Key dates

At the start of September each year, UCAS begin accepting applications for entry to university in October of the following year. 

Key dates for 2024 entry

From 5 September 2023 you can begin submitting your UCAS applications for 2024 entry. 

We strongly recommend you apply before the following deadlines. Late applications, including those from outside of the UK, are accepted by UCAS and the University of Leicester throughout the remainder of the application year, but are considered at the University’s discretion.

Application deadlines

  • Applications for Medicine are now closed
  • 31 January 2024 – Deadline for all other undergraduate courses. Applications must be submitted by 6.00pm (UK time)

Reply deadlines

Once you have made a decision about which course you would like to study, go to the UCAS Hub to finalise your decision. To avoid receiving an automatic decline of your offer(s) by UCAS, please ensure you meet the reply deadline.

Your reply deadline is based on when UCAS received the final decision in from the universities you have applied to. To see your personal deadline, check your application. 

If you receive your last decision on or before 16 May 2024, your reply date is 6 June 2024 (except if you're using UCAS Extra to find a place).

If you receive your last decision on or before 17 July 2024, your reply date is 24 July 2024 (including Extra choices).

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