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Medical Science (MRC Epidemiology Unit)

University of Cambridge

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

The Medical Science (MRC Epidemiology Unit) PhD students from University of Cambridge, have the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research under the supervision of senior scientists supported by postdoctoral researchers and a large team of fieldworkers, data managers, statisticians, study coordinators, technical and administrative staff.

Overview

The MRC Epidemiology Unit is a research department in the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge and investigates the causes and prevention of obesity and diabetes. The department also hosts the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) which studies the population-level determinants of dietary and physical activity behaviours, develops and evaluates public health interventions and is helping to shape public health practice and policy.

Continuing

Those who wish to progress to a Medical Science (MRC Epidemiology Unit)  PhD after completing an MPhil at the University of Cambridge, will be required to satisfy their potential supervisor, Head of Department and the Faculty Degree Committee that they have the skills and ability to achieve the higher degree and have funding in place.

Programme Structure

Teaching
  • One to one supervision
  • The University of Cambridge publishes an annual Code of Practice which sets out the University’s expectations regarding supervision.
  • The Director of Postgraduate Education will set out expectations for the frequency of your supervision. 
  • This will include expectations for formal opportunities for you to gain feedback on your work and progress. Most students have regular (weekly or fortnightly) supervision meetings but the frequency of supervision may vary according to the research project and the stage of study.

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

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.

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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