A degree with first or second class honours in Biological Sciences or a related scientific discipline, or an equivalent qualification; also, graduates/ non-graduates with several years' appropriate industrial/ professional experience. Overseas applicants will be required to demonstrate their level of proficiency in the English language.
Months of entry
The course comprises four months of intensive taught lab work, tutorials and lectures followed by a six month, independent laboratory research project. As well as developing your understanding of the cellular and molecular processes and techniques used in cancer research, you will learn how to critically analyse research data and research papers and how to communicate complex scientific concepts and processes.
Information for international students
IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.
Fees and funding
Find out more about scholarships and funding.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||33|
|Dissertation||67 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Dr Raj Patel
- +44 (0)116 229 7068