Undergraduate study - 2025 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: 2025 entry

1 September 2024 Applications open for 2025 entry.
15 October 2024 Deadline for all applications to medicine and veterinary medicine.
29 January 2025

UCAS equal consideration deadline.

Most of our degrees will close on this date for all applicants.

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, however all applicants who applied by the relevant UCAS deadline will receive a decision no later than the UCAS reject by default date in May.

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 2024 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.

A link to the WES will be sent to you when you apply, including the deadline date.

Art and design

If you are applying to an art or design degree at Edinburgh you must submit a portfolio. Portfolio submission guidance will be released later in the year and will be published on relevant degrees in the degree finder.

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.

Degree finder: BA Childhood Practice

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