UK University Application Deadlines
Key dates for 2021 UK university entry
Before beginning your application it is important to familiarise yourself with key UCAS deadlines. Some universities (Cambridge and Oxford) and courses (medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry) have much earlier deadlines and it is important you are fully aware of those which impact on your application.
Important UCAS Deadlines
All UCAS deadlines for courses in the UK can be found below, but these are the key dates to become familiar with in the UCAS application cycle.
- 15 October 2020 - All courses at Cambridge and Oxford and most medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry courses at all other institutions
- 15 January 2020 - All other undergraduate courses for EU students
- 30 June 2021 - All other undergraduate courses for international students
Selected UK universities do allow international applications after certain deadlines though. Speak to one of our consultants to find out more.
2020 UK University Deadlines
All of the below deadlines are for students wishing to study in the UK from September 2020.
- Final deadline for 2020 entry applications.
2021 UK University Deadlines
All of the below deadlines are for students wishing to study in the UK from September 2021.
October 15, 2020
January 15, 2021
- Deadline for the majority of undergraduate courses for EU students.
- Deadline for the majority of undergraduate courses for international students.
- Applications received after June 30 are entered into UCAS Clearing.
- Last date to apply via UCAS Extra for September 2021 entry.
- 2021 UCAS Clearing opens.
- 2021 International Baccalaureate results published.
- A-Level results day.
- Final deadline for 2021 entry applications.