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Your applicant journey | UK students

UK Postgraduate students

A step by step guide to the application process for applicants from the UK. 

 1. Define your research topic and find a supervisor 

Firstly, you need to think about a research question that you would like to explore at the University of Hull. Search our website to find the programme that best fits your research interests and get in touch with one of the academics working in your area who may be able to supervise your projec 

Discuss your research topic with your supervisor, and once you have agreed this and supervision arrangements you should apply online to Hull, following the link to apply to your chosen programme on our website.

2. Apply online...

Discuss your research topic with your supervisor, and once you have agreed this and supervision arrangements you should apply online to Hull, following the link to apply to your chosen programme on our website.

... or search for a scholarship

You may find a scholarship available in your research area by visiting our postgraduate research scholarships webpage.

These scholarships will usually have a pre-defined research topic and supervisors already in place. You need to apply following the instructions on the webpage.

 3. After you have applied 

Once you have completed your application, you will receive an invitation to log into MyHull Portal. This is where you will find out whether your application has been successful and the associated documents that you will need. 

4. Accepting your offer 

If your application has been successful, you will need to accept your offer via the MyHull Portal, you will not be able to go forward for enrolment unless you do this. 

5. Conditions / entry requirements 

If you have been sent a conditional offer, this means that there are certain things you need to send to us before you can enroll as a student at Hull. These conditions (also known as entry requirements) will be listed in your offer in the MyHull Portal. Examples include academic references, exam marks etc. If you are unsure about any of your conditions, you should contact pgadmissions@hulll.ac.uk 

If you have an unconditional offer, this means we do not need any additional documentation from you. 

6. Sending us documents 

If we have requested additional information, please use the MyHull Portal to upload your documents requested as part of the conditions of your offer. Do not send via email as this may result in delays to your application. 

7. Check your application status 

If you were given a conditional offer, once you have met all of your entry requirements the status of your application will change in MyHull Portal. Please check this regularly so you are aware of the status of your application. 

8. Final step: enrolling at the University of Hull 

You will now be able to enrol, and you will receive an enrolment email inviting you to log into MyHull Portal and register formally as a student at Hull. If you have any questions about enrolment, you are then able to use the Talk to us function in the MyHull Portal.  

International students

Find a step by step guide to your applicant journey here.