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A guide to postgraduate study at Cambridge | #GoingToCambridge

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

Sexual health clinic in the 1960s

News - 'War of words' over UK's first sexual health clinics revealed

How secret birth control sessions for unmarried women in 1960's London led to the first official sexual health clinics in the UK.

Features - 'Impact map' showcases 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 - Support for populist politics ‘collapsed’ during the pandemic

Analysis of public opinion across 109 countries finds signs of a turning tide for the “populist wave”, according to Cambridge political scientists.


Concerts, lectures, sports events, festivals and more

Exhibitions - Gold of the Great Steppe - to 30 Jan 2022

See artefacts from recent excavations and analyses led by archaeologists from Kazakhstan.

Exhibitions - Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition - to 30 Jan 2022

Alexandra Murphy has photographed specimen collections in UK and US natural history museums, in an exploration of the photograph's relationship with preservation.

Exhibitions - Lucy van Pelt: Director of Everything - to 6 Feb 2022

Original strips, original objects, and line art from the Charles M Schulz museum and research centre, exhibited at the Heong Gallery, Downing College.

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