Ensure that their application reaches the University by the advertised deadline. Applicants and not the University (or its staff) are entirely responsible for meeting this element of the criteria. For UK/EU Be in possession of a first or upper second class honours degree (or equivalent qualifications/relevant professional experience). Note – applications from students with qualifications gained from outside the UK will be considered on a case-by-case basis. For international students They will be awarded on a competitive basis to the most promising applicants.