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Oncology

Newcastle University

36 months
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About

This part time, online Oncology course from Newcastle University covers all aspects of delivering care to patients, including treatment modalities, biological, psychosocial and ethical perspectives.

Overview

Developed and delivered with well-established cancer institutes and oncological and palliative care expertise, you will experience a comprehensive and intellectually stimulating experience wherever you are in the world.

Our part-time, online Oncology course from Newcastle University cover all aspects of delivering care to patients, including treatment modalities, biological, psychosocial and ethical perspectives. Developed and delivered with well-established cancer institutes and oncological and palliative care expertise. You will experience a comprehensive and intellectually stimulating experience wherever you are in the world.

These courses are designed to provide those working in oncology and related professional roles with detailed knowledge about the interrelationship between oncology and clinical cancer service provision.

Throughout the course, you will develop clinical leadership, clinical excellence and the ability to cultivate interdisciplinary collaboration in the delivery of evidence-based oncology. This includes sharing mutually valuable information to help develop clinical practice. You will be introduced to the basics of research in oncology, preparing you for further research within the field.

We have designed these courses in collaboration with the Faculty of Medical Sciences and it is delivered in association with the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC).

Our students include those:

  • training in nursing, medical or scientific specialties and dealing with cancer, clinical or medical oncology, or palliative care
  • working in the pharmacology industry or in cancer research

Quality and Ranking

We rank in the top 100 for Medicine - QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

Delivery

Modules are taught online, so you can choose to study anytime and anywhere. This flexibility means that you can fit your studies around your other commitments, plus learning online will develop your online digital literacy skills.

You will be given an account on Blackboard, our managed virtual learning environment, and an email address. Blackboard is accessible across a variety of operating systems and browsers, check that your equipment is compatible. Our materials and supporting reading are accessible across a variety of devices including desktop computers, tablets and mobile phones.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation 
  • Research Methods 
  • Developments in Diagnostic Imaging in Oncology 
  • Multiprofessional Management of Cancer 
  • Developments in Diagnostic Imaging in Oncology 
  • Palliative Care Themes and Perspectives
  • Management of Cancer - Psychosocial Issues

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant discipline and working in the healthcare profession or related field. We will consider applications on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and are working in the healthcare profession or related field.
  • You must be IT literate to complete these highly interactive courses online and have access to a computer with a printer and a reliable internet connection.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2900 GBP per year during 36 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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