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Welcome to the website for the University Admissions Office.

This site contains resources and information for all University staff working in the area of admissions.

Prospective applicants should click here for information on courses and entry requirements.

The University Admissions Office (UAO), part of Student and Academic Services, acts as a central enquiry point for prospective students from the UK and around the world. It is responsible for the administrative management and processing of undergraduate applications for programmes in the following Schools 

  • Schools of Arts and Social Sciences
  • City Law School 
  • School of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences and the School of Informatics
  • School of Health Sciences* (*only those programmes which are not NHS funded - BSc Optometry, FD Ophthalmic Dispensing and BSc Human Communications, BSc Professional Practice)

Schools, and particularly Admissions Tutors, are the owners of the admissions decision and have full control of their entry criteria. The UAO will support Admissions Tutors in administering the agreed criteria as well as providing broader support for the overall admissions process.

The UAO is also responsible for:


  • Processing all Undergraduate applications in accordance with the UCAS guidelines
  • Making all Undergraduate fee assessments in accordance with the relevant regulations
  • Advising on UK and International qualifications
  • Organising the University's Confirmation and Clearing operation
  • Editing and Maintaining the University's presence on the UCAS website and in UCAS publications
  • Providing Management Information on application statistics and associated trend
  • Issuing CAS Statements to new Undergraduate students and reporting to the UKBA.


  • Managing the receipt of Postgraduate electronic applications via SITS
  • Advising Postgraduate departmental Admissions Staff on fee assessments
  • Assisting Postgraduate departmental Admissions Staff in providing Management Information.