There are a number of different ways for international students to apply to a course here at Winchester

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There are a number of different ways for international students to apply to the University of Winchester. Please visit the relevant pages below for further information on how to apply for your chosen course.

Undergraduate (Bachelors)

All applications to our undergraduate courses should be made through UCAS. Our UCAS institution code is W76 and you can find the relevant course code on your chosen course page.

Once you have submitted your application you will be given a UCAS ID number. Please email the following documents (if available at the time of application) to admissions@winchester.ac.uk quoting your name and ID number to complete your application:

  • Evidence of academic transcripts and certificates (translated by a verified translator if they are not in English)
  • Evidence of your English Language skills if applicable (e.g. IELTS – click here for a full list of all accepted tests)
  • A copy of the main page of your passport and any previous UK visa stamps

Postgraduate (Masters)

All applications for postgraduate study, except to those courses listed below, should be made online through UCAS Postgraduate. The service is free to use and allows you to track the progress of your application from initial submission to offer and acceptance.

The only courses that use different application routes are:

Once you have submitted your application you will be given a UCAS ID number. Please email the following documents (if available at the time of application) to admissions@winchester.ac.uk quoting your ID number to complete your application:

  • Evidence of academic transcripts and certificates (translated by a verified translator if they are not in English)
  • Evidence of your English Language skills if applicable (e.g. IELTS – click here for a full list of all accepted tests)
  • A copy of the main page of your passport and any previous UK visa stamps

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

All applications for the IFP should be made using our Direct Entry Application Form. This form should be downloaded and completed in full and then returned via email to admissions@winchester.ac.uk  with copies of the following documents:

  • Evidence of academic transcripts and certificates (translated by a verified translator if they are not in English)
  • Evidence of your English Language ability skills if applicable (e.g. IELTS – click here for a full list of all accepted tests)
  • An academic reference preferably from your last place of study
  • A copy of the main page of your passport and any previous UK visa stamps

English Language Programmes

Certificate in English Language for International Students (CEIS)

All applications for this Certificate should be made using our Direct Entry Application Form. This form should be downloaded and completed in full and then returned via email to admissions@winchester.ac.uk with copies of the following documents:

  • Evidence of academic transcripts and certificates (translated by a verified translator if they are not in English)
  • Evidence of your English Language ability (e.g. IELTS – click here for a full list of all accepted tests)
  • A copy of the main page of your passport and any previous UK visa stamps

6 or 10 Week Pre-Sessional English Programme

To be eligible for a Pre-Sessional English Programme then you must already hold an offer for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University of Winchester. Please complete the appropriate application form and return it to admissions@winchester.ac.uk with a copy of your undergraduate or postgraduate Offer Letter:

 

Study Abroad and Exchange

If you are interested in studying abroad at the University of Winchester please see our Study Abroad pages.

Research degrees (MPhil, PhD, EdD, DTh)

You will find all the information that you need to apply for a research degree on our How to Apply page.

After you have applied

1. Send all the required documents

You must make sure that you have sent all the following documents to admissions@winchester.ac.uk 

  • Evidence of academic transcripts and certificates (translated by a verified translator if they are not in English)
  • Evidence of your English Language skills if applicable (e.g. IELTS – click here for a full list of all accepted tests)
  • A copy of the main page of your passport and any previous UK visa stamps

2. Accepting your offer

You need to accept our offer. You can do this online using your UCAS account if you applied this way; or if you applied directly to the University you can simply email us to tell us at admissions@winchester.ac.uk

3. Apply for accommodation

Once you have accepted our offer you can apply for accommodation. We strongly suggest you apply as soon as possible as this will give you the best opportunity to secure a room of your choice. Find out more about our accommodation options and how to apply

4. Pay your deposit

All Tier 4 visa international students must pay a Tuition Fee Deposit of £2000. A Tuition Fee Deposit Information Sheet will be sent to Tier 4 students in their offer pack.

5. Send us a CAS request form

If you require a student visa then the next step is to send a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS) Request Form to international@winchester.ac.uk 

6. Applying for your visa (Tier 4 students only)

Once you have your CAS you will be able to apply for your visa to study at the University of Winchester. Before you do this please look at our Visa Information

7. Book an airport pickup

Once you have secured your visa you can start to make your travel arrangements to arrive at the University in time for the start of your course. We offer a free airport pick-up service from London Heathrow airport (as well as other airports close by if there is sufficient demand) on selected days before the start of each course.

Download our Airport Pickup Form, completing the form and then returning it to international.students@winchester.ac.uk  We will then be in touch to confirm your place.

We will be delighted to hear from you have any questions about applying to study at the University.

International Student Recruitment
University of Winchester
Winchester
Hampshire
United Kingdom
SO22 4NR

Tel: +44 (0) 1962 827023
Email: international@winchester.ac.uk