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How to apply

The following diagram shows the major steps involved in applying for an undergraduate (first) degree course here at the Department of Computer Science. Click on each step to view more information.

A quick overview of the process is also given in the University's admissions video on YouTube (below). Detailed instructions for the applications procedure are contained in the University's Undergraduate Prospectus, and you should refer to that when competing the forms. The information given here is intended to supplement the official information given there. Tutors adhere to formal admissions criteria in making decisions about applicants.

Students' perspectives on the application process

Wondering what it feels like to go through the application process? We've asked some of our current students about their experiences: this is what they told us... You can also read about some of our current Computer Science students on the student profile page. The Wall of 100 Faces contains 100 short videos, usually 1 minute or less, of current students studying many different subjects across the University, talking about some aspect of their time at Oxford.

Some statistics about applying to Computer Science at Oxford

Statistical information (PDF) is available on the most recent round of applications for Computer Science undergraduate courses. We provide answers to some of the questions that are often asked about the process.

Oxford University - How to Apply


For enquiries about Computer Science admissions, please contact the Department using the e-mail address undergraduate.admissions@cs.ox.ac.uk or call on +44 (0)1865 273821.