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MVST Overview

This page contains information relevant to all years of the MVST course.

For information specific to IA, IB, or Part II, please use the left hand navigation.


IA Courses

Type of CourseMedical StudentsVeterinary Students
Common Courses Histology and Homeostasis (HOM)
Introduction to the Scientific Basis of Medicine (ISBM)
Molecules in Medical Science (MIMS)
Parallel Courses Functional Architecture of the Body (FAB) Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology (VAP)
Clinical Strand Social Context of Health and Illness (SCHI) Principles of Animal Management (PAM)
Preparing for Patients (PfP)


IB Courses

Type of Course

Medical Students

Veterinary Students

Common Courses

Biology of Disease (BOD)

Mechanisms of Drug Action (MODA)

Parallel courses


Human Reproduction (HR)


Veterinary Reproductive Biology (VRB)

Neurobiology and Human Behaviour (NHB)


Neurobiology and Animal Behaviour (NAB)


Comparative Vertebrate Biology (CVB)

Head and Neck Anatomy (HNA)

Clinical Strand

Preparing for Patients (PfP)

Preparing for the Veterinary Profession (PfVP)

Part II Courses

 Medical StudentsVeterinary Students
Common Courses

NST Part II Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Natural Sciences Tripos

Clinical Strand Preparing for patients