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Cambridge Systems Biology Centre


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Part III Systems Biology is a fourth year undergraduate course open to students who have completed Part II courses in Biological, Physical, Mathematics or Computer Sciences. Entry requirements 

Systems Biology is an integrated approach to the study of biology through experiment and the use of computer models with both predictive and explanatory power. It is interdisciplinary, requiring the participation of biological, physical, mathematical, engineering and computational sciences.

The Part III Systems Biology Course take approx. 24 students per year. The students who take this course will have completed Part II courses in a variety subjects within the Natural Sciences and Mathematical Triposes.

Registration and entry

If you are interested in taking Part III Systems Biology, please submit this Form by the last day of Full Lent Term and let us know your Part II results as soon as you receive them by emailing Formal acceptances, subject to performance in the Part II Final Examinations, will be sent out as soon as the various Part II course results are known. For the entry requirements and also the process for considering special cases see


Part III Systems Biology programme specification