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
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
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Immunity and the Immune System
- Tumour Immunology
- Cell, Developmental and Molecular Biology
- Research Skills and Technology Exploitation
- Cancer Immunotherapy
- Cancer Statistics and Epidemiology
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
International students should apply as early as possible.
DisciplinesBiotechnology Molecular Sciences Health Sciences View 128 other Masters in Biotechnology in United Kingdom
- 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.
International26500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National13000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Nottingham
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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