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About

The Cancer Biology and Therapy programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will prepare you for further study, to PhD level, or for a rewarding career in the biotechnology or healthcare industries. 

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Overview

You’ll gain specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of basic molecular, genetic and biological processes associated with cancer; with an emphasis on the advances in pathology, diagnosis and therapy.

It meets the requirements of potential employers so you’ll develop skills in communication, IT, numeracy, interpersonal/teamwork, self-management and professional development.

Research themes include: analysis of phytochemicals for cancer treatment; development and characterization of novel drug delivery systems; potential of aspirin analogues in the treatment of glioma; use of aptamers as diagnostic and therapeutic agents for brain tumours; and synthesis of bioactive molecules with anticancer properties.

Why study with us

  • This Cancer Biology and Therapy programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is taught by researchers who have published extensively in the field of cancer biology and who have close research links with Brain Tumour North West and the Royal Preston Hospital.
  • On successful completion of the taught modules in semester one, you’ll have the opportunity to transfer to the MRes programme.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to attend the annual Brain Tumour North West meeting, held in Preston in December each year.

Future careers

Graduates of the MSc Cancer Biology and Therapy course have gone on to PhD research, working in industry and to further postgraduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cancer and its Management
  • Research Methods
  • Research Proposal
  • Cancer Therapies
  • MSc Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours Degree in related area such as biochemistry
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have experience
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time UK/EU: £785 per 20 credits

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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