Applying to Oxford
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Please note that it is now too late to apply for entry in 2014, as the deadline was 15 October 2013. Late applications cannot be accepted. If you wish to apply for entry in 2015, or deferred entry in 2016, the deadline for applications will be 15 October 2014.
Choose your course (ox.ac.uk/courses) and find out:
The entrance requirements
How to apply (is there a test or written work?)
Which colleges offer it (you can give a preference, or make an open application: ox.ac.uk/collegechoice)
Submit an application at www.ucas.com
(any time from early September – don’t leave it to the last minute)
Register for any admissions tests
Tests take place on 6 November 2013, usually in your own school or college, (except the LNAT for Law – register by 5 October and sit by 20 October). See ox.ac.uk/tests.
If shortlisted, you’ll be invited to interview (set dates for each subject – ox.ac.uk/interview)
On 8 January 2014, you will be told whether or not you have an offer of a place
Complete your qualifications and get your results; receive a final decision about your place
› IB students
› Disabled students
› Mature students
› Graduate applicants
› International applicants
› Teachers and Advisors
Candidates must check to see if there is a written test for their subject, and ensure that they have registered, where required (for details see course pages).
1 September 2013
First day for submitting UCAS applications.
1 October 2013
Standard deadline for registering for the BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT).
15 October 2013
Final deadline for registering for any of the pre-interview tests administered by the Admissions Testing Service. Check the details for your course.
15 October 2013
Closing date for all UCAS applications.
Closing date for receipt of application forms for the accelerated medical course.
1 September–20 October 2013
Law National Admissions Test (LNAT)
6 November 2013
All pre-interview tests administered by the Admissions Testing Service take place. Check the details for your course.
9 November 2013
Portfolios for Fine Art must be delivered to the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art by noon.
11 November 2013
Closing date for submissions of written work, if required by your subject.
Interviews take place in Oxford (see interview timetable). Written tests, for those subjects which require them during the Oxford interview period in December (for details see course pages).
On 8 January 2014
Colleges will send either letters or emails to inform candidates of their decision. These will arrive on 8 January 2014.
If you have been made a conditional offer and you meet the conditions of the offer, your college will confirm your place after the publication of examination results.