Higher Education Application

If you would like to speak to someone about applying please contact our Higher Education Team on 01639 648000 or by e-mail on admissions@nptcgroup.ac.uk

1. Select your subject or course

Attending open evenings and researching our courses will help you decide!

Browse our higher education courses

2. Apply

Once you’ve selected your course or subject, you can click on the green ‘Apply Now’ button.

There are two ways to apply to study higher education courses at NPTC Group of Colleges; either through the University and Colleges Admission System (UCAS) or via our online application portal.

Full-time Courses (excluding top-up degrees and courses subject to validation)

Apply through UCAS if:

  • you are currently studying for A Levels, a vocational Level 3 course or an Access to Higher Education qualification

We advise that students apply as early as possible. UCAS can start receiving applications as early as September each year.

Apply now via UCAS

Apply through the NPTC Group of Colleges’ online application portal if:

  • you only want to apply to study at NPTC Group of Colleges
  • you already hold qualifications and/or experience that meet the entry requirements for the course

The online application portal will ask for information to support your application such as; personal details, education history, employment history, a personal statement and a reference. Please contact the Admissions team (admissions@nptcgroup.ac.uk) if you have any questions or need support with the application process.


Apply now via our online application portal

Part-time Courses, Degree Apprenticeships, Top-up Degrees and courses subject to validation

If you are applying for one of these courses you will be directed straight to our online application portal to create an account and begin your application.

Need to return to your application? Click on the image below.

You will be able to save and return to your online application while it is in progress

3. Keep in touch

We’ll keep in touch with you by e-mail throughout the application process. You can also like and follow us on social media to keep up-to-date or contact us.