Applying to the university is easy, but there are several different application methods depending on what type of course you wish to apply for.
Full-time, Undergraduate home (UK) applicant
Please apply through UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) for September entry.
The online application form and guidance notes are available on the UCAS website
UCAS Tel: +44 (0)870 1122 211
UCAS Web: www.ucas.com
You can apply for up to five courses through UCAS (at the same or different institutions) for a fee of £24. Alternatively, if you only wish to apply for a single course at a single institution then a reduced applicant’s fee of £13 is applicable. For late applications sent after 30 June, the is fee is £24.
You will need the following information to complete your UCAS application form:
Institution Code Name: BOLTN
Institution Code Number: B44
Pre-degree and all part-time, postgraduate and professional development applicants
Applications for the following types of courses are made directly to the university. Please select the type of course below for further information on how to apply:
- Pre-degree and further education courses (e.g. access courses , polymaths)
Applications for access courses are completed using the university’s Online Application Form. To apply, find your course using the course search function from the university home page, select the ‘How to Apply’ tab and follow the instructions.
- Undergraduate courses (Part-time and January entry excluding Adult Nursing)
Applications for part-time undergraduate courses and courses not starting in September are completed using the university’s Online Application Form. To apply, find your course using the course search function from the university home page, select the ‘How to Apply’ tab and follow the instructions.
- Teacher training courses (e.g. CertEd & PGCE)
Applications for the Certificate in Education (CertEd 14+) and the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and other teacher training courses are completed using the university’s Online Application Form. To apply, find your course using the course search function from the university home page, select the ‘How to Apply’ tab and follow the instructions.
- Postgraduate taught courses (MA/MSc/MBA/PgDip/PGCert)
Applications for all Postgraduate Taught courses are completed using the university’s Online Application Form. To apply, find your course using the course search function from the University home page, select the ‘How to Apply’ tab and follow the instructions.
- Postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/ PhD/EdD)
Please visit the Postgraduate website for further information on how to apply for Postgraduate Research Programmes .
- Professional development courses
Applications for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses in Health and Social Care should be made through CPD Apply. For further information and specific application details please visit the Health and Social Care website.
Application methods can vary for different continuing professional development courses, so please follow the instructions under the ‘how to apply’ tab on the course page.
Can I get the application form in a different format?
The application form is available in alternative formats for applicants who require them for medical reasons. Please contact the admissions team by telephone on +44 (0)1204 903 903 or email ku.ca1553237069.notl1553237069ob@sn1553237069oissi1553237069mda1553237069 with details on the screen reading software you use. A relevent version of the application form will then be sent to you. Please return your completed application form to Marketing & Admissions at the address shown below. Please DO NOT send your application form to the department or tutor. In order to process you application as quickly as possible please ensure that all required sections are completed and requested documents (qualifications, references, immigration documents) are enclosed or attached.
Marketing & Admissions
University of Bolton
Bolton, BL3 5AB
Tel: +44 (0)1204 903 903
International applicants can apply for full-time foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses via a university of Bolton representative or agent in your country. Please visit our international applicants webpages for their contact details. You can also apply for full-time undergaduate courses via the UCAS website. For advice and help prior to arriving in the UK please visit the how to apply webpages for international applicants. You can also contact the International team on on +44 (0)1204 903 110 or email ku.ca1553237069.notl1553237069ob@la1553237069noita1553237069nretn1553237069i1553237069 .
For further information about living and studying in the UK please contact your local British Council Office. Please visit the British Council website for details.
Unsure which course you are applying for?
Applying to the University of Bolton is easy, but there are several different application methods depending on what type of course you wish to apply for. If you are confused about which application method you should use please contact our admissions team on +44 (0)1204 903 903 or email ku.ca1553237069.notl1553237069ob@sn1553237069oissi1553237069mda1553237069. To prevent and detect fraud, we reserve the right to or we may have to give outside organisations, including the police, the Home Office, local authorities, examination boards or awarding bodies and the Department for Work and Pensions and its agencies, information from your application. Where appropriate we also reserve the right to authenticate your identity using identity checking services.
Please also read the University of Bolton’s Admissions Policy (PDF).
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