Applying Through UCAS

If you want to study a full-time undergraduate degree, full-time foundation degree or the University Higher Diploma in Further Education and Training at Edge Hill University, you will need to apply through UCAS.

This will involve:

How to Apply

  • Two students study a laptop screen in the Hub.You can apply for up to five courses online at www.ucas.com/apply. The institution code for Edge Hill University is E42;
  • Register to use UCAS Apply by adding your personal details, creating a username and password, and setting up security questions;
  • You will add your course choices, details of qualifications already achieved, any qualifications which you’re currently completing, as well as your employment history;
  • A personal statement provides the opportunity to show course providers why you want to study the course and why you think you would make a great student;
  • Double check everything, get a reference and pay the UCAS application fee and you’ll be ready to submit your application;
  • A step-by-step guide to filling in your application is available on the UCAS website.

Discover how to write a strong personal statement 

Submitting Your Application

Two students use a computer in the Hub.How your application is submitted will vary slightly depending on your circumstances.

At a school or college registered with UCAS?

  • Apply at www.ucas.com/apply and use the buzzword your school or college gives you;
  • After you have completed your application, your school or college will add an academic reference, explain how to pay the application fee, and submit the application to UCAS on your behalf.

Independent applicant in the UK?

  • Apply at www.ucas.com/apply;
  • Obtain an academic reference, pay the application fee and submit the application yourself.

International applicant from outside the UK?

  • Apply at www.ucas.com/apply;
  • Obtain an academic reference, pay the application fee and submit the application yourself.

Further information about references, payment and submitting your application can be found on the UCAS website.

UCAS Application Fee

Four students walk past the Business School on an autumnal day.The application fee payable to UCAS is £24 for programmes starting in 2019.

If you apply to only one course at a single university or college, the application fee is £18 for September 2019 entry.

Applications submitted after 30th June 2019 for entry in September 2019 will carry an application fee of £24 for all prospective students.

Offers

  • Two students, one using a MacBook and the other a tablet, sit round a table and study in the Tech Hub.You can track the progress of your application at track.ucas.com;
  • If your application is successful, you may receive a conditional offer, unconditional offer, or you may be invited to attend an interview or audition;
  • Once you have received decisions for each of your choices, if you have any unconditional offers, you can select one to confirm your place. If your offers are conditional on exam results or other requirements, you can pick a Firm Acceptance as your first choice and an Insurance Acceptance as your reserve choice.
  • Further information about making sense of your offers and replying to offers can be found on the UCAS website.

UCAS Extra

  • If you do not receive an offer of a place or decline any offers received, you can add an extra choice through UCAS Extra, open between late February and early July each year.

Receiving Your Results

Four students pose with fun signs at a photo booth in the Hub and pose for a group selfie. Our guide to Clearing talks you through what to expect when you receive your results, whether you have made Edge Hill University your Firm or Insurance choice, applied elsewhere but now wish to study with us, or haven’t submitted an application through UCAS to any university yet.

Whether you meet or exceed your offer conditions or don’t quite get the grades you need, our expert Clearing advisers will be happy to speak with you and discuss your options.

You can contact our Clearing and Confirmation Helpline on 0800 028 66 77, call our dedicated Adjustment Helpline on 0808 144 66 44, or complete our online enquiry form.

Find out more about Clearing, Adjustment and receiving your results 

Key Dates

  • Five students discuss their work while sat around a table studying in Creative Edge.September – you can apply online from September for entry the following year;
  • October – applications for Medicine programmes must be submitted by 15th October;
  • January – the initial closing date for the receipt of UK and EU applications for all courses excluding Medicine is 15th January. Although we will still consider applications received after this date for most courses, we recommend that you apply by this initial deadline;
  • February UCAS Extra typically begins in late February;
  • August – A Level Results Day is on 15th August 2019. This date sees the start of the full Clearing vacancies search, although Clearing is available from early July if you already have your results.

Get in Touch

If you have any queries about the application process, please do not hesitate to contact Course Enquiries by calling 01695 657000 or completing our online enquiry form.