University Level

How to Apply

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You don’t have to go far to get far. Applying for a University Level course at Trafford College has never been easier. Once you’ve chosen the right course for you and you are ready to start your path towards an exciting future, the next step of the journey is to apply.  Here we’ll support you in navigating UCAS and the courses we offer.

If for any reason you cannot apply online to one of our University Level courses or need support navigating the UCAS portal please contact our Enrolment Enquiries team on 0161 886 7070.

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Find a Course that's right for you

Choose from one of our exciting Higher Education courses at Trafford College using the Course Search. You can either search all our course offering or by department level. Each department page will have information on what opportunities await you by studying with them.

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Apply Online with us or via UCAS

Once you've found a course that you're interested in, simple select 'Apply Now' on the course page and you'll be directed to complete the online application form. You can also apply via UCAS using the information below.

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Enrol in September

Enrolment is the process we take to make you a fully-fledged Higher Education student. We'll get in touch with you during summer with what you need to do to enrol. This may be online or in person, depending on your course.

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Apply via ucas

UCAS is the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. Before you can start your application you will need to register with UCAS. When you register you’ll need to answer some basic questions about yourself. They’ll then give you a username and you’ll also be asked to create a password. 

Click here to Apply via UCAS.

Prefer to post or hand in your application?

If for any reason you can’t apply online or via UCAS you can now fill out the application form on your computer and e-mail it back to us. E-mail all application forms to heenquiries@tcg.ac.uk. The College is open Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm for you to drop off your application in person if you wish to do so. You can also ask for support filling out your application at the college too. We have copies with us at our Main Reception. 

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Trafford College at a glance
Our Open Day is your chance to explore the College and find out the range of courses we offer. Whether you're interested in post-16 qualifications or studying with us as an adult, our Open Day will help you make the right choice.

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Thursday 16th March 2023

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How to Apply

How to Apply

Applying for a course at Trafford College has never been easier. If you know what course you’d like to apply for simply use our ‘Search & Apply’ feature to locate your course and then use the ‘APPLY NOW’ button to start your application.

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If you’re not sure what the entry requirements are for your course this information can be found by using the MORE INFO button for every course or scroll down this page to get a general understanding of entry requirements. And, if for any reason you’re struggling to apply online and want to register your interest in a course that’s listed on our website or prospectus, please contact our helpful Enrolment Enquiries team on 0161 886 7070

General entry requirements

Foundation Learning

There are no formal entry requirements for our Foundation Learning courses. All applicants will be asked to attend an assessment event, where the Foundation Learning Team will assess you to find out the most suitable course for you.

Level 1 Courses

Level 1 courses generally require 4 GCSEs at grade 2 or above including English and maths.  Learners will be expected to study GCSE English and maths alongside their studies.

Level 2 Courses

Level 2 courses generally require 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English and maths at grade 3. To prepare you for a higher-level qualification, employment or university you might be required to study a GCSE qualification in English and maths.

Level 3 Courses

Level 3 courses generally require 5 GCSEs at grades 9 – 4 including English and maths. To prepare you for a higher-level qualification, employment or university you will be required to study towards GCSE English and maths Grade 4 or above. 

Prefer to post or hand in your application?

If for any reason you can’t apply online you can now fill out the application form on your computer and e-mail it back to us. E-mail all application forms to info@trafford.ac.uk. The College is open Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm for you to drop off your application in person if you wish to do so. You can also ask for support filling out your application at the college too. We have copies with us at our Main Reception. 

USEFUL Downloads
Trafford College at a glance
Our Open Day is your chance to explore the College and find out the range of courses we offer. Whether you're interested in post-16 qualifications or studying with us as an adult, our Open Day will help you make the right choice.

Next Event
Thursday 16th March 2023

4:30pm-7:00pm