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School of the Physical Sciences



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Prospective Students

For information regarding undergraduate study, please visit the Cambridge Admissions Office and Undergraduate Study websites.

For information regarding postgraduate study, please visit the Postgraduate Admissions website.


Institutions within the School of the Physical Sciences

More detailed information about the teaching and courses can be found on Departmental websites.

Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Institute of Astronomy

Department of Physics

Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy

Department of Chemistry

Department of Earth Sciences

Department of Geography

Scott Polar Research Institute

Natural Sciences Tripos


Visas and Points Based Immigration

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Careers Service

The Careers Service website can be accessed here.


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