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Pre-university Programmes

Commencement Dates

Foundation Programme - Duration: 12 Months

24 Feb 2020
06 Apr 2020
13 May 2020
21 Sep 2020

Certificate Programmes - Duration: 16 Months

  • APIIT Certificate in Administrative Skills
  • APIIT Certificate in Information & Communication Technology

24 Feb 2020
13 May 2020
21 Sep 2020

Diploma Programmes - Duration: 24+ Months

  • Diploma in Information & Communication Technology (Specialisms in Software Engineering, Data Informatics and Interactive Technology)
  • Diploma in Business with Information Technology
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • APIIT - Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (28 months)

06 Apr 2020
13 May 2020
21 Sep 2020

  • APIIT - Diploma in Design & Media
  • APIIT - Diploma in International Studies

13 May 2020
09 Nov 2020


Bachelor's Degree Programmes

Commencement Dates

Degree Level 1
All APU Degree Programmes

25 Feb 2020#
28 Apr 2020
22 Sep 2020

# Programmes offered as Dual Award for 25th Feb 2020 Intake only:

  • BSc (Hons) Information Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development
  • BA (Hons) International Business Management
  • BA (Hons) Business Management
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

# -Please note that students need to complete the Dual Award programme within the normal duration of the course. No deferments or extensions will be allowed by Staffordshire University. Any student who successfully completes their programme after March 2023 will be awarded an APU Degree Certificate & Transcript but not a Staffordshire University degree. The SU Fees will not be refunded if the Dual award is not awarded due to late completion.

  • BSc (Hons) Cyber Security - APIIT 3+0 SU

25 Feb 2020*

* - Please note that students need to complete the programme within the normal duration of study. No deferments or extensions will be allowed by Staffordshire University. If they are unable to complete the programme by March 2023; they may not be eligible for the award of the Staffordshire University Degree.

Degree Level 2
All APU Degree Programmes (Except Engineering)

05 Feb 2020
29 April 2020 #
26 Aug 2020 #
27 Oct 2020

# -Please note that students need to complete the Dual Award programme within the normal duration of the course. No deferments or extensions will be allowed by Staffordshire University. Any student who successfully completes their programme after March 2023 will be awarded an APU Degree Certificate & Transcript but not a Staffordshire University degree. The SU Fees will not be refunded if the Dual award is not awarded due to late completion.

APU Engineering Degree Programmes

05 Feb 2020
29 Apr 2020
26 Aug 2020
27 Oct 2020

APIIT 3+0 Degree Programmes

  • BSc (Hons) Cyber Security (29 Apr 2020 & 26 Aug 2020)
  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing^ (29 Apr 2020)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology ^ (29 Apr 2020)

29 April 2020 ^
26 Aug 2020 

  • BA (Hons) Animation
  • BA (Hons) Product Design
  • BA (Hons) VFX: Visual Effects and Concept Design

29 Apr 2020
27 Oct 2020

Degree Level 3 (APU & Dual Awards, where applicable)
APU Degree Programmes

06 Feb 2020
09 Apr 2020
09 Jul 2020
19 Nov 2020

APU Engineering Degree Programmes

9 Jan 2020
16 Apr 2020
13 Aug 2020
15 Oct 2020

APIIT 3+0 Degree Programmes

  • BSc (Hons) Cyber Security
  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing
  • BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
  • BA (Hons) International Relations

06 Feb 2020
09 Apr 2020
09 Jul 2020
19 Nov 2020

  • BA (Hons) Animation
  • BA (Hons) Product Design
  • BA (Hons) Transport Design
  • BA (Hons) Advertising and Brand Management
  • BA (Hons) VFX: Visual Effects and Concept Design
  • BSc (Hons) Digital Film & 3D Animation Technology

25 June 2020

Degree Level 4
APU Engineering Degree Programmes

13 Feb 2020
11 Jun 2020
10 Oct 2020


Master's Degree Programmes

Commencement Dates

Full TimePart Time

Masters Degree Programmes

  • Master of Technology Management
  • MSc in Information Technology Management
  • MSc in Software Engineering
  • Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence
  • MSc in Data Science and Business Analytics
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Finance
  • Master of Project Management

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security*
  • Master of Business Administration (Euro-Asia Business)*
  • MSc in International Business Communications*
  • MSc in Global Marketing Management*
  • Master of Accounting*
  • Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis*

* Only available in Full-time Study Mode

25 Nov 2019
06 Apr 2020
03 Aug 2020
23 Nov 2020

10 Jan 2020
06 Mar 2020
08 May 2020
03 Jul 2020
04 Sep 2020
06 Nov 2020


APLC IEP Programmes

IEP Class

Starting DateEnding Date

Intensive English Programme

Each Level - 4 Weeks Duration
Level Starter to Level

18 Nov 2019
23 Dec 2019
03 Feb 2020
02 Mar 2020
30 Mar 2020
04 May 2020
01 Jun 2020
06 Jul 2020

13 Dec 2019
17 Jan 2020
28 Feb 2020
27 Mar 2020
24 Apr 2020
29 May 2020
26 Jun 2020
31 Jul 2020

You can refer to APU Public Holidays for 2019 here.

Note : For International Students, you must apply 2 months in advance to process Application, Student Pass (visa) and other accommodation arrangements.

Last updated on 20 Nov 2019