Applying to GCU
How do I apply?
For full-time degree study, complete your
application through UCAS at ucas.com
For part-time degree study, apply directly
What do I need to apply for the
course I want to study?
You’ll need qualifications, and/or experience, a
personal statement and a reference. For some
specific courses you may also need to:
come to an interview
submit an art/design portfolio
sit an admissions test
provide evidence of relevant
work or voluntary experience
If English is not your first language,
you will normally need to provide
evidence of your English language
skills through certificates such as
Into GCU student
We call these our entry
When do I apply?
You also need to apply on time: Students from the UK and European
Union should apply by the application deadline of 15 January;
applications made after this may be considered. International applicants
should apply by 30 June.
What qualifications and exam results do I need?
The grades or qualifications you need will vary by course and may also
depend on your personal circumstances.
If English is not your first language, you will normally need to provide
evidence of your English language skills by providing certificates such as
You will find our standard entry requirements for our courses at
gcu.ac.uk/undergraduate. You will normally need to achieve grades as good
as or better than these standard requirements to be made an offer, unless
your personal circumstances mean you qualify as a widening access student
(see next page).