In all cases, the research projects have had relevance to the scientific interests and objectives of the CCDC, and in all cases a CCDC staff member has been the official supervisor or a designated co-supervisor. Students have been supported at 16 different institutions (including the CCDC itself and the University of Cambridge). Thus, the CCDC has considerable experience of managing and supervising PhD students, both locally in Cambridge, and at external institutions in the UK and abroad.
The Centre is fully committed to the support and welfare of students, including the active management of any problems that may arise. In the local environment, the Centre collaborates fully with the policies and procedures of the Board of Graduate Studies, Degree Committees, and the Colleges. Relevant Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge, and the customs and practices of the cognate Department (Chemistry) are strictly adhered to. Direct feedback from students is both sought and welcomed.
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Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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