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UWTSD has a diverse postgraduate community. We welcome applications from all walks of life, whether you have recently graduated or have been away from education for some time.

Applications for all Taught Postgraduate and Postgraduate Research courses (Excluding PGCE Teacher Training) can be made through our online application form  

Alternatively, if you are unable to complete the online application form you can submit an application by completing the relevant form below and returning it to our Registry Department.  

Taught Postgraduate Application Form (2017)‌ For PG Cert, PG Dip, MA, MSc, MBA and MTh programmes) 
Postgraduate Research Application Form (For DBA, EdD, MRes, MPhil, PhD and ProfD applications)
2017 Postgraduate Referee Request Form  to be used in conjunction with the forms above.

In addition to the personal and academic details required on the application form, you will be asked to name two referees. Ideally your referees should be able to provide an academic reference but professional or personal (not family) references are acceptable for applicants who have not recently been in education, if you are unsure about obtaining a reference please contact the admissions tutor who will be able to provide guidance. 

For further advice and guidance on how to apply, please contact our Admissions Team at

Advice for International students and students from the European Union can also be found in the International section of this site.

PGCE Teacher Training 

Applications for Primary and Secondary PGCE programmes should be made via the UCAS application website. For more information about the application process and to find answers to frequently asked questions, please visit our dedicated PGCE webpages