Taught course

Translational Cancer Medicine

King's College London · Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine

Entry requirements

First or high 2:1 BSc (honours) degree or overseas equivalent in biomolecular or physical sciences. MBBS students can be admitted at any time following the third year of their programme. Post-year three: entry is based on year three performance plus evidence of knowledge of the basic elements of translational research topics. Advanced years (four-five): students must complete their current year of study. External students need to obtain permission from their own medical school and provide evidence of their exam performance in the pre-clinical examinations.

Months of entry


Course content

The Translational Cancer Medicine MRes study pathway offers unique opportunities for you to join experienced research teams and work on particular projects from the outset. This course will allow you to develop an in-depth understanding of research methods, and of how theoretical academic studies and skills relate to research projects.

Initially, you will explore Fundamentals of Translational Cancer Medicine, providing you with advanced knowledge and skills to conceptualise, design, conduct and critically appraise specialist research. You will then complete two six-month research modules, which are worth 75 credits each.

Information for international students

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dora Jonsdottir, Administrator
+44 (0)20 7848 6835