MSc Cancer Biology


University of Essex    School of Life Sciences

Full time October MSc 1 Year Full Time
Biological Sciences (4)

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Are you passionate about cancer research? Our MSc Cancer Biology programme is the perfect stepping stone for a rewarding career in academia or the biopharma and healthcare industries. With a focus on molecular and cellular biology, you'll delve into specific cancer types like breast, prostate, pancreatic, and colon cancer, as well as emerging trends in cancer research. One of the highlights is a 16-week independent research project, conducted in our state-of-the-art laboratories or in collaboration with industry or clinical partners. We welcome applicants with relevant degrees or work experience in biology or medicine. Join us and become a part of groundbreaking cancer research.

About the course

If you want to pursue a research career in academia or industry, our MSc Cancer Biology will provide you with the essential advanced skills and knowledge for a role in biopharma, healthcare or cancer research. We offer many opportunities for you to explore medically relevant research in the School of Life Sciences including hospital-based sessions through our collaboration with local cancer specialists and clinicians.

An important and exciting part of your programme is an extensive independent research project, based in one of our academic research groups using advanced laboratories facilities and bioinformatics tools. There are also opportunities for research projects to take place within an industrial or clinical setting.

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Entry Requirements

A degree with an overall 2.2 or equivalent in a relevant subject such as : Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Pharmacology, Medicine, Chemistry.

Your Degree should contain some Biology/Medical components including Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Drug Design, Immunology, Microbiology and Virology. We will consider applicants with an unrelated degree but with relevant work experience in Biology or Medicine.

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept.



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