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MSc Cancer Research and Molecular Biomedicine


The University of Manchester Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Full time September MSc 1 year full time

About the course

Our MSc Cancer Research and Molecular Biomedicine course will give you thorough training in this area alongside lab-based research placements.

As this is a research-focused master's course, you will take an interactive approach to learning through seminars, workshops, small group tutorials and research placements rather than traditional lectures.

You will take three transferable skills units covering topics such as experimental design and statistics and science communication, as well as two research placements in the labs of leading researchers working on various processes relating to tumourigenesis. These include:

  • understanding cell cycle control mechanisms and how they are disrupted in the formation of a tumour;
  • investigating the cell fate choices of normal cells, and how these differ in

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Entry Requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in biological sciences or medical sciences with sufficient evidence of relevant units taken related to cancer.

If your undergraduate degree is in medicine or pharmacy, please contact us prior to making an application, providing details of your biology related lab skills and experience.

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