Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Cancer Biology

This course aims to give students advanced knowledge of cellular systems. Applicants learn about the pathogenesis of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and kidney fibrosis, along with an exploration of current approaches to cancer gene therapy and immunotherapy

Entry requirements

A UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) or higher qualification in a Biological or Computing subject, plus laboratory experience gained through employment or an undergraduate research project. Appropriate experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Research methods and bioethics (20 credits); research project (120 credits); cell culture and antibody technology (20 credits); biology of disease (20 credits).

Assessment methods

Taught modules are assessed by a variety of different types of course work including written assignments, oral presentations and poster presentations, and examinations. The research project will involve the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task as a thesis and presentation orally and/or as a poster.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 - 2 years
MRes Full-time January 2018 - 1 years
MRes Part-time January 2018 - 2 years

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