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Degree Ceremonies

On these pages you will find all you need to know about your graduation ceremony

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

General Admission is the ceremony at which most undergraduates proceed to their first Degree at the end of their final term. 

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Postgraduate Degree Ceremonies

Information on Congregations for candidates taking postgraduate degrees (M.A., M.Phil., M.B.A., Ph.D. etc) and those eligible, but unable, to attend General Admission.

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Graduands' Dress

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.

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MA Day

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.

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Graduation FAQ

Further useful information about graduation including information on College accommodation, parking, photography in the Senate House and lunch arrangements for guests on congregation dates where Magdalene candidates are presented in person.

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Degree Ceremony Contacts

If you have any questions about General Admission or other Congregations including application, payment, guest ticket and general booking queries or you would like to update your own contact details please use these contact details.

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