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Cancer Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
Cancer Sciences programe at University of Nottingham will provide you with training in the biomedical sciences such as cell and molecular biology, immunology, and human physiology enabling you to help tackle cancer.
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Cancer Sciences programe at University of Nottingham provides you with additional teaching and experience including a placement.

You'll work with internationally recognised researchers and clinicians to help advance the understanding, treatment, prevention of cancers and the care of patients.


Studying Cancer Sciences at Nottingham gives you the perfect grounding to pursue further research through studying a masters or a PhD.

The course also provides you with broader knowledge of biochemistry, immunology, genetics, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, and more. These skills could lead you into jobs in biotechnology, pharmaceutical industries, and other biomedical areas.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    EU and international students are advised to apply by 15 January.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hallmarks of cancer
  • Causes and consequences of cancer
  • Essentials in genes, molecules and cells
  • Human physiology
  • Lung and breast cancer (highlighting tumour suppressors and growth factor biology)
  • Angiogenesis (the formation of new blood vessels) and cancer cell genetics
  • Bowel and ovarian cancer (understanding cancer spread and the importance of DNA repair)
  • Tumour-host interactions (immunology and how cancers respond to signals from immune cells)
  • Epidemiology of cancer and population genetics
  • Patient centred Library Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • IB score 36 (6, 6, 5 at Higher Level including two of biology, chemistry, physics or maths)
  • High school qualifications Check our country-specific information for guidance on qualifications from your country
  • A level offer AAA including at least two science subjects, one of which must be either biology or chemistry

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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