University of Sussex
Cancer Cell Biology
A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree in a relevant science subject such as biology, cell biology or genetics
Autumn term: Advanced methods in molecular research (lecture based); cancer biology (lecture based and continued in the spring term); practical techniques in cancer cell biology. Spring term: Cancer biology (lecture based); genome stability, genetic diseases and cancer (lecture based with some group seminars); genomics and bioinformatics; protein form and function; topics in genetic manipulation and molecular cell biology (weekly seminars and student-led presentations). You also produce your research project proposal, based on the bespoke projects offered by faculty, and begin laboratory work on your MSc research project. Summer term: You continue laboratory-based work on your MSc research project embedded in one of the research laboratories within the School of Life Sciences, before drafting your dissertation and presenting your findings to the research faculty within the School.
The main assessments are a research proposal design task, a dissertation based on that research project and the oral presentation of this work. Other assessments include laboratory reports, unseen examinations, and problem sets.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 17,850 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|
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