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What is UCAS Clearing?

All you need to know about the UCAS Clearing Process.

Please note: Details around Clearing for 2024 applicants are subject to change. Please keep checking our site for up-to-date info.

What is Clearing?

Clearing is a great opportunity for you to find a place at Northumbria. Find your Clearing course today!

To find out if you’re eligible for Clearing, visit our FAQs.

How do I apply through Clearing?

When you get your results, you can begin an application with us directly by filling in our NU Clearing Form

If we’re able to make you an offer, we will send you all the information you need to help you formalise your offer through UCAS.

Watch our short video below for step-by-step guidance on applying through Clearing.

Confirming your place – what’s next?

Universities will confirm the status of your application via the UCAS Hub. If you’re made an offer, you should accept this before the deadline specified on your offer.

Then, you’re ready for the next steps! Find accommodation, organise finances, and get excited to join Northumbria. Use our checklist of next steps to get prepared.

Want to make a change?

If you want to change your course or defer, you can enquire through our Request a Change Form. For more questions around offers, head to our dedicated webpage.

What grades do I need to apply through Clearing?

Northumbria accepts UCAS Tariff Points from a range of qualifications. Find out more about the qualifications we accept.

Requirements for courses may be subject to change, so we recommend checking our website regularly for the most up to date information.


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