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Please find below a guide to the key dates and deadlines in the coming admissions round.  We advise all applicants to Homerton to very carefully check their email accounts (including junk mail folders) throughout the admissions process to ensure that they do not miss any important correspondence.


September 2017

  • 1 September: Deadline for COPA applications from Organ Scholarship applicants (UCAS applications must then be submitted by 15 October).
  • 20 September: Deadline for UCAS and COPA applications from students wishing to be interviewed overseas in China, Malaysia or Singapore.

October 2017

  • 1 October: Applicants for Medicine must have registered to take the BMAT.
  • 15 October: Deadline for UCAS applications.
  • 15 October: Deadline for registration for pre-interview assessments
  • 19 October: Deadline for COPA applications for those wishing to be interviewed in Cambridge, Canada or Hong Kong. 
  • 22 October: Deadline for completion and submission of the online Supplementary Application Questionnaire (SAQ) for most applicants. Please carefully check your email inbox for your SAQ login details.  If your SAQ is not completed by the deadline, your application will be invalid.
  • 3 - 28 October: Application acknowledgement emails will be sent from the Homerton College Admissions Office.

November 2017

  • 2 November: BMAT taken by Medicine applicants.
  • 2 November: Pre-interview assessments taken
  • 8 November: Deadline for the submission of written work (if requested).  Your acknowledgment email from Homerton will provide you with a cover sheet to accompany your work.
  • Mid-late November: Emails sent to those applicants not selected for interview. Interview invitations to be emailed to applicants being called for interview in Cambridge.

December 2017

  • 4-15 December: Admissions interviews take place at Homerton College. Please note that it is possible that some interviews will be scheduled in late November.

January 2018

  • Early January: Winter pool takes place.  A small number of applicants may be asked to attend a further interview.
  • Mid-January: Final decisions are sent out.    

February 2018

​August 2018

  • Mid-August: A Level results published. Decision letters sent to all offer-holders.

September 2018

  • Early September: Freshers’ packs emailed to successful offer-holders.

September/October 2018

  • Late September/Early October: Term begins. 

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