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Undergraduate Study

Find out how to apply and what it's like to study at Magdalene.

** The information on our web pages reflects a regular undergraduate admissions round. In the 2022-23 undergraduate admissions round some changes will be needed as a result of the Covid pandemic. If you have any questions related to the changes made please contact the Academic Office. **

If you can't find the information you need in the sections below, please contact the Academic Office.



Magdalene admits students to study all undergraduate degree courses offered at the University of Cambridge. Undergraduate courses at Cambridge cover a wide range of subject areas, there are over 30 undergraduate courses covering over 65 subject areas.

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At Magdalene we are looking for the brightest and best applicants regardless of their background. Applying to study at Cambridge is similar to applying to any other UK university, and details of the process, including key dates and deadlines, can be found here.

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Fees, Funding, and Finance

We believe that no one should be deterred from studying at Magdalene due to financial reasons. Find out here about the costs of study, and about applying for bursaries and other means of financial support.

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International Undergraduates

About 25% of our undergraduates normally come from outside the UK and we welcome applications from the brightest students from across the globe. This section contains information especially relevant to international undergraduate applicants.

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Open Days

Magdalene holds Open Days to help prospective applicants get a feel for studying at Cambridge. Open Days include a tour of the College, a chance to meet some of the Fellows and teaching staff, and the opportunity to talk to current undergraduates.

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Access and Outreach

Magdalene is committed to encouraging young people with the academic potential and enthusiasm to succeed at university to apply regardless of school or background. Our Outreach activities are part of the University’s wider Access and Widening Participation Initiative.

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Admissions FAQs

The Admissions Office are always happy to respond to any questions that you may have about applying to Magdalene. We've also listed answers to many of the most common questions that we get asked here. Why not see if yours is among them?

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