Applying

Most applications for admission as graduate students are made through the Graduate Admissions Office, the University body for processing applications from graduates. Some courses are administered separately, and have different application procedures.

COURSES ADMINISTERED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE GRADUATE ADMISSIONS OFFICE

The research degree Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) which is usually a three-year course and is available in all Faculties and Departments;

M.Sc. or M.Litt. Varying according to subject, this is a research degree that normally takes two years.

One year M.Phil. courses in a variety of subjects which can, in appropriate circumstances, count towards the requirements for the research degrees (Ph.D., M.Sc. or M.Litt.).

One year research diplomas and certificates which can count towards the requirements for a research degree.

Other degrees, diplomas and certificates which are full time courses but do not count towards the requirements for a research degree. They are all for one year.

Find out more about the process of applying for a course through the Board of Graduate Studies.

COURSES ADMINISTERED BY OTHER BODIES

Affiliated Students (graduates holding an approved degree of another university who are admitted to work for the Cambridge BA degree): enquiries should be addressed to the Pembroke College Undergraduate Admissions Secretary.

 Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE): enquiries should be addressed to the Faculty Registrary, Faculty of Education, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2PH. See also the Faculty of Education’s PGCE pages.

Clinical Medicine: enquiries should be addressed to Curriculum Office, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ. See also the School of Clinical Medicine’s Admissions pages.

Veterinary Medicine: enquiries should be addressed to the Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES. See also the Veterinary School’s Graduate Admissions pages.

Masters of Business Administration: enquiries should be addressed to the MBA Office, Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG. See also the Judge Business School’s MBA pages.