University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Oncology

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

2.2 degree (or international equivalent); exceptionally students without a degree but adequate experience may be admitted; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules: molecular basis of cancer; tumour physiology; tumour immunology; diagnostic pathology of cancer; cancer statistics and epidemiology; drug design and pharmacology; techniques in cellular and molecular biology; radiation biology applied to therapy; research project. Optional modules: clinical pharmacology and systematic therapies; cancer treatment and chemotherapy.

Sponsorship information

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
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

Campus details

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

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Contact: 
School of Molecular Medical Sciences
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0115 823 0775