Study at University Of Cambridge

United Kingdom

Public University, Estd. in 1967

Updated on - October 8th 2019 by Piyush Bhartiya

Overview

University Of Cambridge Facts

The world’s third oldest surviving university, the University of Cambridge, was founded by scholars of the University of Oxford.

  • It is a public university in England.
  • According to the QS World University rankings of 2018, the University of Cambridge has been ranked fifth globally.
  • According to the Times Higher Education rankings, it has been placed second in the world university rankings, 2019 and fourth in the world reputation rankings, 2018.
  • The University of Cambridge enjoys a list of notable alumni, ranging from eminent names in the field of science like Charles Darwin, Sir Isaac Newton to great authors like C.S Lewis and A.A. Milne.
  • Affiliates of the university have won 90 Nobel Prizes and Nobel laureates from every category may be found from the University of Cambridge.

Popular Courses

1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,705,732.19
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,524,834.83
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,787,593.97
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,452,037.00
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,458,715.70
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT

About University Of Cambridge

Situated in Cambridge, United Kingdom, the University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research university. It is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s fourth-oldest surviving university.

The Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include 31 constituent colleges and over 100 academic departments organized into six schools. To talk about its infrastructure, the university is centrally located within the city of Cambridge and the other colleges are situated nearby the city center.

Notable Alumni

There are several notable alumni who have studied at University Of Cambridge. Some of the notable alumni of University Of Cambridge are:

NameDescription
Charles, Prince of WalesPrince of Wales
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess CornwallisGovernor-General of India
Christopher AlexanderArchitect
Rajiv GandhiAn Indian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of India
Douglas AdamsAn English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist

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Courses and Fees

Popular Degrees

M.Tech. + Ph.D. (Masters of Technology + Doctorate of Philosphy)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,705,732.19
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
M.Tech. (Master of Technology)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,705,732.19
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
M.Plan. (Master of Planning)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,524,834.83
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
B.C.A. + M.C.A. (Bachelors of Computer Application + Masters of Computer Application)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,787,593.97
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
B.C.A. (Bachelor of Computer Applications)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,787,593.97
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL

Browse Courses by Area of Study

Business & Management

3 Courses

Computer Science & IT

1 Courses

Education

1 Courses

Engineering

7 Courses

Fine Arts

2 Courses

Law

No Courses

Mathematics

1 Courses

Medicine

1 Courses

Professional Studies

No Courses

Science

5 Courses

Social Science

18 Courses

Sports

No Courses

List of courses

1.

Phd In Materials Science And Metallurgy

3-years | 2,411,487.75/- | PG

2.
4.

Mphil In Architecture And Urban Design

2-years | 2,524,834.83/- | PG

5.

Mphil In Advanced Chemical Engineering

1-year | 2,840,260.29/- | PG

6.

Masters In Finance

1-year | 2,452,037.00/- | PG

7.

Master Of Research - Gas Turbine Aerodynamics

3-years | 2,458,715.70/- | PG

8.

Master Of Engineering - Engineering

4-years | 2,787,593.97/- | PG

9.

Master Of Engineering - Chemical Engineering

4-years | 2,787,593.97/- | PG

10.

Bachelor Of Veterinary Medicine - Honours

3-years | 4,782,903.30/- | UG

Admission Procedures

How to Apply

The students have to give entrance exams like IELTS or TOEFL and SAT to get into the University of Cambridge.

The students need to quality with 90% and above for admission into undergraduate courses in the university. They need to submit documents such as the 12th pass certificate, verified results of exams appeared, letter of recommendation, essays, etc. to get admitted to the university.

Requirements & Eligibility

Area of StudyUGPG
ArchitectureIELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
Business and ManagementIELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
Computer Science and ITIELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
EducationIELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
EngineeringIELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
Fine ArtsIELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
MathematicsIELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
MedicineIELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
ScienceIELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
Social ScienceIELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -

Important Deadlines

Area of StudyUGPG
Architecture - January 03,2019
Business and Management - January 03,2019
Computer Science and IT March 01,2019 -
Education March 01,2019 -
Engineering - January 03,2019
Fine Arts March 01,2019 -
Mathematics March 01,2019 -
Medicine March 01,2019 -
Science March 01,2019 January 03,2019
Social Science March 01,2019 -

Life at University Of Cambridge

 Student Life

  • The University of Cambridge has two student unions: CUSU (the Cambridge University Students Union) and the GU (the Graduate Union).
  • Sports like rowing, bump races and boat races are popular in the University of Cambridge.
  • Numerous student-run societies are present to facilitate common interests and passions.
  • Apart from sports, there are other events which periodically happen in the university.
  • Formal Halls and May Balls happen in the University of Cambridge, which are fun and great social gatherings.

International Students

About 25% of the total student body, that is, around 3000 students are from outside the UK, representing more than 90 countries.

Accommodation details:

  • The University of Cambridge is the home to several accommodation facilities.
  • It has a strong fraternity and sorority system.
  • If one undertakes a full-time graduate study at the university, one needs to live in or close to Cambridge for at least the minimum period of study.
  • The rooms and dormitories for students are well-furnished and comfortable for accommodation.

Key attractions:

The University of Cambridge offers the following key attractions:

  • King’s College Chapel: It is the chapel at King’s College in the University of Cambridge. It is one of the finest examples of late Perpendicular Gothic English architecture.
  • Cambridge University Botanic Garden: It is a botanical garden located in Cambridge, England associated with the university department of plant sciences.
  • Mathematical Bridge: It is a wooden footbridge present in Queens’ college of the University of Cambridge.
  • The Fitzwilliam Museum: It is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge.
  • Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: It houses the university’s collections of local antiquities, together with archaeological and ethnographic artefacts from around the world.

Living Cost

Accomodation

803 GBP
Per Month

Food

250 GBP
Per Month

Entertainment

175 GBP
Per Month

Utility

210 GBP
Per Month

Travel

82 GBP
Per Month

Misc

150 GBP
Per Month

Coke

1 GBP
Per Month

Mcdonalds Meal

8 GBP
Per Month

Accomodation

803 GBP/Per Month

Food

250 GBP/Per Month

Entertainment

175 GBP/Per Month

Utility

175 GBP/Per Month

Travel

82 GBP/Per Month

Misc

150 GBP/Per Month

Coke

1 GBP/Per Month

Mcdonalds Meal

8 GBP/Per Month

Colleges

Colleges at University Of Cambridge

There are 29 colleges that come under University Of Cambridge. The details are as follows:

CollegeDescription
Gonville & Caius College

Gonville & Caius College is the oldest and the fourth-largest college in Cambridge founded in 1348.

Wolfson College

Wolfson College was established in 1965  in UK.

Queens' College

The party college of Cambridge has been situated alongside river Cam and has the most known buildings in Cambridge. It’s one of the oldest colleges and yet not traditional in its approach and environment. Erasmus, Michael Foale, Stephen Fry, Paul Greengrass are some of the most outstanding alumni of the college.

St Edmund's College

St Edmund's College was established in 1896 in UK.

Christ's College

The third best college of the second best University in the world (Cambridge) is situated in the heart of Cambridge famous for its peaceful surroundings in spite of being in the middle of such a busy city.

The environment is very nurturing and friendly due to its moderate size and a limited number of students which doesn’t let anyone feel like an insignificant part of the crowd. A wide range of courses is available for UG and PG students from art and architecture to natural sciences and medicine.

Clare College

Clare College was founded in 1326 in UK.

Trinity College

The history of Trinity dates back to  Henry VIII and most of its major buildings date from the 16th and 17th centuries. The beauty and size of Trinity’s courts attract visitors from all over the world, but the College is also a thriving, modern community.

Trinity College was founded by Henry VIII in 1546, combining  two magnificent colleges Michaelhouse and King’s Hall. Michaelhouse  which had existed since 1324; King’s Hall had been established by Edward II in 1317 and refounded by Edward III in 1337. 

Magdalene College

Magdalene College, named after Mary Magdalene, is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford which was founded in 1458 and is currently the wealthiest college in the University of Oxford with a total endowment of approx. £200M (2017).

 

St John's College --
Selwyn College

Selwyn College is located in United Kingdom.

Corpus Christi College

Founded in 1352, Corpus Christ College, which is short for The College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary, is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.

Girton College

Girton College was founded in 1869 as first women's college in the UK as a part of the University of Cambridge.

Homerton College

Founded in 1768, Homerton College is one of prominent the colleges of University of Cambridge and it has more students than any other college of the University.

Fitzwilliam College

Fitzwilliam College has its origin back to 1869.

Robinson College

About the University

Robinson College was founded in 1977.

 

Pembroke College

Pembroke College is a college of Cambridge serving its students from long period of time in a view to mix curriculum with exposure across places to learn.

Sidney Sussex College

Sidney Sussex College was established in 1596 in the UK.

Emmanuel College

About

Emmanuel college was founded in 1911 by Queensland Church is the largest residential college of Queensland University. It offers scholarships up to $500,000 each year to graduating students. College has 50:50 male to female residential ratio. College has interdisciplinary research centre in Science, Religion and Society. It has nine undergraduate wings and 3 postgraduate wings.

 

Trinity Hall

Trinity Hall was founded 1350 by William Bateman.

Jesus College

Jesus College, which is a short name for its actual name: The College of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint John the Evangelist and the glorious Virgin Saint Radegund, near Cambridge, is a constituent college of University of Cambridge, UK and it was established near 1496.

King's College

Made in the style of ancient Gothic English architecture, king’s is kind of emblematic to Cambridge providing its students with the most gorgeous educational space and lovely accommodation. Due to this, it’s also a famous tourist destination who group at its front gate. It stands out for providing the perfect balance between studies and social life to the students as its nearby markets, clubs, high streets, and other entertainment hubs.

Lucy Cavendish

Lucy Cavendish is the women college located in Cambridge, UK.

Downing College

Downing College was founded in 1800.

Peterhouse

About the University

Peterhouse 

Newnham College

Newnham was built in 1871 and it is one of the largest educational institutions associated with Cambridge. It offers world-class learning with better perspectives.

St Catharine's College

St Catharine's College was founded in 1473.

Hughes Hall

Hughes Hall is located in Cambridge, UK.

Murray Edwards College

Murray Edwards College was established in 1954 in the UK.

Churchill College

A part of the University of Cambridge, the Churchill College was formed in 1958  and has courses in science, engineering, arts, and humanities.

1.

Gonville & Caius College is the oldest and the fourth-largest college in Cambridge founded in 1348.

2.

Wolfson College was established in 1965  in UK.

3.

The party college of Cambridge has been situated alongside river Cam and has the most known buildings in Cambridge. It’s one of the oldest colleges and yet not traditional in its approach and environment. Erasmus, Michael Foale, Stephen Fry, Paul Greengrass are some of the most outstanding alumni of the college.

4.

St Edmund's College was established in 1896 in UK.

5.

The third best college of the second best University in the world (Cambridge) is situated in the heart of Cambridge famous for its peaceful surroundings in spite of being in the middle of such a busy city.

The environment is very nurturing and friendly due to its moderate size and a limited number of students which doesn’t let anyone feel like an insignificant part of the crowd. A wide range of courses is available for UG and PG students from art and architecture to natural sciences and medicine.

6.

Clare College was founded in 1326 in UK.

7.

The history of Trinity dates back to  Henry VIII and most of its major buildings date from the 16th and 17th centuries. The beauty and size of Trinity’s courts attract visitors from all over the world, but the College is also a thriving, modern community.

Trinity College was founded by Henry VIII in 1546, combining  two magnificent colleges Michaelhouse and King’s Hall. Michaelhouse  which had existed since 1324; King’s Hall had been established by Edward II in 1317 and refounded by Edward III in 1337. 

8.

Magdalene College, named after Mary Magdalene, is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford which was founded in 1458 and is currently the wealthiest college in the University of Oxford with a total endowment of approx. £200M (2017).

 

10.

Selwyn College is located in United Kingdom.

11.

Founded in 1352, Corpus Christ College, which is short for The College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary, is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.

12.

Girton College was founded in 1869 as first women's college in the UK as a part of the University of Cambridge.

13.

Founded in 1768, Homerton College is one of prominent the colleges of University of Cambridge and it has more students than any other college of the University.

14.

Fitzwilliam College has its origin back to 1869.

15.

About the University

Robinson College was founded in 1977.

 

16.

Pembroke College is a college of Cambridge serving its students from long period of time in a view to mix curriculum with exposure across places to learn.

17.

Sidney Sussex College was established in 1596 in the UK.

18.

About

Emmanuel college was founded in 1911 by Queensland Church is the largest residential college of Queensland University. It offers scholarships up to $500,000 each year to graduating students. College has 50:50 male to female residential ratio. College has interdisciplinary research centre in Science, Religion and Society. It has nine undergraduate wings and 3 postgraduate wings.

 

19.

Trinity Hall was founded 1350 by William Bateman.

20.

Jesus College, which is a short name for its actual name: The College of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint John the Evangelist and the glorious Virgin Saint Radegund, near Cambridge, is a constituent college of University of Cambridge, UK and it was established near 1496.

21.

Made in the style of ancient Gothic English architecture, king’s is kind of emblematic to Cambridge providing its students with the most gorgeous educational space and lovely accommodation. Due to this, it’s also a famous tourist destination who group at its front gate. It stands out for providing the perfect balance between studies and social life to the students as its nearby markets, clubs, high streets, and other entertainment hubs.

22.

Lucy Cavendish is the women college located in Cambridge, UK.

23.

Downing College was founded in 1800.

24.

About the University

Peterhouse 

25.

Newnham was built in 1871 and it is one of the largest educational institutions associated with Cambridge. It offers world-class learning with better perspectives.

26.

St Catharine's College was founded in 1473.

27.

Hughes Hall is located in Cambridge, UK.

28.

Murray Edwards College was established in 1954 in the UK.

29.

A part of the University of Cambridge, the Churchill College was formed in 1958  and has courses in science, engineering, arts, and humanities.

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