University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre

The centre studies the genetic and biological basis of cancer, disease pathology and devise and test new forms of therapy arising from our basic, translational and clinical research programs. The ultimate aim is to carry out high quality research into effective cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, as well as the symptoms associated with cancer.

Entry requirements

PhD

A relevant undergraduate degree with a UK 2.1 or higher result, or its equivalent if outside the UK; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.

MSc (Res)

The minimum entry requirement for our research programmes is an undergraduate degree, with an excellent or very good classification (equivalent to first or upper second class honours in the UK).

If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English: IELTS Academic: total 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL-iBT: total 92 (at least 20 in each module); PTE(A): total 61 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections; the 'Enabling Skills' sections are not considered); or CAE and CPE: total 176 (at least 169 in each module)

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
MSc (Res) Full-time - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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