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How To Apply

A quick explanation on how to apply for a course

The Application Process

If you need help at any stage of your course application, please contact our Admissions team on 023 8048 4848 or email

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Find your chosen course on our website, select your start date, click 'Apply Now' and complete the online application form. Apply before the end of March. Late applications will be considered but the course offered will depend on availability. The earlier you apply the better your chance of securing a place on your preferred course.

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We will invite you for an informal interview to ensure it’s the right course for you and to establish the most suitable level of study. You will be sent an email with your interview date and time.
It's important that you attend your interview appointment. Interviews are usually held after school (from 3pm).

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Within two weeks of a successful interview you will receive an email offering you a place (subject to achieving the entry requirements). To secure your place at City College, it's important that you contact us as soon as possible to confirm you wish to accept. In the summer you will be emailed information regarding your course enrolment.

Equal Opportunities

At City College Southampton we strive to provide a learning and working environment where people are treated with respect. This means welcoming and valuing the richness of diversity by treating people as individuals and considering all applications fairly and equally.

Download the Admissions Policy (pdf)