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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Oxford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

This one-year, full-time, taught course leads to an MSc in Radiation Biology, which comprises a five-month theoretical lecture-based syllabus followed by a five-month research project.

Supervision

The allocation of graduate supervision is the responsibility of the Department of Oncology and it is not always possible to accommodate the preferences of incoming graduate students to work with a particular member of staff. Under exceptional circumstances a supervisor may be found outside the Department of Oncology.

All students will have termly one-to-one meetings with the Course Director to review their progress. During the research project students are expected to meet with their supervisor on a regular basis, at least twice a month, with additional day-to-day support provided by members of their group or collaborators on the project.

Assessment

In order to be awarded the MSc you need to successfully complete the following summative assessments that contribute to your final degree.

Qualifying examination (December)
Extended essay (March)
Written examination (March)
Dissertation and Viva (September)

Graduate destinations

Many of the Department of Oncology's former students have either continued academic studies towards a PhD/DPhil, applied to study medicine, returned to finalise their clinical training or become academic professionals in the area of radiation protection.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,900per 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 Oxford

  • University League Table

    2nd

  • Campus address

    University of Oxford, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2JD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 103

    3rd out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    199 87%

    4th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    n/a

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    214 88%

    7th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97 97%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%

    3rd

    1

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