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Graduate Admissions

Course closed:

Developmental Biology is no longer accepting new applications.

Funding Opportunities

All applicants accepted onto the course will be fully funded by the Wellcome/University of Cambridge 4-year PhD Programme in Developmental Mechanisms. Overseas applicants must indicate on their portal application that they wish to be considered for funding, so that they are eligible for a scholarship from the Cambridge Trust to cover the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas fee rate.

General Funding Opportunities

Fees and Maintenance

My fee status is:

What Is My Fee Status?

I shall have the following financial dependants:

Your Estimated Annual Commitment:

Component Cost
University Composition Fee £7,845
Maintenance £14,130
Total Annual Commitment £21,975
Component Cost
University Composition Fee £8,337
Maintenance £14,130
Total Annual Commitment £22,467

Please note that fees shown for the PhD portion of the course are an estimate based on the current PhD fee.  Fees applicable to your year of entry to the PhD have not yet been confirmed, but are likely to be 5% higher than the estimate presented.

Key Information

1+3 years full-time

Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Philosophy in the first instance

This course is advertised in multiple departments. Please see the Overview tab for more details.


Course on Department Website

Dates and deadlines:

Applications open
Sept. 3, 2018
Application deadline
Jan. 3, 2019
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2019

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Graduate Funding Competition
Jan. 3, 2019
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 10, 2018

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