University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Cancer Chemistry

The course has been designed to teach the fundamentals of the chemistry of cancer and the analytical skills currently used in this area of science. Students become familiar with the cell and molecular biology of cancer cells and have direct experience of the cancer chemistry field through a significant relevant research project. The course is designed to prepare students for employment as a scientist in industry, academia or a research institute by direct entry or following further study e.g. a subsequent PhD.

Entry requirements

A degree with 1st or 2nd Class Honours in chemistry or a related discipline with some knowledge of biochemistry. Overseas applicants are, in addition, required to satisfy an English language requirement.

Course modules

Modules include: cancer chemistry; characterisation methods; introduction to molecular techniques; research methods in cell biology; advanced topics in cancer biology; research methodology; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written exams, marked assignments, assessed problems, oral examination (viva voce), oral presentations and written project reports.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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