Graduation is an opportunity to celebrate your academic success with your friends, family, and guests.
General Admission normally takes place in late June for those expecting to graduate with one of the following degrees, M.Eng., M.Math., M.Sci., Vet.M.B., B.A., B.Th.
Ceremonies for the conferral of other degrees are held throughout the year; however, not all ceremonies are available for you to graduate in person.
General Admission is the ceremony at which most undergraduates proceed to their first Degree at the end of their final term. Graduands from Magdalene College will be presented in the Senate House on Friday 29 June 2018.
The information on this page relates to the Congregations for candidates taking higher degrees (MA, MPhil, MBA, PhD etc) and those eligible, but unable, to attend General Admission. If you are graduating with an M.Eng., M.Math., M.Sci., Vet.M.B., B.A., B.Th., please see the General Admissions inform...
Congregation Dates 2017-18
The following is a list of dates of congregations at which higher degrees may be conferred. Whether you choose to graduate in person or in absence you will need to complete the appropriate application form at least three weeks prior to your chosen ceremony.
If you choose to graduate in person at the Senate-House, you are required to wear academical dress at the Graduation Ceremony. Please read the following details carefully, the Proctors have given notice that anyone inappropriately dressed will not be allowed to proceed to their degree that day.
MA Day 2018
If you hold a Cambridge B.A. you may proceed to the M.A. not less than six years from the end of your first term of residence, providing that you have held your B.A. degree for at least two years. M.A. Day 2018 will be held on Saturday 19 May 2018.
Further useful information about graduation including information on College accommodation, parking, photography in the Senate House and lunch arrangements for guest on congregation dates where Magdalene candidates are presented in person.
Degree Ceremony Contacts
If you have any questions or queries please about General Admission, Congregations including application, payment, guest ticket and general booking queries or you would like to update your contact details please use these contact details.