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International Students


Students who do not hold a UK or Irish passport will need immigration permission in order to come to the UK and study at Cambridge.   

The type of permission you require depends on the course you are coming to study: 

Full-time course longer than 6 months Student visa
Part-time postgraduate taught course longer than 6 months (majority of the time is spent outside the UK and attendance in Cambridge is only required for short teaching sessions) Visitor visa
Part-time research degree Student visa
A course or period of study less than 6 months Visitor visa

If you already have UK immigration permission in another category, you may be able to study on that. This includes EEA and Swiss students who hold a status under the EU Settlement Scheme. You will need to provide evidence of this prior to starting at Cambridge.