Start your journey today
Welcome to your application toolkit, designed to support you through your application to study with us at Roehampton University Centres.
You can apply online to study one of our programmes, in London, Birmingham and Manchester. We have put together a step-by-step guide below to help you know what to expect at every stage throughout your journey.
- Choose your course
Once you have decided on the course and location best suited to you, it’s time to start your application. On your chosen course page, click the apply online link.
- Create your login details
When applying for any of our programmes, you will need to apply via our online portal where are you promoted to create a login before you begin your application. Ensure you create memorable login details that you will remember!
- Complete your application
Make sure you complete all the steps outlined in your application and submit copies of the documents requested. You are able to save your application and go back to it at a later date.
Documents requested can include proof of identity and proof of your qualifications. You are able to upload as many documents as required, as long as they are each under 1.5MB in size and are a Doc, Docx, PDF or JPEG file.
It is important all of your documents are labelled clearly. Failure to provide documentation requested may affect the decision of your application.
- Application review
Once you have completed all steps of the online application you will be able to review your application before submitting. Make sure you are happy with your application and all supporting documents are attached before hitting submit.
- Submitting your application
Once you are completely satisfied with your application, it’s time to submit. Once you have submitted via the online portal.
- Application outcome
Once we have received your application, it will be reviewed by our Admissions Team. Next steps will be confirmed via the email address provided on your application.
Please ensure you are regularly checking your emails and have added us to your safe senders list.
Your next stages
We’re pleased you have chosen to study Roehampton University Centres and have reached the next stage in your application.
We have put together some useful information outlining what you can expect at assessment and interview stages to help you on your journey to study with us.
If you are required to undertake an assessment with us, you will be notified by email with details of what type of assessment you are required to take. This can include an English Language and/or a Maths assessment.
All applicants are required to attend an Academic or Admissions interview (depending on the course). You will be notified by the Admissions Team about which interview you will have.
We understand the thought of an assessment can be daunting and we want to make this process as straightforward as possible for you, our list of frequently asked questions can be found below:
- What is an academic/admissions interview?
An academic interview is completed by a member of Faculty and typically lasts up to 45 minutes. The interview covers questions about your academic background and education, there will also be an opportunity to discuss your skills and experience, employment and work experience. You are able to ask questions about the course you have applied for.
Please note, applicants wishing to join a course via the non-standard route or applicants who have been out of studies for over 5 years, will also have an academic interview to discuss employment history and work experience.
An admissions interview is completed by our Admissions Team and is an opportunity to tell us why you have applied to study with us. You will be asked questions about your CV/Personal Statement and relevant work experience.
- When will my assessment take place?
Assessments are typically issued within 7 days’ notice, depending on the start date deadline of your course.
- What if I am unable to attend?
If you are unable to attend your assessment you may be able to reschedule with a valid reason. Please note, you are only able to reschedule once.
- Can I attend my assessment online?
All assessments are completed online via Skype, you are able to complete your assessment from home. You will need a PC, laptop or desktop with the ability to share your screen, a webcam and microphone.
Mobile phones are prohibited from being used throughout the assessment.
- How long will my assessment take?
The whole assessment process can take up to three hours. The admissions interview lasts approximately 30 minutes, English Language assessment is 45 minutes and the Maths assessment is 30 minutes.
- What kind of questions will I be asked?
When you receive your booking confirmation, you will be sent sample question in the same format as your assessment. The English Language assessment gives a choice of one of two questions to answer and you will be required to write your response, explaining what you’ve written. The Maths assessment consists of 15 multiple choice questions.
- What is the pass mark for the assessments?
You need to score a minimum of 55% or 60% in your English Language assessment (depending on your course) and 8/15 in your Maths assessment.
- What happens if I fail my assessment?
Depending on the circumstances you may be able to retake your assessments after two weeks. You can discuss this with the team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- What happens next?
When you are successful in your assessments and meet the minimum pass rate, you will move to the next step and receive an unconditional offer, providing you have met any other conditions in your offer letter.
Interview Top Tips
- Your Academic/Admissions interview is your opportunity to show us your motivations for choosing to study at the Roehampton University Centres. Take a look at our top tips for succeeding in an interview.
- Know the facts: make sure you know details of the course you are applying for. Take a look at the course page and familiarise yourself with the modules and course content.
- Revise your CV: familiarise yourself with your CV and think about how you can relate your past experience to your choice to study with us. It’s also a good idea to read over your application as we will refer back to this.
- Be on time: ensure you are ready early and give yourself plenty of time. This will help you relax and be well-presented.
- Be prepared: have any additional documents or information available to hand if they have been requested ahead of your interview.
- Ask questions: have a few questions in mind or written down to ask your interviewer, this is a great opportunity to find out more about your chosen course and place of study!
- Practice beforehand: if you are able to, practice answering some common interview questions to ensure you are confident with you answers.
Receiving your Offer
Once you have completed your application and received an offer, you will be given either a conditional or unconditional offer depending on the outcome of your application and your chosen course.
Read more below to find out what your offer means.
A conditional offer means you have been offered a place on your chosen course but must meet further requirements to begin our studies with us. Examples of further requirements include:
- Providing adequate work or academic references
- Completing an academic or admissions interview
- Meeting the English Language and/or Maths test requirements
You will receive an unconditional offer if you meet all of the requirements outlined in the course application. We will look forward to having you study at Roehampton University Centres.