University of London

Application form for online programmes

We encourage you to apply as early as possible to secure your place. Please look carefully at all parts of the form and allow at least 30 minutes to complete the form; you will not be able to save your progress.

All applications will be carefully reviewed by academic staff, and we aim to contact you with a decision within 10 working days of submitting your application.

All supporting documentation must be received by the application deadline.

Please note that fields marked with * must be completed.

1Personal details

  • Telephone numbers (including country code)

Personal details

Enter your name as it appears on your passport.

The name you provide here will be registered with the University of London and should be identical to the name you provide in any subsequent Exam Entry Forms as this is the name which will appear on your final degree or diploma certificate.

Ensure that it is your full name (including given names in full) as stated on your identification document.

2Programme selection
3Education and qualifications

    First degree

  • Other degree or qualification


Enter the details of your first degree and any relevant qualifications here. If you have any further qualifications you believe will affect your application, you should refer to them in the Personal Statement at the bottom of the application.

Fraudulent results

You must give the exact grade you received for your qualifications. Discrepancies may result in your application being withdrawn.

    1. Please tell us where you first heard about this programme

  • 2. Please indicate your reason for applying for this programme

  • 3. Please indicate how you expect your fees to be paid

6Personal statement
  • Your application must include a detailed 500-word personal statement. Your personal statement should include your reasoning for wanting to study with us on the particular programme you are applying for and a relevant account of your academic background and present job or career. It is important that your statement is as comprehensive as possible.

7Before sending this form


By submitting this form you are declaring that the information submitted by you is, to the best of your knowledge, correct. You will be required to provide evidence of all academic qualifications, including grades, declared in this form. Failure to do so will prevent your application from being successful. You are not at present registered as an External, Internal, Occasional or Associate student at the University of London.

By submitting this form you agree to let SOAS University of London (‘the data processor’) collect and process your personal data on behalf of the University of London Worldwide (‘the data controller’). The information you provide on this form will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) and any other relevant legislation. This data may be occasionally used to provide you with further information about relevant services such as Open Evenings and enrolment deadlines. It may be held on a mailing list or database for this purpose, unless you object (by notifying the University in writing).

After you click the submit button a copy of the form will automatically be emailed to you at the email address you specified above.

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