How to apply for a January start

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Find your perfect course and apply today.

If you’re interested in one of our wide range of January-start courses, available in six different subject areas, you’ll be pleased to know you don’t have to go through UCAS to apply.

Choose your course...

Your first port of call should be the January starts page on our website. Here, you’ll find a list of all our courses that begin in the New Year, from Computing to Construction. If you see any courses that pique your interest, download our prospectus for more information. 

...Then speak to us...

Once you’ve chosen the perfect course for you, it’s time to apply and the process couldn’t be easier. Simply click the ‘apply now’ button on the page of the course you would like to apply for. Or you can e-mail our dedicated Admissions Team via or call them on 0161 674 7777 and provide them with the details of the course you’d like to apply for. They will then guide you through the rest of the application process. 

...Check the Ts & Cs...

Before accepting your offer, there are a number of important information points that we ask you to read about the offer and your course, our contract and the related policies, terms and conditions.

...And you are ready to go

Once you’ve secured your place to start in January, it’s then time to prepare for your return to education! Visit our Applicant Hub for our checklist to make sure that you’re ready to go come the start of your course. 

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