University College London Admissions

University College London, also known as UCL, is a  public research university founded in 1826 in London, England. The University provides education to 13,405 undergraduate students and 11,275 graduate students. UCL is most notable for its Medical Schools, which are the Great Ormond Street Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital.

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Admission To-Do List

  • English language proficiency requirements
  • Graduate Diploma
  • English Proficiency
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Application Fee ¬£75
  • Transcripts
  • GCSE and equivalent qualifications
  • Extended Project
  • International Baccalaureate
  • A level and AS level qualifications


Writing Supplement:
Describe your academic interests and reasons for applying. Research (MPhil/PhD etc.) applicants should state in which research areas or specific projects being offered by the department they are interested. LLM applicants should list the four subjects they wish to study. Applicants for other taught programmes, in particular modular programmes, should indicate, where appropriate, the options/modules in which they are likely to be interested. Detail your career objectives and any relevant non-academic achievements as well as any publications. Outline any other relevant experience including attendance at specialist workshops or short courses. See more

Application Deadlines

August 31
Fall/Spring, Undergraduate
August 1
Fall/Spring, Graduate

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Advice on Personal Statement for University College London Admissions

The University London Personal Statement should be original and should provide proof on the applicant's interest in their desired course of study. It is very important that the essay is prepared well in advance, so there is time to polish it before submitting the application. The length of the essay should be around 47 lines, or 4,000 characters. It's important for applicants to note what skills they have that will allow them to be successful in their desired career choice. Having someone proofread your work before submission is always important.