You can check your eligibility for a contextual offer here
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:
Standard contextual offer applied if:
Enhanced contextual offer 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.
The information below is provided to help you understand the criteria we use as part of our policy.
Your home postcode is identified as IMD Quintile 1 or 2
Your home postcode is identified as POLAR4 Quintile 1 or 2
Currently attend Drapers' Academy, St Pauls Way Trust School or Royal Greenwich Trust School
You have been in care for at least 13 weeks during the period of their secondary education. If you are a care experienced student, we encourage you to learn more about the ways in which we support you during the admissions process and transition to university.
1 Due to the COVID pandemic, we are currently calculating this 2021/22, 2018/19 and 2017/18 data.