University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Cancer Research

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English must demonstrate competence in English; IELTS: overall band score of 7.0, with not less than 7.0 in speaking, listening and writing, and 6.5 in reading TOEFL: paper-based test 600 with 5.0 in the test of written English (TWE); TOEFL: internet-based test 100 with a minimum score of 25 in each element); applications are welcomed from medical and non-medical graduates in relevant areas.

Course modules

Key research areas include: Barrett's oesophagus and gastro-oesophageal cancers; cancer metastasis; chromosomal instability in cancer pathogenesis and treatment; lymphatics and the tumour microenvironment; metabolic transformation of cancer cells; modelling tumour development and therapy; stem cells and cancer.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,324 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hutchison/MRC Research Centre Cambridge CB2 0XZ East of England
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute Cambridge CB2 0RE East of England

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