At Queen Mary University of London, our mission is to create a truly inclusive environment where we support talented students regardless of their background or personal experience. We recognise that your individual educational experience and context can have an impact on the grades you achieve and your opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities. By using contextual data, we can take this information into account to form a complete view of your attainment and potential when we assess your application to study with us.
Our contextual admissions policy is reviewed annually in conjunction with our academic schools. By taking contextual data and information into account, the admissions selector may make one of the following decisions;
Your eligibility for a contextual offer is made using the information provided on your UCAS application form. We review every application holistically to determine whether you are eligible for a reduced contextual offer:
One grade drop applied if:
Two grade drop applied if:
You meet two of the criteria listed below:
Or one of the above and one of the criteria listed below:
Medicine and Dentistry will have additional UCAT requirements which all applicants must satisfy.
BSc Oral Health (A910) is not eligible for a reduced offer.
Joint programmes in combination with Law are not eligible for a reduced offer.
The table below is provided to help you understand the criteria we use to determine whether you meet our eligibility for additional consideration through our contextual admissions policy.
This is currently calculated using national school performance tables using data over the last three years1
1 Due to the COVID pandemic and the absence of up-to-date school performance tables, we are currently calculating this using the three years prior to 2019