About University of Cambridge

The University is one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centres, and a self-governed community of scholars. Its reputation for outstanding academic achievement is known worldwide and reflects the intellectual achievement of its students, as well as the world-class original research carried out by the staff of the University and the Colleges.

A Brief History

The University of Cambridge is a collegiate research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Founded in 1209. It is is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s fourth-oldest surviving university .Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include 31 colleges and over 150 academic departments.

General Information

The University of Cambridge is structured into a division of six Schools, which each form an administrative grouping of Faculties and other institutions. They are: Arts and Humanities, Biological Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Technology.


Six popular courses


The University of Cambridge's course provides a sound understanding of core, pure and applied economics. However, while students study economics in considerable depth in this specialised degree, they employ ideas and techniques from many other disciplines too; including mathematics and statistics, history, sociology and politics. Therefore, graduates will be extremely well qualified for a wide range of jobs and further courses.


The Cambridge Engineering course is unique. It allows you to keep your options open while equipping you with all the analytical, design and computing skills that underpin modern engineering practice. Part I (Years 1 and 2) provides a broad education in engineering fundamentals, enabling you to make a genuinely informed choice about the area in which to specialise . Part II (Years 3 and 4) then provides in-depth training in your chosen professional discipline.

Political Sciences

Human, Social, and Political Sciences includes politics and international relations, social anthropology and sociology. Students can specialise in one or two of these, but the flexibility of the course also enables exploration of a variety of subjects in the first year.

Computure Science

Cambridge was a pioneer of computer science and continues to lead its development. There are more than 1,000 computing and advanced technology companiesin the area (known as ‘Silicon Fen'). A number of local firms and start-ups support our teaching and employ our graduates. Our course is broad and deep – giving skills to create future technology. All aspects of modern computer science are covered, along with the underlying theory and foundations in economics, law and business. You also develop practical skills, such as programming and hardware systems .


The University of Cambridge's BA (Hons) course is primarily concerned with English law, there are opportunities to study other legal systems, including civil (Roman) law, EU law and international law. Students can also study theoretical and sociological aspects of law such as jurisprudence or parts of criminology.


The University of Cambridge is in the top 5 world's medical school. As a medical student, students will experience a rigorous, evidence-based medical education within the research-rich environment. The first three years involve lectures, practical classes and supervisions. The emphasis during clinical studies (Years 4, 5 and 6) in Cambridge is on learning in clinical settings.