M.Sc. Clinical Oncology MSc/Diploma - Full-time

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • GBP21650 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP21650 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
    GBP21650 per Year (National

    Tuition fee for the domestic students.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
University of Birmingham | Birmingham, United Kingdom
This programme aims to give you a scientific understanding of the cellular and molecular biology of cancer, its epidemiology and pathology, and to place this in a clinical context. You will then address how this knowledge effects therapeutic approaches and disease management.

Description

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It aims to allow you to understand the research process by drawing on examples within the department and its associated clinical trials unit. A key part of this Masters programme is the planning, execution and reporting of a piece of independent study leading to submission of a dissertation.

At all levels we aim to encourage interactive rather than didactic learning and lecturing. Therefore, in addition to assembling and learning facts you will also to consider some of the philosophical challenges which underlie the treatment of cancer.

You can opt for a Postgraduate Diploma on completion of the core modules and 40 credits of optional modules, or an MSc on successful completion of the taught programme and an independently researched dissertation.

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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 21650 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 21650 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • GBP 21650 per year (National

    Tuition fee for the domestic students.

    )

MSc £21,650/ PGDip £4,380 (Home/EU students)
MSc £21,650/ PGDip £18,900 (International students)

Start date
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

For health care professionals from diverse backgrounds who wish to expand their knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of oncology, including:

  • medical and clinical oncology SpRs
  • nurses
  • pharmacists
  • radiographers
  • vets
  • clinical trial co-ordinators
  • dieticians

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
7
CAE score
200(Grade A)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
100

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Requirements

As this is a course focused around professional practice it is essential that you have at least six months experience working in an oncology environment. This may include experience in medicine, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry, nursing, radiography, clinical trials, scientific research, veterinary medicine, biostatistics and other related disciplines.

You will also need an undergraduate degree in a suitable subject. This could include, but is not restricted to, the following fields: bioscience, medicine, radiography, veterinary medicine or relevant and equivalent experience/professional qualifications.

This programme is intended to be accessible and appropriate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds, reflecting the modern multidisciplinary constitution of cancer care professionals.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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