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Graduate admissions for 2021-22 entry

Sign up today to be notified when graduate courses open for 2021-22 admissions in September. You can also register to receive our monthly emails from September 2020 onwards, which provide information about graduate study at Oxford and advice on the admissions process.

If you would like us to send you an email at the start of the new cycle to let you know how to apply and what's new for 2021-22 entry, enter your details below. Please note that courses which accepted applications in the current cycle (for entry in 2020-21) are not guaranteed to be offered for entry in 2021-22.

Optional: If you would also like us to send you our monthly email update (from September 2020 onwards) about graduate study at Oxford and how to apply, you may opt-in below.

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The University of Oxford (the ‘University’), the University is the ‘data controller’ for the information you have provided above, which means we decide how to use it and are responsible for looking after it in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and associated data protection legislation.

How the University uses your data

We will use your data to send you an email in September 2020 to let you know how to apply and what's new for 2021-22 entry. If you opt-in to receive our monthly email update, we will use your data to send you monthly emails about graduate study at Oxford and other marketing content. The University is processing your data for this purpose because you have given us your consent to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting If you withdraw your consent, we will stop the processing as soon as we can. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before your withdrawal of consent.

We may also compare the data you have provided with user account data from our Graduate Application Form to understand how many email subscribers subsequently go on to make an application for postgraduate study at the University. This processing occurs because it is necessary to meet our legitimate interests in monitoring the outcomes of our recruitment activity and improving our service.

Who has access to your data?

Access to your data within the University will be provided to those who need to view it as part of their work in carrying out the purposes described above.

Retaining your data

We will store your data for two years to meet our purposes, including relating to legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

Your rights

You may request access to any of your data, request that our processing is restricted, object to our processing or request that your data be corrected or transferred to another party, subject to certain restrictions.

You may also request that your data be deleted or ask for us to stop using it, and we will comply with your request as soon as possible. Depending on the circumstances, however, we may have legal grounds for continuing to process your data, for example where processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest, or where the data is being further processed for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes, in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

If you would like to exercise any of the rights mentioned above or if for any reason you are not happy with the way that we have handled your data, please contact the University’s Information Compliance Team at The same address can be used to contact the University’s Data Protection Officer. If you are still not happy, you have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

If you wish to raise any queries or concerns about our use of your data, please contact us by sending an email to, or by writing to Graduate Admissions, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD.

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