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Oncology for the Pharmaceutical Industry MSc, PGDip, PGCert

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Our part time, online course covers all aspects of delivering care to patients, including treatment modalities, biological, psychosocial and ethical perspectives. Developed and delivered with well-established cancer institutes and oncological and palliative care expertise. You will experience a comprehensive and intellectually stimulating experience wherever you are in the world.

The Oncology for the Pharmaceutical Industry course is designed specifically for professionals working in the pharmaceutical industry or those working in the health and palliative care profession. The course offers an insight into the evolution of drugs used for the treatment of cancer and related illnesses. You will focus on drug research and cutting down costs to find effective medicines to treat cancer.

You will develop detailed knowledge about the interrelationship between oncology and clinical cancer service provision. These courses are suitable for those who wish to pursue a career in oncology pharmaceuticals, with a thorough understanding of oncology.

Throughout the course you will develop clinical leadership, clinical excellence and the ability to cultivate interdisciplinary collaboration in the delivery of evidence based oncology. This includes sharing mutually valuable information to help develop clinical practice. You will be introduced to the basis of research in oncology, preparing you for further research within the field.

We have designed these courses in collaboration with the Faculty of Medical Sciences and it is delivered in association with the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC).

Our students include those:

training in nursing, medical or scientific specialties and dealing with cancer, clinical or medical oncology, or palliative care
working in the pharmacology industry or in cancer research.

Students can also exit with Pgdip/PgCert awards.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 35 1

    30th out of 46 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    185 76%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    13th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    147 65%

    21st

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    37th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    27th

    15

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