Medical Science (Medicine), M.Phil. | University of Cambridge | Cambridge, United Kingdom
12 months
35673 GBP/year
9387 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Medical Science (Medicine) at the University of Cambridge studies are carried out by science graduates, medical students combining clinical training and clinically qualified doctors undertaking scientific training. Research covers the whole spectrum of medical science from basic biology to clinical therapies.


Along with the specific research training provided in the laboratory in which you work, you receive further training within the department in the form of graduate workshops concentrating on research techniques, research seminars both on the Addenbrooke's site and elsewhere in the University, and graduate student seminars dealing with generic skills such as intellectual property rights, writing a thesis or paper, and entrepreneurship.


Students should expect to receive ongoing feedback from all supervisors involved in their research project. In addition, the principal supervisor will write termly online reports which can be accessed by the student. Students should expect to receive face-to-face supervision throughout each term, with the duration and frequency depending on the nature of the project.

The Medical Science (Medicine) is offered at the University of Cambridge.

Programme Structure

  • The MPhil in Medical Science is examined by dissertation and viva.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK II.i Honours Degree.
  • Two academic references 
  • Transcript 
  • CV/resume
  • Evidence of competence in English 

Tuition Fee

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    35673 GBP/year
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  • National

    9387 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9387 GBP per year during 12 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.


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