Courses at the Institute of Continuing Education

Please note that we will be upgrading our website within the next few weeks. We will give notification nearer the date of any anticipated downtime.

We are able to offer you a vast array of short courses and part-time courses – whether you are looking to develop or change your career or just increase your level of knowledge on a particular subject.


Courses designed to develop, maintain or change your career. Keep your skills up to date with our range of professional courses.


A wide range of courses offering part-time University of Cambridge qualifications at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


A new programme of one-day courses, designed to provide an introduction to the various academic disciplines taught at Madingley Hall.


Five-week courses at Madingley Hall, with one two-hour class each week.


University of Cambridge Master's degrees taught part-time over two years.


Study at Cambridge wherever you are in the world, with our short, intensive online courses.


Our summer programmes offer a chance to study and live in one of the world's most renowned universities. Programmes run from one to six weeks.


Weekend courses based at our historic headquarters at Madingley Hall near Cambridge.


We offer a wide range of interesting and unique subjects, for your professional development or simply for the enjoyment of learning from experts.


We will be upgrading our application and booking system in the week commencing 17th June 2013.

·         Application and booking services will be unavailable for weekend courses and Undergraduate Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas from 17th June until the upgrade is complete. This is expected to take no more than 3 days.

·         If you have been approved for an Undergraduate Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma course, or for a bursary on a weekend course, you are advised to complete your booking before 17th June 2013. If you are unable to do this, you will receive an email once the upgrade is complete explaining what to do next.

·         All other courses are unaffected and can be booked in the usual way.

If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact our Admissions Team at or +44 (0)1223 746262.