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Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time Award winner
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc Cancer Biology and Therapy programme, designed to propel you towards a successful career in biotechnology or healthcare. Delve into the intricate world of cancer biology through specialist theoretical and practical knowledge, emphasizing advances in pathology, diagnosis, and therapy. Gain expertise in molecular, genetic, and biological processes associated with cancer, while honing essential skills in communication, IT, and teamwork sought after by employers. Engage in cutting-edge research themes such as cancer treatment phytochemical analysis and novel drug delivery systems. Benefit from state-of-the-art equipment at our Biomedical Research Facility and Biological Sciences Laboratories, enhancing your research experience. The programme culminates in a hands-on laboratory research project, allowing you to explore a specific area of interest under the guidance of research-active staff. With a minimum of a lower second class honours degree in a biological discipline, seize the opportunity to elevate your career prospects through this comprehensive and enriching programme.

About the course

Our MSc Cancer Biology and Therapy postgraduate course will prepare you for further study, to PhD level, or for a rewarding career in the biotechnology or healthcare industries. You’ll gain specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of basic molecular, genetic and biological processes associated with cancer; with an emphasis on the advances in pathology, diagnosis and therapy.

It meets the requirements of potential employers so you’ll develop skills in communication, IT, numeracy, interpersonal/teamwork, self-management and professional development.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a lower second class honours degree from a UK university or its equivalent in a biological discipline, for example Biochemistry, Physiology, Biomedical Science OR a qualification or experience deemed to be equivalent to the above.

In most cases we will interview prior to offering a place on the programme.

Those applicants seeking entry with appropriate experiences will be required to demonstrate the suitability of this experience both on application and at interview.


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Where is University of Central Lancashire
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