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UCAS Key Dates
2 May 2023
Courses starting in 2024 are available in the UCAS search tool.
16 May 2023
UCAS Undergraduate application live for 2024 entry registration. Your child can start their application but cannot submit it to UCAS until September.
12 Jul 2023
UCAS Conservatoires applications open for 2024 entry. Applicants can register, pay, and submit their applications to UCAS.
5 Sep 2023
Completed UCAS Undergraduate applications can be sent to UCAS. All sections must be complete, the reference added, and the application fee paid.
2 October 2023 18:00 (UK time)
Application deadline for conservatoire music applications. Applications for dance, drama, and musical theatre courses may have a different deadline – check conservatoires’ websites for information.
16 October 2023 18:00 (UK time)
Deadline for applications to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and for most courses in medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine/science. Application can be sent after this, but universities and colleges concerned cannot guarantee they’ll give it equal consideration.
31 January 2024 18:00 (UK time)
Deadline for most undergraduate courses and most conservatoire undergraduate dance, drama, or musical theatre courses. Applications can be sent after this, but providers cannot guarantee they’ll give it equal consideration.
28 Feb 2024
Extra opens. If your child has used all five choices and is not holding an offer, they can add another choice using Extra.
30 June 2024 18:00 (UK time)
Last date for receipt of applications with choices. Applications received after this deadline are automatically
entered into Clearing.
5 July 2024
Clearing opens, and vacancies are shown in the UCAS search tool.