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Postgraduate Admissions

4 courses offered in the* Department of Veterinary Medicine

A PhD degree by research over a minimum of three and a maximum of four years (full time), including a probationary period of one year. Examination by submission and viva voce examination of a thesis.

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A PhD degree by research over a minimum of three and a maximum of four years (full time), including a probationary period of one year. Examination by submission and viva voce examination of a thesis.

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There are a significant number of veterinarians carrying out research of a high standard in the course of their professional work for whom this degree provides an opportunity to present their work and obtain a formal degree.

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One-year full-time MPhil research programme. This is also available as a part-time option, taking two years.

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2 courses also advertised in the Department of Veterinary Medicine

From the Faculty of Clinical Medicine

The Cambridge MRC Doctoral Training Programme is a partnership between the University of Cambridge and the Babraham Institute. Included as associate partners are the MRC institutes and units in Cambridge and other University Partner Institutes.

The Programme is offering at least ten fully-funded PhD studentships for projects commencing in October 2021.

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From the Department of Medicine

This innovative programme was established in 2002 as a collaboration between the University of Cambridge and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US. Its aim is to train outstanding students in biomedical research, taking advantage of the outstanding research environments. Students work on collaborative projects organised by co-supervisors at both Cambridge and the NIH, spending two years at each institution. Students have access to all NIH facilities and are paid by the NIH. The PhD is awarded by the University of Cambridge.

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Department Members


Prof James Wood
Head of Department

  • 45 Academic Staff
  • 34 Postdoctoral Researchers
  • 50 Graduate Students
  • 370 Undergraduates

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