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University of Kent: Cancer Biology and Therapeutics

Institution University of Kent View institution profile
Department School of Biosciences View department profile
Web https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate
Study type Taught

Summary

The MSc in Cancer Biology and Therapeutics involves studying for 120 credits of taught modules, as indicated below. The taught component takes place during the autumn and spring terms. You will undertake a period of advanced training in research, technical and transferable skills with application in the cancer research area, including an extended practical training in cutting-edge genome editing. This training will be harnessed with a range of modules specialising in advanced studies of oncology.

A 60-credit research project takes place over the summer months.

The assessment of the course will involve a mixture of practical classes, innovative continuous assessment to gain maximum transferable and professional skills, and examinations.

In additional to traditional scientific laboratory reports, experience will be gained in a range of scientific writing styles relevant to future employment, such as literature reviews, patent applications, regulatory documents, and patient information suitable for a non-scientific readership.

MSc

University of Kent
Division of Natural Sciences


The University of Kent is outward looking and forward-thinking, with academic staff who are leaders in their field, outstanding facilities and award-winning student support. Our interdisciplinary programmes are designed to help you sharpen your focus and take a step up in your career. In these challenging times, Kent’s an ideal place for postgraduate study.

The Division of Natural Sciences
The Division of Natural Sciences at the University of Kent covers a wide range of subjects, each School their own subject-specific research culture as well as conducting cross-disciplinary research via Centres for research. …

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