The application procedure for students wishing to study on one of our programmes consists of


Application Form


Application Form

Supporting documents

  • REFERENCES - Two references in support of your admission
  • (one must be from your current employer detailing relevant experience;
  • the other should be an academic reference). 
  • Referee Form 1  |  Referee Form 2   |   Referee Guidance
  • CV
  • LANGUAGE CERTIFICATE (if applicable)
  • INTERVIEW (if applicable)

The deadline for the submission of applications is as follows:

 May 2018September 2018January 2019

16 March 2018

6 July 2018

9 November 2018

PGCert/CPD 23 March 2018 20 July 2018 9 November 2018


Family and Local History

20 April 2018 24 August 2018 4 December 2018
Semester start date 07 May 2018 10 September 2018 14 January 2019

All application forms should be emailed to

All applications must reach CAIS before midnight on the final day. Application forms will not be processed until all parts (including references) are submitted. If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact the CAIS team at or +44 (0)1382 385543.

If an interview is required, you will be contacted to arrange a date and time. The interview can be done in person or conducted over Skype. There are three possible outcomes to your application:

  • We make you an unconditional offer of a place on the course 
  • We make you a conditional offer of a place on the course, dependent upon your examination results and/or further work experience 
  • We do not make you an offer of a place on the course