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Cancer and Clinical Oncology PGDip

Queen Mary University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Charterhouse Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of a campus, with guaranteed first-year accommodation, in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    215 88%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    6th

    1

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