With the MSc in Cancer Therapies at The University of Strathclyde you'll also get an understanding of the practical, ethical and economic implications of personalised cancer therapy. The degree is for graduates seeking experience in the range of topics essential to the understanding and development of cancer therapies.
By the end of this course you will:
- have a working knowledge of the range of topics in biology, physical sciences and radiobiology to prepare you for a career in cancer therapies
- understand the principles of developing drugs for cancer therapies. This is highly relevant for therapy development in other diseases.
- be able to carry out independent work of a publishable standard
- gain unique skills suitable for a career in the pharmaceutical or health care industries
- be able to continue your research career into a PhD programme
The MSc in Cancer Therapies is designed for those wishing to pursue careers in:
- academia (research and teaching)
- scientific research
The course offers unique content which spans the entire cancer therapies spectrum from basic biology and genetics to drug design, delivery and radiotherapy. It provides an excellent base for traversal to many career destinations in the cancer field.
The course by its design also will enable graduates to apply this knowledge to other diseases and research fields in the biological, healthcare and physical sciences arena. After graduating you'll be ideally qualified for positions in biomedical and pharmaceutical industries as well as hospitals and universities.
This course provides the background training for a career in:
- clinical research
- pharmaceutical & biotechnology industry laboratory research posts
- laboratory technical support
- medical/pharmaceutical/life science sales
- charity funding support
- medical writing, patent and ethics destinations
- academia (research and teaching) – following a further PhD route
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- Advanced Techniques in Biomedical Research
- Generic Research Skills
- Entrepreneurship, innovation and commercialisation
- Development and design of anti-cancer drugs
- Targeted cancer therapies for personalised medicine
- Radiobiology and radiation oncology: from beam to bedside
- Drug discovery and development in cancer
- Scientific writing
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications
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- minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in a science or health related subject
- students with alternative entry standards or professional experience may also be considered and are usually admitted in the first instance to the diploma course. Upon satisfactory completion of all semester 1 assessment, these students will be offered the chance to transfer to the MSc programme.
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International21300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
Rest of UK £8,500
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.