University of Cambridge
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
- Many full-time postgraduate students will be housed by their Colleges, sometimes in graduate hostels or purpose-built flats.
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.
- Students should ensure that the appropriate department or faculty has the necessary expertise and resources to accommodate their research.
- Funded research projects are advertised on the university's website.
What do Postgraduate Students Study?
7,438 postgraduate students in 2015–16:
Mode of study
- Full Time 86%
- Part Time 14%
- UK 46%
- EU 19%
- Other 35%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Engineering & technology||720||115||835|
|Historical & philosophical studies||550||25||575|
|Business & administrative studies||40||515||555|
|Subjects allied to medicine||370||15||380|
|Architecture, building & planning||110||130||240|
|Creative arts & design||50||30||75|
|Medicine & dentistry||45||0||45|
|Agriculture & related subjects||15||0||15|
|Mass communications & documentation||5||0||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.