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MPhil and PhD places are offered on a rolling basis as applications are received, this may result in us bringing the application deadline forward. Therefore we advise you to apply as early as possible to give you the best chance of being selected and achieving funding.
Coming to Cambridge for a PhD in Chemistry means you will be joining a community of over 50 academics, 350 PhD students and more than 200 postdoctoral researchers. The research opportunities are vast and career development is second to none.
PhD Programme Structure The first year will be spent following training in research methods, ending with the preparation of a registration report and attendance at the registration viva. Upon passing the viva, students are formally registered for the PhD. In the second year, students normally conduct fieldwork for 2-3 terms and start data analysis.
How To Apply University of Cambridge applications. To apply to the LMB PhD programme you will need to complete an application via the University of Cambridge Applicant Portal. Before completing the University application, please make sure you have followed the steps outlined below.
The Cambridge PhD is a three-year programme of individual research on a topic agreed by the student and the Laboratory, under the guidance of a staff member as the student's supervisor. There is no compulsory coursework, and students are expected to complete the substance of their research by the end of their third year, submitting their thesis then or within a few months.
For 2021 entry, if you wish to be considered for Gates funding the deadline is usually early October for US citizens. This is subject to confirmation. For all other funding for 2021 entry, the deadline is likely to be 7 January 2021, subject to confirmation.
The following table shows the deadlines associated with PhD applications from different parts of the world. Please note that this is just a summary. Check the Graduate Admissions Office and Gates Cambridge Trust Web pages for the exact details.