Those wishing to study an undergraduate course (BA/BSc degree, Honours degree, HND, HNC) full-time have to apply through UCAS.

How to apply through UCAS

All applications to UCAS are made online through the UCAS website.

There are a number of benefits to applying online:

  • You can change your application as often as necessary before you send it to your teacher, careers advisor or directly to UCAS.
  • The co-ordinator at your school, college, careers centre or British Council can return your application if it needs to be changed.
  • Applications are normally processed by UCAS within one working day.
  • There is an online help facility that can guide you through your application.

You will need to supply the following information in section 3:

Institution code name: SRUC
Institution code: S01
Course code: See relevant page in prospectus or on website.
Campus code:

  • X - Aberdeen Campus
  • Y - Ayr Campus
  • B - Barony Campus 
  • Z - Edinburgh Campus
  • E - Elmwood Campus
  • O - Oatridge Campus

Short form of course title: See relevant page in prospectus or on website.

Writing your UCAS personal statement

Your UCAS personal statement is your opportunity to tell us about yourself, why you want to study the course you have applied for, and why we should offer you a place.

What happens once you have submitted your application to UCAS

When you apply to SRUC, UCAS will send us a copy of your application. We will then consider your application and decide whether or not we can make you an offer.

Still unsure about something?

You might find these pages helpful.

Student checklists

If you're thinking about applying or you're already in the process, our student checklists can help you make sure you don't miss anything along the way.
Learn more

Application FAQs

If you're thinking about applying or you're already in the process have a look at some of the most common questions.

Explore more:

Pathways to Study

Explore all the ways you can learn at SRUC. From entry-level to Master's degree and beyond, full or part time study, distance learning, apprenticeships, mature students and courses for schools. We're here to help you and your business thrive.

Pathways to study

Student Life

Explore what life is like at SRUC from before your arrival all the way through to graduation. Find campus and accommodation information, tips, checklists and helpful information on getting started at SRUC, student support services before, during, and after you arrive, term dates and timetables, Moodle, and more.

Student life

Contact Us

Can't find what you're looking for? Get in touch with us anytime!

Get in touch