Undergraduate prospectus




All you need to know about the application process, our entry requirements and how we select our students.


How to apply

Applying through UCAS

Information about making an application through UCAS.

Law and Medicine applicants

Special note for Law and Medicine applicants.

International applicants

The application process is similar to that for UK/EU students but all international students are advised to read the information and guidelines provided for international applicants.

Affiliate students

Outlines affiliate study at UCL - read this before continuing to the Study Abroad Guide.

Mature students, part-time study, application with advanced standing

Information for mature students, part-time applicants and those wishing to apply with advanced standing

Diversity, access and equality

Information about UCL's commitment to equal opportunities for students and staff.

Entry requirements

A level, AS and GCSE qualifications

General information on entry requirements for students with A levels.

Preferred A level subjects

A list of UCL's preferred A level subjects.

Other UK qualifications

Equivalent qualifications for students with BTEC National Diplomas, Access to HE Diplomas, Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh Baccalaureates and Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects.

International Baccalaureate

General information for students with the International Baccalaureate (IB) qualification.

International qualifications

Equivalent national qualifications for other countries, e.g. High School Graduation Diploma in USA, etc.

Access UCL - Contextual offers

As part of our commitment to increasing participation from underrepresented groups, students may be eligible for a contextual offer as part of the Access UCL scheme.

English language requirements

For international students whose first language is not English.

UCL Undergraduate Preparatory Certificates (UPCs)

Foundation courses for international students without necessary entry qualifications.

Mature students

If you do not have the required entrance qualifications you should have alternative qualifications that demonstrate your academic potential and ability to thrive in your chosen subject. Please enquire with the relevant programme contact provided on the degree pages.  

Applicants with advanced standing

We will consider applications to accredit prior learning at other recognised universities. Advanced standing is only awarded at UCL's discretion. Please read the notes on applying through UCAS and also enquire with the relevant programme contact provided on the degree pages.

Part-time students

Our degrees are principally designed to be taken on a full-time basis; all teaching takes place during the daytime. However, some departments do permit part-time study. Please enquire with the relevant programme contact provided on the degree pages.

Note: applications for part-time study are made directly to UCL, not to UCAS.

Selection process

Selection process

How we consider your application and how you are informed of UCL's selection decision.