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Cancer

University College London (UCL)

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
29260 GBP/year
15050 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Cancer MSc programme offered at the University College London (UCL) reflects the depth and breadth of research interests, from basic science to translational medicine, within the UCL Cancer Institute. The programme, taught by research scientists and academic clinicians, provides students with an in-depth look at the biology behind the disease processes which lead to cancer.

Overview

This Cancer MSc programme offered at the University College London (UCL) offers a foundation in understanding cancer as a disease process and its associated therapies. Students learn about the approaches taken to predict, detect, monitor and treat cancer, alongside the cutting-edge research methods and techniques used to advance our understanding of this disease and design better treatment strategies.

Careers

The knowledge and skills developed will be suitable for those contemplating a PhD or medical studies in cancer, as well as those individuals interested in a career in an industrial or healthcare setting.

Employability

Skills include critical evaluation of scientific literature, experimental planning and design, interpretation of data and results, presentation/public speaking skills, time management, working with a team, working independently and writing for various audiences.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Basic Biology and Cancer Genetics
  • Cancer Therapeutics
  • Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
  • Cancer Research Proposal
  • Cancer Clinical Trials (optional module)
  • Behavioural Science and Cancer (optional module)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 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

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
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university in a relevant discipline such as life sciences or medicine or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29260 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    15050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15050 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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