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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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The Master of Studies in Clinical Medicine is the final year of a three year flexible study programme consisting of a suite of part-time courses designed to enhance the specialist skills of senior healthcare professionals in training and broaden their understanding in healthcare education, research, leadership and management. It is suited for doctors, dentists, nurses and allied health professionals.

The course is only open to learners who have successfully studied the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Medicine at Cambridge and builds on the subjects studied during the Certificate and Diploma years: Clinical research, Education and Leadership in year one, Healthcare Law, Advanced Leadership and Healthcare Informatics in year two.

The programme has been developed by Cambridge University Health Partners in conjunction with the School of Clinical Medicine and the Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge. It is taught part-time and is designed to be flexible and accessible to working healthcare professionals contributing towards research and professional development through reinforcement of Good Clinical Practice (GCP). 

This final year of the programme focuses on providing the skills and training to deliver a high quality dissertation in an area of clinical knowledge and training studied earlier in the programme.



Entry requirement

Applicants to the MSt in Clinical Medicine will be required to have completed and passed the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Medicine before starting their studies.

Academic requirement

Applicants for this course are expected to have achieved a UK 2.i honours degree or equivalent.

Language requirement

All applicants are required to demonstrate competency in English at a high level before commencing the programme; students whose first language is not English must be able to satisfy the requirements below.

  • IELTS Academic: Overall score of 7.0 (a minimum of 7.0 in Listening, Writing and Speaking; 6.5 in Reading)
  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 100 (a minimum of 25 in each individual component)
  • CAE: Grade A or B (with at least 193 in each individual element) plus a Language Centre assessment
  • CPE: Grade A, B, or C (with at least 200 in each individual element)

Course dates

01 Oct 2024 to 31 Jul 2025

Course duration

10 Months

Apply by

31 May 2024

Course fee

Home: £5,950
Overseas: £10,420

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
United Kingdom

Qualifications / Credits

60 credits at Master of Studies

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