The economics

of sustainability

As world leaders meet to tackle biodiversity loss, watch Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta outline the radical thinking required to reshape global economies in a way that includes nature. 

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Why Cambridge?

Find out why studying at Cambridge is for you

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For the duration of your course most students will live in a Cambridge College – somewhere to sleep, eat, learn and make lifelong friends. 

Read more about accommodation.

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Small-group teaching and personalised learning are central to the renowned Cambridge supervision system.

Read more about how you will be taught.

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How the University works

31 Colleges, 150 Departments, 18 Faculties, six Schools and other institutions. Discover how the University works.

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90% of graduates were employed or in training six months after leaving (2015–17).

Learn more about our Careers Service's wide range of support.

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Living here

Cambridge offers the best of both worlds: a small-city environment with great transport connections by road, rail and air. Stansted Airport and central London are both less than an hour away by train.

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Three quarters of Masters students and a third of PhDs received internal or external funding in 2018/19. Learn more about our many funding opportunities.

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An international community

Cambridge is a global institution with postgraduate students from 145 countries. You will quickly settle in with the support we provide for international scholars.

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As a postgraduate student, you might live in a College or use our Accommodation Service to find somewhere that suits you. Find out more about postgraduate accommodation.

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Get one-to-one support and other resources from our professional Careers Service in addition to world-class employment prospects.

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Cambridge life

Student societies, sports, pubs, restaurants, shopping, museums, family venues – and London visits – all make up the Cambridge experience. Learn more about Cambridge life.

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The city of Cambridge

Famous for its architecture, history and intellectual atmosphere, our small city is just 45 minutes from London and a short hop by plane or train to Europe.

How to apply

Step-by-step guidance on the applications process


Updates from across the University

News - 'Impact map' launched to showcase the University's global research

From the Arctic to Zambia, explore how research carried out by Cambridge and its partners is having a positive impact around the world.
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News - Lockdown wellbeing: children who spent more time in nature fared best

Kids who increased their connection to nature during lockdown had lower levels of behavioural and emotional problems.
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News - Exhibitions, discussions, and an open mic night mark Black History Month

Black History Month 2021 is being marked across the University and Colleges with a series of events and activities.


World-class concerts, lectures, sports events, festivals and more

Exhibitions - Maud Sulter: The Centre of the Frame - to 2 Jan 2022

Discover the work of Scottish-Ghanaian artist Maud Sulter at New Hall Art Collection's exhibition drawn from public and private loans from across the UK.

Panel discussion - This too, is Cambridge - 22 Oct

For Black History Month, the Race Equality Network hosts a special panel discussion centred on the Black staff experience at the University.

Online - Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture - 3 Nov

Join Professor Andrea Ghez, 2020 Nobel Laureate in Physics, to learn about new developments in the study of supermassive black holes.

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