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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Oncology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc in Cancer Therapies is unique in the UK. It's a multifaceted course and the only one which combines a focus on cancer biology, drug discovery, formulation and delivery with radiation biology. You'll also get an understanding of the practical, ethical and economic implications of personalised cancer therapy. The degree is for graduates seeking experience in the range of topics essential to the understanding and development of cancer therapies.

Studying with us will provide you with the skills to assess, analyse, critically appraise and evaluate current and emerging anti-cancer therapies and the drug discovery cascade - from target evaluation and engagement to clinical trials. The course will also provide you with the specialist research training and a breadth of skills needed for your future career. The masters degree has been designed in response to a growing demand from academia, industry and health care providers for a course which focuses on current and emerging cancer therapies, in a format which covers essential multidisciplinary aspects of the topic. The course is set up to help produce world-class graduates with the skills to contribute to the global drive in advancing cancer treatment through research, teaching, industry and public sector employment.

By the end of this course you will: have a working knowledge of the range of topics in biology, physical sciences and radiobiology to prepare you for a career in cancer therapies; understand the principles of developing drugs for cancer therapies; This is highly relevant for therapy development in other diseases; be able to carry out independent work of a publishable standard; gain unique skills suitable for a career in the pharmaceutical or health care industries; be able to continue your research career into a PhD programme.

Different course options

Full time | University of Strathclyde | 12 months | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This class provides postgraduate-level instruction in academic writing skills around a cancer-specific topic that will enhance employability and add to skills that may be relevant to any future career. The class uses methods such as scenarios, evidence-based medicine and use of research and reference materials to teach a range of scientific writing skills such as critical analysis, advanced literature and data set searching and proposal organisation and writing skills.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in a science or health related subject. Students with alternative entry standards or professional experience may also be considered and are usually admitted in the first instance to the diploma course.

University information

Located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, the University of Strathclyde offers a fantastic experience, where you will enjoy flexible, innovative learning and excellent facilities. Many of their courses can be studied part-time or by distance learning, where you can carry out most of your studies off campus using their virtual learning environment, MyPlace. Their campus offers excellent facilities including state of-the-art...more