Oxford University Interview Dates 2018

WHAT ARE THE INTERVIEW DATES FOR OXFORD UNIVERSITY 2018? Oxford University interview dates 2018 depend on the course your child is applying for. Due to the large number of course combinations on offer, it can be difficult to find out when your child is due to attend an interview.

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WHAT ARE THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY INTERVIEW DATES 2018?

The Oxford University interview dates 2018 depend on what course your child is applying for. Because of the large number of course combinations on offer, it can be difficult to find out when your child is required to attend an interview. However, it’s reassuring to note that Oxford University has been conducting their interviews for a great many years, and so as long as you know what to look for and where to look for it, it isn’t too difficult to work out when your child is expected to attend.

WHAT ARE THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY INTERVIEW DATES 2018 BY SUBJECT?

Archaeology and Anthropology courses:

Candidates must arrive by 9 am on Monday 10th December, with some being requested to arrive on the Sunday. Candidates must stay until 9 pm on Tuesday 11th December and may be required until 2 pm on Wednesday 12th December.

Read Harry’s story of his Archaeology and Anthropology interview experience and what tips he would pass on for future candidates >>>

 

Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cellular:

Arrive by 9 am on Monday 3rd December (some candidates may be asked to arrive by noon on Sunday 2 December) and then leave on 6 pm Tuesday 4th December (with the possibility of staying until midday on Wednesday 5th).

 

Biology:

Arrive by 5 pm on Tuesday 11th December, and depart after 6 pm on Wednesday 12th December.

 

Chemistry:

Arrive by 10 am on Tuesday 11th December. In some cases, candidates will be asked to arrive on Sunday 9th. Candidates may leave on Wednesday 12th December, or, in some cases, 6 pm on Wednesday 12th December.

 

Classical Archaeology and Ancient History:

Arrive by 9 am on Thursday 6th December, or sometimes Wednesday 5th December. Candidates may be asked to stay until 6 pm on Friday 7th December in some cases, otherwise, candidates are welcome to leave after 4 pm on Friday 7th December.

 

Classics:

Arrive by 4 pm on Tuesday 4th December (or earlier that day in some cases), and leave after 3 pm on Thursday 6th December. Some candidates may be asked to stay until 7 pm on Friday 7th December.

 

Classics and English:

Arrive by 4 pm on Tuesday 4th December, and leave after 3 pm on Thursday 6th December. Some candidates may be required to stay until Friday 7th December.

 

Classics and Modern Languages:

Arrive 4 pm on Tuesday 4th December, then depart after 3 pm on Thursday 6th, unless asked to stay until Friday 7th December.

Henry took the Classics and French interview at Oxford University. Read his interview story here >>>

 

Classics and Oriental Studies:

Arrive on 4 pm Tuesday 4th December, and depart on 3 pm on Thursday 6th. Some may be required to stay until Friday 7th December.

 

Computer Science, and Mathematics and Computer Science:

Arrive by 5 pm on Sunday 9th December, and depart at midday on Wednesday 12th December, unless asked to stay until 2 pm on Wednesday 12th December.

 

Computer Science and Philosophy:

Candidates must arrive by 5 pm on Sunday 9th December and leave at midday on Wednesday 12th December. Some may be required to stay until 4 pm on Wednesday 12th December

 

Earth Sciences:

Candidates should arrive by 5 pm on Sunday 2nd December and may leave after 7 pm on Tuesday 4th December.

 

Economics and Management:

Arrive by 2 pm on Wednesday 5th December, and leave by 2pm on Friday 7th December.

 

Engineering Science:

Candidate’s interviews will take place in a single day. This will either be Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th, or Wednesday 12th December.

 

English:

Most candidates should arrive on Sunday 2nd or Monday 3rd December. A few candidates will be asked to arrive by 10 am on Tuesday 4th. Candidates must stay until 2 pm on Tuesday 4th December. Those invited for interview on the Sunday or Monday may be required until 6 pm on Wednesday 5th December, and those invited to interview on Tuesday may be required until 6 pm on Thursday 6th December.

 

English and Modern Languages:

Arrive by 10 am on Wednesday 5th December. Leave on 10 am on Saturday 8th December unless required until 1 pm on that Saturday.

 

European and Middle Eastern Languages:

Arrive by 10 am on Wednesday 5th December. Leave on 10 am on Saturday 8th December unless required until 1pm on that Saturday.

 

Fine Art:

Arrive 9:30 am on Monday 3rd December, stay until at least midday on Wednesday 5th December, otherwise until 4 pm on the same day.

 

Geography:

Arrive 10 am on Monday 10th December (some may be asked to arrive the day before), and leave after 4 pm on Tuesday 11th December, or if required, until noon on Wednesday 12th December.

Read one student’s Geography Oxford interview experience >>>

 

History and all Joint Schools except Modern Languages:

Arrive by 10 am on Wednesday 5th December, and leave by 4pm on Friday 7th. Some may be required to stay until 7 pm.

WHAT ARE THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY INTERVIEW DATES 2018 BY SUBJECT?

Archaeology and Anthropology courses:

Candidates must arrive by 9 am on Monday 10th December, with some being requested to arrive on the Sunday. Candidates must stay until 9 pm on Tuesday 11th December and may be required until 2 pm on Wednesday 12th December.

Read Harry’s story of his Archaeology and Anthropology interview experience and what tips he would pass on for future candidates >>>

 

Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cellular:

Arrive by 9 am on Monday 3rd December (some candidates may be asked to arrive by noon on Sunday 2 December) and then leave on 6 pm Tuesday 4th December (with the possibility of staying until midday on Wednesday 5th).

 

Biology:

Arrive by 5 pm on Tuesday 11th December, and depart after 6 pm on Wednesday 12th December.

 

Chemistry:

Arrive by 10 am on Tuesday 11th December. In some cases, candidates will be asked to arrive on Sunday 9th. Candidates may leave on Wednesday 12th December, or, in some cases, 6 pm on Wednesday 12th December.

 

Classical Archaeology and Ancient History:

Arrive by 9 am on Thursday 6th December, or sometimes Wednesday 5th December. Candidates may be asked to stay until 6 pm on Friday 7th December in some cases, otherwise, candidates are welcome to leave after 4 pm on Friday 7th December.

 

Classics:

Arrive by 4 pm on Tuesday 4th December (or earlier that day in some cases), and leave after 3 pm on Thursday 6th December. Some candidates may be asked to stay until 7 pm on Friday 7th December.

 

Classics and English:

Arrive by 4 pm on Tuesday 4th December, and leave after 3 pm on Thursday 6th December. Some candidates may be required to stay until Friday 7th December.

 

Classics and Modern Languages:

Arrive 4 pm on Tuesday 4th December, then depart after 3 pm on Thursday 6th, unless asked to stay until Friday 7th December.

Henry took the Classics and French interview at Oxford University. Read his interview story here >>>

 

Classics and Oriental Studies:

Arrive on 4 pm Tuesday 4th December, and depart on 3 pm on Thursday 6th. Some may be required to stay until Friday 7th December.

 

Computer Science, and Mathematics and Computer Science:

Arrive by 5 pm on Sunday 9th December, and depart at midday on Wednesday 12th December, unless asked to stay until 2 pm on Wednesday 12th December.

 

Computer Science and Philosophy:

Candidates must arrive by 5 pm on Sunday 9th December and leave at midday on Wednesday 12th December. Some may be required to stay until 4 pm on Wednesday 12th December

 

Earth Sciences:

Candidates should arrive by 5 pm on Sunday 2nd December and may leave after 7 pm on Tuesday 4th December.

 

Economics and Management:

Arrive by 2 pm on Wednesday 5th December, and leave by 2pm on Friday 7th December.

 

Engineering Science:

Candidate’s interviews will take place in a single day. This will either be Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th, or Wednesday 12th December.

 

English:

Most candidates should arrive on Sunday 2nd or Monday 3rd December. A few candidates will be asked to arrive by 10 am on Tuesday 4th. Candidates must stay until 2 pm on Tuesday 4th December. Those invited for interview on the Sunday or Monday may be required until 6 pm on Wednesday 5th December, and those invited to interview on Tuesday may be required until 6 pm on Thursday 6th December.

 

English and Modern Languages:

Arrive by 10 am on Wednesday 5th December. Leave on 10 am on Saturday 8th December unless required until 1 pm on that Saturday.

 

European and Middle Eastern Languages:

Arrive by 10 am on Wednesday 5th December. Leave on 10 am on Saturday 8th December unless required until 1pm on that Saturday.

 

Fine Art:

Arrive 9:30 am on Monday 3rd December, stay until at least midday on Wednesday 5th December, otherwise until 4 pm on the same day.

 

Geography:

Arrive 10 am on Monday 10th December (some may be asked to arrive the day before), and leave after 4 pm on Tuesday 11th December, or if required, until noon on Wednesday 12th December.

Read one student’s Geography Oxford interview experience >>>

 

History and all Joint Schools except Modern Languages:

Arrive by 10 am on Wednesday 5th December, and leave by 4pm on Friday 7th. Some may be required to stay until 7 pm.

History and Modern Languages:

Arrive by 10 am on Wednesday 5th December, then stay until 10am on Saturday 8th, or otherwise until 1 pm that day.

 

History of Art:

Interviews will be in a single day, either on Monday 3rd December or Tuesday 4th December. On the day of the candidate’s interview, they will receive a briefing at 9 am, have two interviews that same day and then may leave.

 

Human Sciences:

Arrive by 10 am on Wednesday 5th December (with some asked to arrive by 10 am the day before). Some candidates may be asked to remain until 2pm on Friday 7th, but most can leave by 9 am on the Friday.

 

Law, and Law with Law Studies in Europe:

Arrive 10 am Wednesday 5th December, and leave generally after 4:30 pm on Thursday 6th December. Some may be required to stay until 6 pm on Friday 7th December.

Read what happened at Anxin’s law interview at Oxford >>>

 

Material Science:

Interviews will be on a single day, either Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th, or Wednesday 12th December.

 

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Mathematics and Joint Schools:

Arrive by 5 pm on Sunday 9th December, and leave at midday on Wednesday 12th December. Those interviewing for Mathematics and Computer Science may be asked to stay until 2 pm on Wednesday 12th December.

 

Medicine (A100):

Interviews take place in a 26-hour period which is either from midday Sunday 9th December to 2 pm on Monday 10th December or from midday on Monday 10th December to 2 pm Tuesday 11th December.

 

Medicine (Graduate Entry A101):

Interviews take place on Thursday 13th December and candidates must be available to start from 8:30 am.

 

Modern Languages (but not beginner’s German or beginner’s Russian):

Interviews start at 10 am on Thursday 6th December, ending 10 am on Saturday 8th December, unless asked to stay until 1 pm that day.

 

Modern Languages with either Beginner’s Russian or Beginner’s German:

Arrive midday Tuesday 4th, stay until 10 am on Saturday 8th, or possible 1 pm.

Music:

Arrive the evening of Sunday 2nd December.  Most will leave after 4 pm on Wednesday 5th December although some will stay until 6 pm on Thursday 6th December.

 

Oriental Studies:

Arrive by 10 am on Wednesday 5th December, and leave after midday on Friday 7th December, or if not, later that day.

 

Philosophy and Modern Languages:

Arrive by 10 am on Thursday 6th December, leave 10 am on Saturday 8th December, or 1 pm that same day.

 

Philosophy and Theology:

Arrive by 9 am on Monday 3rd December (some candidates may be asked to arrive by evening on Sunday 2 December). Most remain until 5 pm on Tuesday 4th December, with some being asked to stay until 5pm the next day.

 

Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE):

Arrive by 8 pm on Sunday 2nd December, and stay until 10 am on Wednesday 5th December, or if not, later that day.

 

Physics, and Physics and Philosophy:

Arrive by midday on Monday 10th December, and leave after 5 pm on Wednesday 5th December.

 

Psychology and PPL:

Arrive by 9 am on Monday 10th December, with some candidates arriving by 5 pm on Sunday 9th December. Most can leave at midday on Tuesday 11th December, with some staying until 6 pm.

 

Religion and Oriental Studies:

Arrive by 9 am on Tuesday 4th December, most depart at midday on Friday 7th December, otherwise later that day.

 

Theology and Religion:

Arrive by 9 am Monday 3rd December (some may be asked to arrive the evening of Sunday 2nd December). Applicants can leave after 5 pm on Tuesday 4th December, unless asked to stay until 5 pm Wednesday 5th December.

WHY MIGHT APPLICANTS HAVE TO STAY LONGER?

It’s possible that your child may be called to additional interviews which is what the extra time in the Oxford university interview dates 2018 allow for. This is nothing to worry about, and it is impossible to second guess whether only good or only bad candidates have to interview more. So don’t put too much thought into it.

 

HOW WILL I KNOW FOR SURE WHEN MY CHILD CAN LEAVE?

Applicants will be told in plenty of time by their college when they can leave. Many have boards up for interviewing candidates that you can check whenever you like. Oxford University recommends that you don’t book travel that you can’t easily change just to be sure. Your child will have their Oxford university interview dates 2018 confirmed by email or letter, so don’t worry if they’re still not sure when their slot is!

In the meantime, your child should get used to answering the common and even the weirdest Oxford interview questions in preparation before the big day.

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