Confirmation of awards

Award letters

Information for graduates:

A confirmation of award letter is an official letter issued by the University which confirms the qualification (including classification) you received and the date it was awarded. This letter can be either:

  • Posted to you or
  • Emailed directly to an employer/third party

If you would like a physical copy posted to you, please email with your full name, date of birth, details of the award you obtained and your postal address.

If you want the confirmation to be emailed directly to a third party, you must first complete a data protection form giving your permission for us to release this information. This form must be sent by you as we are unable to accept form sent on your behalf by a third party. You must copy in the third party to this email, so that we can respond directly to them confirming your award.

Please ensure we receive both your signed GDPR form and the employer/third party contact details in the same message otherwise your request will not be processed.

Information for third parties:

If you require us to confirm the award details of a candidate, please ask them to complete the form above and return to us directly, copying you in to their email. We must receive this form from the candidate themselves, we cannot accept any sent on their behalf.

Please ensure we receive the signed GDPR form direct from the candidate, with your company copied in to the email, otherwise your request will not be processed.

If you require information regarding a candidate’s dates of attendance, please contact Student Records and Enrolment. .

If you require an academic reference, please contact the School of Study via .

Awards before 1992

If you received your award prior to 16 June 1992 it will have been issued by the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA). If you require a replacement certificate or want to have confirmation of your award please contact the CNAA.