How to Apply

We are here to help guide you through the admissions process. Please read through the information below to learn whether you need to apply directly to the University of Lincoln or via UCAS - the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service.

Apply to UCAS 1st September - 15th January

Applications for full-time courses should reach UCAS between 1st September and 15th January prior to the year of entry. There is provision for late applications up to 30 June, but only if suitable vacancies remain. The UCAS website will advise on course vacancies at the point of application.

If you are an international applicant you can apply up to 30 June.

Part-time applications are welcomed from September onwards.

Entry Requirements

The required tariff for each course (see our course pages) can be made-up from various qualifications including A/AS Level, BTEC and many other specialist awards.

The UCAS site lists these in an easy to understand tariff tables for the various awards

Read our FAQ about entry requirements

Full-time Applications

All applications to full-time undergraduate courses are made online through UCAS. This service allows you to apply for up to five courses at the same or different institutions in the UK.

Further guidance and information is available on the UCAS website or you can contact the UCAS Customer Service Team on 0871 4680468.

If you are currently studying at a school or college, advice on the application process is available from your tutor.

Other applicants can seek advice from their local careers advisory service.

Part-time Applications

Part-time applications should be made directly to the University using the downloadable application forms below. Part-time applications are not made via UCAS. 

Part-time and direct application form (MS Word)

International Applications

The University accepts a wide-range of international qualifications. Further country-specific information is available on the International section of our website.

Mature Student Applications

The University welcomes applications from mature students and will give careful consideration if you do not meet the standard entry requirements. The University will take into account any alternate qualifications or work experience that you may have.

Work Based Distance Learning

The work based distance learning admission process is straightforward and each student application is handled by a dedicated student enrolment advisor.

For more information on how to apply, visit the WBDL website.

University Admissions Policy (PDF)

Accreditation of Prior Learning Policy - Guidelines for Applicants (.doc)