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Degree Committee for the Faculty of Physics & Chemistry


Postgraduate student handbooks

  • Each Department provides their own Guide/Handbook for postgraduate students. 


University guidance for postgraduate students

  • Cambridge Student Portal - including information about Cambridge life, postgraduate study and examination, fees and funding, and welfare


Degree Committee guidance

On this website you will find advice that is more specifically tailored to this Faculty including:

  • changes to your student status - what they mean and how to apply for them
  • examinations - what is expected of you, how to submit, what happens after the examination
  • im​portant dates for meetings of the Degree Committee, Board of Graduate Studies and Congregations (degree ceremonies), and information about terms, residence and holidays


Need help or advice? 

Depending on their nature, queries should be directed in the first instance to:

or your College Postgraduate Tutor.

If you can't find the page you are looking for or find a broken link do let us know (please use the 'Contact us' link below).

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: