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Cancer Institute

University College London (UCL)

36 months
Duration
25900 GBP/year
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About

The Cancer Institute programme from University College London (UCL) provide students with a supportive yet intellectually rigorous environment to develop their research skills, subject knowledge and critical review abilities. 

Overview

Excellent facilities, supervision and training opportunities prepare students for careers in academia, industry, business, biomedicine and healthcare. The Cancer Institute programme is offered by University College London (UCL).

Research within the UCL Cancer Institute is diverse and entails various disciplines such as molecular and cellular biology, cancer genetics, immunology, genetic engineering, cancer therapeutics and bioinformatics. 

There are five research departments within the Cancer Institute:

  • Cancer Biology
  • Haematology
  • Oncology
  • Pathology
  • Clinical Trials Centre

Programme Structure

Research areas

  • Antibody-based therapeutics for imaging and treatment of cancer
  • Brain cancer and stem cells
  • Cellular and gene therapy for cancer and other blood-related disorders
  • Chromosomal DNA replication and cancer
  • Effects of tumour biology on therapeutic response, tumour immunology
  • Epigenetic changes and cancer
  • Genetics of sarcoma, acute leukaemia, chronic leukaemia and myoproliferative diseases
  • Medical genomics, cancer systems, science and biomedical informatics
  • Signalling networks
  • Stratified/personalised cancer medicine
  • Therapeutic drug-DNA interactions
  • Translational projects, clinical trials and epidemiology
  • Viral oncology.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25900 GBP per year during 36 months.

Overseas: £12,960 (PT)

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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