University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Translational Cancer Research

Within this research group, there are active research programmes in the development of cancer vaccines and identifying markers that indicate the prognosis for treatment of a variety of tumours (Durrant and Patel); profiling of intestinal adenomas (Ilyas); an internationally renowned breast cancer pathology research programme (Ellis); and mechanisms of apoptosis and chemo-resistance and an haemopoietic stem-cell transplantation programme (Russell).

Entry requirements

Applicants for PhD programmes are generally required to hold an Honours degree at 2.1 level or above (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject; candidates are generally required to submit a research proposal with their applications; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) [Academic version] 6.0 with no less than 5 in any one element; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Paper version: 550 with a minimum of 4.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Internet-based version:79 with no less than 17 in any one element.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 17,340 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Postgraduate Enquiries Team
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