How to


Ready to take the next steps of your learning journey? Apply to Queen Alex in minutes using our video or simple step-by-step guide, and you’ll be closer to turning your ambition into reality.

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Find your courses

Download our 2021 course guide or browse courses right here on our website. Don’t forget to check that you meet the entry requirements.

Add courses

If you’re taking A Levels, click “Add to application” for up to 3 courses. If you want to study fewer than 3, get in touch with our Student Services team. If you’re taking a BTEC, click apply for a single course.

Start your application (A Level only)

With A Level three courses added, click “Complete application” and enter your email address.

Enter your details

Fill in your application form, which includes your basic information and any additional requirements you may have.

Add predicted grades

Enter any predicted grades you have for the subjects you’re currently taking.


Finances can have a huge impact on your sixth form experience. If you need help with study costs, you may be eligible for Financial Support through the Queen Alex Maintenance Allowance scheme.


Pursue your future as well as your interests with NESA. Fitted in around your timetable, you’ll train, learn and progress in your desired sport with dedicated coaches, who bring you first-class, professional and personalised sports programmes. You can enhance your university application or employability by completing nationally recognised qualifications and awards, taking part in regional and national competitions, accessing work placement opportunities, as well as our leadership and volunteering academy. 

If you’d be interested in taking part in NESA alongside your studies, let us know in your application or speak to our Head Of Sports Academies, Chris, for more information.

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Not sure which courses are right for you?

Book a 1-2-1 chat with our School Liaison team and we’ll provide you with advice on which courses will help you achieve your ambitions.

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Get in touch

Our team is always ready to help. So if you have questions on courses, your career, or anything else, complete this contact form and we’ll be in touch.