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MPhil Diary

The diary contains term dates, course submission deadlines and deadlines for funding amongst other useful information. For a teaching timetable, please see Timetables.

MPhil in Social Anthropology 2017-18
Monday 2 October Induction Interviews
Tuesday 3 October Graduate Safey Course
Thursday 5 October Michaelmas Term teaching begins
Friday 13 October Nominations for student representatives close
Friday 13 October Transfer to the PhD session, Seminar Room, Social Anthropology 11:00
Wednesday 18 October MPhil student representative elections
Friday 27 October Set Essay titles published
Thursday 16 November Deadline for submitting Set Essay title - Form MP13
Friday 25 November Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form due for Christmas vacation fieldwork
Thursday 4 January Major funding application deadline for UK/EU/International students applying to the PhD
Friday 12 January Deadline for William Wyse  Studentship applications
Thursday 18 January Lent Term teaching begins
Wednesday 14 February Deadline for submitting dissertation title for approval - Form MP14
Friday 9 March Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form due for Easter vacation fieldwork
Tuesday 24 April Set Essay submission deadline
Tuesday 24 April Dissertation synopsis submission deadline for students submitting in May
Thursday 26 April Easter Term teaching begins
Late April Examination timetable released to students
Tuesday 15 May Dissertation synopsis submission deadline
Tuesday 15 May First dissertation submission deadline
Thursday 31 May Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form due for summer vacation fieldwork
Early June MPhil examinations – Dates TBC at the end of April
Friday 15 June Easter Term ends – Update contact details on CamSIS
Friday 31 August Second dissertation submission deadline
Late September Viva voce examinations (only if required)


A staff-student coffee morning is held during Full Term - you will be notified of the time and date.


Academic calendar

The Cambridge academic year is made up of three terms: Michaelmas, Lent, and Easter. “Full term” means: the eight-week central portion of each of the three terms (Michaelmas, Lent and Easter), during which teaching takes place and students are expected to be in residence. For specific term dates please see University Term Dates.