Oncology, M.Sc. | Part time | The Institute of Cancer Research | London, United Kingdom
48 months
10695 GBP/year
2400 GBP/year
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The taught course in Oncology of The Institute of Cancer Research is a day-release modular programme designed for medically qualified candidates who intend to pursue a professional career in some aspect of clinical or medical oncology, either as a clinical academic or a clinician.


Oncology course of The Institute of Cancer Research is for medically qualified candidates who currently work in the NHS (or a similar clinical service provider) and plan to complete Specialist Registrar training;

This course will help you develop your career by equipping you with a high level understanding of the theory and practice of cancer science, of advanced cancer treatment, and the science of cancer research – all to the benefit of cancer patients.

Key facts:

Although the MSc course is designed to be taught in person with weekly class attendance in Central London, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the course is currently being developed to be delivered by series of pre-recorded and live zoom sessions for interactive teaching and workshops. This will cover the period until it is safe to return to normal on-site teaching. There will be no change to the content, contact hours or method of examination and we will be providing opportunities to network virtually. We will give you as much notice as we can before transitioning back to face-to-face teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include :

  • Cancer Therapies
  • Statistics for the Oncologist 
  • Cell and Molecular Biology of Cancer
  • Cancer Treatments
  • Cancer in Context

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Medical qualifications (graduate medical degree)
  • At least 2 years of postgraduate experience in clinical medicine
  • Current registration with the UK GMC
  • All applicants must must meet our English language requirements (see link to the ICR Admissions Policy and Procedure below)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10695 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10695 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2400 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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