University of Cambridge

Degree level: Undergraduate

Natural Sciences

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Course summary

Natural Sciences is the framework within which most science subjects are taught at Cambridge, offering a wide range of physical and biological science subjects from 16 departments in a unique and demanding course. A broad first year is combined with increasing specialisation in the second year, and the possibility of total specialisation from the third year. Some third-year specialisms offer a fourth year option, leading to an MSci degree (progression to the fourth year is dependent on satisfactory performance).

Course details


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.

If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

This College only accepts students age 21 or over when the course starts. Other Cambridge Colleges may offer this course, explore these options above.

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/natural-sciences. Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements.

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants may be required to take a pre-interview or at-interview written assessment. Please check the website for details (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees for Home, EU, and international students, please refer to: www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/fees-and-finance/tuition-fees
Natural Sciences at University of Cambridge - UCAS