HE Admissions

When you have decided what higher education course you wish to study, the next step is to make your application through UCAS.

Applying for your higher education course

How is my application processed?

After you submit your application you may be invited to attend an interview to determine your suitability for the course.

For further information about this process, please refer to course listings. Some vocational courses (such as Art & Design courses) will also require you to present a portfolio of work or attend an audition. Courses that may involve working with children or vulnerable adults, will require a Disclosure & Barring Service check and/or an occupation health check.

For full-time course applications UCAS will send you an official notification of our decision. Part-time applicants will be contacted directly by our admissions department. All applicants will be contacted by our admissions department by email and post to provide key information throughout.

If your application is unsuccessful and you would like feedback, email HEadmissions@southessex.ac.uk.

Please refer to our Admissions and Feedback Policies.


Conditional offers

If your offer is conditional on examination results and your results do not quite meet the conditions, we will review your application to see if you can still be given a place.

You can scan and email to headmissions@southessex.ac.uk.

Applicants with disabilities or learning difficulties

We consider applications from students with disabilities using the same academic criteria as other applicants. If you have a disability, mental health difficulties or a specific learning difficulty, you should indicate this on your UCAS application. We can then give early consideration for any additional support you may require, including making reasonable adjustments to your course and environment and advice on how to apply for special exam considerations, support funding (Disabled Students’ Allowance) and individual examination arrangements.

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