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Here's what you need to know about UCAS Clearing:

UCAS Clearing opens on the 5 July 2024

If you don't have your exam results yet you can still apply and if you are successful, we'll make you a conditional offer.
This means you can apply for accommodation if you choose to accept whilst waiting for your results.

It's possible that some popular courses might fill up, so it's best not to wait around!

What is Clearing?

UCAS Clearing is a process designed to match students who haven't secured a university place with courses that still have vacancies. It's an alternative route for those who have applied after the 30th of June, didn't receive offers, didn't meet the conditions of their existing offers, or wish to change their application.

Who can apply through Clearing?

You can apply through UCAS Clearing if:

  • You are applying for university after the 30th of June.
  • You didn't meet the requirements of your firm (CF) or insurance (CI) choice universities.
  • You didn't receive any offers when you first applied.
  • You have been offered places but wish to explore other options using the Self-release option.

Applying for the first time?

If you haven't applied for a university place yet, there's no need to worry. You can still apply through UCAS, and your application will automatically be considered for Clearing if you're eligible.

UCAS Clearing opens up exciting opportunities for students to find suitable courses and institutions that can help shape their future. It's a chance to explore alternative options, secure a place in a field you're passionate about, and embark on your higher education journey.

Available Courses

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Clearing courses available from 1st July 2024

How Do I Apply Through Clearing?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Here’s our step-by-step guide to making your Clearing application.


Research available courses

There's no need to wait until results day to find out what courses will be available in Clearing. Take some time to research your options. You can search for all available courses at any institution on UCAS and you’ll find available clearing places at dBs Institute on this page.


Register on or check your eligibility for clearing

  • If you haven't registered on UCAS yet, sign up and complete your application. After submission, you can add a choice. UCAS will send you a welcome email with your Clearing number and application access details.
  • If you have already registered on UCAS, log in and check your application status. If it says 'You are in Clearing' or 'Clearing has started,' you're in the Clearing process.
  • Alternatively, follow the on-screen prompts to decline your firm place, and your application status will change accordingly

Get your clearing number

Once you are eligible for Clearing you will be assigned a Clearing Number.


Give us a call

Our friendly Admissions Team is on hand to help you, call your campus of choice on the number below and tell us about yourself. You should be prepared to talk to us about:

  • Why you are interested in the course
  • Your previous experience
  • Your qualifications and predicted/achieved grades

It is also your opportunity to ask us questions too, book a visit, arrange a chat with a course leader or our student support team.

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Get a clearing offer

If you meet the eligibility criteria, we will make you a verbal offer. This offer will be confirmed through an email. Take your time to consider your options and talk to other institutions if you wish. You may receive multiple offers.


Accept your offer

Once you've made your decision, add the chosen course as your Clearing choice on UCAS. This confirms your acceptance of our offer. We will then confirm your place through UCAS, finalising your admission process.

Register your interest

Let's get started

Fill out the form below and our dedicated admissions team will be in touch with all the information you need.

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Please note that if you are an international student or require a visa to study in the UK you are only eligible to study our online courses.

Frequently Ask Questions

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Why Choose dBs

Here at dBs Institute, we pride ourselves on creating a learning environment that reflects the industry that you want to work in. Our state-of-the-art facilities ensure that you are working on professional-grade equipment; our course leaders have years of industry experience to draw from and we foster a community of students and staff that inspires and encourages collaboration. Throughout your studies and beyond, we will also provide you with career support and guidance to reach your future goals.

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