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HOW TO APPLY

Choose your Degree programme

Our specialist advisors can inform you of additional qualifications you may need to study at University level

Set up a UCAS Account and apply to study at UCB

You can set up your account at www.ucas.com at any time of the year and apply. UCB Degree courses start at the end of September – it is best to apply as early as possible to ensure your Student Finance is in place. Expert support is available to help you prepare the personal statement element of your application.

UCB’s institution code is B69 – you will find your individual course code at www.burnley.ac.uk/University. After submitting your application to UCAS, we will be in touch via your UCAS account with an offer. A conditional offer requires you to achieve certain exam grades/qualifications – you can accept your place once they are achieved. An unconditional offer means we are satisfied you have the qualifications and experience needed and you can accept your place immediately.

Apply for Student Finance

Student Finance England applications open in February/ March. UCB will inform you when you can make your application for a Student Loan and Maintenance Loan* and provide you with the correct Student Loan Company code needed.

Apply via www.gov.uk/student-finance You can also now apply for extra help through Student Finance*, including the Disabled Student Allowance if you have a learning difficulty such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or a mental health issue. Expert advice and guidance is available from our team of advisors on your options for Student Finance. We advise you to apply for Student Finance as soon as possible before starting your course.

Apply for the Burnley Bursary

Applications for a Burnley Bursary offered by UCB open in March. All UCB students are eligible for package of benefits, the value of which is determined by household income. Pick up an application form from Student Services or contact support@burnley.ac.uk

Prepare for University study

In July and August we hold a series of Academic Bootcamps and an Applicant Day to which you are invited to help you focus on success; introduce you to life as a UCB student and meet fellow undergraduates.

Enrol on your UCB course

Official enrolment takes place at the end of August, after A Level results have been issued – you are now a UCB undergraduate and have taken a huge step towards academic and career success and being a leader in your chosen sector.

Start your degree studies and be something different

Your lectures start in the second week of September. Welcome to UCB – your journey to becoming something different has begun!