How to Apply

Home students: apply through UCAS

International students: apply directly via Online Application or through UCAS

When you apply you will need to:

  • Submit your personal details
  • Provide your academic records
  • Supply a reference
  • Make a personal statement

We will consider applications after the 15th January deadline, but we encourage you to get your application in as early as possible. You can choose up to 5 different courses to apply to through UCAS, if you want to make CSVPA one of your choices then please use:


You can follow the progress of your application through UCAS Track after you have applied.

What Next

After we have received your application we will assess your application, and may require that you attend an interview, pass an admissions test and portfolio assessment. UCAS will keep you up to date with your application and will confirm to you whether we have offered you a place or not.  

If you want to secure your place and join us at CSVPA then make sure you select us as your “Firm Choice” on UCAS.  Your firm choice should be the university and course you want to attend the most. By making it your firm choice, you're committing to taking up that place if you meet the conditions of the offer.

Once this has happened, you will receive a letter from CSVPA detailing out the conditions of the offer. You cannot be accepted onto the course until you meet all the conditions of this offer.

International Students

If you are an international student you can apply in one of three ways:

  • Via UCAS as described above
  • Direct to CSVPA by clicking the Apply Now button
  • Through your Educational Agent.

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