Medicine: How to Apply
How to applyThe 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 2021 entry will be October 2020.
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:
- Application checklist
- Application process
- Selection criteria
- Writing your personal statement
- Anatomy of a personal statement
Key dates for applying in 2020
1 September: BMAT registration opens
1 October: BMAT standard entry closing date
15 October: BMAT late entry closing date (late registration fee applies)
15 October: UCAS application deadline
4 November: BMAT to be sat in school or local test centre
Late November: Short-listing decisions are communicated to applicants by email
Mid-December: Each candidate’s interviews will be in a single 26-hour period, either from noon on Sunday to 2pm on Monday, or from noon on Monday to 2pm on Tuesday.
Decisions will be communicated to applicants by colleges in early January 2021 (date to be confirmed).
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).