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Postgraduate Diploma Online

Cancer and Therapeutics Online

Queen Mary University of London

9 months
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16000 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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About

This Cancer and Therapeutics Online PGDip offered at Queen Mary University of London gives you the foundation in molecular and cellular biology that is fundamental to cancer biology and research. You’ll study and contribute to the latest developments in curing cancer, such as novel drugs and gene therapy. You’ll also discover how new therapies are developed, evaluated and implemented.

Overview

What you'll study

This Cancer and Therapeutics Online PGDip offered at Queen Mary University of London gives you a thorough grounding in the scientific principles underlying cancer treatment.

You’ll discover how new treatments are developed, evaluated and implemented. By the end of the course, you’ll be equipped with a thorough knowledge of cancer biology and pathology, research methodologies, drug development, and regulatory issues.

You’ll have a firm grounding in the use and evaluation of cancer therapies, which will enhance your career prospects in many areas of cancer research, including early phase clinical trials.

This programme is delivered by the Barts Cancer Institute, a Cancer Research UK centre of excellence and part of the Cancer Research UK City of London Centre.

Career paths

You’ll leave this programme with the clinical skills and experience necessary to pursue further academic research at MSc level.

This programme also provides a strong foundation if you want to work in the pharmaceutical industry, associated health professions, medicine or in clinical trials.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Molecular Diagnostics & Therapeutics
  • Molecular Targeted Therapies and Immunotherapy for Blood Cancers
  • Drug Development
  • Cancer Prevention & Screening

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months
  • Part-time
    • 21 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Degree requirements

  • A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject such as Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Medicine from a recognised academic institution.
  • Applicants with a 2:2 degree will be considered on an individual basis.
Other routes
  • The programme is open to graduate scientists, clinicians and other medical professionals working in healthcare, the pharmaceutical industry or contract research organisations.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 9 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP per year during 9 months.

Part-Time  

  • UK: £3,750
  • International: £8,000

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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