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Application timetable

The CDTs are open for applications now

Closing dates

Each theme will specify the deadline by which applications must be submitted to be considered for the course - please refer to the theme website 


  • some closing dates may be as early as December of the year prior to admission
  • other closing dates are likely to be very early in the year of admission
  • deadlines for some alternative sources of funding may close earlier than the CDT closing dates - please check

Studentships available for doctoral training at Cambridge for entry in October 2017

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Information about EPSRC's studentship programmes

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Other Research Councils

Explore other Research Councils' studentships available in Cambridge

NERC Doctoral Training Partnership: Earth Systems Science

ESRC Centre for Doctoral Training

University of Cambridge doctoral training portal - your way into information on the range of doctoral training opportunities funded by the Research Councils and Wellcome Trust at the University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge Graduate Admissions office (general information about applying to Cambridge)