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Translational Oncology

Trinity College Dublin

12 months
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19717 EUR/year
9400 EUR/year
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The Translational Oncology programme of Trinity College Dublin will provide high-quality training for basic scientists and clinicians in the theoretical and practical aspects of the causes and treatment of cancer. A major focus of the programme is the cellular genetic and epigenetic basis of cancer.

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Overview

Course Description

The course also covers the scientific and clinical challenges pertinent to the management of site specific cancers, and all aspects of cancer treatment from standard therapies to ‘individualised’ molecular targeted and immune-based therapies. The focus of the course is research led teaching in aspects of translational cancer research.

The innovative Translational Oncology programme of Trinity College Dublin is aimed at scientists and doctors who wish to: develop their research skills, broaden their expertise in oncology, develop advanced knowledge in specific areas of scientific, translational and clinical oncology. This course will offer an opportunity for graduates from a variety of backgrounds to specifically train in translational oncology. Modules are taught using a variety of methods including lectures, tutorials, workshops and laboratory practicals. Lectures are provided by leaders in the field of translational oncology from both scientific and medical backgrounds.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Cancer
  • Disease-Specific Cancers: Scientific and Clinical Perspectives
  • Tumour Immunology
  • Radiation
  • Chemotherapy and Molecular Targeted Therapies
  • Cancer Epigenetics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This M.Sc. in Translational Oncology is open to both scientific and clinical graduates. Scientific, dental or equivalent candidates must have a minimum of a 2.1 honours degree in any biologically-related discipline. Medical graduates must have a MB, BCh, BAO or equivalent from a recognised medical school.
  • All applicants should provide two academic or clinical references confirming their eligibility and suitability for the course, before their application can be considered.
  • Applicants should also include a 500 word personal statement addressing why they are interested in the course, their suitability for the programme and how it will impact on their future career development.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19717 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19717 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9400 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
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