University of Cambridge PhD Interview Questions

Updated 25 Oct 2017

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University of Cambridge
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
No Offer
Negative Experience
Average Interview
Application

I applied online. I interviewed at University of Cambridge (Cambridge, East of England, England, England) in Mar 2017

Interview

Little time to prepare and organise travel arrangements . Panel were cold and didn't help the experience. Consisted of general statement and CV application, panel interview and presentation. Other staff seemed friendly. Took over three weeks to respond.

Interview Questions
  • Grilled on a research paper.
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University of Cambridge
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Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at University of Cambridge in Jan 2016

Interview

Preliminary interview with the department of zoology. After a first shortlisting process was called for an informal interview with a professor from the department. It was around 20 min long and she was friendly most of the time. I had the chance to be passionate and explain my research

Interview Questions
  • Previous research experience? why this university? why a phd?

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