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Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Oncology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Clinicians, scientists and students engaged in cancer research at Newcastle share a common purpose: to improve treatment outcomes for patients with cancer. Work covers a broad spectrum - understanding the biological and molecular differences between normal and malignant cells and using this knowledge to develop new anti-cancer drugs. We are a major training base for the next generation of cancer researchers. Our Institute covers many areas of cancer research, including: solid tumours and leukaemias; childhood and adult cancers and drug discovery and early phase clinical trials.

Supervision is normally available in the following research areas: Exploratory biology, target and biomarker discovery; Biomarker development; Drug development and Clinical trials. As a research student you will receive a tailored package of academic and support elements to ensure you maximise your research and future career. The academic information is in the programme profile and you will be supported by our Faculty of Medical Sciences Graduate School.

Different course options

Full time | Newcastle University | 36 months | APR

Study mode

Full time

Duration

36 months

Start date

APR

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fees: £4,327 - 15,127

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fees: £22,110 - £32,910

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a master’s degree would be advantageous.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has developed a presence in three similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – London, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global...more

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