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Taught Postgraduate application deadlines

You can apply online for all our taught Postgraduate programmes. This page outlines the key dates and deadlines for both Home / European and International students applying to Queen Mary University of London. 

Dates and deadlines of the application process are published below. Applicants should note that these dates and deadlines apply to courses delivered on site at Queen Mary University of London. The dates and deadlines for our Distance Learning courses may vary. Please contact the Admissions team directly via email to pgtadmissions@qmul.ac.uk for further information. 

You are encouraged to apply as early as possible to allow sufficient time for your application to be considered. In the event that a course becomes full, we will no longer be able to consider applications. We will update the relevant course pages on our Taught Programme Finder as soon as possible in such instances. 

In addition to the deadlines specified below, some programmes have specific application deadlines - please check the relevant course pages on our Taught Programme Finder to check if there is an earlier deadline for the programme/s of interest to you. If no deadline is specified then the below deadlines will apply.  

Key Dates and Deadlines, 2018 Entry

September 2017Taught Postgraduate applications for entry in September 2018 open
22nd December - 2nd January 2018

University Christmas Closure

Online applications may be submitted during this period. We will endeavour to respond to applicant enquiries and process newly submitted applications as soon as possible upon reopening in January. 

March 2018

Accommodation Applications Open

For further information, please visit our Accommodation pages.

Monday 23rd July 2018

Advised deadline for Postgraduate overseas applicants who will require an ATAS certificate. Please request your ATAS certificate before this date.

Friday 27th July 2018

Latest date for issuing a joint CAS for the 5 week pre-sessional English Language course

Offer holders on the five week pre-sessional English Language programme must hold an unconditional offer on their main programme of study by this date, in order to apply for a joint CAS.  

Monday 3rd September 2018

Deadline for Postgraduate Overseas Applications

Applications from overseas applicants requiring a Tier 4 Visa to study in the UK must be submitted by this date. Some programmes have earlier application deadlines - please check the relevant course pages on our Taught Programme Finder to check if there is an earlier deadline for the programme/s of interest to you. 

Wednesday 5th September 2018

Late Postgraduate Open Day

Applicants should note that this date is subject to change, and details will be confirmed during Summer 2018. 

Monday 10th September 2018

Deadline for Postgraduate Home / EU Applications

Applications from Home / EU applicants wishing to join a Taught Postgraduate course must be submitted by this date. 

 

Deadline for Postgraduate Distance Learning Applications

Applications from all applicants wishing to study a Postgraduate Distance Learning course must be submitted by this date. 

Monday 10th September 2018 

Latest date for students applying for a visa overseas to request a CAS number

Any overseas applicants applying for a visa overseas who require a CAS must request their CAS within sufficient time. A CAS will generally not be issued after this date and any issued will be done so on a case by case basis.

Monday 17th September - Friday 21st September 2018

Enrolment Week

All students joining Queen Mary University (excluding those on Distance Learning programmes) will be expected to attend an Enrolment session to complete their enrolment. Further information will be published on our New Student pages during Summer 2018. 

Monday 24th September 2018

Teaching begins

Friday 5th October 2018

Latest Enrolment Deadline

Any students joining Queen Mary University must have enrolled by this date. Extensions beyond this date may be agreed on a case by case basis, subject to the discretion of the academic school. 

 

Any applicant who is not a European Economic Area or Swiss national, applying a Taught Postgraduate course, may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) security certificate.

If you require an ATAS security certificate, you will need to obtain your ATAS certificate, before requesting a CAS. Queen Mary University of London will not issue a CAS until your ATAS certificate has been obtained. Applicants should note, during busy periods, it can take up to six weeks to receive your ATAS security certificate. 

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