Department of Computer Science and Technology

Research students

Deadlines for PhD applications

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 Board of Graduate Studies and Gates Cambridge Trust Web pages for the exact details.

15 October Gates Cambridge Trust Candidates from USA
2 December   Gates and other Cambridge Trusts   Candidates from other countries and regions, and USA canidates currently studying in Cambridge
2 December   Other Cambridge Trusts   International and EU candidates already studying at Cambridge
9 January   Cambridge Higher Education Scholarships (CHSS); EPSRC DTG awards (internal competition) Home and EU only
31 March   Computer Laboratory   Final deadline for students with full scholarships from overseas governments
1 October   Admission    

Note that the earliest closing dates are almost a year before the intended starting date. Complete applications, including references, transcripts, degree certificates and research proposals must be received by the Board of Graduate Studies within fourteen days the dates above to be considered for funding competitions. Applications for which supporting documentation is not received within two working weeks of submission will be cancelled.