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Combined Semester Costs

If you're thinking of applying for the Combined Semester Programme, make sure you've first read the important information on our programme fees.

You'll need to make your payments to us in British Pounds. You can calculate of the cost in other currencies on the XE currency conversion.

These fees are for the Combined Semester Programme 2020-21

University Fee: £21,168

This fee covers:

  • Matriculation as a full member of the University of Cambridge
  • Access to the Cambridge University Library
  • Access to departmental and faculty libraries and archives
  • Access to relevant lectures, seminars and reading groups
  • Membership of the University of Cambridge alumni network
  • Access to University societies, clubs and events
  • Access to University social and sports facilities
  • Access to University support and welfare systems, including counselling services

Programme Fee: £29,396

This fee covers:

Tuition and academic and welfare support

  • Matriculation as a full member of Pembroke College
  • Thorough pre-arrival academic and practical advice and information
  • Comprehensive orientation and induction week
  • Tuition for four intensive Cambridge papers (= courses) over three terms, normally in the form of one-on-one tutorials with an expert in your field, usually 12 US credits per paper and including assessment and transcript
  • Opportunity to undertake an individual research project in the form of a dissertation in place of a standard supervision
  • Comprehensive feedback on your supervision assignments or your dissertation project
  • College-based individual academic and study support with personal Director of Studies
  • College-based pastoral support with personal Tutor
  • College-based welfare and medical support, including daily medical surgery on weekdays
  • Practical support and advice throughout, including dedicated Semester Programmes Co-ordinator

College facilities

  • A 35% discount on all meals in the College
  • College membership and integration with undergraduate students
  • Access to College-based clubs, societies, choir and events
  • Membership of the Junior Parlour
  • Access to all College facilities, including library, gym and servery

Social programme

  • Arrival event and dinner at the start of each Semester
  • Welcome dinner in the Fall Semester
  • One Formal Hall in the Spring Semester
  • Three programme outings
  • Two receptions with the Master of Pembroke College
  • Two evening dinners with supervisors and the Master of Pembroke College
  • English Afternoon Tea with Directors of Studies and Tutors in the Fall Semester
  • Garden Party with supervisors, Directors of Studies and Tutors in the Spring Semester
  • Pembroke alumni and Circle membership
  • Two Cambridge-style group photos with Master of Pembroke College

Housing Fee*: £9,722

Rooms vary in size, location, amenities and distance from the main teaching and lecture venues.

This fee covers:

  • 41 weeks’ continuous accommodation in a single occupancy room in regular Cambridge College student accommodation
  • Provision of linen (bedding and towels)
  • Room cleaning service once a week
  • Communal area cleaning service daily

*You'll also need to pay a refundable caution deposit of £350 and a linen deposit of £50.