Department of Engineering

Admissions Advice

Admissions Advice

Closing Dates

The closing date for applications for all courses starting in October is 30 June.

Deadlines for funding applications are much earlier please visit the University of Cambridge Graduate Admissions website for further details.

Academic Requirements

You are normally expected to hold at least a 2i honours degree from a UK university or an equivalent standard from an overseas university. Details are available on Graduate Admissions web page: International Qualifications

If you are currently studying you will be required to complete your course before starting a course in Cambridge. If you do not receive the results of your current course before the end of August there will be a delaying confirming your admission.

Language Requirements

Students whose first language is not English are required to pass an English test at a high level prior to their admission being confirmed. The University believes that it is in the student's interest that his or her language skills are at a very high level before he or she embarks on a course and adherence to this requirement is strict. Students must be able to communicate in English at a level and in an idiom suitable to the subject.

The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the University's preferred test. Details can be obtained from local British Council Offices. Further information in available on the Graduate Admissions web pages: Competence in English

Test Score Requirement

IELTS (Academic): Overall band score of 7.0, with not less than 7.0 in speaking, listening and writing, and 6.5 in reading

TOEFL Internet Score: Total 100, with not less than 25 in each of the elements, listening, writing, reading and speaking.