Application Process

The following tables show the steps that are undertaken from the application being received to the final decision being made, and the expected timeframes for each part of the process.

Process stepStatusExpected timeframe
Complete application recieved through myUC Pending 1-4 working days

 

 
Preliminary assessment Undergoing preliminary assessment or Incomplete application - more information required This process can take up to 3-10 working days
   
Assessment by admissions officer Forwarded to admissions officer  
   
Sent to department/college for further assessment Forwarded to college/department/HOD for recommendation This process can take from 1-3 weeks
   
Sent to Dean of Postgraduate Research for final decision Fowarded to Dean of Postgraduate Research  
   
Admissions notified of final decision and UCSMS updated Returned to Admissions Office  
   
Notification of decision sent to student or agent Options:Approved - Conditionally approved- Decision Deferred - Declined 1-2 working days
Process stepStatusExpected timeframe
Complete application received and entered into myUC Pending 1-3 working days
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Assessment by admissions officer

Undergoing preliminary assessment 

Incomplete application - more information required

Forwarded to admissions officer 

This process can take from 3-6 working days
     
Sent to department/college/faculty for further assessment

Forwarded to college for recommendation

Forwarded to department/HOD for recommendation

This process can take from 3-6 working days
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Admissions notified of final decision and UCSMS Returned to Admissions Office  
     
Notification of decision sent to student or agent

Approved

Conditionally approved

Decision deferred

Declined

1-2 working days