School of Clinical Medicine
The School of Clinical Medicine currently employs nearly 3,000 people, spanning all varieties of staff type from Academic Professors to administrative support. The School aims to provide leadership in education, discovery and healthcare and hopes to achieve this through; inspirational teaching and training, outstanding basic and clinical research and integration of these to improve medical practice for both individual patients and the population.
Within the School of Clinical Medicine there are a large number of specialised Departments. When a postgraduate student joins one of these Departments, they will become both a member of their Department, the School of Clinical Medicine and a College. You can find a full list of the departments here and more information about choosing a College here.
Administrative oversight of postgraduate student activity within the School of Clinical Medicine is undertaken by the Postgraduate Education and Clinical Academic Training (PECAT) Team. Their role is to provide postgraduate students with the support and training necessary to become leaders in their chosen profession, via the co-ordination of activities for doctors on a clinical academic training pathway; administration of a number of University postgraduate programmes; and oversight of postgraduate student progress across the numerous different University departments and institutes which exist within the School of Clinical Medicine. You can find a list of the PECAT team here.
Postgraduate Degree Committee
The Faculties of Clinical Medicine and Veterinary Medicine entrust the oversight of their postgraduate programmes to a Degree Committee. Find out more about the Degree Committee here.
Postgraduate School of Life Sciences
The Postgraduate School of Life Sciences (PSLS) was set up in 2000 to look after the education and career needs of postgraduate students in the Life Sciences here at Cambridge.
Are you a prospective applicant?
Learn more about postgraduate courses and student life at the School of Clinical Medicine here
New Students at the School of Clinical Medicine
This webpage provides information and resources aimed at helping you settle into life as a student at the School of Clinical Medicine. Read more here.
The University of Cambridge is top 10 for academic and employer reputation
(QS World University Rankings 2022)