Undergraduate Courses How to Apply
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Get Set To Study includes information about the next steps for students who have made their application to St Mary's.
Applying Through UCAS
All applications for admission to the BA (ITT), BA and BSc courses are made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Applications are made electronically and will be arranged with you if you are attending a school or college.
If you are not in education you can apply online as an independent applicant. UCAS will be ready to receive applications at the beginning of September. The closing date is 15th January. A full UCAS timeline can be found in the Get Set To Study section.
St Mary's undertakes to treat all applications received by UCAS on or before this date on an equal basis. Applications after this date will be accepted if there are places on a programme.
When completing your application you should include St Mary's UCAS Code which is SMARY S64. You should also indicate the programme you are interested in.
- Admissions Policy (PDF)
- Terms and Conditions of Acceptance (PDF)
- Protocol for the Support of Looked After Young People (PDF)
UCAS Contact Details
T: 01242 223 707
Disabilities, Dyslexia and Additional Needs
Applicants are encouraged to visit St Mary’s before they start their programme so that needs can be discussed and support measures put in place before the start of the academic year.
Please see the Equal Opportunities section for information about our Equality and Diversity Policy.
Transferring Credits From Another University
Find Out More About Applying
The Recruitment / Education Liaison Team is here to help you find out all you need to know about the courses at St Mary’s and how to apply. We want to make it as easy as possible for you by answering all your questions and can provide advice on:
- Writing the UCAS application
- Finance and funding
- The differences between studying at school or college and studying at degree level
- What it is like to be a student at St Mary’s
We attend most of the UCAS Higher Education Fairs in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic, as well as school and college careers fairs. We also visit schools and colleges regularly to talk to prospective students about university life and making applications.