Research candidates

This section contains important application information for prospective students looking to study a research degree at UCL.

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Please read through the pages listed below carefully. Here you will find all you need to know about the application process, deadlines and requirements expected by UCL.

If you have any queries, please see the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact UCL Admissions by email ( or by telephone on +44 (0)20 7679 7742 or +44 (0)20 7679 7381.

  • How to apply - Guidelines and advice on the application process for research candidates.
  • Deadlines - Different programmes have different application deadlines; check these here.
  • Entry requirements - UCL's minimum entry requirements for research programmes, including English language proficiency requirements.
  • International students - Information and support for international students.
  • Disabled applicants - Information for disabled applicants or those with a medical condition.