HE – How To Apply

If you’ve decided you want to apply for a higher education course, make sure you meet the entry requirements below for your chosen course), then apply:

  • through UCAS for full-time courses with our unique institution code, B09
  • direct to the College for part-time courses

When you apply, we’ll ask you to meet with one of our tutors to discuss your course choice. This is to make sure the course is right for you, and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. You’ll be notified by either the College (for direct applications) or UCAS of the outcome of your application. The notification will explain what you need to do next if you’ve been offered a place.

PGCE and Foundation degrees

Please note: if you are applying for a PGCE course, we advise applying directly via Barnfield College, however, if you’re applying for an FdA course validated by the University of Bedfordshire, you can apply direct via the University of Bedfordshire website.

University of Bedfordshire’s Access Agreement, approved by the Office for Fair Access (OFFA)

The Office for Fair Access (OFFA) is an independent, non departmental public body which aims to promote and safeguard fair access to Higher Education for under-represented groups in light of the introduction of variable tuition fees in 2006-07.

Read the University of Bedfordshire’s Access Agreement.

Barnfield College Widening Participation Statement

Barnfield College is committed to widening participation, and values the range of experience and diversity of its Higher Education students. This ethos is embedded within the mission of creating a skilled workforce for the local and greater economy.

Read our Widening Participation Statement.