Information for Schools and Colleges

How to Apply

How to Apply

Follow our step-by-step application guide for the PARTNERS Programme for 2021 entry.

The information below relates to 2021 entry. Applications to the PARTNERS Programme for 2022 entry will open in September 2021. To be notified via email when applications open, complete the following short form:

Submit Your Application

Read steps 1 - 3 before submitting your application.

Applications to the PARTNERS Programme are available for students in year 13/second year college, at the same time as you apply to university via UCAS.

Application Deadlines

You must submit both your UCAS and PARTNERS application forms by the relevant UCAS deadlines:

  • Medicine (A100) and Dentistry (A206) - 15 October 2020
  • All other courses - 29 January 2021 (Following UK COVID-19 restriction announcements the deadline for undergraduate applications has been extended from 15 January)

Missed the Deadline?

PARTNERS applications received after these dates will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. However, applications to the PARTNERS Programme for Medicine and Dentistry applicants (2020/21 admissions cycle) are no longer open.

If you would like to apply after the deadline, please contact us (via and we will be able to provide further details about whether we can assess your application for the Programme.

Get in Touch

If you have any questions or issues during the application process, check our FAQs to see if your question has already been answered. If not, please contact us to find out more information.

What Next?

The following steps confirm what will happen after you've submitted your application to the PARTNERS Programme.

If you have selected a relevant referee and your application is fully complete, we aim to give you a PARTNERS outcome within 20 working days from the date that your referee submits your application to us.