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Medical Science

University of Cambridge

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

Students at the Medical Science programme from The University of Cambridge benefit from a wealth of seminars, core topic sessions and workshops held in CIMR by outstanding world-leading researchers, providing a broad scientific education. 

Overview

Our students receive expert training in state-of-the-art technologies, through our core research facilities and also have diverse opportunities to communicate their research findings and develop collaborative networks at for example the annual CIMR research retreat.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of their Medical Science PhD at The  The University of Cambridge, 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 viva voce examination is conducted in Cambridge by an internal examiner of the University and an external expert examiner.

Other

  • All PhD students are required to undergo formal assessment (by written report and viva) at the end of their first year. If successful, the student moves from being "probationary" to being registered for the PhD, and can proceed with their project.
  • In their second year, students are required to present a poster, which is assessed by their graduate adviser and a CIMR PI.  
  • Throughout their PhD they will give research talks within CIMR and at the research retreat. In addition, they can take part in events and competitions organised within the Postgraduate School of Life Sciences and the University.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

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

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  • 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.

Part time:  

  • National: £5,306
  • International: £19,411

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

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