Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in a relevant science subject such as biology, cell biology or genetics. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry


Course content

Learn from research scientists at the forefront of cancer research and cancer therapy design, based in the internationally-renowned Genome Damage and Stability Centre. You’ll benefit from the applied research expertise of the Centre’s teams.
Understand the molecular basis and cell biology of cancer and gain the skills required for a research career. You build your analytical and experimental experience and learn the necessary bioinformatics and experimental theory.
Many of our teams get funding from the Medical Research Council and Cancer Research UK – the world’s leading independent funder of cancer research. Sussex is also part of the Barts and Brighton Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, developing anti-cancer treatments across the UK.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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