How to Apply

How to Apply

Applying to the Edge Hotel School is simple and we are there to support you at every stage.

It all starts with submitting your application, whether that is through UCAS or direct via our website. If you are successful in receiving an offer our friendly admissions team will schedule a call with you to talk through your questions and next steps.


Entry Requirements

BA (Hons) Hotel Management

BA (Hons) Events Management with Hospitality

UK and EU applicants should have, or expect to have:

96 UCAS points from at least two full A Levels, or equivalent

Examples of the above may include:

  • A-levels: CCC
  • BTEC Level 3 (QCF) Diploma: DD
  • BTEC Level 3 (QCF) Extended Diploma: MMM
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with three IBO Certificates at Higher Level with grade of H5

All applicants must also hold the equivalent of at least five GCSEs at grades C and above, including Maths and English Language.If English is not your first language you will be required to hold, or expect to hold, IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in the writing and speaking components, or equivalent.

Foundation Degrees

UK and EU applicants with 64 UCAS points, or equivalent, plus the equivalent of at least five GCSEs at grades A-C including Maths and English, are welcome to apply for the Foundation degree.

Applicants with vocationally relevant level 3 qualifications will be considered on individual merit. For example:

  • Level 3 City and Guilds Professional Cookery
  • Level 3 City and Guilds Hospitality Supervision and Leadership

Subject to satisfactory academic and practical assessment, you will have the opportunity to progress to the final level of the BA (Hons) degree after 16 months.

Hotel Management Top Up

Applicants who hold, or are predicted to achieve, an appropriate Level 5 qualification (such as HND, Advanced Diploma or Foundation degree) in a related field may be considered for direct entry to Level 6 of the Hotel Management degree. Your eligibility will be determined during the admissions process. If English is not your first language, you will need to have written and spoken English to IELTS Level 6.0 or equivalent. Get in touch to find out more


All applicants must be aged 18 or over at the point of registration.

Unfortunately, at this stage we are unable to accept applications from international students.

The Edge Hotel School accepts a wide range of qualifications from applicants, including the International Baccalaureate. The information above is for guidance only. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry criteria, please get in touch for advice.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment and the Student Handbook, which includes the Admissions Regulations, are available to view on the Policies page.

Please note that eligibility information is correct at the time of publication and may be subject to review on an ongoing basis.