Submitting your application

Our programme is open to accept new applications for September 2024 entry.

September 2024 entry

We have a few September 2024 places still available for applicants with home fees status only. If you are a home fees status applicant, please follow the instructions below to submit your application.

For details on whether you would be considered as home fees status applicant, please refer to the UK Council for International Student Affairs guidance or GOV.UK advice.

Before applying, you are strongly recommended to

  • Read our typical programme admissions statement  fully.
  • Write a personal statement (see guidance below)
  • Write a referenced case study/research statement (see guidance below)

NB Applications will not be considered for the programme until all required documents, as listed in the admissions statement, have been submitted. 

Please note, we do not require a nominated PhD supervisor nor a PhD research proposal. However, it is mandatory to submit your application with a case study (also known as a research statement). Details on how to write a case study are found in the How to write a good case study dropdown below.

Informal enquiries on the application process should be addressed to


English language requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English, and whose full undergraduate degree was not taught in an English-speaking country, must hold/achieve a minimum score in an approved English language test as specified in Profile B of the University's English Language Requirements Policy.

Please read the further information about English language requirements and conditions of offer.

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