Cancer and Clinical Oncology PGDip

Course Introduction

This programme will give you an understanding of the science underlying the principles and practice of oncology and how new treatments are developed, evaluated and implemented. You?ll gain specialist knowledge of cancer biology and pathology, drug development and research methodologies, giving you an excellent grounding in the clinical practice of oncology.

* Taught by the UK's leading oncology experts ? we?re ranked number one for cancer research (REF 2014)

* Study and contribute to the latest developments in treating cancer, such as gene therapy

* Online programme, so you can fit your studies around your other commitments

* Comprehensive training in research methods and statistical techniques

* An ideal career boost: discover how to develop and implement new treatments

Facilities

* State-of-the-art research facilities and dedicated teaching laboratory

* Access to specialised scientists and clinicians

* Full access to our library and online resources

* Mentors for non-programme related support, including careers advice

* A dedicated Teaching Centre for administrative support

Career paths

You?ll leave this programme with the clinical skills and experience necessary to pursue further academic research at MSc level.

This programme also provides a strong foundation if you want to work in clinical or laboratory research, cancer drug development, or the clinical evaluation of early phase trials.

Start Date

EXPECTED SEP-2021: Students will study Part time by distance learning.. EXPECTED SEP-2021: Students will study full time by distance learning..

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £3,650 Home Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £7,600 Overseas Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip £3,650 European Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: This course is aimed at clinicians, but will be open to any applicant who meets the entry requirements. For admission to the programme applicants will need either a good medical degree or degree equivalent from a recognised academic institution.
  • International entry requirements: This course is aimed at clinicians, but will be open to any applicant who meets the entry requirements. For admission to the programme applicants will need either a good medical degree or degree equivalent from a recognised academic institution. IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall including 6.0 in Writing and Speaking and 5.5 in Reading and Listening. TOEFL: 100 overall including a minimum of 21 in Writing and Speaking, 18 in Reading and 17 in Listening.
  • IELTS score: 7