Access Programme

How to Apply

Applications for the Access Programme 2020/21 are now open!

Information Sessions                       

If you’d like more information before applying, we encourage you to come along to one of our Information Sessions at the Centre for Open Learning. These sessions are designed to provide as much information as possible to enable you to make a decision about whether the Access Programme is right for you. You'll be able to ask questions and meet people involved in organising the programme, as well as others who are interested in studying on the Access Programme.

Access Information Events

Application Process

Applications for the Access Programme 2020/21 are now open. Please complete the application form below.

Application form

What Happens Next

Once you have submitted your application you will receive acknowledgement it has been received. Your application will then be processed and we will contact you as soon as possible to let you know if we would like to invite you to the University for an interview to discuss your application. When we contact you, we will provide further details of anything you will need to prepare in advance of your interview. If you are offered a place on the Access Programme further details will be issued, including the Terms and Conditions of acceptance.

Students with Support Needs

We welcome enquiries and applications from all students, including students with additional support needs such as disabilities, learning difficulties or health conditions which may affect their studies. If you have support needs we would encourage you to indicate this on your application form. We can then contact you to discuss your requirements and put any adjustments or further support arrangements in place during application and whilst you're studying on the programme. If you have any questions prior to applying, please email us at studentsupport.col@ed.ac.uk or give us a call on 0131 650 4400

More Information

If you have read all the information on our website and have further questions then please email us at Access.COL@ed.ac.uk or give us a call on 0131 650 4400.