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How to apply

Take that first step How to apply

You can apply for any of our distance learning courses online, but first you need to register your details.

We recommend exploring the different funding options available to you as early as possible, as some of the options can take a while to arrange. For more information on course fees and the different funding options available to you, visit our Fees and Funding pages:

As soon as your payment has been received we will give you access to a range of resources to help familiarise yourself with the VLE and the online library. Your course team will also guide you through this system and direct you through the resources available.

If you have any questions about any of our courses you can call us on +44(0)113 812 3113.

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Application FAQs

This will vary from course to course. Visit our prospectus to find out specific entry requirements for your course of interest.

If you have any questions or would like further information about studying a distance learning qualification you can contact us on or telephone on +44 (0)113 812 3113.

Definitely, our current students come from all over the world, from Hong Kong to Canada. We even have some distance learning students who live in Leeds but prefer the flexibility of an online qualification.

For the majority of our distance learning courses we do not have set deadlines as there can be different start times throughout the year. Instead, we will continue to accept applications until the course is full. Therefore we would always recommend applying as early as possible.

Please be aware that some professional qualifications in the areas of Health and Education have an application deadline. Contact our Admissions team for more information on or by telephoning +44(0)113 812 3113.

Firstly, we will send you an email confirmation with your unique reference number. In some cases we may request more information, or invite you to an interview.

Closer to the start of your course we will send you information about your online account and the support services available to you.

take your next steps

If you're ready to make an application you'll need to register your details on our online application portal. If you have any questions about the process or what to expect you can get in touch with our team who will be happy to help.