Graduate Admissions

Balliol has a large, lively, and international graduate community. We are pleased to welcome graduates following a variety of study programmes; see the University website for details of the subjects in which we accept applications.

If you are considering applying to Balliol, the pages in this section have a great deal of useful information for you. If you still have questions once you have explored them, please contact the Graduate Admissions team at

Graduate Admissions team

The Tutor for Graduate Admissions is Dr William Barford. William is Tutor in Physical Chemistry and, as Tutor for Graduate Admissions, oversees all the College’s Graduate Admissions activity.




The Admissions Administrator is Victoria Holt. Victoria manages the technical elements and practical arrangements of the Graduate (and Undergraduate) Admissions exercise and is the first point of contact for applicants. She can be contacted by email at