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Apply Online

Which courses accept online applications?

  • English Language
  • International Foundation
  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate Taught
  • Distance Learning

How to apply:

Using the Apply Online function on our course listing is the preferred option for applications. This method allows you to upload your supporting documents at the time of application and automatically receive your student application number.

If you are applying for the International Foundation Programme please indicate in your personal statement which undergraduate course you wish to undertake upon completion of the foundation.


What courses accept online applications?

You can apply via UCAS for Undergraduate programmes that are available in either September or March 

How to Apply?

Applications are made online using the UCAS institution code for Northumbria University which is NORTH N77

Full details on how to apply can be found on the UCAS webpage.

Key Dates: 

Please refer to the UCAS Key dates for details on the application cycle. 

Postgraduate Research

How to Apply?

You can find out everything you need to know about applying for PhDs and Professional Doctorates such as DBAs and DBLs by visiting our how to apply page



Northumbria works with a large number or representatives around the world who can help you with the application process to Northumbria University. For details of our representatives near you please visit our Country Pages here.

Supporting Documents

In order for us to assess your application in a timely manner, it is important that you provide us with the following documents when you apply to avoid delays:

  • Fully completed application form
  • Personal Email address must be included on application form
  • Transcripts and/or certificates (including a certified translation if not in English) for qualifications already completed
  • Passport - copy of personal details page
  • Proof of financial sponsorship if applicable
  • Portfolio if required
  • Confirmation of UK immigration history including copies of previous and current UK visas if applicable

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