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Veterinary Science

University of Cambridge

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
Duration
32352 GBP/year
8844 GBP/year
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About

The Veterinary Medicine programme from University of Cambridge is carried out over a minimum of three and a maximum of four years (full time), including a probationary period of one year.  Each student is assigned a primary supervisor who will then assign an advisor or supervisory team to assist the student under their supervision.

Overview

The Department of Veterinary Medicine houses a wide range of skilled staff, facilities and equipment, and has a wide clinical patient group to support students' research.  It also has strong ties with world class groups elsewhere in the University and its surrounding Research Institutes. 

The Department has particular Research strengths in Disease Dynamics, Infection and Immunity,  Systems Pathology. There is a wide range of potential research subjects on offer: from mathematical studies to small and macromolecules, cells, tissues and model organisms to clinical patients.

Features

Many research projects are carried out primarily within the Department, but part of your studies may occur elsewhere or even abroad, on this Veterinary Medicine programme from The  University of Cambridge.  Depending on the funder, some courses include lab rotations in the first year.  All students are expected to take part in the  Postgraduate School of Life Science’s Researcher Development Programme.

At the end of their first year of study, students are required to complete a satisfactory first-year report and assessment.  A short report is also expected at the end of the second year and students are expected to participate in Departmental events such as Seminars, Journal clubs and Research Days.   Final Examination is by submission and viva voce examination of a thesis.

Programme Structure

Teaching
  • This is a degree by research and there is no formal teaching.  However, students may attend relevant training courses relating to their project in consultation with their supervisor.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32352 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32352 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8844 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8844 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Part time:  

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

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.

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