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Apply to Year 2 and 3

Found a course that you'd like to apply for? Here are the next steps:

Apply to Year 2 and 3

We recommend applicants for entry into second and third year of our BA degrees apply through UCAS.

As a general rule, you’ll need to meet our entry requirements and the content of the degree you’re currently studying needs to be very similar to the course you're transferring to. We’ll also need you to provide an academic transcript from your current University.

Once we receive your application we will contact you for more information about your current course and we may request a digital portfolio or invite you to interview. If we are unable to make you an offer for Year 2 or Year 3 then we will automatically consider you for entry into an earlier year.

Due to the nature of the course, our BA (Hons) Acting course can only accept applications for first year. In addition, our BA (Hons) Architecture (Part 1 ARB/RIBA) course doesn't accept applications for Year 3.

Furthermore, we can currently only accept applications for first year on the following courses:

  • BA (Hons) Communication Design and Strategy
  • BA (Hons) Creative Direction
  • BA (Hons) Creative Technologies
  • BA (Hons) Creative Writing (online)
  • BA (Hons) Curation, Exhibition and Experience Design
  • BA (Hons) Design for Sustainable Futures
  • BA (Hons) Games Art and Design
  • BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design for Health and Wellbeing

If you're an EU or Overseas student and you're only applying to us for a full-time undergraduate course, you can apply to us directly. Please note we can only consider direct online applications if you haven't applied through UCAS and you won't apply through UCAS for this year of entry. If you're applying to more than one university in the UK, you should apply through UCAS. You'll find links for each entry year for our courses on the direct application page – click on the link for the year you're entering at and you'll be taken to our online application system.

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If you’ve found a short course that you’d like to study, you can find out how to apply here.