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MSc Cancer Research & Precision Oncology

University of Glasgow

With a 'bench to bedside' approach, this programme enables graduates to work within a multidisciplinary environment of world-leading scientists and cancer-specialists addressing the latest challenges in cancer research.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting, in part, the academic and experience requirement for the Membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol).
  • Train to break down barriers currently preventing discoveries at the bench from being translated into treatments at the bedside.
  • Learn to communicate effectively in a multidisciplinary environment, critically evaluate a wide range of scientific data and research strategies.
  • Make a significant contribution to cancer research by understanding the science, methodology and terminology used by scientists and clinicians from different disciplines.
  • Receive integrated teaching in molecular biology, pathology and clinical service by a multidisciplinary team of world leading cancer scientists and clinicians within the Cancer Research UK Glasgow Centre.
  • Network with scientists and clinicians from research centres, universities and hospitals around Glasgow helping to deliver the very best in cancer research, drug discovery and patient care. The centre’s world leading teams have made major advances in the understanding and treatment of many cancers.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Whether you aim to pursue a PhD or further medical studies, seek a career in the health services sector, life sciences, biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries, this Masters in Cancer Research & Precision Oncology will prepare you.

The knowledge and transferable skills developed in this programme will be suitable for:

  • those contemplating a PhD or further medical studies
  • anyone wishing to work in the health services sector
  • students interested in working within life sciences, biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries, including contract research organisations (CROs).

This programme is designed for:

  • students with undergraduate degrees in the life sciences
  • scientists working in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries
  • clinicians
  • healthcare professionals.
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Modules

  • Compulsory modules
  • CANCER DRUG DISCOVERY
  • CANCER RESEARCH DISTINGUISHED SEMINAR SERIES
  • CANCER STEM CELLS, METASTASIS AND THE MICROENVIRONMENT
  • CORE SKILLS IN CANCER RESEARCH
  • PROJECT DESIGN AND DATA ANALYSIS IN CANCER RESEARCH
  • DRUG DEVELOPMENT AND CLINICAL TRIALS
  • HALLMARKS OF CANCER
  • IMMUNOTHERAPY AND PRECISION ONCOLOGY
  • MSC BIOSCIENCE RESEARCH PROJECT (CANCER RESEARCH & PRECISION ONCOLOGY)
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year

    Duration

    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time