Taught course

Cancer and Therapeutics

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Barts Cancer Institute
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a minimum 2:1 degree in relevant subject (eg, biology/chemistry/pharmacology/medicine), or degree equivalent qualification from a recognised academic institution or an appropriate professional qualification or experience. A 2:2 degree will be considered with strong supporting evidence.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme aims to provide you with a clear understanding of the scientific basis underlying the principles and practice of cancer therapeutics and the development, evaluation and implementation of new treatments. This is underpinned by a thorough knowledge of cancer biology and pathology, research methodologies, drug development and regulatory issues.

This programme will give you a comprehensive and holistic insight into the field of Cancer Therapeutics, covering all stages from the very basic cell and molecular biology underlying the development and pathogenesis of cancer as a disease, through pharmacology, drug development, novel therapeutics and cancer screening.

This programme will:

  • Give you a thorough grounding in the principles underlying cancer treatment
  • Introduce you to the regulatory framework underlying clinical research
  • Show you the steps involved in developing and implementing new treatments and how to apply this knowledge in your professional role
  • Encourage you to contribute to the research activity and knowledge base in improving cancer care.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
12-24 months
part time
24 months
online
12-24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
bci-cancercourses@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 2081