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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centres, and a self-governed community of scholars. Its reputation for outstanding academic achievement is known world-wide and reflects the intellectual achievement of its students, as well as the world-class original research carried out by the staff of the University and the Colleges.

According to the date available, University was founded in 1209 and it celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2009. The University is a confederation of Schools, Faculties, Departments and Colleges. The Colleges are governed by their own statutes and regulations, but are integral to the make-up of the University of Cambridge.

The University is governed through central bodies, principally the Regent House, the Council and the General Board of the Faculties. These bodies include representatives from across the University.

Established: 1209

Courses Offered:

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or Biotechnology: A three year research programme examined by thesis and oral examination.
  • M.Phil. in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology: A one-year research programme examined by thesis and oral examination,  that is usually taken as a precursor to PhD studies.

Tuition Fee:

Your fees will vary depending on your nationality (UK, EU, or overseas).  Your living expenses (maintenance fees) will also vary depending on the number of dependants accompanying you.  For more detailed information on the costs, please visit Student Registry.  You can also download PDFs of the estimated course costs.
Head of Department: Professor Nigel Slater

College Facilities:

  • Accommodation
  • Sports
  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Societies

Contact Details:
Address: Fitzwilliam House, 32 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB1 7TP
Tel: 01223 333308
Fax: 01223 746868
Email: admissions@cam.ac.uk
Website: http://www.cam.ac.uk/

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