University of Cambridge, England: Review, Admission Requirements and Application Deadline

The University is a confederation of Schools, Faculties, Departments and Colleges. The 31 Colleges are governed by their own statutes and regulations, but are integral to the makeup of the University.

As well as being a member of the University and of an academic Faculty/Department, our students also belong to a College community, an arrangement that offers pastoral and academic support for each individual.

With more than 18,000 students from all walks of life and all corners of the world, over 11,000 staff, 31 Colleges and 150 Departments, Faculties, Schools and other institutions, no two days are ever the same at the University of Cambridge.

There are six Schools, which each form an administrative grouping of Faculties and other institutions. They are: Arts and Humanities, Biological Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Technology. There is a Council of each School – including representatives of its Faculties and Departments. The Schools are represented on the General Board.

Admission Requirement


If you want to apply to the University, you do so through UCAS. However, at Cambridge the process starts earlier to allow time for all of the application information to be gathered and considered.

Although this article mainly talks in terms of A Levels and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB), many other school and national examinations at an equivalent level are equally acceptable.

The University of Cambridge considers applicants taking a combination of qualifications from different examination systems providing the individual qualifications are acceptable and any subject requirements are met.For Requirements for individual courses visit this link to the official site

Masters Requirements:-

Applicants should be aware that meeting the University’s or department’s minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entry; it is only one of the factors taken into account when selectors make their decision.

Many other factors are also important, such as suitability for the course, proficiency in English, relevant experience, references, availability of a suitable supervisor, and the ratio of available places. The university does not openly tell of the requirements for the above programs, enquiries are given in the above link. 

But there are about 300 masters courses presently.Application Deadline to UCAS:- 15th October 2019.Acceptance Rate to the institution:- 21% (since 2015)Additional info:- Non Native English speakers should consider taking English language based exams such as TOEFL etc. before applying. Good luck!

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