Undergraduate Certificates and Diplomas | Institute of Continuing Education skip to content

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 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:

* Title subject to approval

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:

* Title subject to approval

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.

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.

Contact us

Sign up for email alerts

Keep up-to-date with courses, events and other activities here at the Institute.

Sign up for email alerts