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Graduate Admissions


The University of Cambridge requires all applicants to demonstrate competence in the English language at a very high level before they begin their proposed course of study. Adherence to this requirement is strict. 

Applications for most courses usually do not require you to have met the Language requirement at the point of application, however if a test is required we strongly recommend that you book it as soon as possible as you may not meet the minimum requirement on your first attempt. 

Note that the Master of Law (LLM), and Master of Corporate Law (MCL) require early submission of a language test. Please check the specific course entry for your course to find the minimum language scores required.

Whether or not you have to take a language test set will depend on a number of conditions, which you may calculate below:

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