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Clinical Oncology - MSc/PGDip - Part-time

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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

A full-time programme is also available.

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.

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.

Why study this course

This course:

- is run at the Birmingham Cancer Research UK Centre
- draws on expertise from staff within the School and clinical staff from Birmingham Hospitals plus invited speakers from across the country
- meets the training requirements of the FRCR part I exams
- can contribute towards career development and open up further career progression opportunities
- can be tailored to suit your own interests by selecting from a choice of optional modules
- has part-time or full-time versions available
- is taught in week long blocks of study for ease of travel and freedom from competing work commitments
- will increase your personal knowledge of the practices and principles of clinical oncology
- will give you the ability to improve the standards of clinical oncology practiced at your institute or place of work

Visit the Clinical Oncology - MSc/PGDip - Part-time page on the University of Birmingham web site for more details!

College of Medical and Dental Sciences
2 years taught element plus a work place based dissertation.
A relevant degree (eg, Medicine, Radiography or Pharmacy), plus at least six months' experience working in an oncology environment
MSc: £3,105, PGDip: £2,070 (UK/EU)
MSc, PgDip, PSS Funding
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Masters study type: Part time

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Medicine Nursing & Midwifery

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1 Comment or Question
by Ritika Kharkongor ( Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:12:22 GMT )
Reply from Find A Masters Team Hi, I've finish my B.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology And I have been working for 1 year, I want to pursue my Master Degree in Oncology,So is it possible for me to join the course ? am I Eligible for it?
Response from Louise Batchelor   at University of Birmingham ( Thu, 03 Nov 2011 14:29:18 GMT ) Reply from course provider Dear Ritika. Please refer to our webpage for full details of the entry requirements of the course. The course starts in September every year so you can apply to join the course then.
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