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Degree Committee for the Faculty of Physics & Chemistry


The University offers degrees at two levels for candidates who are not currently students at the University, but who already hold a Cambridge degree (and/or are eligible for another reason as set out in the Regulations). In both cases application is made to the University Board of Graduate Studies.

1. PhD by the Special Regulations

2. ScD (Doctor of Science) and the LittD (Doctor of Letters)

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Office closures

The DC Office will be closed on Monday 26th August 2019 for the Bank holiday.

MPhil - If your MPhil by thesis submission deadline falls on this date, your thesis can be submitted to the Degree Committee office at 17 Mill Lane to arrive by 9am on Tuesday 27th August 2019 and it will be recorded as having been received by your deadline.

PhD - Please refer to the Student Registry website for guidance.

Meetings schedule

Meetings of the Degree Committee and Board of Graduate Studies, and Degree Ceremonies: