Applying from School

Changed your mind about going to university after school?

Maybe you thought you’d left it too late.

Maybe you didn’t feel ready.

Maybe you were keeping your options open.

Maybe it was the stress of a hectic exam schedule.

Whatever your reason for not applying to university earlier, it’s not too late to apply–you have until 30 June to get your application in for an undergraduate degree starting in September.

All of our undergraduate degrees are currently still open for applications until they fill up.

Get your application in for your preferred degree as soon as possible to guarantee that you’re considered for September entry.

How Do I Apply?

Whether you’re still waiting on your exam results or you already have the grades you need, you’ll need to apply for your preferred Abertay degree through the UCAS website

When Do I Need to Apply By?

Guarantee your application is considered for your degree of choice by applying before 30 June.

Do I Need to Contact Abertay Before Making an Application?

Yes by all means contact us to double check. If there are spaces on any of our undergraduate degrees, then you can apply.

If you have any other questions, you’re more than welcome to give our Student Recruitment Office a call on +44 (0)1382 308080 or drop them an email on

Samantha Pirie

Samantha applied late to Abertay from school, as she thought she wasn't ready to apply in January–but when her exam results arrived, it became clear what her next step should be.

Originally, I thought I wasn't ready for uni in January, so I didn't apply to UCAS.