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Postgraduate Admissions

Course closed:

Technology Policy is no longer accepting new applications.

Apply using the Applicant Portal

The Apply Now button on the right will take you to the Applicant Portal. There, you can create and submit your application and supporting documents, and you can also request your references.

An application is only complete when:

  1. you have submitted your application and supporting documents via the Applicant Portal
  2. you have paid the £75 application fee. Further information on application fees see here.
  3. your referees have provided their references.

If you miss the deadlines specified in this section, you will not be able to submit your application.

You must attend the pre-course starting on 27 September 2022.

Further information regarding the pre-course will be provided by the department in due course.

For further information about your offer conditions please see the Offer Booklet.

Selection Process

Applications are considered in stages as part of a gathered field and the earliest decisions on applications can be expected in January 2022, with the majority of decisions finalised in May 2022 after all received applications have been considered by the admissions committee of the MPhil in Technology Policy programme. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an online interview, normally via a video-conference call such as Teams or Zoom.

Further information on How To Apply


Things You'll Need

In order to apply for this course you'll need to think about getting a few things ready before you apply.

  • Two academic references  
  • Transcript  
  • CV/resume
  • Evidence of competence in English  
    If required - you can check using our tool
  • Statement of interest (5000 characters)
    The statement of interest should explain the following: 1. Why you have chosen to do the MPhil in Technology Policy 2. What work experience and other relevant experience (especially leadership experience) you might have 3. How you feel the MPhil in Technology Policy will help in your future We recommend a maximum of 800 words (note that there is a 5,000 character limit set up for this field).

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

If you wish to be considered for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship you will also need to provide the following:

  • Gates Cambridge Reference  
  • Research Proposal (PhD applicants only)

See Gates Cambridge for more information.

Key Information


9 months full-time

Master of Philosophy

Judge Business School

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Dates and deadlines:

Applications open
Sept. 1, 2021
Application deadline
March 31, 2022
Course Starts
Sept. 27, 2022

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Graduate Funding Competition
Dec. 2, 2021
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 13, 2021

These deadlines apply to applications for courses starting in Michaelmas 2022, Lent 2023 and Easter 2023.


2021 Entry

Applications per place: 4
Number Accepted: 60

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