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UCAS Key Dates

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    2 May 2023

    Courses starting in 2024 are available in the UCAS search tool.

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    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.

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    12 Jul 2023

    UCAS Conservatoires applications open for 2024 entry. Applicants can register, pay, and submit their applications to UCAS.

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    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.

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    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.

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    5 July 2024

    Clearing opens, and vacancies are shown in the UCAS search tool.

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