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Choosing and applying

This section explains more about the different types of higher education programmes and the application process.

Applying for a programme

The application process will depend on which programme you want to apply for.

  • for full-time study apply through UCAS by January of the year you want to start
  • for part-time study – apply directly to the college  you wish to study at

Visit our how to apply page for more information and the UCAS application timeline.

If you are an international student, your application process will differ.

Different types of degrees and programmes

Not sure about the different types of higher education courses? See qualifcations explained

If you have any queries about our courses or the application process, please get in touch.

Access and Participation Statement

Activate Learning welcomes students from all backgrounds and endeavours to remove any barriers to accessing our higher education programmes. Please see our Access and Participation Statement.