UCN students that have applied for a programme beginning in September 2024 will be invited to enrol from July 2024.

Apply Online

You can search UCN programmes here

Interview and Offer

Once your application has been processed, you will be invited to meet your tutor and discuss your chosen career development pathway. Following this meeting, your offer will be confirmed. Please ensure you confirm your acceptance of your offer to secure your place for September.


UCN direct entry Engineering applicants (non-apprentices only) for September 2024 will be sent an email invite to enrol online between 15 Jul - 31 Jul.

We have produced a short ' pdf How to Guide (1.45 MB) ' to support you with this process. 

Access to HE students, please see additional information to support your enrolment.

Students applying to study a Partner University Programme will be enrolled directly with the respective University:

  • Level 6 and Level 7 Engineering
    Partner University: Buckinghamshire New University (UCN liaise directly with the Partner University to manage your enrolment)

How to Pay

The fees due will be confirmed prior to enrolment, and you will be asked how you intend to pay for your programme. Please ensure your fees are paid in full before the start of your course.

You can pay:

UCN Subscription fund

All students will need to pay a UCN subscription fee of £15 annually. This will be collected at the start of your programme and covers:

  • Student card giving access to student discounts
  • Contribution towards printing costs
  • Free parking across the campus. 
  • Careers advice and student support
  • Enrichment activities

Starting your Programme

 These start dates are for both apprentices and direct entry students:




Arrival Time

HNC Mechanical (Year 1)

HNC Manufacturing (Year 1)

HNC Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Year 1)

Monday 2 September

09:30 - 13:00

09:30 - 13:00

09:30 - 12:00

HNC Mechanical (Year 2)

HNC Manufacturing (Year 2)

HNC Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Year 2)

Tuesday 3 September

09:30 - 13:00

09:30 - 13:00

09:30 - 12:00

HND Mechanical

HND Manufacturing

HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Thursday 5 September

09:30 - 13:00

09:30 - 13:00

10:00 - 13:00

Engineering Degree

Friday 6 September

09:00 - 16:00

Post Graduate Engineering Diploma

Master's Engineering


09:00 - 16:00

Access to HE



Arrival Time

Onsite enrolment and induction for Access to HE students (all week)

Access to HE enrolment information

Mon 2 September

Tue 3 September

Wed 4 September

09:30 - 12:30


13:30 - 16:30