Application Guide 2023:
UCAS Medicine Application Guide & Timeline 2024: A Comprehensive Guide
Dr. Akash Gandhi
Medicine Admissions Expert
Thinking of applying to study medicine via UCAS? Find out everything that you need to know about applying for Medicine (A100) via UCAS in 2024 for 2025 entry.
Applying for medical school in the UK is a complex and competitive process that requires careful planning and organisation.
With numerous important dates and deadlines to keep track of, it is essential to have a clear understanding of the medicine application timeline.
In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through every step of the application process and show you how our Ultimate Package can provide all the support you need for a successful application.
You should note that an application to study medicine is due at an earlier date than an application to study most other courses.
Remember the key UCAS dates for 2025 entry (ie you will be starting university in 2025):
The UCAS Medicine Deadline for 2025 entry is 16th October 2024 at 18:00. Keep up to date with information on this page for updates.
What is the UCAS medicine application?
Anyone applying to study medicine in the United Kingdom must do so via UCAS.
UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service) is the centralised body that manages all higher education applications in the UK.
Your UCAS application is then sent to all four medical universities to which you are applying, so you don’t need to worry about applying to each of them individually.
This guide features all the information you need - from how many universities you can apply to in the UK to what you can expect in terms of costs.
We expect dates to be the same next year in 2024 for 2025 entry.
Key UCAS Dates for 2024 Entry (in 2023):
2 May 2023: UCAS search tool displays 2024 courses.
9 May 2023: Adviser portal opens for 2024 entry.
16 May 2023: Undergraduate applications open for 2024 entry.
5 September 2023: Completed undergraduate applications can be submitted to UCAS.
16 October 2023: Applications for Oxford, Cambridge and most courses in medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine/science should arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time).