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Graduate Admissions


The processing of graduate applications can be complex and time-consuming. To ensure that applicants are fairly and thoroughly considered, there are several stages all applications must pass through, before an offer can be made. You may therefore have to wait for some time, up to a few months after submitting your supporting documents, to receive a decision on your application.

As your application proceeds through the various stages, and once a final decision has been made, its status will be updated in your Self-Service account.

If you do receive a conditional offer of admission from the University, the Board of Graduate Studies will then seek College membership on your behalf. However, your place on your course is not dependent on this part of the process. You will in due course be accepted by a College.

See the Timescales page for more information and estimates of typical durations of each stage.