Foundation Course, Experimental Programme (BA (HONS)) and Diploma Programme (MArch) application procedures

The AA is a private institution and does not belong to UCAS; therefore you must apply directly through the school. The preferred method of application is this online form. A PDF version can be made available for visually impaired applicants, upon request.

Application deadlines for 2021/22

  • Early applications for 2021/22 close Friday 20 November 2020. Applicants wishing to be considered for a scholarship or bursary must submit their online form and portfolio by this date*.
  • Late applications for 2021/22 close Friday 29 January 2021.

    Your online application must arrive by the dates listed above. Applications received after the dates above may be accepted at the discretion of the school.

    * Applications received after this date, but before the 29 January 2021 deadline, will be assessed for financial assistance at the discretion of the school.

    To give yourself plenty of time to undertake your interview, consider your offer, and prepare for your move to London, we highly recommend you apply by the November deadline.

How to proceed

  • Register to create your account
  • Complete each section of the online form listed in the menu on the left
  • Submit your form and application fee of £55 (£75 for a late application)

Online Payment

Payments are accepted by any of the following card types; Visa, Mastercard, Maestro. There is a 1.5% charge for credit cards.

Please note payments are not accepted for billing addresses in Belarus, Burma/Myanmar, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia & Serbia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Syria, Liberia, North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), Republic of Guinea, Somalia, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Cuba, Libya

Refunds at the discretion of the AA admissions department.

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