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How To Apply

Application for 2018 entry will open in October 2017*  


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Annual Recruitment Timeline 

Mid-October Application Opens*
Early January Application Closes
Late January       Interviews Held
By Mid-February Offers Sent Out
March - July University Admission process
1st October Term Starts

 * Students from the U.S. wanting to apply for Gates funding, can apply from 5 September to meet the Gates funding (U.S. applicants), deadline.

Apply using the Applicant Portal

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Click the 'Apply Online' button on the right of the page. This will take you to the Applicant Portal to create and submit your application and request references.

Step 3: Once you have submitted your application, you will be given access to your self-service account, which allows you to log in and monitor the progress and current status of your application. This should be your first point of call to check on your application status.

Important Notes:

  • Your application is only complete when you have:
      1. Submitted your application
      2. Paid the application fee
      3. Provided the required supporting documents (CV/Resumé, Degree Transcripts)
      4. Your references have been provided
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that your references are provided by the application deadline. You should check this by logging into your self-service account (see Step 3, above).


For any queries about this studentship, please email our Graduate Administrator, Mrs Jo Jack, in the first instance:  , or telephone +44 (0)1223 760288



Interviews will be held in Cambridge in late January (dates will be advertised when available, above). Interview candidates will be expected to attend two days.