Applications are now being accepted for graduate admission in October 2017.
Funding application deadlines are as follows:
Gates Cambridge USA - 12th October 2016
International & EU (Gates Cambridge International & EU, Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trusts including CISS) - 7th December 2016
Home/EU - 4th January 2017
For further details see our Funding page.
The application deadline for all other applications is 31st January 2017
The Application Procedure page includes information about English Language tests.
The Institute of Astronomy does not routinely offer the one-year M.Phil. degree. However, occasionally, it is possible for students, normally with certain one-year scholarships, notably Churchill and Marshall Scholars, to pursue a one-year M.Phil. in Astronomy.
The degree is exclusively by research and a project and supervisor will have been identified during the application process. There is no taught element and this course is not suitable for physicists and mathematicians wishing to prepare for a research Ph.D. in astronomy.
Before making a formal application, prospective applicants should forward the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Following receipt of this information, we will determine whether an appropriate project and supervisor is available.
Please note that the application deadline for admission to this course in October 2017 is 7 December 2016.