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Postgraduate Admissions

Course closed:

Theoretical and Applied Linguistics by Advanced Study is no longer accepting new applications.

The MPhil offered all that I expected from Cambridge: outstanding teaching, vast research resources, and inspirational ideas for life.

(Former TAL MPhil student)

Roberto B. Sileo (April 2018)

Living abroad and handling an intensive course simultaneously does not come without stress. But I have grown so much through all the knowledge sharing, generous academic support and hearty friendship over the nine months that it has proved to be the most enriching year of my life.

(Former TAL MPhil student)

Cherry Lam (April 2018)

Key Information

9 months full-time

Master of Philosophy

This course is advertised in multiple departments. Please see the Overview tab for more details.

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Dates and deadlines:

Applications open
Sept. 1, 2020
Application deadline
Feb. 28, 2021
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2021

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

Graduate Funding Competition
Dec. 3, 2020
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 14, 2020

These deadlines apply to applications for courses starting in Michaelmas 2021, Lent 2022 and Easter 2022.

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