University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Primary Care Research

The course provides training in primary care research using a variety of teaching and learning methods based around small group seminars, lectures, one-to-one supervisions, project work and self-directed learning; currently it is a part-time course taken over 2 academic years; it may soon be available on a one-year full-time basis; in addition to the course fee (university composition fee), students may have to pay a college fee; throughout the course students are able to draw on expertise within the department of public health and primary care, school of clinical medicine and wider university, and each student has a senior member of the primary care unit as their academic supervisor.�

Entry requirements

1st or 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); applicants must be from a medical background.

Course modules

Modules: Epidemiology; medical statistics and practical aspects of clinical research are all shared with the MPhil in clinical sciences (TMAT); (2) primary care research methods; (3) dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Part-time £ 7,035 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Part-time £ 22,674 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Medical School Admissions