University of Central Lancashire: Cancer Biology and Therapy

InstitutionUniversity of Central Lancashire
Department School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Web http://www.uclan.ac.uk
Email cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk
Telephone 01772 892400
Study type Taught

Summary

MSc Cancer Biology and Therapy at UCLan provides specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of basic molecular, genetic and biological processes associated with cancer; with an emphasis on the advances in pathology, diagnosis and therapy.

This course is taught by researchers who have published extensively in the field of cancer biology and who have close research links with Brain Tumour North West and the Royal Preston Hospital.

Research themes include: analysis of phytochemicals for cancer treatment; development and characterization of novel drug delivery systems; potential of aspirin analogues in the treatment of glioma; use of aptamers as diagnostic and therapeutic agents for brain tumours; and synthesis of bioactive molecules with anticancer properties.

This postgraduate course will prepare you for further study to PhD level or a career in the biotechnology or healthcare industries.

On successful completion of the taught modules in semesters 1, you have the opportunity to transfer to the MRes programme.

MSc

ResM (Research Masters)

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