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Graduate School of Life Sciences

An inspiring educational experience in a unique environment

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Departments and Institutions

Find out more about the departments and institutions that make up the Graduate School of Life Sciences at Cambridge.

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Research Themes Database

Search our directory of faculty and departments to find your ideal supervisor prior to applying.

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Funding Opportunities

We have over 100 scholarships available

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Welcome to the Graduate School of Life Sciences

We are the largest centre for research and professional training in the Life Sciences in the UK, offering a very special experience to a community of around 2000 graduate students across departments within the School of the Biological Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine and eleven University Partner Institutes in the Cambridge area.

Every year some of the world's brightest and most determined students are attracted by the opportunity to carry out research projects with renowned scientists in a vibrant, multidisciplinary environment at one of the world's most respected research-led universities.

The School co-ordinates funding opportunities within the Life Sciences for their postgraduate education, as well as ensuring students receive the highest quality supervision and training.