Undergraduate applicants’ area

Congratulations on your offer.

Extraordinary starts here.

Understanding your offer.

Unconditional offer

If you make this your firm choice then the place is yours and you will be starting in September.

Conditional offer

If you make this your firm choice then the place is yours, provided you meet the entry requirements.


Your next steps...


How to accept your offer

UCAS Hub is the way you can reply to all of your offers. UCAS also have detailed information on how to reply to your offers.

You don't need to reply to any offers until all five of the universities or colleges you applied to have notified you of their decisions. Depending on when this takes place, you will have from one to five weeks to respond.

Your choices and replies

There are three different replies you can make:

Firm acceptance

This is your first choice and is the course you will enrol on when you meet any entry requirements that have been specified in your offer.

Insurance acceptance

This is your backup choice, in case you do not meet the entry requirements of your first choice.


Once you have decided on a firm, and if necessary, an insurance choice, you should decline all other offers.


You are unable to go back and choose your firm and insurance choices when you get your results. Therefore, make sure you are happy with your firm and insurance choices when you reply.


The University will usually accept applications more than 12 months before the date of admission if there are good reasons – for example, if you will be gaining relevant work experience, spending time abroad to improve your languages, or need to obtain a university place before being considered for industrial sponsorship. You should indicate your preferred start date on your application form if you would like a deferred start date.

You can request deferral through our enquiry form. Please include your full name and University of Nottingham ID number. The deadline to defer your offer to 2024 is one day after the latest date to register. For undergraduate courses this will be 17 October 2023.

Requests for deferral will be approved at the discretion of the academic school or department. The maximum period allowed for deferral is one academic year. Please note that your academic qualifications must be valid at your revised start date. For offer holders whose first language isn’t English, your English Language qualifications/tests must also be valid at your revised start date.

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Fees and finance

Tuition fees

Check our tuition fee webpages for full details of our tuition fees, payment dates and policies.

If you are unclear about your fee status please contact us.

Funding opportunities

Our Financial Support team provides information and advice on all aspects of student finance to current and prospective students.

The University offers a number of bursaries and scholarships which are worth investigating and applying for – you could end up with more support than you were expecting.

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Accommodation options

Now that you have received an offer, you may want to start looking at your accommodation options.


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University admission policies

Applicants are considered solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of gender, ethnic or national origin, age (subject to the University regulations on minimum age), disability, religion, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant distinction.

Take a detailed look at our policies

Quality Manual

The Quality Manual details our about policies and responsibilities, and sets out the University's policies and procedures relevant to both the tuition and the supervision of all students.

Read the Quality Manual

Got a question?

If you have any questions about any of our policies or anything else about studying with us, please contact the Student Recruitment Support Hub on +44 (0)115 951 5559

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Additional information for international students

International applicants should first read all sections on this page.

More help with the application process


Student Recruitment Support Hub

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