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After you've applied for postgraduate study

Read about what happens after you've applied as you prepare for life at the University of Bradford.

If you are an international applicant, read about our support for international students.

What happens next

After you've submitted your application, you can track your application in the student portal. Depending on the course you have applied for, you may also be invited to attend an interview.

Organise your finances

Read our financial information and learn about the financial options available to you.

Refund of payments made in advance

If you make a payment in advance towards your tuition fees but do not then enrol on your course, you will normally be refunded the payment made, minus a £200 administration fee. If significant or fraudulent misrepresentations are found within your application, the University reserves the right to withhold up to 50% of your deposit.

If you wish to withdraw your application and request a refund, please email

Read the full details of the University's Composite Fee Liability Policies.

Prepare for life at the University of Bradford

Discover our campus, the city, student life, and check out some of our current students' stories:

For more information

The University is committed to delivering a high quality, fair admissions process as seen in our admissions policy.

Appeals and Complaints Procedure

In the unlikely event that you wish to appeal or complain, you should follow the process set out in the Regulations Governing Appeals and Complaints by Applicants.

Late arrival

If, for any reason, you cannot arrive by the start of teaching, read about late arrival at the University.