MSc Cancer Biology and Therapy

University of Liverpool    Department of Life Sciences

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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The Cancer Biology and Therapy MSc at the University of Liverpool is a comprehensive programme designed to give you a deep understanding of cancer research and its clinical applications. Taught by renowned scientists and clinicians, you will explore the molecular mechanisms behind different cancer diseases and their relevance to treatment options. This programme offers a unique "bench to bedside" approach, allowing you to work with leading experts in a multidisciplinary environment. You'll have the opportunity to join a cancer research team and engage with cutting-edge technologies. With a 2.1 Honours degree in Biological Sciences or equivalent, you can pursue a rewarding career in cancer research or clinical trial management.

About the course

The Cancer Biology and Therapy MSc will provide you with a high level understanding of the theory and practice of cancer research and how to connect cancer-related biomedical research with clinical applications.

The city of Liverpool is a centre for excellence in cancer care. This, coupled with the University’s strong links with the new Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, makes it the perfect place to hone your knowledge and skills in this area. You will be taught by both internationally renowned biomedical scientists and clinicians in practice, providing in-depth scientific knowledge of the molecular mechanisms driving different cancer diseases and their relevance to clinical treatment options.

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Entry Requirements

Normally, at least a 2.1 Honours degree in a Biological Sciences subject or equivalent. Candidates must have a scientific background acceptable to the Programme Director.

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet our entry requirements, a Pre-Master’s can help you gain a place. This specialist preparation course for postgraduate study is offered on campus at the University of Liverpool International College, in partnership with Kaplan International Pathways.

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