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Easy Transfer Scheme

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For all kinds of reasons, students sometimes need to switch universities and change what they are doing, and we also know that change can be a little daunting. With our Easy Transfer Scheme, we make it straightforward, and our team makes the process as seamless as possible.

But first let us tell you why we think Chester could be the right university for you, and everything you need to know about how to make the switch.

Find Your People

At Chester, you can join a diverse community that will share your ambitions. You can be yourself, and do what you love alongside people who share your interests and goals. No matter who you are or what your background is, you’ll soon make friends and meet people from all walks of life and corners of the world.

Find Your Place

Our locations are perfect for students, offering you a place you can learn and have fun. You’ll get a high quality teaching experience with facilities tailored to your course in convenient locations. While our city and town centre sites are ideally located for work opportunities and varied nightlife that offers something different for everyone. You can find a home at Chester.

Find Your Future

Join a university that is all about opportunity and self-development, and build the confidence you need to achieve your ambitions and more. When it comes to your future aspirations, we’ll help you get to great places with work placements, employability skills integrated into our courses, a careers team full of experts, and extra opportunities like free language learning.

Here's how we'll make your move as smooth as possible

To help make your transfer to the University of Chester a smooth and swift process, we’ll ensure that everything you need is in place prior to enrolling. Here’s how it works:

  1. Apply now or request a call-back

    If you know you want to apply to Chester, simply see the section below to see how you can apply now. If you’re unsure about anything or would like to discuss your circumstances, then complete the registration form and we’ll call you back to discuss your options.

  2. Application

    Once you have applied, the team will consider your application and whether we can make you an offer. At this point, we’ll make it clear at which level we are offering you a place and when we anticipate you starting on the course.

  3. Transition

    The team will also help you with all the practicalities of moving to a new university: getting your accommodation sorted; organising a personalised induction programme for you; checking whether you have any welfare requirements; etc. This should help take some of the stress out of your switch to the University.

  4. Study plan

    We'll also formulate a bespoke programme of study to ensure you are able to complete your course during the remainder of the academic year.

How to get the ball rolling

If you know you want to apply – great! The way you apply to us will vary according to your circumstances. Here’s everything you need to know:

Home/Republic of Ireland students
  • If you are looking to transfer in to the University of Chester part way through an academic year of an undergraduate course, having already started the academic year at another university.
  • Apply Now

  • If you are looking to transfer in to the University at the beginning of the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of an undergraduate course - please apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). If you wish to see if a transfer is possible before submitting your application to UCAS please email including a full transcript of your results so far and the module descriptors for all your modules on your current programme.
  • Applying for a postgraduate taught course? You should go to our postgraduate pages.
Health and Social Care Programmes
PGCE Primary, Secondary or Early Years programmes

There is a separate admissions procedure for these programmes. Please email

International/EU students

If applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate taught course, you should apply via the International Centre.

Request a call back

Register your interest and our switch team will be in touch to advise on the next steps.

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