The graduate community at Cambridge is some 7,500 students strong. Its members are drawn from across the globe and work in a huge range of fields and disciplines, making it one of the most exciting and stimulating places to undertake graduate study.
On these pages, you can explore what it is like to study as a graduate student in Cambridge, and particularly at Magdalene, and find out how to apply for a place on one of our postgraduate courses.
What Magdalene can offer
There are thirty-one colleges in the University of Cambridge, each with its own distinctive character. Find out here what it is like to be a graduate student at Magdalene and what facilities the College can offer for students undertaking advanced study and research.
How to Apply
As well as being accepted by a University department, all graduate students also have to be a member of a college. You have the opportunity to indicate your preferred college as part of the application process.
Fees and other costs
Find out how much it will cost to study as a postgraduate at Cambridge. In addition to course fees, you will need to budget for accommodation and other living costs. Details of what to expect can be found here.
Scholarships and Bursaries
There are a variety of sources of funding for graduate students, both within the College or University, and through many external institutions. The College can also offer modest hardship funds and travel grants to support eligible students.
We expect to be able to accommodate all our graduate students on or near the main College site in their first year. College accommodation is also available for many graduates in their second and third years.
Graduate Study FAQs
The Admissions Office is always happy to respond to any questions you may have. Answers to many of the most common questions we are asked about postgraduate study or graduate admissions can be found here.