Admissions Procedure

Prospective applicants must first complete a standard application form (available on our website) and submit this to the College together with the original qualification documents and their passport for identification purposes.
Entry Requirements for HND Courses

  • Must be 18 years and above
  • One GCE A level pass in a relevant subject and 3 passes at GCSE level
  • Or
  • A Level 3 qualification
  • Or
  • 3 GCSE passes with a minimum 3 years’ work experience in a business or hospitality field
  • And
  • English Language – at B2 or IELTS level 5.5

Mature applicants – Mature applicants – a minimum of 3 years work experience at supervisory level and meet the English language requirement.
Meeting the Admissions Officer
After receiving your application form, the next stage requires having a discussion with the Admissions Officer who discusses the details of the HND programme and ascertains whether the applicant is suitable for the programme in terms of background, interest and expression and meeting the entry requirements stated above. Admission Officer will also give student information about college policies, fees, terms and conditions, assessment procedure, course specification and course progression.
Applicants also have opportunity to ask further questions about the programme, such as whether the programme serves their interests and future career aspirations.
Finally, applicants at this stage are requested to take numeracy and literacy tests. This helps to identify whether applicants on admission might require additional support to achieve the aims of the programme.
The Admissions Officer informs the applicants that the outcomes will be communicated to them after consideration by the Academic Board.
The Admissions Department screens applicants as meeting the requirements and forwards the list to the Academic Board for consideration and approval.
Upon approval, the Academic Board communicates with the Director of Studies, Admissions Department and Principal on the final list.
Director of Studies issues Conditional or Unconditional offer letters of admission to successful applicants and will inform unsuccessful applicants within 3 weeks of submission of application.
Successful students must meet any condition mentioned in their conditional offer letter within 14 days. Student has a right to cancel their admission within 14 days of receiving their offer letter.
Once students accept their offer of admission – College will email them Induction Day information
FAIR ADMISSIONS POLICY (full policy available on policy section of our website)
Stratford College London’s admission process is fair, transparent and consistent. The Admission Policy and Procedures are in accordance with the QAA UK Quality Code for Higher Education.
Stratford College London accepts students on their merits regardless of age, disability, race, nationality, gender, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or other personal circumstances.