Non-EU applicants

You are one step closer to joining our highly acclaimed negotiated, work-based learning degree.

The application information below is for overseas or non-UK/EU applicants only. You will typically be considered an overseas (non-UK/EU) applicant if you are not legally recognised as a citizen of the UK or EU, do not have permanent residence in the UK or do not have indefinite leave to enter/remain (if you do fall under any of these categories, please visit our UK/EU information).

Please make sure you write a detailed Personal Statement in your application which clearly indicates your knowledge of the programme you have applied for (negotiated, work based learning), your motivation to study it, and how you and your work will directly benefit from it.

Routes facilitated at a distance

 

1.

You must check that you meet the following requirements:

FOR UNDERGRADUATE: BA/BSc Hons

  1. You must be a citizen from outside the UK and EU (and not have permanent residence in the UK and not have indefinite leave to enter/remain).
  2. You must be in work (paid or unpaid) with some responsibility for your own work tasks.
  3. You must have achieved at least IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band) - or equivalent*.
  4. Have access to a reliable internet/broadband connection (to access materials and Skype tutorials with their dedicated faculty speciliast).
  5. FOR BA/BSc Hons TOP-UP ONLY: You must have successfully achieved appropriate certificated learning to the equivalent of 240 UK credits.

FOR POSTGRADUATE: MA/MSc/MBA

  1. You must be a citizen from outside the UK and EU (and not have permanent residence in the UK and not have indefinite leave to enter/remain).
  2. You must be in work (paid or unpaid) with some management responsibility for your own work tasks.
  3. You must have achieved at least IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band) - or equivalent*.
  4. Have an undergraduate degree or have developed exceptional high-level skills through experience.
  5. Have access to a reliable internet/broadband connection (to access materials and Skype tutorials with their dedicated faculty speciliast)
  6. FOR MA/MSc TOP UP ONLY: You must have successfully achieved appropriate certificated learning to the equivalent of 120 UK credits at Master’s level - including Research Methods training**.
 2.

If you meet the above criteria, complete the following application form

  • Please download and complete the International WBIS Application Form
  • Please make sure you write a detailed Personal Statement in your application which clearly indicates your knowledge of the programme you have applied for (negotiated, work based learning), your motivation to study it, and how you and your work will directly benefit from it.
  • The final page of this document lists ALL of the REQUIRED documents to send with your application. Please send this with your application, or your application may be delayed or rejected.
3.

Once completed your application documents should be emailed to applyinternational@chester.ac.uk.

4.

To check the progress of your application, please contact: the University's International Office:

Telephone: +44 1244 512465, or +44 1244 512472, or +44 1244 512335
Email:
applyinternational@chester.ac.uk

5.

If you are successful, we will send you an offer letter along with information about how to accept your offer and how to secure your place on the course. You will also be given details about who your main academic advisor will be during your studies (a senior academic within the CWRS faculty team). If successful, the offer will be:

UNCONDITIONAL - which means you can start your course after the University receives your acceptance of the offer plus a deposit.

CONDITIONAL - which means you will complete the actions requested of you in the offer letter, such as provide additional documents or meet English language requirements. These must be completed before you are allowed to start your course.

More information about English Language proficiency is at http://www.chester.ac.uk/international/apply/requirements.

 ** We have another route for those without Research Methods training. Please contact us.