Cambridge undergraduate courses cover their subjects very broadly in the initial years and then become more specialised and offer a wide range of options as the course progresses. Yet despite this initial broad character, Cambridge graduates are expected to achieve the same standard and depth in their final year as graduates from courses elsewhere which may begin in a much more narrowly focused way. This is because:
There's no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot, but we have a good deal to offer: expert teachers and lecturers; excellent library and computing facilities; superb labs; lots of support, both academically and, through our tutorial provision, personally as well.