M.Sc. On Campus

Cancer Immunology and Biotechnology

University of Nottingham

12 months
26500 GBP/year
13000 GBP/year
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Join the fight against cancer in the exciting Cancer Immunology and Biotechnology programme of the University of Nottingham that is focusing specifically on current and in-development immunotherapies for treating cancer and tumour immunology.


During the Cancer Immunology and Biotechnology programme of the University of Nottingham you'll learn everything from the basics of immunology and molecular biology of cancer before focusing on how to develop therapies like vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, CAR T cells and more. You'll also develop an understanding of the impact tumours have on the immune system and the immune system on tumours, as well as the business side of research.

Working with active cancer researchers and experts, you'll join the Centre for Cancer Sciences and undertake your own research project in the area of cancer immunology and biotechnology that interests you.

Based in the brand new Biodiscovery Institute you'll also be able to make use of the latest technology in cancer research and help us tackle one of the world's biggest killers.

Why choose this course?

Brand new facilities

Experience the latest technologies at the brand new Biodiscovery Institute

Cancer experts

Join a team of cancer experts whose research has led to the development of spin-out companies including Scancell who they're working with to help develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

Engage in new research

Choose your own research project and make a difference in cancer research

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Immunity and the Immune System 
  • Tumour Immunology 
  • Cell, Developmental and Molecular Biology 
  • Research Skills and Technology Exploitation 
  • Cancer Immunotherapy 
  • Cancer Statistics and Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students should apply as early as possible. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a 2:2 in a relevant subject like Biomedical Sciences, Cancer Sciences, Biochemistry, Genetics, and Medicine.
  • In exceptional circumstances, work experience in a relevant topic will be considered if you have not got a degree in a relevant subject area.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 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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