The Department requires PhD students to submit their thesis within four years from their date of registration (excluding intermissions). However, as most PhD degrees are unfunded in the 4th year, students should consider 12 months following return from the field the normal time required to complete your thesis.
A Cambridge PhD is intellectually demanding and you will need to have a high level of attainment and motivation to pursue this programme of advanced study and research. In most faculties a candidate is expected to have completed one year of postgraduate study, normally on a research preparation master's course, prior to starting a PhD.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information for applicants and offer-holders. For the latest guidance, please read our COVID-19 FAQs and University statements webpage. We want to reassure applicants and offer-holders that Cambridge will be open for teaching and research for the start of the next academic year.Preparing to submit your PhD thesis 1. Notice of intention to submit At least two months before you intend to submit your thesis you need to inform the Degree Committee of your proposed title, expected submission date and provide a short summary.Around 10 of those students are offered places on the MBPhD programme; in addition, 20 students are admitted to the Cambridge Graduate-entry Course (CGC) (this will rise to 40 students from 2018-19). The focus of the Clinical School’s activities is the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke’s Hospital) situated on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, an outstanding.
The University’s guidelines say that the oral should take place within 6-8 weeks of submission, but candidates are advised that it may take longer. If you do not hear from your Examiners within six weeks of submitting your dissertation please contact the Degree Committee.Read More
The PhD dissertation should be submitted before the last day of your fourth year of study. You can find your submission deadline on your CamSIS self-service account. The earliest date you can submit is the first day of your ninth term. Extensions can only be granted in limited circumstances; see Extending your submission date.Read More
A PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is a substantial piece of original scholarship, for which the research and writing-up can be reasonably expected to be completed in three to four years (or for part-time students, where this is offered, five to seven years). In MMLL the maximum word limit is 80,000 words.Read More
On submission, you must provide the Student Registry with two copies of your thesis, which may be hard-bound or soft-bound. The copies are then forwarded to the Secretary of the Degree Committee, who sends them to the examiners. Please note that the Student Registry will be closed until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak.Read More
A doctorate from the University of Cambridge is primarily a research degree based on a research programme developed in conjunction with a supervisor. If you are contemplating a PhD in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care it is important to identify a researcher who is working in an area of research of mutual interest and willing to be a supervisor. We therefore encourage you to.Read More
Submission and examination process. Having transferred to DPhil status (or MSc by Research, MLitt, MPhil or MSt in Law) within your first six terms and then, secondly (if holding DPhil status), confirmed your DPhil status in your ninth term, you are permitted to submit a thesis for examination.Read More
There are guidelines for staff on how to apply for Examination Arrangements for students on Undergraduate and certain Postgraduate courses obtainable by following the link below. We also prepare guidelines for students too and these are included below for your information. The postgraduate courses include (but is not limited to) the Master of Business Administration, Master of Finance, Master.Read More
When you send your submission, please note. Your submission should have, attached to an email covering letter: Completed proposal form Minimum one sample chapter Standard CV; Plus, if relevant, the Adapting Conference Proceedings checklist or the Adapting your PhD thesis checklist: An edited collection derived from a conference. Academic conferences typically bring together a mix of.Read More
Welcome to the NST Part II Biological and Biomedical Sciences site. The purpose of this site is to provide information about the NST Part II BBS course to students taking the course, but also to directors of studies, dissertation supervisors, course organisers and administrative staff.Read More
This procedure is designed to ensure that candidates are on course for submission of their dissertation after a total of three or four years. Applicants for the PhD who plan to work on a subject area in which the Faculty provides an MPhil course, and who have not previously taken an MPhil, M.A. or similar research foundation course, are required to take the relevant MPhil before they are.Read More