Taught course

Translational Cancer Medicine

King's College London · School of 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

Translational Cancer Medicine enables you to gain detailed knowledge and understanding of research methods applied to rational drug design, clinical study design, molecular and cell biology, tumour immunology, genetics and cancer imaging. Practical experience gained through two six-month laboratory rotations.

Information for international students

For those students whose first language is not English, please visit our English Language Requirements: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/apply/lang.html

Fees and funding

Minimum of two bursaries will be available to cover (home/EU) tuition fees for the best applicants annually. All applications will be considered for the bursary automatically.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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