University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Clinical Biochemistry

Research is focused in 2 areas: diabetes, obesity and the secretion and action of insulin (specific interests include: the role of foetal nutrition in programming adult metabolism and disease; the genetics and biochemistry of obesity and insulin resistance, structure and function of receptors for insulin and insulin-like growth factors); and molecular cell biology of membrane traffic: sorting mechanisms on membrane traffic pathways, vesicle coats and adaptor proteins; structural biology of traffic proteins; quality control in the endoplastic reticulum.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English must demonstrate competence in English (IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.0 in each element; or other acceptable test).

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

Competitive MRC studentships (2 per year); MPhil students will be self-funding.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 25,104 per Whole course (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 25,104 per Whole course (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 25,104 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,626 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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