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Department of Social Anthropology

 

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 2022-23
MICHAELMAS TERM 2022
Monday 3 October & Tuesday 4 October Induction Interviews
Wednesday 5 October Induction session, cohort photograph and Library induction
Thursday 6 October Michaelmas Term teaching begins
Friday 7 October Welcome Party - 18:00 - 19:30 - Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology (first floor)
Tuesday 11 October Postgraduate Safety Course (Occupational Health and Safety Service - Online: Postgraduate Safety Course Introduction Training (cam.ac.uk)
Wednesday 12 October Funding application deadline for Gates US PhD applicants - 12midnight
Wednesday 12 October  Nominations for Student Representative members of the MPhil Committee close
Wednesday 2 November Transfer to the PhD session - 14:00-15:30 - Phoenix Building, Room 1 (Phoenix Teaching Rooms 1 and 2: Map of the University of Cambridge)
Friday 18 November Ethics session - 14:00-15:00 - The Mond Building, Seminar Room (first floor)
Monday 21 November Department Form - Risk Assessment (and Additional section if needed) for in-person Christmas vacation fieldwork submission deadline - 12noon (via Moodle)
Monday 21 November Department Form - MP13 - Scheme of Work and MP13A - Research Ethics submission deadline - 12noon (via Moodle)
Monday 21 November Dissertation Expenses Grant deadline (MPhil/MRes Dissertation Expenses Grant | Department of Social Anthropology (cam.ac.uk))
LENT TERM 2023
Thursday 5 January Major funding application deadline for UK/EU/International students applying to the PhD
Thursday 19 January Lent Term teaching begins
Friday 10 February Department Form - Risk Assessment (and Additional section if needed) for in-person Easter vacation fieldwork submission deadline - 12noon (via Moodle)
Monday 13 February Department Form - MP14 - Proposed Dissertation Title submission deadline - 12noon (via Moodle)
Monday 28 February Dissertation Expenses Grant deadline (MPhil/MRes Dissertation Expenses Grant | Department of Social Anthropology (cam.ac.uk))
Wednesday 15 March Department Form - MP15 - Change of Dissertation Title submission deadline - if submitting on first submission date - 12noon (via Moodle)
Thursday 16 March  Set Essay Submission Deadline - 12noon (via Moodle) (20%)
EASTER TERM 2023
Thursday 25 April Dissertation synopsis submission deadline - if submitting on first submission date - 12noon (via Moodle)
Thursday 27 April Easter Term teaching begins
Wednesday 10 May First dissertation submission deadline - 12noon (via Moodle)
Early May Examination timetable released
Thursday 18 May Dissertation synopsis deadline for students submitting on second & final submission deadline - 12noon (via Moodle)
Friday 26 May Department Form - Risk Assessment (and Additional section if needed) for in-person Easter vacation fieldwork submission deadline - 12noon (via Moodle)
Early June MPhil examinations  (each exam 20%)
Friday 16 June Easter Term ends – Update contact details on CamSIS
Friday 30 June Department Form - MP15 - Change of Dissertation Title submission deadline - 12noon (via Moodle)
Friday 25 August Dissertation submission deadline (second and final deadline) - 12noon (via Moodle) (40%)
Late September Viva voce examinations (only if required)
Early to mid October Results released on Camsis - liaise with your college about graduation arrangements

 

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.