University of Kent

University of Kent

Cancer Biology

The programme has been designed for students who wish to gain an advanced education and training in the biological sciences, within the context of a disease that affects a large proportion of the global population. The programme trains you in modern biological research skills which can be harnessed to further our understanding of cancer and improve treatment. In addition, you develop many transferable skills that are attractive to employers within the public and private sector. Each one-hour lecture is supplemented by two hours of small-group seminars and workshops in which individual themes are explored in-depth. There are practical classes and mini-projects in which you design, produce and characterise a therapeutic protein with applications in therapy.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2nd class Honours degree in a biosciences-related subject.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a combination of examinations and practically focused on continuous assessment, which gives you experience in report writing, patent applications and public health information. The assessments have been designed to promote employability in a range of professional settings.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,380 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,690 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

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