Students Staff

Essex Clearing Application Form

To make a Clearing application to Essex you can use this form. If you have any questions, you can call our Admissions team on 01206 873666.

Already applied? Don’t fill in this form if you’ve already applied during Clearing 2017 but have changed your mind about which course you’d like to study. Instead, give us a call with your 8-digit Clearing reference number ready. If you apply to Essex more than once during Clearing 2017, we’ll match any new application you make to your previous application(s).

No results yet? Only complete this form if you’ve received all of your qualification results. If you don’t yet have all of your results but have questions about applying to Essex, you can still contact us by emailing

If you want to start in October 2018 you should apply through UCAS when applications open in September 2017. You can also email us at to discuss options for admission in October 2018.

Fields marked * are mandatory and must be completed.
Name and Address
Title: *
First name: *
Surname: *
Gender: *
Country of residence: *
First line of address: *
Date of birth: *
Contact telephone number: *
Please give your preferred telephone number; mobile is acceptable. Please also include the international dialling code if applicable.
Email address: *
We will use your contact email address and/ or telephone number to communicate with you about your application.
Agent name (if applicable)
Course Selection
Are you in the UCAS system this year? *
UCAS Personal ID number:
(10 digits; numbers only, no spaces, hyphens or dashes. Leave blank if not applicable)
Are you from: *

Nationality: *
Please enter your country of nationality
Dual nationality:
If you are a dual national, please enter your country of dual nationality
Do you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK? *
Are you unconditional firm status at another university? *
Are you in Clearing (not holding a place at another University)? *
Did you previously apply THIS YEAR to the University of Essex? *
Preferred course(s) * Please select up to two course titles that you are interested in applying for:
(Courses are listed alphabetically by course title)
Please select your qualifications from the dropdown list. If your specific qualification type is not listed please enter details in the Other Academic Qualifications section below.
Qualification Type Subject Grade Year
Other Academic Qualifications
Details of other high school (A-level equivalent) qualifications not included in drop down menu above Please state subject, grade obtained, year qualification was taken, qualification title and institutions studied at in the space below.

(180 characters max. Leave blank if not applicable)
First language *
Please let us know your first language
English language qualifications
(please complete if English is not your first language)
Exam title
(e.g. IELTS)
Listening Reading Writing Speaking Overall grade Exam date
(Leave blank if not applicable)
Do you have 5 I/GCSEs grade C or above?
I/GCSE English result If you have taken any of the following I/GCSE English subjects please enter your grade below.
English English Language English Literature
Enter Mathematics and Science I/GCSE details
(if it is an entry requirement of your chosen course)

Science: (can be Science, Biology, Physics, Chemistry or any other science subject)
Year I/GCSE results received
Any other information:
(e.g. details of GCSE grades A* - C)
  (800 characters max. Leave blank if not applicable)