Students stand underneath the Judas Tree

Postgraduate Study

ҹѰ is home to a thriving community of students from around the world, two-thirds of whom are pursuing Master's and PhD degrees.

Students stand underneath the Judas Tree

Why choose ҹѰ?

There are many reasons to select ҹѰ as your first choice of Cambridge College, including:

For the full list of College features, visit our Why ҹѰ? webpage.

Postgraduate study at ҹѰ

Hear from our students in their own words in our "" video on YouTube.

MPhil students chat in the Old Combination Room

Fees and financial assistance

Pursuing an postgraduate degree at the University of Cambridge can be a significant financial investment, and so it's a good idea to start thinking early about what help might be available to cover your .

The University's Postgraduate Studies website covers a range of useful information including a summary of the available, and the .

College funding

In addition to the financial assistance available from the University, ҹѰ offers a variety of postgraduate scholarships, although you must select our College as your first or second choice to be considered.

We also provide financial support to our current students in a range of areas, including hardship, travel, language study, sports and music.

A graduating cohort waves from the front court

Making an application

Applications for postgraduate courses at the University of Cambridge are made through the . Exceptions include applications for the MBA and MFin, which are sent directly to the .

Please note that additional application information is available for students with disabilities and . You can also find answers to frequently asked questions in the .

Part-time study

Part-time study can be ideal for those who are looking to gain a postgraduate qualification without leaving employment, or for those who are home-based and wish to develop their skills. ҹѰ has the largest number of part-time postgraduate students in Cambridge, over 600 in all across a range of programmes. Many part-time applicants choose to study at ҹѰ because we offer dedicated support for our part-time students.

Fanny Seizilles
Fanny Seizelles outside the Karin Spaack Jones Room

"Everybody is very friendly, and we have a very diverse and cosmopolitan community.

I also really love the College grounds: the spaces (both common rooms and gardens) truly feel like they were designed to be enjoyed by students, and not just as pretty decor. The College feels very homely. When reapplying for a PhD, there was no question that ҹѰ would be my first choice."

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Min-Kyoo Kim
Min-Kyoo Kim in the Club Room

"I was drawn to ҹѰ because it has the largest student body of the mature Colleges,

and more importantly, it takes real pride in being very internationally diverse. It’s exciting – and important too, I think – to get to study and live alongside people with a range of experiences, to speak of and share beyond just Cambridge or the UK."

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