the University of Suffolk in 2018 please use our Direct Application form.

Many University of Suffolk undergraduate courses are offered on a part-time basis. Part-time courses offer a more flexible approach to learning, allowing students to complete their studies over a longer period of time. For further information relating to part-time study please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page

Postgraduate Study

To apply for postgraduate study at the University of Suffolk in 2018 please use our Direct Application form. Students wanting to apply for the Certificate in Education/Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (post-compulsary education) should also use the Direct Appplication form. Students wanting to apply for the Maastricht-Suffolk Executive MBA should email for an application form. For all other teacher training programmes, please see below.


Initial Teacher Training

Students wanting to apply for the School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) programmes must apply through the Teacher Training application form on UCAS. For further information on the opportunities available in the surrounding areas please see below (please contact providers directly about vacancies first);

Postgraduate Research Degrees (PhDs)

The University of Suffolk Graduate School is pleased to offer suitable applicants the opportunity to study at Postgraduate Research level in a wide range of subject areas including Leadership and Enterprise, Social Science and Health Services Research. To make an enquiry or for further information on the application process please visit the Graduate School webpages. Should you wish to contact the Graduate School directly please email

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