All applications for full-time courses need to be via UCAS (external link). Closing date for UCAS is mid January, prior to the beginning of the course. Applications for the employment-based courses must be sent directly to the university, who will let you know their closing date.
- University of Salford (largest degree programme in the United Kingdom)
- Warrington Collegiate (part of Chester College)
- University of Central Lancashire (Preston)
- Stockport College and Manchester Metropolitan University (combine to offer a social work degree)
- Merseyside Programme - John Moores University
- Manchester University