How to Apply
If you want to start a full-time course at UEL in September, you should apply online via the ‘Apply’ button on the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website. UCAS will accept applications from 1st September in the year before you want to start your course.
When applying through UCAS, you’ll need the unique UCAS institution code (ELOND) and code for UEL (E28), as well as the UCAS code for the course you want to study. You’ll find this code on the relevant course page.
You’ll also need to pay a fee to UCAS to submit your application. This can be done online or via your school or college if they have an arrangement with UCAS.
If you encounter any problems with completing your UCAS application, please contact UCAS on +44 (0)871 468 0468. If you’re calling from outside the UK and are unable to use this number, ring +44 (0)870 112 2211.
If you have any questions, feel free to talk to a member of our Applicant Enquiries team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an inclusive university, we’re proud to welcome students from all backgrounds and all ages. Mature students (i.e. students over the age of 21) make up almost half of our undergraduate population.
We recognise that applicants who have been out of education for some time may not have the formal qualifications usually required for entry to a course. Rest assured, we welcome applications from those who can demonstrate their enthusiasm and commitment to study and have relevant life or work experience that equips them to succeed on the course.
We’ll assess this from the information provided in your application, particularly your personal statement, and may ask you to attend an interview or submit a piece of work to help us decide on your eligibility for the course.
If you would like to talk to an advisor about the opportunities available to you, including entry requirements and part-time options, feel free to contact our pre-entry Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) team.
If you're from an EU country, you can apply via UCAS or you can apply directly to UEL. Visit your course page and click 'Apply' then click for the 'EU' option. You will be asked to complete an application form.
If you're from outside the EU, you can apply directly using the same instructions above, except you choose 'International' from the drop-down instead.
Applicants from outside the UK and those students for whom English is not their first language must have a good standard of English, as evidenced by internationally recognised qualifications such as IELTS. These requirements vary by course so you’ll need to check the course pages for further information.
We accept a wide range of qualifications from across the world – from individual countries as well as internationally recognised qualifications such as the International Baccalaureate. When applying, don’t try to convert your qualifications to a UK equivalent. Simply give us the full award title, subject and grades/scores as they appear on your certificate(s).
If your qualification is from an EU country, please contact our Applicant Enquiries team by phone on +44 (0)20 8223 3333 or by email at email@example.com to find out whether it meets the requirements of UEL.
For more information about applying as an International applicant, visit our International pages.