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.
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.
- 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
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- 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
International22600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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
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