Modes and duration
- Full-time: 3 years
- Part-time: 5 years
Programme start date
Tuition Fees (2016/17)
- £4,770 (FT) £2,385 (PT)
- £22,180 (FT) £11,090 (PT)
A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
English Language Requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Good
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
Select your country:
- Cancer Biology
- Clinical Trials Centre
- Genetics and cell biology of sarcoma
- Detection of cell-free tumour DNA
- Cancer biomarkers
Annual CRUK funded clinical fellowships and non-clinical PhD studentships available yearly, please check the institute’s website (www.ucl.ac.uk/cancer/education) for further details.
Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed below. For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
- UK, EU, Overseas students
More scholarships are listed on the Scholarships and Funding website
Graduates go on to further medical training or clinical posts, take up PhD studies or academic posts at institutions including universities around the world. They have also found employment in laboratory management, research, industry, clinical trials co-ordination, scientific writing and editing, sales and consulting.
Top career destinations for this degree
- Consultant in Paediatric Oncology, Great Ormond Street Hospital (2015)
Skills students acquire include critical evaluation of scientific literature, experimental planning and design, interpretation of data results, presentation/public speaking skills, time management, working within a team, working independently and writing for various audiences.
Networking opportunities include weekly internal divisional seminars, weekly external speaker seminar and reception, Cancer Institute annual conference, student poster sessions, national/international research conferences attendance, academic careers day and LinkedIn alumni network.
Why study this degree at UCL?
The UCL Cancer Institute offers a unique opportunity to work in a collaborative research environment that spans basic research, translational medicine and clinical applications with its associated clinical trials facilities, experimental cancer medicine centre, biobanking facilities and associated partner hospitals in London.
Student / staff ratios › 224 staff including 74 postdocs › 32 taught students › 89 research students
Department: Cancer Institute
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now