The Cancer Biology and Therapy programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will give you 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.
Graduates of the MSc Cancer Biology and Therapy course have gone on to PhD research, working in industry and to further postgraduate study.
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- Cancer and its Management
- Research Methods
- Research Proposal
- Cancer Therapies
- MSc Research Project
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
UK students can apply all year round.
DisciplinesBiology Human Medicine Molecular Sciences View 125 other Masters in Molecular Sciences in United Kingdom
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- 2:2 in Recent Hons Degree from a UK University (or its equivalent/Overseas equivalent) in a biological discipline, e.g. Biochemistry, Physiology, Biomedical Science. Or: a qualification or experience deemed to be equivalent to the above.
- Transcript of modules is required with application.
- IELTS at 6.5 (no component less than 6.0). TOEFL at 600 (paper) and 250 (CBE) with a TWE of 4.
- One academic reference
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International14500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7800 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time UK: £867 per 20 credits
Living costs for Preston
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.