UCAS Clearing

Find out all you need to know about applying through Clearing and our current course availability below.

Clearing is now open at BIMM so there’s still time to apply to study with us this year through UCAS.

Find out all you need to know about applying through Clearing and our current course availability below.

What is Clearing?

Clearing is how universities and colleges fill any places they still have on their courses.

From 6th July, you can apply for a course using Clearing if you’re not already holding an offer from a university or college, and the course still has places.

You can use Clearing if:

  • You’re applying after 30th June
  • You didn’t receive any offers
  • You didn’t meet the conditions of your offers
  • You’ve declined your firm place using the ‘decline my place’ button in Track

 

BIMM Clearing Hotline

+44 (0)1273 840 346

How it works

If you already have your exam results, and you did not submit a UCAS application in the main scheme, you can use Clearing now. All students must meet conditions and enrol for 2020/21 entry by the 16th October.

If you have had conditional offers, but maybe didn’t achieve the grades you needed for your initial UCAS choices, you can use Clearing from 8am on results day (Thursday 13th August) when universities and colleges place a list of their vacancies on the UCAS website. You will be able to add a choice from 3pm on this day.

Only unconditional offers can be made through Clearing. For BIMM Institute, this means we have to confirm that you’ve met any necessary academic requirements and have been successful in an audition/interview before we can accept you on a course.

 


BIMM courses available through Clearing

We’ve published a full list of BIMM Institute courses which still have vacancies, which you can browse via the UCAS search tool.

View available courses

 

If you have already received your exam results, and you did not apply through UCAS in the main scheme, you can use Clearing from the 6th July. Here are the steps you must follow:

1. Make UCAS application

2. Obtain Clearing Number

3. Call the admissions team at BIMM Institute on 01273 840 346 to provide your Clearing and ID Numbers and to check places are available on your chosen course

4. We will advise if you can put the college down as a choice on UCAS Track and if so, will book you an audition/interview

5. Submit UCAS application, adding a course choice for BIMM Institute. We will then check your academic qualifications

6. Pass an audition or interview via Zoom

7. BIMM Institute unconditional place offered

8. Your place is instantly confirmed (CLA)

If you have had conditional offers, but your exam results have not been quite what you were expecting, you can use Clearing from around 8 am on results day (Thursday 13th August). Keep an eye on your UCAS Track and if you become eligible to use Clearing, an ‘Add a Clearing choice’ button will become available in the ‘Your Choices’ section. Here is what you will need to do:

1.  Obtain Clearing Number

2. Single choice applicants must top-up their fee to UCAS to £25 (an additional £5)

3. Call BIMM Institute on 01273 840 346 to provide your Clearing and ID Numbers and to check on places available

4. We will advise if you can put them down as a choice on UCAS Track

5. Submit UCAS application. We will then check your academic qualifications

6. Pass an audition or interview via Zoom

7. BIMM Institute unconditional place offered

8. Your place is instantly confirmed (CLA)

Clearing opens Monday 6th July 2020.

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‘Clearing’ is the term used for the way universities and colleges fill any places they still have available on their courses. Applications are made (at least partially), via contacting the educational provider directly.

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You can use Clearing if:

  • You didn’t get the results needed to get into your firm choice
  • You didn’t get the results needed to get into your insurance choice
  • You didn’t receive any offers when you first applied
  • You want to change your firm choice or insurance choice

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Yes! If you’ve had conditional offers, but your exam results didn’t quite go according to plan, you can use Clearing from around 8 am on A-Level results day when universities and colleges place a list of their vacancies on the UCAS website.

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Only unconditional offers can be made through Clearing. For BIMM, this means we have to confirm that you’ve met any necessary academic requirements and have been successful in an assessment/interview before we’ll offer you a place.

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If you’ve already received your exam results, but haven’t had any offers to date, you can use Clearing from July. Here are the steps you must follow:

1. Make UCAS application

2. Obtain Clearing Number

3. Call BIMM on 01273 840 346 to provide your Clearing and ID Numbers and to check on places available

4. BIMM will advise if you can put the college down as a choice on UCAS Track and if so, will book you an assessment/interview

5. Submit UCAS application. We will then check your academic qualifications

6. Pass an interview or an assessment – this can be in person, by phone or by submitting a demo

7. BIMM unconditional place offered

8. Your place is instantly confirmed (CLA)

 

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If you’ve had conditional offers, but your exam results aren’t quite as expected, you can use Clearing from around 8 am on A-Levels results day. Keep an eye on your UCAS Track and if you become eligible to use Clearing, an ‘Add a Clearing choice’ button will become available in the ‘Your Choices’ section. Here’s what you’ll need to do:

1. Obtain Clearing Number

2. Single choice applicants must top-up their fee to UCAS to £25 (an additional £5)

3. Call BIMM on 01273 840 346 to provide your Clearing and ID Numbers and to check on places available

4. BIMM will advise if you can put them down as a choice on UCAS Track

5. Submit UCAS application. We will then check your academic qualifications

6. Pass an interview or an assessment – this can be in person, by phone or by submitting a demo

7. Assessment/interview/personal statement passed

8. BIMM unconditional place offered

9. Your place is instantly confirmed (CLA)

 

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Get in touch

Here at BIMM, we’d love to connect you to a life in music, so be sure to make the most of university Clearing 2020 while you still can.

For further information on Clearing at BIMM, please contact our Clearing Hotline on 01273 840 346 or email [email protected].

 

 

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