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Cancer Immunology and Biotechnology MSc

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen's Medical Centre

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course is for graduates from a range of scientific backgrounds who are interested in tumour immunology and wish to pursue a career either in the biotechnology industry or academia.

Overview

The biggest modern breakthrough for cancer treatment has been antibody therapies. An increasing number of biotechnology companies have antibody - or vaccine-based cancer therapies in development.

This course is for graduates from a range of scientific backgrounds who are interested in tumour immunology and wish to pursue a career either in the biotechnology industry or academia. It is also open to professionals already in relevant employment who may wish to improve and update their knowledge and experience.

Course highlights:

  • Join the only masters course which focuses on tumour immunology
  • Experience a substantial research project, further developing your laboratory-based skills
  • Extensive training in scientific writing and the development of a business plan, through specific modules
  • Learn from active researchers and experts currently working in industry

Over the duration of this course you will:

  • Acquire a specialised knowledge in tumour immunology with particular reference to monoclonal antibody and cancer vaccines
  • Develop the critical and analytical power to evaluate scientific literature
  • Perform a scientific research project
  • Acquire the ability to communicate scientific results orally and in writing
  • Learn about business exploitation of cancer therapy

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 26,500per year

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

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 103 16

    26th out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 60%

    42nd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    30th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    90th

    27
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    184 76%

    15th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    28th

    2

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