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University of Dundee

Cancer Biology (MRes)

This is programme provides focused training in molecular cancer research covering both the fundamental and translational science of carcinogenesis; cancer biology; diagnosis and therapy; the course covers basic cell and molecular biology and introduction to cancer biology; cell proliferation and cancer; cell signalling and cancer; cancer cell biology; and carcinogenesis; cancer treatment and prevention.

Entry requirements

A First or Upper Second class Honours degree (lower second class Honours, in exceptional circumstances) or an equivalent qualification in a scientific discipline in the field of biological, biochemical or biomedical sciences. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Course modules

Modules include: Basic cell and molecular biology, and introduction to cancer biology; cell proliferation and cancer; cell signalling and cancer; cancer cell biology; carcinogenesis, cancer treatment and prevention.

Assessment methods

Exams on the taught element of the programme will be held at the end of semester 1. Essays and assignments will also contribute to the final mark, and the dissertation will be assessed through the production of a thesis and a viva exam.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 383838