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Degree Committee for the Faculty of Physics & Chemistry


Equal in status to the PhD taken by the conventional route, except that the eligible candidate submits a collection of published works that together make up a single coherent thesis. 

Eligibility criteria
Summarised on the Cambridge Students website and Ordinances Chapter VII, Section 13

Guide for Applicants
Applicant guide is available on the Cambridge Students website.

Application and Declaration forms
Application and Declaration forms are available on the Cambridge Students website.

The work is examined at an oral by two examiners, as for the conventional PhD.


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Office closures

The DC 'remote' Office will be closed from 3pm on Friday 28 August 2020 for the August Bank Holiday. We reopen at 9am on Tuesday 1 September 2020.

Meetings schedule

Meetings of the Degree Committee and Degree Ceremonies: