Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research within the Cancer Institute is varied and entails various disiplines such as molecular and cellular biology, cancer genetics, immunology, genetic engineering, cancer therapeutics and bioinformatics. There are five research departments within the Cancer Institute: Cancer Biology Haematology Oncology Pathology Clinical Trials Centre

The UCL Cancer Istitute offers a unique opportunity to work in a collaborative research environment that spans basic research, translational medicine and clinical applications. The Cancer Institute works closely with its associated clinical trials facilities, experimental medicine centre, biobanking facilities and associated partner hospitals in London.

Department specialisms

Research within the Cancer Institute is varied and entails various disiplines such as molecular and cellular biology, cancer genetics, immunology, genetic engineering, cancer therapeutics and bioinformatics. There are five research departments within the Cancer Institute: Cancer Biology Haematology Oncology Pathology Clinical Trials Centre,Antibody-based therapeutics for imaging and treatment of cancer Brain cancer and stem cells Cellular and gene therapy for cancer and other blood-related disorders Chromosomal DNA replication and cancer, drug-DNA interactions Effects of tumour biology on therapeutic response, tumour immunology Epigenetic changes and cancer Genetics of sarcoma, acute leukaemia, chronic leukaemia and myoproliferative diseases Medical genomics, cancer systems, science and biomedical informatics Signalling networks Stratified/personalised cancer medicine Therapeutic drug-DNA interactions Translational projects, clinical trials and epidemiology Viral oncology.

Information for international students

Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.

Fees and funding

Annual CR-UK funded clinical fellowships and non-clinical PhD studentships are available; please check the Cancer Institute website for further details.

For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
60 months

MPhil

full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Julie Olszewski
Email
j.olszewski@ucl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7679 6911