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Accepting your Masters place

How to accept your place on one of our Masters courses.

When you have been made an offer, there are a few things that you need to do to accept your place. The final decision on your offer will be made by the Master's Admissions Office, who will contact you directly.

To confirm your place you need to pay a deposit payment of £1,000 or £2,000 on or before the deadline date stated in your offer letter.

We ask for the deposit as competition for places is high and there is limited availability.  The deposit amount is then deducted from your tuition fees when you register on the course.

Once we have received your deposit payment, the Admissions Office will contact you by email to confirm your place.

If you have any financial concerns please contact the Admissions team who will be able to discuss any financial assistance opportunities that may be available to you. You can contact the team at +44 (0) 161 275 7254.

How to pay the deposit

To accept your offer and secure your place, you must pay the deposit. Once we have received the payment, we will manually update your record to accept your offer. You can make the deposit payment by selecting the ‘Paying Fees’ link in your offer letter.

Refund policy

The deposit is non-refundable, except in the following situations:

  • You fail to meet the conditions of your offer
  • You are refused a visa or entry clearance to enter the UK
  • Your application for government funding has been unsuccessful

Evidence must be provided before a refund will be processed under any of the circumstances above.

If your offer specifies an English Language condition that you do not meet, the Admissions Team will require the official certificate of an English Language test taken after the date of the offer as evidence that you have attempted to meet your offer conditions. The English language test certificate provided with your application documents is not accepted as proof that you have attempted to meet your offer conditions as it will predate the offer.

If your offer specifies an academic condition, the Admissions Team will require official university documentation showing that you have not met the condition from the institution at which you studied as evidence.

The Admissions Team reserves the right to refuse a refund of your deposit that does not meet with the requirements outlined above.