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Cancer Biology

University of Essex

12 months
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18800 GBP/year
8760 GBP/year
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About

If you want to pursue a research career in academia or industry, our MSc Cancer Biology at the University of Essex will provide you with the essential advanced skills and knowledge for a role in biopharma, healthcare or cancer research. 

Overview

We offer at the University of Essex many opportunities for you to explore medically relevant research in the School of Life Sciences including hospital-based sessions through our collaboration with local cancer specialists and clinicians.

An important and exciting part of your Cancer Biology programme is an extensive independent research project, based in one of our academic research groups using advanced laboratories facilities and bioinformatics tools. There are also opportunities for research projects to take place within an industrial or clinical setting.

Your future

  • Graduates who are skilled in the research methods embedded into your course are in demand from the biotechnology and biomedical research industries in this area of the UK and beyond.
  • Many of our Masters students progress to study for a PhD, and there are many opportunities within our school leading to a career in science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Cancer Biology
  • Gene Technology and Synthetic Biology
  • Genomics
  • Protein Technologies
  • Professional Skills and the Business of Biosciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to .

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).
6.5
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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.
Lower 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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree with an overall 2.2 or equivalent in a relevant subject such as : Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Pharmacology, Medicine, Chemistry.
  • Your Degree should contain some Biology/Medical components including Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Drug Design, Immunology, Microbiology and Virology. We will consider applicants with an unrelated degree but with relevant work experience in Biology or Medicine.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18800 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8760 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8760 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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