Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • Honours degree in an appropriate Biological Sciences discipline with a minimum of a 2:2 or a similar qualification.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is aimed at graduates seeking to develop knowledge and expertise in the genetics and biology of cancer and the experimental methodologies utilised in cancer research. Training will be provided in the critically evaluation of cutting-edge cancer research literature and experimental methodologies and how to use these skills to propose and test research hypotheses in a laboratory setting.

Fees and funding

Please check our website for fee information

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1484 473867