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MPhil in Therapeutic Sciences

University of Cambridge

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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Cambridge

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21

  • Duration

    11 months

Course summary

The aims of this one-year, full-time, training course are to:

  • Give the student relevant teaching and experience of modern therapeutic science research and translation
  • Expose them to a variety of research environments at different developmental stages, instilling the drivers and decision making required at each stage
  • Introduce them to the basic and quantitative skills of experimental design, project management, time management etc. needed in research
  • Familiarise the student with the practicalities of laboratory research, imparting an understanding of the nature of bench research, of record-keeping and data handling, of standard operating procedures and good laboratory practice
  • Introduce them to basic analytical techniques needed to understand and contextualise their research
  • Train students in effective teamwork and basic scientific writing and presentation skills
  • Instil within students the importance of the scientific method and the diligence required in the planning and execution of research in the academic or industrial laboratory

The course will also:

  • Attract students from a wide range of science, medicine and technology backgrounds by providing taught modules with a basic overview of each module
  • Give students the necessary broad understanding of current therapeutic developments and trends to prepare them for future employment within the industrial sector
  • Provide students with adequate experience and mentoring in therapeutic sciences to enable them to make an informed choice of PhD project if they so wish or to move into an appropriate commercial environment.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 29,838overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Cambridge

  • University League Table

    2nd

  • Campus address

    University of Cambridge, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1TN, England

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