Pre-application form

We recommend all prospective students submit a pre-application screening form as the first stage of their application.

This is not a formal application to either institution, but it enables us to assess a candidate’s suitability before they make a formal, full application. (Fees may apply to full applications)

Candidates may express a preference for either UCL or University of Cambridge at the pre-application stage.
Shortlisted candidates are invited to interview.

If successful at interview, candidates will be invited to make a full application to either UCL or University of Cambridge.

Pre-applications are processed on an ongoing basis between November and June. Interviews take place monthly. Candidates should submit pre-applications before the end of June for September intake.

Tip: It is advisable to prepare and save your pre-application information in a separate document before completing the online form. The form cannot be saved and you may lose data if you experience technical difficulties.

For details on the application process and who we are looking for see: Apply to become a student

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Equality and Diversity monitoring form

Complete the form here:

The CEPS CDT has a commitment to ensuring that students are recruited on the basis of merit, regardless of ethnic origin, sex or disability, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality (within current legislation), marital status, caring or parental responsibilities, age, or beliefs on matters such as religion and politics.

To help us monitor our performance in meeting these aims, please complete this short form.

The information collected is used for equality and diversity monitoring only. It is not used in connection with individual applications and not visible to staff members during applicant screening, interviews or making offers.