University of Cambridge
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degree (2-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper ranges of class II lower (55% minimum).
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official record of examination results; official certification of degree, degree classification and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in the 13th century, one of the old traditional universities. Has 31 different colleges. An excellent institution with strict admission standards. Usual admission requirements are the General Certificate of Secondary Education and the General Certificate of Education advanced level (at least two passes) (13 years of education).
|60- 69%||Class II upper|
|50- 59%||Class II lower|
|40- 49%||Class III|
Honours degrees obtained by reaching honours standard in 2 or 3 "tripos" exams. Timing of exams dependent on degree program followed. Ordinary degrees obtained by following less stringent examination course.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 1-4 years after honours degree, except for the M.A., which is honorary. Degrees not classified.
Ph.D.: 3 years after honours degree; by research, dissertation and examination. Degrees not classified.
Last updated: May 09, 2005