What is an ATAS Certificate?

What is an ATAS Certificate?

An ATAS or Academic Technology Approval Scheme Certificate is required for all international students who want to pursue postgraduate studies in sensitive subjects in the United Kingdom.

The subjects and the areas of research are those where knowledge can be used in the fdvanced Conventional Military Technology (ACMT) and Weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) programs.

You may also require an ATAS clearance if you are applying for an undergraduate course with an integrated master’s year in the United Kingdom.

You must apply for the ATAS Certificate as soon as possible after receiving your offer from the respective university.

An ATAS certificate is valid for 6 months from the date of its issue.