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How to apply for a university course

Higher Education courses have various application routes, which are determined by qualification type, level and validating body. Please see below for how to apply for each higher education course.

Swindon College Applications


Applications for the following courses should be made directly to Swindon College:

  • Swindon Management School
    • Business Management
    • Human Resources
    • Marketing
  • DET - Diploma in Education and Training
  • PGCE - Professional Graduate Certificate in Education
  • AAT Level 4
  • HNC Construction
  • HNC/D Civil Engineering
  • HNC Mechanical Engineering
  • Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Beauty Therapy
  • Level 4 Diploma in Hairdressing & Salon Management
  • Access to Health Professions - First Steps to Nursing
  • Access to Social Work
  • Access to Criminology
  • Access to Humanities

UCAS Applications


For the following undergraduate/first degrees, applications should be made to UCAS:

Courses listed under Oxford Brookes University (institution code: O66)

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Course code: W210)
  • BA (Hons) Illustration (Course code W221)
  • BA (Hons) Education and Lifelong Learning (top-up) (Course code: X316)
  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies (Course code: X319)
  • Foundation Degree Health and Social Care (Course code: L514)
  • Foundation Degree Educational Practice (Course code: X101)
  • Foundation Degree Early Years (Course code: X318)
  • Foundation Degree Creative Arts & Design Practice (Course code: 17C3)

Courses listed under Swindon College (Institution code: S98)

  • HND/C Performing Arts (Production) Media Make-up (Course code: W452)
  • HND/C Photography (Course code: 046W)
  • HND Computing and Systems Development (Course code: 213T)
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Course code: H300)
  • HND Sport (131Q)
  • HND Product Design (2W42)

Contact us


For further information, please contact us on 01793 491591 or email studentservices@swindon.ac.uk.