2021 interview timetable

Below is a subject-specific timetable outlining when online interviews for shortlisted applicants are expected to take place. In addition, please note the following:

  • Shortlisted applicants may have more than one interview with more than one college
  • For some courses, all interviews will be arranged in advance
  • In other courses, there will be an initial block of pre-organised interviews which may then be followed by additional interviews
  • Where additional interviews are possible, the timetable gives the time by which you will be informed about them, and the days they may occur on
  • You should be given at least 24 hours' notice of any additional interviews
  • Where times are given in this timetable, they are given as UK time (GMT)
  • Candidates may be asked to attend interviews outside of the timeframes given in this timetable
  • Should an interview need to be rearranged due to technical difficulties or similar, then the rearranged interview may occur outside of the timeframes given in this timetable
CourseInformation Most pre-organised interviews will take place on/betweenYou will be notified about additional interviews byAdditional interviews will take place on/between
Archaeology and AnthropologyCandidates will have interviews at their first college on Monday 13 December and second college on Monday 13 or Tuesday 14. Decisions regarding third college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 10am on Wednesday 15 December. Third college interviews will take place on Thursday 16.Monday 13 December to Tuesday 14 December10am on Wednesday 15 DecemberThursday 16 December
BiochemistryInterviews can take place on any weekday between Monday 29 November and Friday 17 December, although most interviews will take place between Monday 6 and Tuesday 14 December.Monday 6 December to Tuesday 14 DecemberN/AN/A
BiologyEach candidate will have interviews at two colleges between Monday 6 and Friday 10 December.Monday 6 December to Friday 10 DecemberN/AN/A
Biomedical SciencesEach shortlisted candidate will be interviewed by two colleges, with the interviews with the first college on Wednesday 8 December and interviews with the second college on Thursday 9 December.Wednesday 8 December to Thursday 9 DecemberN/AN/A
ChemistryFirst college interviews will take place between Monday 6 and Thursday 9 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated by 10am on Monday 13 December. Second college interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 December10am on Monday 13 DecemberTuesday 14 December and Wednesday 15 December
Classical Archaeology and Ancient HistoryFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 11am on Thursday 9 December. Second college interviews will be on Friday 10 or Tuesday 14 December.Monday 6 December to Tuesday 7 December11am on Thursday 9 DecemberFriday 10 December and Tuesday 14 December
ClassicsFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 2pm on Friday 10 December. Second college interviews will be on Monday 13, Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December.Monday 6 December to Tuesday 7 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December to Wednesday 15 December
Classics and Oriental StudiesFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December. Oriental Studies departmental interviews will take place on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 December. Decisions regarding additional interviews will be communicated to applicants by 5pm on Friday 10 December. Additional interviews will take place between Thursday 9 and Wednesday 15 December.Monday 6 December to Tuesday 7 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December to Wednesday 15 December
Classics and EnglishFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 2pm on Friday 10 December. Second college interviews will be on Monday 13, Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December. Monday 6 December to Tuesday 7 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December to Wednesday 15 December
Computer Science

Most first and second college interviews will take place on Monday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December. Decisions regarding additional interviews will be communicated by 11am on Wednesday 15 December, and additional interviews will take place on Thursday 16 December.

Monday 13 December to Tuesday 14 December11am on Wednesday 15 DecemberThursday 16 December
Computer Science and Philosophy

Most first and second college interviews will take place on Monday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December. Decisions regarding additional interviews will be communicated by 11am on Wednesday 15 December, and additional interviews will take place on Thursday 16 December.

Monday 13 December to Tuesday 14 December11am on Wednesday 15 DecemberThursday 16 December
Earth SciencesInterviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 December. Monday 6 December to Wednesday 8 DecemberN/AN/A
Economics and ManagementFirst college interviews will take place on Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 10am on Monday 13 December. Second college interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December.Wednesday 8 December to Friday 10 December10am on Monday 13 DecemberTuesday 14 December and Wednesday 15 December
EngineeringMost interviews will take place on Monday 13, Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December, and some interviews may take place on Thursday 16 December. Overseas candidates may have interviews in the week commencing Monday 6 December.Monday 13 December to Thursday 16 DecemberN/AN/A
English Language and LiteratureFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 2pm on Thursday 9 December. Second college interviews will be on Monday 13, Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December.Monday 6 December to Wednesday 8 December2pm on Thursday 9 DecemberMonday 13 December to Wednesday 15 December
Fine ArtCandidates will have a departmental panel interview on any of Monday 6, Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 December. Candidates may also have a college interview during this time. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated by 2pm on Wednesday 8 December, with interviews taking place on Friday 10 December.Monday 6 December to Wednesday 8 December2pm on Wednesday 8 DecemberFriday 10 December
GeographyInterviews will take place on weekdays between Wednesday 8 and Wednesday 15 December.Wednesday 8 December to Wednesday 15 DecemberN/AN/A
History (Ancient and Modern) First college interviews will take place on Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 11am on Monday 13 December. Second college interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December. Tuesday 7 December to Friday 10 December11am on Monday 13 DecemberTuesday 14 December and Wednesday 15 December
HistoryFirst college interviews will take place on Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 11am on Monday 13 December. Second college interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December. Tuesday 7 December to Friday 10 December11am on Monday 13 DecemberTuesday 14 December and Wednesday 15 December
History and Economics

First college interviews will take place on Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 11am on Monday 13 December. Second college interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December. 

Tuesday 7 December to Friday 10 December11am on Monday 13 DecemberTuesday 14 December and Wednesday 15 December
History and PoliticsFirst college interviews will take place on Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 11am on Monday 13 December. Second college interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December. Tuesday 7 December to Friday 10 December11am on Monday 13 DecemberTuesday 14 December and Wednesday 15 December
History and EnglishFirst college interviews will take place on Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 11am on Monday 13 December. Second college interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December. Tuesday 7 December to Friday 10 December11am on Monday 13 DecemberTuesday 14 December and Wednesday 15 December
History of ArtEach candidate will have two interviews across Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 December (they may or may not be on the same day).Monday 6 December to Tuesday 7 DecemberN/AN/A
Human SciencesFirst and second college interviews will take place on Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 December. Decisions regarding departmental panel interviews will be communicated to applicants by 9:30am on Monday 13 December. Panel interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 December.Tuesday 7 December to Friday 10 December9:30am on Monday 13 DecemberTuesday 14 December
Law/Law with Law Studies in Europe

First college interviews will take place between Monday 6 December and Wednesday 8 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to candidates by 2pm on Thursday 9 December. Second college interviews will take place on Monday 13 December. 

Monday 6 December to Wednesday 8 December2pm on Thursday 9 DecemberMonday 13 December
Materials ScienceEach candidate will have one interview at each of two different colleges, with either interview taking place on any day between Monday 6 and Friday 10 December, or Monday 13 and Wednesday 15 December.Monday 6 December to Wednesday 15 DecemberN/AN/A
MathematicsMost first and second college interviews will take place on Monday 13, Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 December, although some interviews for overseas candidates will take place in the week commencing Monday 6 December.Monday 13 December to Thursday 16 DecemberN/AN/A
Mathematics and Computer Science

Most first and second college interviews will take place on Monday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December. Decisions regarding additional interviews will be communicated by 11am on Wednesday 15 December, and additional interviews will take place on Thursday 16 December.

Monday 13 December to Tuesday 14 December11am on Wednesday 15 DecemberThursday 16 December
Mathematics and PhilosophyMost first and second college interviews will take place on Monday 13, Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 December, although some interviews for overseas candidates will take place in the week commencing Monday 6 December.Monday 13 December to Thursday 16 DecemberN/AN/A
Mathematics and StatisticsMost first and second college interviews will take place on Monday 13, Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 December, although some interviews for overseas candidates will take place in the week commencing Monday 6 December.Monday 13 December to Thursday 16 DecemberN/AN/A
MedicineEach shortlisted candidate will be interviewed by two colleges, with the interviews being either on Friday 10 and Monday 13 December, or on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December.Friday 10 December to Wednesday 15 DecemberN/AN/A
Medicine (Graduate Entry)Each shortlisted candidate will be interviewed by two colleges, with the interviews with the first college on Thursday 16 December and interviews with the second college on Friday 17 December.Thursday 16 December to Friday 17 DecemberN/AN/A
Classics and Modern LanguagesFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 2pm on Friday 10 December. Second college interviews will take place on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December
English and Modern LanguagesFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 2pm on Friday 10 December. Second college interviews will take place on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December
European and Middle Eastern LanguagesFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December. Oriental Studies departmental interviews will take place on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 December. Decisions regarding additional interviews will be communicated to applicants by 5pm on Friday 10 December. Additional interviews will take place between Thursday 9 and Tuesday 13 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December
History and Modern LanguagesFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 2pm on Friday 10 December. Second college interviews will take place on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December
Modern LanguagesFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 2pm on Friday 10 December. Second college interviews will take place on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December
Modern Languages and LinguisticsFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 2pm on Friday 10 December. Second college interviews will take place on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December
Philosophy and Modern LanguagesFirst college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 2pm on Friday 10 December. Second college interviews will take place on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December
MusicFirst and second college interviews will take place on Monday 6, Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 December. Decisions regarding departmental interviews will be communicated to applicants by 2pm on Thursday 9 December. Departmental interviews will take place on Monday 13 December.Monday 6 December to Wednesday 8 December2pm on Thursday 9 DecemberMonday 13 December
Oriental StudiesDepartmental interviews will take place on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 December. First college interviews will take place between Wednesday 8 and Friday 10 December. Decisions regarding additional interviews will be communicated to applicants by 5pm on Friday 10 December. Additional interviews will take place between Thursday 9 and Tuesday 14 December.Tuesday 7 December to Thursday 9 December2pm on Friday 10 DecemberMonday 13 December and Tuesday 14 December
Philosophy, Politics and EconomicsMost first college interviews will take place on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 December, although some interviews for overseas candidates will take place in the week commencing Monday 29 November, and some interviews may take place on the morning of Wednesday 8 December. Decisions regarding second college interviews will be communicated to applicants by 11am on Thursday 9 December. Second college interviews will take place on Friday 10, Monday 13, Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December.Monday 6 December to Wednesday 8 December11am on Thursday 9 DecemberFriday 10 December to Wednesday 15 December
PhysicsFirst college interviews will take place on Wednesday 8, Thursday 9, Friday 10 and Monday 13 December. Second college interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December. Wednesday 8 December to Wednesday 15 DecemberN/AN/A
Physics and PhilosophyFirst college interviews will take place on Wednesday 8, Thursday 9, Friday 10 and Monday 13 December. Second college interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December. Wednesday 8 December to Wednesday 15 DecemberN/AN/A
Psychology (Experimental)First and second college interviews will take place on Monday 13, Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December.Monday 13 December to Wednesday 15 DecemberN/AN/A
Psychology, Philosophy and LinguisticsFirst and second college interviews will take place on Monday 13, Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 December.Monday 13 December to Wednesday 15 DecemberN/AN/A
Philosophy and TheologyFirst and second college interviews will take place Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 DecemberN/AN/A
Religion and Oriental StudiesFirst and second college interviews will take place between Monday 6 and Friday 10 December. Oriental Studies departmental interviews will take place on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 December. Decisions regarding additional interviews will be communicated to applicants by 5pm on Friday 10 December. Additional interviews will take place between Thursday 9 and Tuesday 14 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 DecemberN/AN/A
Theology and ReligionFirst and second college interviews will take place Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December.Monday 6 December to Thursday 9 DecemberN/AN/A