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


MPhil in Social Anthropological Research 2021-22
Monday 4 October Induction Interviews
Tuesday 5 October Graduate Safety Course
Thursday 7 October Michaelmas Term teaching begins
Wednesday 13 October Funding application deadline for Gates US PhD applicant
Wednesday 13 October  Nominations for Student Representatives close
Friday 29 October Transfer to the PhD session
Monday 22 November Dissertation Expenses Grant deadline
Monday 22 November Deadline for submitting Set Essay title - Form MP13 and (if relevant) Form MP13-A (Research Ethics and Integrity for Fieldwork)
Monday 22 November Risk Assessment Form due for in-person Christmas vacation fieldwork. High Risk Area Risk Assessment Form
Friday 26 November Deadline for submitting practical writing exercise
Thursday 6 January Major funding application deadline for UK/EU/International students applying to the PhD
Thursday 20 January Lent Term teaching begins
Monday 14 February Deadline for submitting dissertation title. Form MP14 on Moodle.
Friday 25 February Deadline for submitting 2 x 5000 word essays (20%)
Monday 31 January Deadline for Dissertation Expenses Grant Applications
Thursday 28 April Easter Term teaching begins
Thursday 28 April - 12 midday Dissertation synopsis deadline
Friday 10 June - 12 midday Deadline for submission of dissertation
Friday 17 June Easter Term ends – Update contact details on CamSIS


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