Clare College Cambridge


Number of students per year: 10-12
Typical offer: A*A*A or 7,7,6 (42+ overall) in the IB or the equivalent in other educational systems. For Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers - Offers usually require AAA at Advanced Higher Grade; bands may be specified.
Essential subjects: A-level in Mathematics and Physics. It is highly desirable for candidates to have a third A2 level in Further Mathematics (or else in another science subject).
Written assessment: All applicants are required to take the pre-interview written assessment for Engineering at an authorised centre local to them (for a lot of applicants, this will be their school/college).

The first two years (Part 1A and Part 1B) cover all the main branches of Engineering, with specialisation taking place in years 3 and 4. In addition, students can change to read Chemical Engineering after doing Part 1A Engineering - or to Electrical and Information Sciences, Manufacturing Engineering, or Management Sciences after doing Part 1B.

The exact structure and content of the course is fully described in the Engineering Department's Undergraduate Prospectus.




Link to University Subject Page


Fellows in Engineering at Clare

Clare has the following full-time Fellows in Engineering:

The Directors of Studies are responsible for organising the small-group teaching that takes place within the College, but most of the formal teaching in Engineering is done centrally, in the University Engineering Department.

College Research Associates, who are postdoctoral researchers in the Department of Engineering, also contribute to teaching engineering to students at Clare College:


See Student Profile: Sita Shah