University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Cancer Immunology and Biotechnology

This course is for students interested in tumour immunology who wish to pursue a career either in industry (biotechnology) or academia. The course covers both antibody and vaccine cancer therapies and explores the immunology of the tumour host interface; in addition, students learn about intellectual property and how to exploit scientific research in scientific writings, patents and in development of business plans applicable to the biotechnology industry; to gain practical experience in research, students carry out a research project in the field of tumour immunology.

Entry requirements

2.2 degree (or international equivalent). English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element), achieved within 2 years prior to admission.

Course modules

Modules include: immunity and the immune system; molecular basis of cancer; tumour immunology; cancer vaccines; scientific writing and business development; monoclonal antibodies; host-tumour interface; library dissertation; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,300 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 19,300 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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School of Molecular Medical Sciences
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0115 823 1523