Application timeline and process

The information below is provisional for entry in 2025.

Please note that some admissions requirements, such as A Level (or equivalent) subjects and grades or Cambridge College admissions assessments, are specific to Queens' College and may vary at other Cambridge Colleges.

You should ensure that you meet the requirements for any Cambridge College to which you apply.

See the University of Cambridge website for more information
Application dates and deadlines for Cambridge | Undergraduate Study
- College admission assessments | Undergraduate Study

 

June 2024

3 June                    ESAT opens to apply for access arrangements if you need them.
This is a compulsory Pre-Registration assessment  (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Veterinary Medicine)
3 June TMUA opens to apply for access arrangements if you need them.
This is a compulsory Pre-Registration assessment  (Computer Science, Economics)
18 June UCAT opens for registration  
This is a compulsory Pre-Registration assessment  (Medicine)

 

August 2024

1 August      LNAT opens for test registration.
This is a compulsory Pre-Registration assessment  (Law)
1 August     ESAT opens for test registration.
This is a compulsory Pre-Registration assessment  (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Veterinary Medicine)
1 August   TMUA opens for test registration. 
This is a compulsory Pre-Registration assessment  (Computer Science, Economics)
29 August  ESAT access arrangements application deadline.
This is a compulsory Pre-Registration assessment  (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Veterinary Medicine)
29 August            TMUA access arrangements application deadline. 
This is a compulsory Pre-Registration assessment  (Computer Science, Economics)

 

September 2024

1 September     LNAT first test date for Cambridge  (Law)
3 September  UCAS applications can now be submitted
15 September   LNAT registration deadline  (Law
19 September  UCAT access arrangements deadline  (Medicine)
16 September          ESAT test registration deadline, including standard papers, access arrangements or bursary vouchers if you need them  (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Veterinary Medicine)
16 September TMUA test registration deadline, including standard papers, access arrangements or bursary vouchers if you need them  (Computer Science, Economics)
19 September  UCAT registration deadline  (Medicine)
26 September  UCAT final test date for Cambridge  (Medicine)

 

October 2024

15 October  UCAS application deadline for Cambridge
15 October  LNAT final test date for Cambridge  (Law)
15 or 16 October    ESAT testing takes place  (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Veterinary Medicine)
16 or 17 October TMUA testing takes place  (Computer Science, Economics)
22 October  My Cambridge Application deadline
22 October  Transcript submission deadline for international applicants
22 October  Extenuating Circumstances Form deadline

 

November 2024

Early November Written Work deadline for subjects where required
Early November Additional Applicant Information Form deadline
Early November Interview adjustment deadline to request adjustments if required, for applicants invited to interview
14 November Fee Status Assessment Questionnaire submission deadline
November   Interview invitations sent
Late November   Cambridge College Admissions Assessments take place for applicants invited to interview (subject specific)

 

December 2024

December Interviews take place, with most in the first three weeks of December

 

January 2025

30 January  Foundation Year application deadline
30 January UCAS Application decisions update

 

June 2025

June                                                       Sixth Term Examination Papers (STEP) take place for courses where required (Mathematics)

 

August 2025

21 August   Examination results submission deadline
August  UCAS Application final outcomes update