Apply online

Applications for some courses are made directly to the University using the Online Application form. If the course you are applying for is eligible for online applications, it will be stated under the course details ‘Apply Now’ tab.

Prepare for your application

It is a step-by step process, which you can complete and save as you progress. You will need to create a user name for your login and this will be your email address and a password of your choosing.

Here's some guidelines to help you prepare for using the Online Application form:

Your course may require additional information which will be available to download on the course information page. Please ensure you have downloaded these documents and save to your PC using your surname or family name as part of the file name.

We will ask for details of your previous education such as schools, colleges and university, and also your qualifications.  You will need to be as accurate as possible so please make your application straightforward by finding your certificates first.

You may have some documents, such as a CV, already have saved to your PC but others you will need to scan first and then save them.  You will need to upload your qualifications, which you should upload as one single file, and most courses will require a personal statement. If you want advice on completing the application please contact for advice.

If you are an International Student please contact Naric for information on verifying your qualifications before completing your application. You will need to upload them along with details of your Visa or Passport.

It is a step-by-step process involving several pages depending on the course you are applying for. You can complete and save your progress at any time. To continue or check the status of your application at any time you can log back in using the email and password created at Login. 

Your application will be assessed by the Admissions office and then sent to the academic department for consideration. Most of our communication will be through email so please ensure you give an accurate email address. 

Completing an online application

Please ensure you have carefully read the 'how to apply' section for the course you are applying for. You may be required to upload additional supporting documents/forms that can only be obtained through the relevant online prospectus page.

Further guidance

Depending on the course you are applying for you will need to complete several pages that make up the online application.

As you progress you can save to resume at another time so there is no need to rush. 

Instructions are given on the application but here is a summary of what is required.

To create your login please use your personal email, and ideally not one used through your work, school or college. If you are an existing student at Canterbury Christ Church University please use an external email address. Go to 'New User? Create new user.’ This will open a login screen. If you have already applied and just wish to track your application, please enter the email address and password you used to create your Applicant account to login.

Please complete all fields as required.  Any fields indicated with an asterisk are mandatory and must be completed before an application can be submitted. Incomplete fields may delay your application from being processed and a decision being sent to you. If you do not have a disability please ‘Are you in receipt of a disability allowance?’ question blank.

If you are an international student please provide a scanned copy of your passport and visa if applicable so that we are able to assess your fee status.

For your information the following categories apply:

  • Home - Students from England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland*
  • E.U. - Students from the European Union
  • Channel I/ IOM - - Students from the Channel Islands or Isle of Man
  • Overseas - Students from outside of the European Union and may require a Visa (you will need to upload a copy of this
  • Not Known - if you are unsure of your current status

*You may be asked to confirm this if we feel you may not have "Home" status.

Please enter your permanent home address which is where you would normally live. If your contact address is different please provide details. We will normally communicate with you through email but it is important that we do have your permanent address in case we need to send mail to you.

If any of these details change, please let us know immediately by contacting

Please enter any institutions (schools, colleges, universities etc.) that you have attended since 16. If you make a mistake and wish to remove an institution, simply select it in the grid and click "Delete".

Qualifications on Entry

These are your qualifications taken when leaving school or college. If you are a Home student please enter your highest undergraduate qualifications, such as A-Levels, BTEC's, Access course, etc. If you are an International student please enter your qualifications on the "Other Qualifications" page later in the application. If you have not yet received your results please indicate in the box provided. Please be as accurate as possible as you may need to show your original qualifications when you register.

You must upload all qualifications entered, in a single file on the Upload Files page later in the application.

Other Qualifications

Please use this page to enter any professional or international qualifications you have. You should also enter GCSE Maths, English and Science, should you have them.  Enter the details below in the appropriate fields and then click "Add Qualification" to add it to your list. Repeat for each qualification. You must upload these qualifications, including any English Language tests such as IELTS, in a single file on the Upload Files page later in this application.  If you are an International student you must get your qualifications verified through Naric first at

Please enter the details of your current and previous employers. This could be any voluntary work or work experience you have undertaken.  Once you are satisfied, click "Add Employer" to add that employer to the list. If you wish to delete an employer, select the corresponding row from the grid and click "Delete"

Please enter a referee below who can provide a reference for you. You will need at least 1 referee for an Undergraduate course and 2 for Postgraduate. Your referee should be Academic and should be able to comment on your suitability for your chosen course and you should have their permission first. We will contact them by email. If you are unable to provide an Academic referee please contact for advice. 

You should complete this section if your current status is:

  1. Overseas student
  2. EU/EEA student
  3. 3. Not Known, or resident in the UK for less than 3 years.

It is used to confirm your fee status and  if you need a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS).You will need to enter the details of your most recent Secure English Language Test (SELT) and upload confirmation, and a copy of your current VISA and passport, through the Upload Files page. If you are a Home student you do not need to complete this screen and can click "Next & Save" to continue.

You will be able to upload supporting documentation as you progress through the application.

If needed contact for advice.



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Last edited: 06/11/2019 11:42:00