Doctor of Philosophy The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is the University's principal research degree for graduate students and is available in all faculties and departments. A Cambridge PhD is intellectually demanding and you will need to have a high level of attainment and motivation to pursue this programme of advanced study and research.
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Doctoral studies are carried out by science graduates, medical students combining clinical training with the PhD, and clinically qualified doctors undertaking scientific training. Research covers the whole spectrum of medical science from basic biology to clinical therapies.
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The University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine (Clinical School) was formally established in January 1975 when it subsumed the School of Clinical Research and Postgraduate Teaching that had existed since 1946; the first entry of 50 Clinical Students was admitted in October 1976.Learn More
The MD Degree, on a par academically with the PhD, is aimed at medically qualified clinicians working in Cambridge who hold suitable research appointments within Cambridge University Health Partners (i.e. the University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, and Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust).Learn More
The Postgraduate Education and Clinical Academic Training section (PECAT) of the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine is located on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, which combines world-class biomedical research, patient care and education on a single site.Learn More
Undergraduate Public health training is part of the University of Cambridge Undergraduate Medicine degree. We collaborate with the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, School of Clinical Medicine, to provide our cross disciplinary expertise for this training. Approximately 270 students enrol on this course each year.Learn More
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The 2 Foundation Schools, University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals Trust all work together to offer AFP trainees clinical and academic rotations that meet their clinical and academic needs. The Programme is well supported in the University’s academic departments and the Cambridge Biomedical Campus ensures that trainees have access to outstanding researchers and leading.Learn More
NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program (PhD) The National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers. Students spend two years at the NIH and two years in either Oxford or Cambridge. Read more. MPhil in Translation Biomedical Research. The MPhil in.Learn More
No. Combining a PhD with clinical medical training is demanding, so evidence of academic resilience is required. For this reason, you need at least a 2:1 at Part II. However, enthusiasm for scientific research and a hunger for discovery are more important than simple Tripos scores.Learn More
The Medicine course at Oxford provides a well-rounded intellectual training with particular emphasis on the basic science research that underpins medicine. We have retained a distinct three-year pre-clinical stage that includes studying towards a BA Honours degree in Medical Sciences, followed by a three-year clinical stage. The Medical School at Oxford is relatively small, allowing students.Learn More
The goal of the Cambridge PhD programme in Cardiovascular Research is to train scientists in cross-disciplinary research related to cardiovascular disease, particularly those who can work effectively across traditional disciplines and lead collaborative research projects. The programme combines formal training in molecular and cellular biology, physiology of model organisms, human physiology.Learn More
In addition, the CRUK Cambridge Centre and the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust provide joint funding for one overseas, non-clinical student each academic year. How to apply Applications, including a CV and a Personal Statement (2,500 word limit), must be made via the University of Cambridge Graduate Admissions website.Learn More
The use of medicines is one of the principal ways of combating disease. Examples of important medicines are antibacterials, anti-cancer drugs, anti-migraine agents, and drugs used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease and asthma, just to name a few. The rise of pharmacology during the middle years of the 20th century saw a huge rise in the number of diseases that could be tackled.Learn More