How to apply

The postgraduate application system will close from 15 September 2014 until 9 am GMT 1 October 2014 for annual maintenance. If you wish to make an application for September or October 2014 entry during this closure, please contact the relevant Admissions team. Applications for other start dates will be available from 1 October 2014.

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We offer an online application system for all of our programmes, with the exception of the PGCE.

You can use the online admissions system to:

  • submit all your application details securely online and view your completed application form;
  • upload supporting documents;
  • request references electronically;
  • track the progress of your application;
  • receive a decision on your application online;
  • update your contact details (it is important you tell us if you change your home address or email);
  • receive useful information about the University and your application.

If you are unable to make an online application, please email pg-admissions@bristol.ac.uk.

Further guidance related to the application process is available.

New faculties

Please note that from August 2015, the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and the Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences will be reorganised into two new faculties with the working titles of Biomedical Sciences and Clinical Sciences. The online application system will still use the old faculty structure and titles.

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Admissions policies and procedures

We follow a clear set of policies and procedures when dealing with admissions.

Our Postgraduate Admissions Statements provide detailed information on the selection procedures and criteria used for individual courses.

Student agreement

For further information, please refer to the Student Agreement and Rules and Regulations for Students.