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It is important that you read the following guidance notes carefully before starting your online application.

Graduate programmes that don't accept UCL UK online applications

Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) UK/EU students must apply via the Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology:
Overseas students must apply via the UCL online application portal – please follow the guidance elsewhere on this page (below).
Educational and Child Psychology (DEdPsy) UK students must apply via the National College for Teaching and Learning:
Educational Psychology (DEdPsy) Details of the application process and the application form are available at:
ICT Innovation MSc  Details of the application process are available at: 
Energy and Resources Management MSc and PhD
Applications are made online via the UCL Australia website at
Medicine MBPhD
Details of the application process are available at:
Transport MSc
This programme is run in conjunction with Imperial College London. Applications should be submitted to Imperial College (
Transport with Business Management MSc
This programme is run in conjunction with Imperial College London. Applications should be submitted to Imperial College (
Transport with Sustainable Development MSc
This programme is run in conjunction with Imperial College London. Applications should be submitted to Imperial College (

If you wish to apply for a UCL graduate programme for which online application is not acceptable, you should download a paper application.

If you are unable to download the paper application materials, please contact UCL Access by telephoning +44 (0)20 7679 3000.

Guide to applying online

A detailed guide to completing the online application (UCL's Graduate Application System – a User Guide [October 2013]) is available for download in both PDF and Word formats.

UCL will only consider completed applications. In order to be complete, an application requires an electronic transcript and your two referees must have uploaded their references via the secure website. It is your responsibility to ensure that your referees upload their references prior to any application deadline. Your transcript can be either a scanned version of a paper one that you upload with your application or one downloaded from your institution’s secure website.

Once you have submitted your application, should you wish to make any amendments you must contact UCL Admissions by email ( or telephone +44 (0)20 7679 7742 / +44 (0)20 7679 7381.

Apply online checklist

UCL is not able to support applications made through agents. UCL expects that the email ID and password that you create will be used by you solely for the purpose of submitting your own application(s) to study at UCL.

In order to use Apply Online, you should satisfy a number of conditions. Please read the statements below and check the box to confirm you have done so. If you satisfy the following conditions, please then click the ‘submit’ button and you will be transferred to the Apply Online pages.

  • I have checked whether there is an application deadline and I will submit my application before any applicable deadline. I understand that references must be uploaded before any deadline.
  • I can provide a valid email address for each referee and I have contacted both referees to advise them they will receive a request to upload their reference via a secure website. I understand that my application will be put on hold and will not be considered by UCL until references have been uploaded.
  • I am able to submit my transcript in electronic format (.doc, .docx, .jpg, .pdf) at the same time as my application. This document will less than 2MB in size.
  • If an application processing fee applies to my programme, I am able to pay the fee online as part of my application, or arrange for the fee to be paid on my behalf, and have read and understood the Terms and Conditions. I understand that if a fee is required, my application is not submitted to UCL before the fee is paid.
  • I understand that if I am applying for a research programme or a taught programme which is exempt, that no fee is required.
  • I will submit my own application and am not using an agent to do so on my behalf.