Applying Through UCAS Postgraduate

Six students chat while sat round a large desk in a seminar room with a panoramic view of the western side of the campus.If you are a prospective postgraduate student and want to study a taught Masters degree or Masters by Research (MRes) degree offered by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences or Graduate School you will need to apply through UCAS Postgraduate.

You will also need to apply through UCAS Postgraduate if you wish to study on the Faculty of Health and Social Care’s MSc Applied Clinical Nutrition, MSc Public Health Nutrition, MSc Nursing pathways, MA Social Work or the Faculty of Education’s MA Educational Enquiry and Professional Learning. There is a separate, bespoke application process for MSc Physician Associate Studies.

Please note, we expect that most of the programmes which currently recruit via UCAS Postgraduate will use our own online application system for September 2020 entry. If you are applying for a course listed below with a start date before August 2020 you will still apply through UCAS Postgraduate. Details of how to apply for September 2020 entry and subsequent intake dates will be announced before the end of October 2019. Please keep checking this page for updates.

How to Apply

Three students chat and drink coffee while sat on sofas in the Hub.Applications are made online at

To start the application process, you will need to register with UCAS Postgraduate and choose a password and select a security question. The system will then generate a username which you will need in order to login to your application.

The process to complete the online application form requires you to detail your employment history, qualifications and personal details, then complete a personal statement. Once completed and submitted, your application will be sent to us for consideration. There is no fee to apply to Edge Hill University via UCAS Postgraduate.


You will need to apply through UCAS Postgraduate, using the relevant course code, if you want to study on any of the following programmes:

Although there isn’t a deadline for applications through UCAS Postgraduate, you are advised to apply as early as possible.

Further Information

For more details about the application process or to apply for a course, visit