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.
- 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.
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