Taught course

Cancer Biology

Imperial College London · Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics

Entry requirements

First degree in life sciences, minimum upper second class honours, and one relevant lab experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This one-year full-time course provides a broad training in research and prepares students for a research career in cancer biology.

Our emphasis is on a research-orientated approach, and the programme comprises both theoretical and practical elements.

The course embraces cutting-edge developments in the field, and you will experience some of the most technologically advanced approaches currently being applied to the broad field of cancer research.

The MRes is made up of two streams: Cancer Biology, and Cancer Informatics.

Fees and funding

UK students
For up-to-date information please visit out website http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/studentfinance/tuitionfees

We offer a range of scholarships for postgraduate students to support you through your studies. Try our scholarships search tool to see what you might be eligible for.

For more information on the Postgraduate Master's Loan scheme and other funding opportunities that are available, please visit our Fees and Funding website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Mrs Rebecca Cameron
+44 (0)20 7594 9563