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Entry requirements

MD(Res) students are required to have a medical degree (MBBS), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students are usually GMC-registered and employed within the NHS.

Months of entry


Course content

The Cancer Institute's MD (Res) students train in a collaborative and multi-disciplinary environment which allows them to collaborate with clinicians, scientists performing basic research and bioinformaticians. World-class translational cancer research, in conjunction with our cancer clinical trials and hospital partners, provides exciting career opportunities for our graduates.

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MD(Res)
    part time
    24 months

    Course contact details

    Ms Helena Ingram
    +44 (0)20 7679 6002