Admissions Procedures - UCAS
1.2. Consideration of Applications
1.21. Each application
for a programme of study will be considered carefully on its own
merits by a trained and experienced assessor taking into account
the educational and professional experience and aspirations of the
1.22. All applicants
will be admitted in line with the University's admissions
1.23. Consideration will
be given as to whether applicants will be able to fulfill the
objectives of the programme of study and achieve the standards
1.24. A range of factors
additional to, and in some cases instead of, formal examination
results are considered in the selection process. These can
personal statement and reference.
evidence of achievement, motivation and potential as gathered
through interview or assessment of written materials.
factors as appropriate to the discipline, such as employment or
volunteer work in relevant fields and sustained critical
engagement with relevant issues.
examination grades equivalent to or above the standard offer for a
course does not automatically entitle a candidate to an offer.
1.26. The requirements
of the UCAS scheme will be observed for Undergraduate entry.
1.27. Applications will
be dealt with efficiently without unnecessary delay.
1.28. Procedures for
handling applications may vary from subject to subject. Most offers
are based purely on the information provided on the appropriate
application form, and may be conditional on obtaining a certain
standard in specified subjects in examinations. In addition,
Faculties may, at their discretion, ask applicants to attend for
interviews, undertake supplementary assessments or provide examples
of work. In such cases, the Faculties should clearly explain how
and why this will be used in assessing the candidate and treat all
candidates on an equal and fair basis.
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