The deadlines for each intake are usually a few months before the start date. It is
highly recommended that you apply early to maximize your chances for admission. Some
universities even offer rolling admissions, i.e. admissions are open through the year.
The major intake for the UK is the Fall intake which offers the highest degree of
competition but also features the largest number of corporate internships.
Fall or September intake
September - December
Winter or January intake
January - May
Summer or Spring intake
The academic year in the UK runs from September to December. The majority of university courses
in London begin in September, although some courses also begin in January and February. You can
check the start date of your course using our course search. Deadlines for most undergraduate
courses beginning in September are set for the previous January.
Medicine and dentistry courses have an earlier deadline which is usually the October the year
before the course begins.
Postgraduate course deadlines are more flexible and you can apply at any time for most courses.
Scholarship deadlines are different to course application deadlines. Some scholarship applications
can have deadlines 6 months before the course start date while others only applications can have
deadlines 6 months before the course start date while others only close for applications a few
weeks before the course start date.