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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

Cancer medicine research is aimed at developing discoveries that can ultimately be translated into patient benefits.

Scientific research in the Department is performed in an environment that has a wealth of clinical expertise and research which ensures that basic scientific research is always performed with insights of relevance to patients provided by leading clinical teams and an awareness of detailed clinical issues.

The Institute of Translational Medicine is equipped with a wide range of the latest microscopy capabilities for modern biomedical research. Our imaging platforms enable continuous correlative imaging studies from nanometer resolution through to whole animal imaging. We provide support ranging from initial project discussion and planning through to training, application of techniques and assistance with data interpretation.

Our research interests

Clinical studies conducted with the intent to advance therapies to the clinic or develop principles for application of therapeutics to human disease
Non-human or non-clinical studies conducted with the intent to advance therapies to the clinic or develop principles for application of therapeutics to human disease
Investigations in humans which define the biology of disease and provide the scientific foundation for the development of new or improved therapies for human disease
Any clinical trial of a therapy that was initiated based on the above
The biology-chemistry “bridge”.

Research themes

Our research themes include:

Fundamental studies of cancer cells and the molecular biology of cancer
Translational research and tumour specific research in many areas including:
Pancreatic cancer
Haemato-Oncology
Head and Neck cancer
Liver Cancer
Lung cancer
Colorectal cancer
Gastro-oesophageal cancer
Urological cancer (including Renal Cancer)
Breast cancer.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,650per year

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University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and 'Hello International!' welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 35

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    174 72%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    32nd

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