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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course aims to inform and equip the practitioner with the necessary skills to function in a modern biomedical/clinical environment specialising in caring for the cancer patient.

Course overview

With development of modern technologies the detection and diagnosis of cancer has become more sophisticated. With greater insight into the disease processes comes greater knowledge. This MSc is designed to develop and further your understanding and knowledge of oncology, focusing on up-to-date research and developments in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The course is aimed at any member of the healthcare team involved with the diagnosis, treatment and care of the patient.

Why study this course with us?

You will receive training in the skills required in the reading and interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidence-based practice. We aim to develop your research and writing skills so that you will be in a position to contribute to the scientific literature in an effective manner.

The course culminates in the Research Dissertation, which will be assessed through your production of two articles in the style of published scientific work. Our aim will be to develop these to publication with you if suitable.

Aspects of the course content are mapped to academic content of The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board Speciality Training Curriculum for Medical Oncology.

If biomedical or clinical research is your interest, on successful completion of the MSc you may wish to continue with your education by studying for a PhD. Alternatively you could study for medicine, physician associate studies or a PGCE.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,950per 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 Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

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