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Research programme start dates

The options are September (Autumn), January (Lent), or April (Summer). 

All research courses accept applications for a September start. Only some departments accept students for January or April start dates. In general, starting in September is preferred. In your first year there are usually some taught elements, and starting in January or April may mean there are fewer options available. 

Please read the information below carefully before applying. 

For the following departments, to start in September please apply as normal
No other start dates are possible

For the remaining departments to start in September, January, and April please apply as normal