PGDip Cancer Biology and Radiotherapy Physics

University of Manchester

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Course descriptionOur MSc in Cancer Biology and Radiotherapy Physics is ideal if you wish to pursue a career in cancer research and/or cancer therapy involving ionising radiation.With around 40% of all cancer cure cases involving radiotherapy and the UK soon to have a proton therapy service, the need for multidisciplinary scientists in this field has never been greater.We aim to develop multidisciplinary scientists to create the necessary skill base that will drive radiotherapy forward in the ... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
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57th / 131
CUG ranking
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13th
CUG subject ranking
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12th

Start date and duration

Start date
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Full Time
9 months

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, May 2021

Entry requirements
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Details
We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second class) or overseas equivalent in: physics; biology. Healthcare professionals with an equivalent qualification will also be considered and may be invited to interview. We will consider applicants with a Lower Second class degree via interview.

Tuition fees

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£8,800 per year
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£20,000 per year
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More info: The fees quoted will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies. All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry)..

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£20,000 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The fees quoted will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies. All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry)..

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Where you'll study

University of Manchester

Oxford Road Manchester
M13 9PL United Kingdom Nearest train station: Manchester Piccadilly  0.3 miles away

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