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MA Degree Application

Graduate in Person Graduate in Absence

MA Degree Application

Graduate in Person Graduate in Absence

MA Degree application

If you hold a Cambridge BA, you may proceed to the MA not less than six years from the end of your first term of residence, providing that you have held your BA degree for at least two years. Once you have received confirmation from the Tutorial Office that you are eligible you may register to receive your MA degree in person or in absence.

2019/2020 Dates

Degrees may be taken in Person or in Absence on the following Saturdays:

Bookings will close approximately 2 weeks before the graduation ceremony date.

Graduate in Person

On the days of degree Congregations, the Praelector hosts a lunch for those taking degrees in person. Lunch is free for all those who are taking degrees. If you wish to bring any guests to the lunch the cost is £26 per head. We can offer up to three additional tickets for guests to the Senate House.

A timetable of the day will be e-mailed to you approximately one week before the congregation, when timings of the ceremony are known.

Approximate timings for the April congregation are as follows:

Graduate in Person


Graduate in Absence

You may choose to receive your degree in absence. In this case your MA certificate will be sent to the address given on your application. Certificates are normally sent within a week of the graduation ceremony.

Graduate in Absence