UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The Cancer Institute's MD (Res) students train in a collaborative and multi-disciplinary environment which allows them to collaborate with clinicians, scientists performing basic research and bioinformaticians. World-class translational cancer research, in conjunction with our cancer clinical trials and hospital partners, provides exciting career opportunities for our graduates. Research within the Cancer Institute is varied and entails various disiplines such as molecular and cellular biology, cancer genetics, immunology, genetic engineering, cancer therapeutics and bioinformatics. Graduates go on to further medical training or clinical posts, take up PhD studies or academic posts at institutions including universities around the world. They have also found employment in laboratory management, research, industry, clinical trials co-ordination, scientific writing and editing, sales and consulting.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine £2,605 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine £2,605 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine £12,110 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: MD(Res) students are required to have a medical degree (MBBS), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students are usually GMC-registered and employed within the NHS.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have: IELTS overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests; overall score of 100 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening in Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT; overall score of 185 with 176 in all subtests in Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English; overall score of 185 with 176 in all subtests in Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English; pass at Mastery level when achieved with a pass at Mastery level in the Pitman International Spoken test (ISESOL) in City & Guilds (Pitman Examination in International ESOL); 69 overall, with a minimum of 59 in each Communicative Skill in Pearson Test of English (Academic); successful completion of ISE III with a ?merit? in all components; overall mark of 70%, with at least 65% in each of the four subtests in UCL Diploma in English for Academic Purposes; overall mark of 70% with at least 65% in each of the four elements of the examination in UCL International Pre-Master's Courses; mark of 70%, with at least 65% in each of the subtests in UCL Pre-sessional English Courses.
  • IELTS score: 7
  • TOEFL score: 100