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Application deadlines for UCAS

Deadlines for 2016 entry undergraduate applications, dates vary between courses and course providers.

15 October 2016
Applications for Oxford, Cambridge or most courses in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine/science should arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time). The reference needs to be completed before the application can be sent to us.

15 January 2017
Applications for the majority of undergraduate courses should arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time) on this day (check course details on our search tool for the correct deadline). The reference needs to be completed before the application can be sent to us.

25 February 2017
Extra starts for eligible applicants.

24 March 2017
Some art and design courses have a 24 March deadline; again applications should arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time). (Others have a 15 January deadline – check course details on our search tool to confirm the correct deadline.) The reference needs to be completed before the application can be sent to us.

30 June 2017
If an application is sent to us by 18:00 (UK time) on this day, we’ll send it to the chosen universities or colleges; applications received after this date will automatically be entered into Clearing.

4 July 2017
Last date for applicants to add an Extra choice.

31 August 2017
The deadline for any remaining conditions to be met – otherwise the university or college might not accept the applicant – this day also marks the end of Adjustment.

21 September 2017
The final deadline for applications to 2017 courses. Applications must arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time).

20 October 2017
The deadline for adding Clearing choices and universities or colleges accepting Clearing applicants.


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