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Applications for 2022 entry

August 2021

Early AugustBMAT registration deadline for Medicine applicants taking the September BMAT (November BMAT also available). 

September 2021

Early September: UCAS Apply opens.

Early September: early BMAT taken by Medicine applicants (see also November BMAT).

1 September: Transcript deadline for Organ Scholarship applicants.

11 September: Reference deadline for Organ Scholarship applicants.

20 September: UCAS application and Transcript deadlines for students to be interviewed in Malaysia or Singapore.

October 2021

1 October: BMAT registration deadline for Medicine applicants taking November BMAT.

15 October:

22 October:

  • Transcript deadline for applicants (if applicable) other than Organ Scholarship applicants and applicants wishing to be interviewed remotely in Malaysia or Singapore.
  • Graduate Course in Medicine application deadline (applicants must complete and submit the Graduate Course in Medicine application form in addition to their UCAS application).

November 2021

Early November: BMAT, ELAT and other pre-interview assessments taken.*

December 2021

The majority of interviews in Cambridge take place in the first three weeks of December (some may be a little earlier).

January 2022

Winter pool takes place and decisions posted to applicants. A small number of applicants may be asked to attend a further interview.

February 2022

15 February: Choral Awards application deadline.

28 February: Instrumental Awards application deadline.

March 2022

1 March: Mature students second round applications deadline.

May-June 2022

A Levels, IB and other examinations taken – including STEP, where required for Mathematics and other applicants.

August 2022

Examination results published and confirmation of conditional offers for 2022 entry (or deferred entry in 2023) that have been met – all conditional offers must be met by the deadline set by UCAS unless otherwise specified.


* Applicants taking the pre-interview written assessments overseas must check the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website as the scheduled start times for international centres may vary. Please note that for some overseas interview locations, 'pre-interview' assessments may take place after your interview. In this situation, your written assessment will still be considered by your Cambridge College along with your overseas interview report.

Cambridge Application Deadline

15 OCT

Next application deadline:
15 October 2021
(6pm UK time)

University term dates

6 Oct - 4 Dec 2020 (Michaelmas)
19 Jan - 19 Mar 2021 (Lent)
27 Apr - 18 Jun 2021 (Easter)

5 Oct - 3 Dec 2021 (Michaelmas)
18 Jan - 18 Mar 2022 (Lent)
26 Apr - 17 Jun 2022 (Easter)

4 Oct - 2 Dec 2022 (Michaelmas)
17 Jan - 17 Mar 2023 (Lent)
25 Apr - 16 Jun 2023 (Easter)