Admission Requirements

Part III

For entry into the Part III course, the following are required:

  • QCES Part III option is not available to students from outside of Cambridge.
  • There are a limited number of places for Part III QCES. In order to be considered, students must apply via the QCES website by the last day of Full Lent Term. 
  • In order to be a candidate for honours in Quantitative Climate and Environmental Science in Part III of the Natural Sciences Tripos, a student should have obtained at least a II.1 in Part II of the Natural Science Tripos or the Mathematical Tripos.
  • In addition, students from the Natural Sciences Tripos must have demonstrated proficiency in mathematical methods, for example by achieving a II.1 in either IB Quantitative Environmental Science or IB Mathematics of the Natural Sciences Tripos, or equivalent.

Open for applications until March 15 2024, via the link below


Details of the course and requirements can be found on the University Requirements page.

For entry into the MPhil course, the following are required:

  • Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK Good II.i Honours Degree.
  • If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.
  • Applicant’s degree should be in a quantitative science or a technology discipline, and applicants are expected to demonstrate abilities at an adequate level in mathematics especially in the solution of ordinary and partial differential equations.

For general information about postgraduate admissions to the University of Cambridge, please refer to the Postgraduate Study website:

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