When you apply to the University of York your application is processed by the Admissions team. You can contact us for help and advice at any time before or during the application process.
All applications to degree programmes at York must be made through UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service).
Applying through your school/college
All UK schools and colleges (and a number of international schools/colleges) are registered with UCAS. You will complete your application online and submit it through a member of staff at your school/college.
If you are not at a school/college registered with UCAS, then you will need to apply online independently. As an independent applicant, you will be responsible for submitting your completed application to UCAS.
Applying through an agent (overseas applicants only)
If you are an overseas applicant and you are not able to apply through your school or college, you may either apply independently or through an agent.
You should submit your UCAS entry form as soon as you feel you have made the right choice of programmes and institutions, and you should ensure that your form reaches UCAS by the closing date. All applications received by the published deadline dates will be given equal consideration. Applications which arrive after the closing dates will be sent to the University, but we cannot guarantee that we will be able to give them the same level of consideration as those which arrive on time.
When you apply, UCAS sends your application to the Undergraduate Admissions team at York. Key details are checked centrally, and then your application is passed on to Admissions Selectors based either centrally or in departments. You may next hear directly from the department, the Admissions team, or from UCAS.
In each subject section of the prospectus you will find details of the department’s selection policy and programme requirements. Details of the typical offer for some qualifications are given on the title page of each subject section. We do consider other qualifications for entry, however, if you cannot find the information you need about your own qualifications, please do contact us. Typical offers can change after the publication of the prospectus so it is important that you check the department website as well.
As many of our programmes are oversubscribed, there is no guarantee that applicants who have, or are predicted to achieve, grades equal to or above the typical offer will be made an offer. If an offer is not made an offer the University will provide feedback to the applicant.