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Cancer and Therapeutics

Queen Mary University of London

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
22600 GBP/year
9800 GBP/year
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About

Cancer and Therapeutics offered at Queen Mary University of London aims to provide you with a clear understanding of the scientific basis underlying the principles and practice of cancer therapeutics and the development, evaluation and implementation of new treatments. 

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Overview

Why study MSc Cancer & Therapeutics at Queen Mary?

Cancer and Therapeutics offered at Queen Mary University of London is comprised of two world renowned teaching hospitals, St Bartholomew's and The Royal London, which have made, and continue to make, an outstanding contribution to modern medicine. 

We were one of the top five in the UK for medicine in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. The Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) is a Cancer Research-UK Centre of Excellence and a leading cancer research institute in the UK. The Institute was ranked third in the 2008 Research Review based on the number of international and world-leading cancer researchers.

  • This course provides a solid background to cancer therapy, but then allows you to specialise in areas you are interested in following
  • This course is available via distance learning as well as classroom teaching
  • We have world leading expertise in several cancer therapies and one of the strongest cancer prevention units in Europe
  • This programme provides comprehensive training in research methods
  • Study and contribute to the latest developments in curing cancer, such as novel drugs and gene therapy
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake a three-month dissertation under the supervision of one of our research experts, this may involve setting up a "mock" clinical trial to gain experience of the real world of clinical research and drug development in the cancer setting.

Career:

As a student at Queen Mary, you will play an active part in your acquisition of skills and knowledge. A variety of teaching and learning methods will be employed including; seminars, laboratory practice sessions, self-directed learning, one–to-one tutorials, case presentations, reading lists of books and journal papers. You are assigned an Academic Adviser who will guide you in both academic and pastoral matters throughout your time at Queen Mary.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Ablative Therapies
  • Cancer Prevention and Screening
  • Drug Development
  • Molecular Diagnostics and Therapeutics
  • Molecular Targeted Therapies and Immunotherapy for Blood Cancers
  • Site Specific Tumour Treatment
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Degree transcripts. Please provide a transcript of your degree(s). If you have not yet completed your degree please provide a transcript of your results achieved to date
  • Please provide the contact details of two referees on your application, at least one reference must be from an academic referee who is in a position to comment on the standard of your academic work and suitability for postgraduate level study. Where appropriate, a second referee can provide comment on your professional experience.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)/ Resume
  • Statement of purpose 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Tuition fees for Home and EU students: Part time DL £4,900
  • Tuition fees for International students: Part time DL £11,300

Funding

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