University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham


This course is suitable for both scientists and other graduates who wish to learn more about the science as well as the practice of oncology, and for clinicians together with other health care professionals who require further training in the molecular aspects of oncology; the course aims to: provide formal training for basic scientists and clinicians in the theoretical and practical aspects of the causes and treatment of cancer; through the project and dissertation, familiarise students with the research environment, and enable them to develop the skills necessary to undertake independent research.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree in a biological sciences, medical science or related subject from a recognised university; exceptionally students without a degree but adequate experience may be admitted; IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6 in any element) or TOEFL with a score of 573 in the paper-based test and 4.5 in the Test of Written English or 250 in the computer-based test, for those whose 1st language is not English; TOEFL IBT:87 with no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing.

Sponsorship information

European Union currently supports this course via ESF grant awards; additional support is available via University.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,010 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

Key information

MSc Course Enquiries, School of Molecular Medical Sciences
Telephone number: 
0115 823 0775