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Cancer Biology

Kingston University

12 months
Duration
15400 GBP/year
9620 GBP/year
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About

The Cancer Biology course at Kingston University will provide an in-depth understanding of the disease processes involved in malignancy and the opportunity to explore the scientific rationale for various therapeutic options. It will allow you to link academic knowledge with the practical applications of cancer biology, with a focus on the latest advances in this field. 

Overview

In the Cancer Biology course at Kingston University, you will be trained in science research methods and learn about the techniques used in molecular biology. You will study the biology of disease, tumour biology, immunology, molecular oncology, haematological malignancy, plus diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for cancer. In addition to developing a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practice of core topics in current areas of medical science, you will gain an in-depth knowledge of oncology topics and their relationship to other medical disciplines. You will also learn how to plan, carry out and report on a piece of independent scientific research. 

Careers

Graduates have gone on to roles in a wide variety of careers in hospital laboratories, commercial laboratories and cancer research.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Cellular and Molecular Biology of Cancer
  • Immunology and the Biology of Disease
  • Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy
  • Research Techniques and Scientific Communication
  • Genetics in sporadic and familial human cancer.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent with a core biology content; biomedical science; molecular biology; biotechnology; biology; physiology; biochemistry; pharmaceutical science; medicine; veterinary medicine; dentistry; or pharmacy. Other biology and medical science degrees will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9620 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK students tuition fees:

  • MSc part time £5,291

International students tuition fees: 

  • MSc part time £8,470

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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