FAQs on Courses
What courses are on offer?
I am unsure about which course to choose
Please do get in touch if you have any questions, email info@docklandsacademy.
How long does each term last?
What is the weekly schedule?
You can enrol to weekday (Monday-Tuesday) or weekend (Saturday-Sunday) classes. Each day consists of 4 sessions between 9.00 and 16.00.
When can I get my certificate/diploma for HE courses?
You can receive your certificate/diploma after Pearson External Examiner checks all the student work and validates them, which might take between 8 to 10 weeks following your submission date.
FAQs on Student Admission
When are the application periods?
We recruit students 3 terms; Autumn, Spring and Summer. Many of our courses do fill up quickly, so it is best to apply at least 4 weeks before each term starts.
What are entry requirements?
Am I eligible for funding?
You can find out more about student funding from Student Finance England at: www.gov.uk/student-finance
What happens next?
When we receive your application, we will email to or call you to let you know your application has arrived safely. Our Admissions team will then manage your application. You will be asked to provide required documents. If you are eligible for any of our courses, we will invite you to an Entry Test and an interview where you will be able to discuss your options and course choice(s); we will give you feedback in 3 working days. You can also discuss any support you might need.
How will my application be evaluated?
All applicants can be assured that at Docklands Academy we take a holistic approach to your application and consider it as a whole when we receive your results. If you have not quite met the conditions of your offer, we may still consider your application – giving you the best opportunity to fulfil your potential.
How do I get a reference?
A reference is a written recommendation from a teacher, adviser, or professional who knows you academically or professionally. You can use this sample reference request letter and send it to your line manager or the relevant person. You can also find comprehensive information on finding references at https://www.ucas.com/undergraduate/applying-university/how-get-ucas-undergraduate-reference.