Undergraduate study - 2023 entry
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When to apply

You should apply by the relevant deadline to make sure your application is considered.

UCAS application timetable: 2023 entry

1 September 2022 (date TBC) Applications open for 2023 entry.
15 October 2022 Deadline for all applications to medicine and veterinary medicine.
25 January 2023

Deadline for all other UK, EU and international applicants. 

Please note that some degrees may remain open for EU and international applications after this date. All degrees which remain open will be listed on the UCAS website.


We will consider all applications received by the relevant UCAS deadlines.

We aim to inform you of our decision on your application as quickly as possible. Provided you have applied by the October or January deadline, you can expect to receive our decision by the end of April.

You can follow the progress of your application through the UCAS Hub.

Applying after deadlines

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We will consider applications received after the relevant deadlines on an individual basis at our discretion. As demand for many of our degrees is high, we cannot guarantee that late applications will be considered.

Following UCAS deadlines, we will close most degrees to further applications. If you are considering applying after the relevant deadline and UCAS indicates that we are still accepting applications, please contact us to check the availability of places before submitting your application.

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Degree deadlines


If you are applying to study medicine, you must sit the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) in 2022 before you submit your UCAS application, or apply for an exemption code from the UCAT consortium.


Veterinary Medicine

If you are applying to veterinary medicine at Edinburgh you must submit a Work Experience Summary (WES) form by 22 October 2022.

A link to the WES will be sent to you when you apply.

Art and design

If you are applying to an art or design degree at Edinburgh you must submit a mini-portfolio. For dates for the opening of the mini-portfolio submission site, and deadlines for submission, see our mini-portfolio user guide.

Mini-portfolio user guide

Education - BA Childhood Practice

If you are applying to BA Childhood Practice you must apply by 31 March for entry in September of the same year. If you apply after 31 March your application may be considered, but this is not guaranteed.

You should apply using the application form and following the Assessment Criteria guidance, which will be available in the degree finder in October 2022.

Degree finder: BA Childhood Practice

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