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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS)

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Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) incorporates politics and international relations, sociology and social anthropology. Students have the opportunity to study a range of subjects in the first year, and then specialise in one or two disciplines in the second and third years. More information about the course can be found on the University website.

HSPS at Murray Edwards College

At Murray Edwards we admit around eight to ten undergraduates a year, making for a vibrant student community of around 25 to 30 undergraduates at any one time.  We hold regular reading groups covering a variety of topics, as well as an annual dinner. 

Typical offer
A Level: A*AA with A* in an essay subject
IB: 42, 776 with 7 in IB Higher Level essay subject

Required subjects
No specific subjects are required.

Admissions Assessment
Murray Edwards HSPS applicants are required to take an at-interview assessment, if interviewed. 

Written work
Murray Edwards HSPS applicants are asked to submit written work to the College.

Academic and teaching staff