University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Clinical Science (Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, TMAT)

The course includes formal teaching in a wide range of translational and pharmacological skills, and a project which takes proof-of-concept studies in cell or animal systems forward to proof-of-concept studies in humans; all students have the opportunity for hands-on exposure to the design and conduct of experimental medicine studies investigating the therapeutic potential of new drugs, in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours Degree; applicants need to include transcripts; an IELTS score of 7.0.

Course modules

Modules include: basic pharmacology; clinical pharmacology; additional statistics; medical statistics; statistics for medical journals; epidemiology; clinical drug development; pharmacogenetics; research governance and ethical aspects; practical aspects of clinical research; clinical trials; sample size issues; optional modules: primary care modules.

Assessment methods

Students are expected to submit a thesis with a maximum word count of 15000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 29,181 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 29,181 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,176 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 9,288 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,262 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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