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National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge

University of Cambridge

36 months
Duration
32352 GBP/year
8844 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge programme offered at The University of Cambridge is a four-year PhD programme in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) whereby students spend two years at Cambridge and two years at the NIH.

Overview

The aim of the National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge programme offered at The University of Cambridge is to train outstanding students in biomedical research, taking advantage of the outstanding research environments.

 Students work on collaborative projects organised by co-supervisors at both Cambridge and the NIH, spending two years at each institution. Students have access to all NIH facilities and are paid by the NIH. The PhD is awarded by the University of Cambridge.

Learning Outcomes

Students develop a collaborative PhD research project, guided by their Cambridge supervisors and by the NIH mentor.At the end of their PhD course, students should:
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the literature and a comprehensive understanding of scientific methods and techniques applicable to their own research;
  • Be able to demonstrate originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in their field;
  • Have developed the ability to critically evaluate current research and research techniques and methodologies;
  • Have self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems;
  • Be able to act autonomously in the planning and implementation of research; and
  • Have gained oral presentation and scientific writing skills.

Programme Structure

Assessment

  • Thesis / Dissertation

The PhD is examined by thesis  and viva, held in Cambridge.

  • Other

For the first year, students are probationary; they will only be registered for the PhD after successfully completing an assessment exercise (1st year report and viva) at the end of their first year as a PhD student. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two academic references 
  • Transcript 
  • CV/resume
  • Evidence of competence in English 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32352 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32352 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8844 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8844 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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