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Our application process is explained below, but before you start your application, keep in mind that you can always contact one of our course advisors if you need someone to guide you through. Email, send us a WhatsApp message via +44 (0)7360 541136 or call on +44 (0)1326 332125.

Application steps

Check you meet the entry requirements for your chosen course. You can find these on the course pages:

Your personal statement is your opportunity to show your enthusiasm, potential and suitability for your chosen course.

Your personal statement should usually consist of a self-introduction, your qualifications and experience, reasons why you choose to study this course online and how this qualification will help you to achieve your goals.

We recommend you send your statement to one of our experienced course advisors to review and provide you with feedback before you submit it to the applicant portal. Learn more about how to write your personal statement in our helpful guide.

You'll need some additional documents to support your application. These include a scanned copy of proof of identification (such as a passport), and scanned copies of transcripts and previous qualifications.

Some courses require a digital portfolio or sample writing to reflect your previous practice. This may include project work and your current work-in-progress. This will help the admissions team assess your suitability.

The online Masters courses that require a portfolio are:

Choose two references who can verify your capabilities - one academic and one professional.

Find your course on the apply now page, fill out the online form and submit your application. 

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact our friendly and knowledgeable course advisor team.

How to apply video

This short video will guide you through the steps you need to take when applying for a Falmouth Flexible online course.


"I loved the freedom online study gave me in managing my own workload and fitting it in around other work/life commitments. I studied while working full-time and that was challenging but I thrived on talking to tutors and my peers and knew support was always there if needed."

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Application resources

What are the benefits of applying early for your course?
What are the benefits of applying early for your course?

Find out the benefits of starting the application process for your chosen course as early as possible. 

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Are there loans available for UK MA degrees?

Depending on where you live in the UK, you could be eligible for a master's loan to help you pay for some or all of your course fees. You could also apply for a student loan to help you with your everyday living costs while you study.

What is APL?
What is APL?

Here’s a guide to what Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is and how you gain entry to a course using it.