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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 psychology
  • 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.

We intend to offer the following Certificate courses in 2018/19:

Course title Application
deadline
Undergraduate Certificate in Archaeology of Ancient Britain 10 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Coaching (March intake) 13 February 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Coaching (September intake) 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Cognitive Psychology 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Creative Writing: Fiction and Writing for Performance 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Creative Writing: Creative Non-Fiction 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in English Literature: Approaches to Literary Study 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Evolutionary Biology 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Film Studies: Form, Genre and History 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Genetics 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in International Development 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in International Relations 5 October 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Local History: Evaluating the Past through British Local History 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Philosophy: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language and Ethics 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Sociology, Politics and Psychology 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in Strategic Business and Management 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in the Making of the English Landscape: Landscape History and Archaeology 5 October 2018
Undergraduate Certificate in the Study of Medieval England 5 October 2018

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.

We intend to offer the following Diploma courses in 2018/19:

Course title Application
deadline
Undergraduate Diploma in Archaeology: Death and the Ancient World 10 September 2018
Undergraduate Diploma in Coaching 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Diploma in Creative Writing: Advanced Fiction and Non-Fiction 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Diploma in Creative Writing: Historical Fiction, Crime Writing, and Writing for Performance 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Diploma in English Literature: Literature Past and Present 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Diploma in History of Art: Changing Contexts from 17th to 19th Centuries 3 September 2018
Undergraduate Diploma in International Development: Environment, Sustainability and Globalisation 3 September 2018

Undergraduate Advanced Diplomas

This new part-time research-based Undergraduate Advanced Diploma course (FHEQ level 6) gives you the opportunity to work closely and collaboratively with qualified researchers in your field. You will be introduced to a research community and will begin to forge an identity as a researcher in your own right.

Course title Application
deadline
Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Research Theory and Practice 3 July 2018

The above course supports the following subject specialisms in 2018/19:

  • Archaeology
  • Education Studies
  • English Literature
  • Film
  • International Development
  • History/archaeology of the landscape
  • History
  • Natural Sciences (predominantly life sciences)
  • Philosophy, Religion and Ethics
  • Social Sciences (predominantly Sociology and Politics)

If your chosen research specialism is not listed above please get in touch with the Course Director to discuss whether your research interest can be supported.

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