Making your application

How to Apply

Applications for postgraduate study should be made directly to the Institute. You can fill in the relevant application form and return it to the admissions office.

Please download the application form below:

Click here for the MA in Chinese Cultural Heritage Management Programme application form.

Click here for the PGDip in Chinese Cultural Heritage Management Programme application form.

Click here for the MA Top-Up in Chinese Cultural Heritage Management Programme application form (For April 2022/23 intake onwards).

Click here for the PGCert in Chinese Cultural Heritage Management Programme application form.

Click here for the PGCert in Heritage Skills Community application form.

  • Address: Admissions Office, Ming-Ai (London) Institute, 1 Cline Road, London N11 2LX.
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Making your application

Please take care when making your application, these steps will help you apply in the most effective way.


  • Check the expected education qualifications and work experience (if applicable) of this course.

  • Prepare your qualifications so you have the information when filling out your application form.

  • Fill out your application form, (you may require Adobe or other pdf readers to view the application form, however it should work on both PC and Mac computers). If you have any issues accessing the file, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Provide copies of all academic documentation, including transcripts and certificates (this should either be copies of the originals, on letter headed paper or should include a stamp by the awarding body/institution). English language qualifications will be needed if your first language is not English.

  • Provide references (on letter-headed paper) and a copy of your resume/curriculum vitae if relevant to your application.

  • If you are likely to change postal or email address before starting your course, try to submit more permanent details. All our admissions communications are sent via email, so it is of vital importance that this information is as accurate as possible. Adding our email address to your inbox safe list is advisable.

  • Please make sure to complete your application as fully as possible and send through the required documentation as this will prevent delays.

  • Complete the application form fully including the personal statement. The personal statement is your opportunity to convince admissions tutors why you should be made an offer to study.

Outstanding personal statements often include the following:

  • Details that explain why your previous experience makes you a suitable candidate

  • Explanations of what you want to do after graduation with regards to where you see your career progressing after finishing your course.

  • Ensure your spelling is correct, we advise all applicants to write and spell check statements before submission.

After submitting your application

Once you have submitted your application you will receive an email from us to confirm that we have received it. Then it will be processed and sent to the academic tutor for review. If your application is missing any important documentation our admissions team will contact you prior to sending your application to the academic tutor. Once a decision has been made you will receive notification from our admissions office and this process normally takes no longer than 4-6 weeks providing you have sent all requested documentation with your application.

Successful applicants should read their offer letter carefully and contact us if anything is unclear. If you have received a conditional offer, then please send us your documents to satisfy the offer conditions as soon as possible.