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, further information
can be found at gcu.ac.uk/parttime
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
We call these our entry
Studying English at GCU
When do I apply?
You also need to apply on time: Students from the UK should apply
by the application deadline of 25 January 6pm GMT; applications made
after this may be considered. International applicants can apply until
30 June but places on competitive courses may be limited and
earlier application is advisable.
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
IELTS. Please see our webpage for more info - gcu.ac.uk/study/internationalstudents/
You will find 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