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How to apply

The closing date for application for entry each year is October in the year before you intend to start the course, e.g. the deadline for October 2022 entry will be October 2021.
All applications must be submitted via UCAS, and every applicants must register to sit the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT) by 1 October (or by 15 October, but this will incur a late fee). 

Please note, the University of Oxford will not accept BMAT results from the September sitting for A100 Medicine. 

Please note that our primary mode of communication with applicants is email.

You can find further information on the application process on the following pages:

Key dates for applying in 2021

1 September: BMAT registration opens

30 September: Deadline to apply for modified papers (e.g. enlarged print)

1 October 6pm BST: BMAT closing date for registration at standard entry fee

15 October 6pm BST: BMAT closing date for registration at late entry fee; deadline to apply for access arrangements (e.g. extra time); deadline to apply for reimbursement of registration fee


15 October 6pm BST: UCAS application deadline

3 November: BMAT test date

Late November: Shortlisting decisions are communicated to applicants by email

Mid-December: Interviews for Medicine in 2021

Mid-January: Final decisions are communicated to applicants by colleges

Oxford University recognises the importance of a transparent and valid selection process and supports the Medical Schools Council's Guiding Principles to the Admission of Medical Students (revised in 2010).