I have an offer
Congratulations on your offer of postgraduate study.
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Accept your offer
We recommend you reply to your offer as soon as possible. To keep your offer open, we usually require a response from you within six weeks. Courses with different timescales will be stated on your offer letter.
Check the acceptance instructions for your course carefully for any specific deadlines and requirements that might apply to you.
You can accept your offer via our online application system, MyNottingham.
Accept your offer
Pay your course deposit
Some courses require you to pay a course deposit at the point of accepting your offer.
If you would like to accept an offer for one of the following courses, find out how to pay your deposit.
Submit your qualifications and references
Provide evidence of your qualifications
Provide scanned copies of your transcript or certificate confirming your qualifications. You can upload scanned documents via our online application system, MyNottingham. We can accept high-quality photos as copies as long as the document is an official transcript of your marks on headed paper.
Any documents you submit must be in English. You can also supply a translation if the original documents are not available in English.
You will also need to bring original or certified copies of your qualifications with you when you register as a new student. This is not necessary if you are studying part-time or by distance learning.
Send us your references
If you included contact details for your referees in your application, the University will contact them directly to request a reference on your behalf.
Alternatively, you can upload electronic copies of your references on official letterheaded paper via the online application system, MyNottingham.
Deadlines for submitting your documents
Current postgraduate submission deadlines
| Course|| Start date|| Results deadline|
|Most postgraduate taught courses such as MA, MSc
||20 September 2021
||3 September 2021
|Most postgraduate research courses such as PhD
||1 October 2021
||10 September 2021
If your course has a different start date to those shown above, you can check the deadline for submitting your results in our online application system, MyNottingham.
Provide evidence of your English language ability
If English isn't your first language, you will also need to meet the relevant English language requirements. IELTS requirements are detailed on our course pages, though we also accept alternative English language qualifications.
If you require additional support to develop your language skills, you may be able to study a presessional course with the Centre for English Language Education.
You've received your offer of postgraduate study – now you can apply for funding.
For information on the scholarships we offer, postgraduate student loans and other ways to fund your postgraduate degree, check our funding guidance.
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