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Institute of Continuing Education

 

Choose from a range of part-time University of Cambridge qualifications at undergraduate level.

  • Enrol part-time and combine study with other commitments
  • Many courses open to all, with no special entry requirements
  • Wide choice of subjects, from archaeology to astronomy
  • Learn from leading Cambridge lecturers and researchers
  • Study at historic Madingley Hall, near Cambridge

Undergraduate Certificates

Certificate courses are taught part-time over one year (unless otherwise indicated), at first-year undergraduate level. Most are open to anyone with an interest in the subject, and you don't need any special qualifications to apply.

Undergraduate Certificate courses beginning in 2016/17

The following additional subjects are likely to be offered in 2017/18:

  • Undergraduate Certificate in English Literature
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Evolutionary Biology
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Film Studies
  • Undergraduate Certificate of Higher Education in Historic Building Conservation*

* Taught part-time over two years

Undergraduate Diplomas

Diplomas are taught part-time over one year, at second-year undergraduate level, and allow you to study your chosen subject in greater depth.

Undergraduate Diploma courses beginning in 2016/17

The following additional subjects are likely to be offered in 2017/18:

  • Undergraduate Diploma in History of Art
  • Undergraduate Diploma in International Development: Economy, Society and Welfare (subject to University approval)
  • Undergraduate Diploma in Local History

Undergraduate Advanced Diplomas

Advanced Diplomas are taught part-time over two years, at third-year undergraduate level. They allow you to pursue your own research project under the guidance of a Cambridge supervisor, and provide an excellent grounding in research methods for those wishing to continue with their research at a higher level.

Undergraduate Advanced Diploma courses beginning in 2016/17

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