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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).
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.
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*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
Typical A Level offer: A*A*A All Colleges require: A Levels in at least two science/mathematics subjects (please note that some Year 1 options have specific subject requirements) Some Colleges require: AS or A Level in a third science/mathematics subject and/or particular subjects (see individual College websites for details)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
40 - 42 points
776 at Higher Level All Colleges require: Higher Levels in at least two science/mathematics subjects (please note that some Year 1 options have specific subject requirements) Some Colleges require: Standard or Higher Level in a third science/mathematics subject and/or particular subjects (see individual College websites for details)
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.
Applicants are required to take a pre-interview written assessment in late October at an authorised assessment centre local to them (for most students, your local assessment centre is likely to be your own school/college). Please note that your assessment centre must register you for the pre-interview assessment (you can't register yourself) by 15 October - if you're not registered by this date, you won't be able to take the pre-interview assessment and your application to the University of Cambridge won't be valid (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).
Additional entry requirements
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Cambridge pre-interview written assessment. Applicants will be required to sit a written assessment in October. Advance registration is essential. Please see website for further details (www.cam.ac.uk/assessment).
Fees and funding
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Additional fee information
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