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Biological Sciences Libraries

Recommended Reading for Medical, Natural Sciences, Psychology and Veterinary Triposes

 

Please note:

  • Items listed with the tag "Scan available" can only be accessed (as a PDF) via the "Online Reading List" link in the related Moodle course, as scanned items are available to course students only, to comply with copyright licencing agreements.
  • Some lecturers will recommend reading on the lecture day; any extra reading recommended in class may not be listed on Reading List Online. Check with your lecturer.
  • Some lists may not be available at certain times of the year, please contact us with specific queries.

 

Veterinary Sciences Tripos (VST)

Veterinary Sciences Tripos (VST)

Part IA Reading Lists

Histology 

Homeostasis 

Molecules in Medical Sciences

Principles of Animal Management (no readings set)

Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology 

Part IB Reading Lists

Biology of Disease - Reading lists can be found on the IB Biology of Disease Moodle site

Comparative Vertebrate Biology 

Mechanisms of Drug Action - Reading lists can be found on the IB Mechanisms of Drug Action Moodle site

Neurobiology and Animal Behaviour 

Preparing for the Veterinary Profession 

Veterinary Reproductive Biology 

Part II Reading Lists

There are a lot of papers to choose from at this level with multiple combinations across subjects. We encourage you to explore the Moodle course for your paper(s).

Medical Sciences Tripos (MST)

Medical Sciences Tripos (MST)

You can find the many Medical Sciences reading lists on our online reading list tool, as well as through your dedicated Moodle course pages.

Please note, some lists might be restricted to current students only, due to copyrighted materials. 

 

Part IA Reading Lists

Functional Architecture of the Body 

Histology 

Homeostasis 

Introduction to the Scientific Basis of Medicine (coming soon!)

Molecules in Medical Sciences 

Part IB Reading Lists

Biology of Disease - Reading lists can be found on the IB Biology of Disease Moodle site

Head and Neck Anatomy  

Human Reproduction 

Mechanisms of Drug Action - Reading lists can be found on the IB Mechanisms of Drug Action Moodle site

Neurobiology and Human Behaviour 

Part II Reading Lists

There are a lot of papers to choose from at this level with multiple combinations across subjects. We encourage you to explore the Moodle course for your paper(s).

Natural Sciences Tripos (NST)

Natural Sciences Tripos (NST)

You can find the many Biological Sciences reading lists on our online reading list tool, as well as through your dedicated Moodle course pages.

Please note, some lists might be restricted to current students only, due to copyrighted materials. 

Part IA Reading Lists 

Biology of Cells

Evolution and Behaviour 

Physiology of Organisms 

Mathematical Biology 

Part IB Reading Lists

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 

Biology of Disease - Reading lists can be found on the IB Biology of Disease Moodle site

Cell and Developmental Biology 

Ecology, Evolution and Conservation 

Evolution and Animal Diversity 

Experimental Psychology 2022-23 

Neurobiology 

Pharmacology - Reading lists can be found on the IB Pharmacology Moodle site

Physiology 

Plant and Microbial Sciences 

 

 

Part II Reading Lists

There are a lot of papers to choose from at this level of the Natural Sciences Tripos, with multiple combinations across subjects. We encourage you to explore the Moodle course for your paper(s).

Psychological and Behavioural Sciences Tripos (PBS)

Psychological and Behavioural Sciences Tripos (PBS)

Part IA Reading Lists

PBS 1: Introduction to Psychology  2022-23 Michaelmas term

PBS 2: Psychological Enquiry and Methods 2022-23 Michaelmas term

 

Part IB Reading Lists

PBS 3: Social and Developmental Psychology 2022-23 Michaelmas

PBS 4: Cognitive Neuroscience & Experimental Psychology* NST IB Exp. Psychology 2022-23

*The course is offered as part of the Natural Sciences Tripos (second year), and may be borrowed by students studying other Triposes, such as PBS (PBS 4), and Philosophy.

 

Part II Reading Lists

PBS 5: Research Dissertation  Moodle only

PBS 6: Developmental Psychopathology 

PBS 7 Advanced topics in social and applied psychology  2022-23 Michaelmas term

PBS 8 The Family - 2022-23 Michaelmas term 

PBS 9 (NST II Psychology Paper 2 ) - on Moodle 

PBS 10  (NST II Psychology Paper 3 ) - on Moodle 

 

NST Psychology - on Moodle