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Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics PGDip

Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics PGDip

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Cancer Nursing Pathology Genetics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme combines in-depth teaching of disease mechanisms and molecular technologies with an emphasis on developing your critical and practical skills. It will provide you with the essential knowledge and skills to pursue a research career, either in a clinical or scientific setting, and contribute to the growing need for scientists and clinicians to translate molecular advances into the clinical situation. We place a strong emphasis on development of your practical skills and this is reflected in the research skills module.

This programme will: Further your pathology skills, so it is ideal for career progression; Give you a core understanding of human pathology and molecular biology and an in-depth knowledge of the principles and applications of molecular technologies as applied to human disease; Update you on the most recent advances including tumour biology and cell signalling; Have an emphasis on cancer therapy and molecular pathology. You will play an active part in your acquisition of skills and knowledge. Teaching is by a mixture of formal lectures and small group seminars. The seminars are designed to generate informed discussion around set topics, and may involve student presentations, group exercise and role-play as well as open discussion. We take pride in the close and friendly working relationship we have with our students.

Different course options

Full time | Charterhouse Square | 9 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

9 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

Genomic Approaches to Cancer - Core
Research Methods - Core
Research Lab Skills - Core
Molecular Diagnostics and Therapeutics - Core
Cancer Prevention and Screening - Core
Cancer Biology - Core
Molecular Pathology of Solid Tumours - Core
Basic Pathology - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£6,650

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£15,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The programme is open to clinicians, graduate scientists, nurses, and other medical professionals working in a clinical, industrial or academic research environment. Entry to the programme requires a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject from a recognised institution with 2:1 or better or an appropriate professional qualification. Applicants with a 2:2 and strong supporting evidence will also be considered.