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  MPhil in Medical Science (Clinical Biochemistry)


University of Cambridge    School of Clinical Medicine

Full time & Part time See Course Research Only, Other, MPhil 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MPhil in Medical Science (Clinical Biochemistry) at the prestigious Institute of Metabolic Science - Metabolic Research Laboratories (IMS-MRL). This cutting-edge programme offers a unique opportunity for students to delve into scientific laboratory skills and methods under expert supervision. From attending enlightening seminars to presenting at symposia, students are immersed in a vibrant research community that nurtures growth and innovation. The course focuses on honing research skills and specialist knowledge, equipping students with the ability to critically evaluate current research methodologies. With a strong emphasis on practical application and independent problem-solving, graduates emerge with a comprehensive understanding of their field. To qualify, applicants should hold a UK II.i Honours Degree or its equivalent. Join us on this academic odyssey and unlock your potential in the realm of Clinical Biochemistry.

About the course

Students receive training in scientific laboratory skills and methods appropriate to the project. Postgraduate students also attend regular Hot Topics and Technical sessions and weekly seminars given by local, national and international speakers. All students are encouraged to attend appropriate training courses provided by the University Postgraduate School of Life Sciences. Students have opportunities to present their work at group meetings and seminars within the IMS-MRL as well as at conferences and symposia. 

There is an energetic student community at the IMS-MRL that organises regular events such as a student journal club and an annual student symposium. 

The course introduces students to research skills and specialist knowledge. Its main aims are:

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK II.i Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

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