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Hamilton Kerr Institute

Fitzwilliam Museum


The Institute normally accepts 2 to 3 students every two years. Recruitment is now complete for the 2021-2024 student cohort. We will be publishing information about how to apply to join the 2023-2026 cohort in early September 2022.

Application Procedure

Application is made via the Graduate Admissions Office at the University of Cambridge and here is a direct link to the Diploma Course. In summary, you will need to arrange to provide:

  • a completed application form.
  • 2 academic references.
  • academic transcripts.
  • evidence of your competence in English (only in the case where English is not your native language). 
  • a personal statement explaining your motivation for the Diploma course and details of any employment or other non-academic experience relevant to the field.

Admission Deadline

None at present. Next deadline will be December 2022 for admission in September 2023.