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Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics MSc

Queen Mary University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Charterhouse Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our programme will give you an in-depth knowledge of disease mechanisms and molecular technologies while also developing your critical and practical expertise. You’ll gain the essential training you need to pursue a research career. We also ensure you gain strong practical skills: you’ll take a research skills module and complete a three-month laboratory project.

  • Taught by the UK’s leading oncology experts – we’re ranked number one for cancer research (REF 2014)
  • Part-time option, so you can fit your studies around your other commitments
  • Learn the principles and applications of molecular technologies to human disease
  • Complete a three-month research laboratory project, embedded in a research team
  • An ideal career boost if you want to work in research, biotech or complete a PhD


  • 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 PhD or MD level. This programme also provides a strong foundation if you want to work in biotech research, hospital settings or in industry.

Career destinations of past Barts Cancer Institute students include roles in higher education, the NHS, the pharmaceutical industry and charitable trusts. Our graduates go on to jobs such as:

  • research assistant
  • tissue bank officer
  • clinical trials associate
  • lab technician
  • healthcare scientist
  • facilitator of clinical research

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,750per 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

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  • 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

    46th out of 103 2

    6th out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    143 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    215 88%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%



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