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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.

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Undergraduate Study


All students wanting to apply for a full-time undergraduate course 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 £18 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 2019 equal consideration deadline. Applications received after this date will be considered at the discretion of the University 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.


To apply for part-time study, please use our Direct Application form.

Many of our undergraduate courses are offered on a part-time basis, offering a more flexible approach to learning, which allows 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, please use our Direct Application form.

Students wanting to apply for the Certificate in Education/Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (post-compulsory education) should also use the Direct Appplication form.

If you wish to apply for all other Initial Teacher Training programmes, please see the box below. 


International Applications

Please refer to our International Applications page

Initial Teacher Training

Students wanting to apply for the School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) programmes must apply through the Teacher Training application form via UCAS.  

Students wanting to apply for the Certificate in Education/Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (post-compulsory education) should use the Direct Appplication form.

Postgraduate Research Degrees (PhDs)

The 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