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Degree Certificates

** Due to the coronavirus pandemic we are unable to process any requests for paper copies of degree certificates until further notice. **

Degree certificates are available online for all that have graduated since March 2020.  All graduands should have received an email advising them how to access their certificate.  If you have not received an email and you have graduated in absence since March 2020 please email  Online certificates are not available to anyone who graduated prior to March 2020.

 Paper copies of certificates for all that have graduated in absence between March 2020 and July 2021 have been sent to colleges for distribution.


Frequently Asked Questions


Why doesn’t my BA certificate have my subject or class on it?

No overall class is assigned to the degree issued by the University of Cambridge. Instead, each Part of a Tripos is self-contained and you obtain separate results for each one: there is no averaging out for a final degree. In addition, your degree certificate will not state the subject(s) that you have studied: the degree you receive is the BA degree. You do not, for example, get a BA in History but you could take a Part I in the Historical Tripos and a Part II in the Historical Tripos and thus qualify for the BA degree. Instead your transcript will list the papers you took and the results obtained, where recorded.

Can I get a digital copy of my certificate?

No. For security reasons, the University only issues the degree certificate as a hard copy. 

I completed more than one course at the University, do I need to purchase multiple certificates?

There is only one degree per certificate. Therefore if you completed more than one course and you require a certificate for all of your completed courses you will need to purchase multiple copies. When you place the item in your basket you will be able to specify which degree you need to have on the certificate.

I never received a free copy of my degree certificate.

All students who have their degree awarded are issued a certificate. Check with your College in the first instance to see where your certificate was sent.

If you have any further queries please contact:

Student Registry, University of Cambridge, Student Services Centre, New Museums Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Tel: +44 (0)1223 766302