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Clearing courses

UCAS Clearing 2022 courses have now closed.

Clearing 2022 courses have now closed, view all of our other courses, or use the course search below.

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How does UCAS Clearing work?

Clearing gives you the opportunity to gain a place at university if you haven’t yet secured one and takes place between July and October each year.

Anyone who applies after 30 June will be entered into clearing. You can apply to study with us through Clearing if:

Read our top tips for applying through clearing.

What are Clearing courses​​?

Clearing courses are the undergraduate courses that are accepting Clearing applications. Not all of the undergraduate courses we offer are open during Clearing, so it’s important to check that the course you want to apply for is still accepting applications.

The UCAS Clearing courses list will show the courses that have places and are available for you to apply for once you have your exam results. For many students, applying for Clearing courses is a great way to secure a university place, perhaps because you may not have the grades you were hoping for or have only just decided to apply to university.

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When are Clearing courses available to apply to?

The clearing process opens in July 2022, but you can only apply through clearing when you have all your exam results. Clearing officially closes in October, however our most popular courses may fill up before this.

If you are studying A levels in 2022, you will not be able to apply for any Clearing courses until 18 August. If you’re ready to apply for university before Clearing opens, you may be able to submit a late application for your chosen course, or apply through UCAS Extra.

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Who can apply to Clearing courses at University of Gloucestershire?

​Many students will be eligible to apply for our Clearing courses. This may be because you have had a change of heart, achieved better or worse grades than you were hoping for or you have only recently decided to apply to university.

If you apply after 30 June you will automatically be entered into the Clearing process by UCAS.

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How to find courses during UCAS Clearing

Finding Clearing courses can be a stressful time so it’s important you prepare yourself for all eventualities.

Demand for the most popular courses can be high, so make sure you are available on the date that Clearing courses are announced. Make a list of the courses that interest you and do your research in case you need to have a telephone interview. Prepare questions and try to demonstrate your enthusiasm when speaking to course leaders.

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How to apply for Clearing courses at University of Gloucestershire

If you’re applying for any courses through Clearing, you’ll still need to register and make an application through UCAS as normal. If you’re not holding any offers from other universities, UCAS will provide you with a Clearing Number, which enables you to apply for Clearing courses.

Once Clearing is open you can call us on 03330 432 414 which is open Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm, request a call back online or speak to us using our live chat service on our website.​

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