Research course

Cancer Sciences

University of Birmingham · College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Entry requirements

A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in the life sciences or biomedical sciences. We normally expect this to be at the 2(i) level or higher, but will also consider promising students who have not quite achieved this level.

Months of entry


Course content

The Cancer Sciences MRes is a one year, full time programme introduced to offer postgraduate training to suitably qualified science students who are interested in research careers in cancer. It is a stand-alone programme that would be of particular interest to students who wish to apply for further training at PhD level.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250 FT
International students
£21,320 FT

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

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