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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

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    Written work

    If you are applying for one of the subjects listed below, you should upload two different pieces of written work that you have submitted to a teacher. There is no particular length requirement for the work and it can be in any subject that you have studied. 
    You should upload a cover sheet for each piece of written (remembering to merge the cover sheet with each piece of work). 

    Unfortunately we cannot accept emailed photographs of written work taken by mobile devices. 

    If your subject is not listed below, you do not need to send any written work. The deadline for submission of written work is Thursday 4 November. 

    • Archaeology
    • Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
    • Anglo Saxon, Norse & Celtic
    • Classics
    • English
    • History
    • History of Art
    • History and Politics
    • History and Modern Languages (one piece should include a modern language)
    • Human, Social & Political Sciences
    • Land Economy
    • Linguistics
    • Modern & Medieval Languages
    • Music
    • Psychological & Behavioural Sciences
    • Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion


    Submitted portfolio 

    All Architecture applicants are asked to submit a PDF (6 A4 pages, and less than 15MB in size) of their own artwork to the College prior to interview. The selection of images should, in part, reflect material you might bring to interview as part of your portfolio. The deadline for submission of the portfolio is Thursday 4 November.



    Interviews will take place online for 2022 entry. For more information and useful videos please see the University webpage. For interview advice from our current students and Fellows please visit our interview tips page.  

    This timetable for Murray Edwards College interviews is provisional and subject to change.

    Arrangements for feedback for unsuccessful applicants who have been interviewed

    Your UCAS referee may request feedback during February 2022 and it will be sent to your UCAS referee by email before 15 April 2022. Further information will be provided by email in early 2022 to unsuccessful applicants who have been interviewed.