King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Translational Cancer Medicine

The programme will provide students with a detailed knowledge and understanding of research methods applied to rational drug design, clinical study design, molecular and cell biology, tumour immunology, genetics and cancer imaging, all of which are relevant to Translational Cancer Research. In addition, practical experience will be gained through two laboratory rotations of six months duration.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) or overseas equivalent in biomolecular or physical sciences; MBBS students can be admitted at any time following the 3rd year of their programme; post-year 3: entry is based on year 3 performance plus evidence of knowledge of the basic elements of translational research topics; advanced years (4-5): students must complete their current year of study; external students need to obtain permission from their own medical school and provide evidence of their exam performance in the pre-clinical examinations.

Sponsorship information

Minimum of two bursaries will be available to cover (home/EU) tuition fees for the best applicants annually; all applications will be considered for the bursary automatically.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 9,960 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 22,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 11,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St Thomas' Campus Southwark SE1 7EH South East

Key information

Programme Coordinator