How to Apply for Military Programmes at Lincoln Business School

Use this information to make your application to any one of our Work Based Military Distance Learning Programmes. 

For course details and entry requirements please visit our Courses page. 

Military Programmes January Graduation 2013

How to Apply - Undergraduate Programmes (BSc, BA)

Step 1

Download and complete the  Military programmes - undergraduate application form

making sure to enter the correct course code for your desired programme.The course code can be found on the Programme Overview Pack which can be downloaded at the bottom of each programme page.

Please ensure that the application form is signed.

If you are an Officer or YofS / Yos (EW) you must provide your military marks. The marks achieved on your military training course are converted by the University into academic credit against the final year of the degree. Therefore you must provide these marks prior to enrolling onto the programme.

Step 2

Choose which month you would like to start the programme. Programmes start at the enrolment event date. You can view the optional dates by visiting our Enrolment Page.

Step 3

Obtain a reference from your employer on headed notepaper, signed off by your boss stating that you have the experience and commitment to complete the course. Please ensure that this reference is both signed and dated. We can accept electronic references if the email comes directly from your referee and is from their own work email account.

Step 4

Create a short Military Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Step 5

Obtain a copy of your level 5 (or above) academic or professional certificate which must have been obtained within the last 5 years and will typically be one of the following;

  • Degree Certificate
  • Foundation Degree Certificate
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 5 Certificate
  • Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) Level 5 Certificate
  • Proof of Full Membership of a relevant Professional Institution
  • C&G Affiliateship (AfCGI), Graduateship (GCGI) or Membership (MCGI)
  • Professional Recognition Award

With effect from 1 November 2013 the University of Lincoln WBDL degree programme does not accept the City & Guilds Licentiateship as equivalent to a Level 5 qualification/award. This change is due to a review of C&G mapping of their awards against the National Qualification Framework.

If you are unsure on this requirement or need confirmation on the eligibility of another qualification then please contact the Military Programmes Group MPG@lincoln.ac.uk

Step 6

For identification purposes, make a copy of either your passport, driving licence or Military ID card. Please note that if you have a non-British passport we will also require a copy of your visa.

Step 7

Write a ‘Statement of Intent’. Your statement of intent is a signed and dated formal letter, limited to 500 words and written to the Work Based Distance Learning Military Programmes Manager at the University of Lincoln. You should give an outline of your profile, who you are and what motivates you, and explaining why you intend to pursue your chosen course of academic study. While your qualifications and certificates give an overview of your academic records, the letter of intent is intended to assist the Programme Manager assess you as a person and prospective student.

 

Step 8

Please scan and send your complete application (including your military marks)to MPG@lincoln.ac.uk prior to the application deadline date. Any applications received after the deadline date will not be processed and a full resubmission will be required for any future enrolments.

Undergraduate Application Checklist

Please note that applications will not be processed until all six items have been received:

  1. A signed application form which includes the date of the enrolment event that you wish to attend
  2. A signed and dated employer reference
  3. Level 5 or above qualification
  4. Copy of your passport or driving licence/ID card
  5. Short military CV
  6. Statement of Intent

Military - Registration Event

How to Apply - Postgraduate Programmes (MSc)

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be initially screened and selected by their parent service. They will be experienced logisticians and will be in or have the ability to enter a senior logistics related appointment.

Prospective students will normally have had at least five years of relevant work experience and may have an honours degree or equivalent; although this is not  a prerequisite to acceptance.

The UofL will ensure that prospective students satisfy the University entry requirements for post-graduate study.

How to Apply

A provisional allocation of places is allocated  to each Service. Applications will be considered by appropriate Service Career/Branch Managers or, in the case of civilian applications, by DH Log Skills, on behalf of the Logistics Skills Champion. Defence Contractors’ applications should be submitted through IDT (A).

For more information please contact the Military Programmes group on  MPG@lincoln.ac.uk

Lincoln Business School. University of Lincoln, Brayford Wharf East, Lincoln. LN5 7AT
e-mail: mpg@lincoln.ac.uk
Tel: 01522 835514