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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology

Queen Mary University of London

9 months
Duration
16000 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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About

Our Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology PGDip offered at Queen Mary University of London will give you a grounding in the molecular and cellular biology that underpins cancer biology and research. You’ll discover how the treatment and diagnosis of cancer has advanced and how new therapies are developed, evaluated and implemented.

Overview

What you'll study

This Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology PGDip offered at Queen Mary University of London gives you a detailed and thorough understanding of the molecular and cellular basis of cancer and its treatments. You’ll also develop a deep knowledge of cancer biology, pathology, pharmacology and drug development, as well as a variety of other scientific and transferable skills. 

By studying on the Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology pathway, you’ll be equipping yourself with the tools to complete academic research at MSc level, or improve your career prospects in a clinical, pharmaceutical or diagnostic setting.

This programme is delivered by the Barts Cancer Institute, a Cancer Research UK centre of excellence and part of the Cancer Research UK City of London Centre.

Career paths

You’ll leave this programme with the clinical skills and experience necessary to pursue further academic research at MSc level.

This programme also provides a strong foundation if you want to work in a clinical, pharmaceutical or diagnostic setting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Biological Therapies
  • Drug Development
  • Genomic Approaches to Cancer
  • Molecular Diagnostics and Therapeutics
  • Research Methods
  • Research Lab Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months
  • Part-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

Degree requirements

  • A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject such as Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Medicine from a recognised academic institution.
  • Applicants with a 2:2 degree will be considered on an individual basis.
Other routes
  • The programme is open to graduate scientists, clinicians and other medical professionals working in healthcare, the pharmaceutical industry or contract research organisations.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 9 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP per year during 9 months.

Part-Time  

  • UK: £7,500
  • International: £16,000

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.

Funding

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