What we do

Continuing education at Cambridge offers a vibrant and diverse array of subjects and courses for personal and professional development. We offer short non-credit courses, residential and summer schools, and part-time, award-bearing programmes ranging from Undergraduate Certificates through to Master of Studies degrees.

Courses take place throughout the year. Many are taught at our headquarters, Madingley Hall; though we also offer some courses in central Cambridge, London, and online. Our flexible approach to learning makes the University of Cambridge accessible to everyone.

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Our diverse subject areas reflect the breadth of the University's expertise.


An opportunity for adults of all ages to study part-time at the University of Cambridge


Flexible, creative and innovative courses and programmes to help you develop your career


Flexible and customised programmes for organisations and employers

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Find out about the variety of adult education courses on offer at ICE, and take a tour of historic Madingley Hall and Gardens.


Free public lectures given by leading authorities in their fields


Free public concerts performed by leading Cambridge musicians

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Free events as part of the University's annual festival for the arts, humanities and social sciences

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Free events as part of the UK's largest free science festival

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Come and enjoy the wide diversity of features and plants that make up the Madingley Hall gardens.

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Join us for a 24-hour conservation challenge in the grounds of Madingley Hall!