You will learn about the causes and consequences of cancer, the cell biology and physiology that makes cancers so deadly, and the way that new treatments are being developed. You’ll also study in the new Centre for Cancer Sciences for multidisciplinary research. You will have the opportunity to work alongside researchers here for your final year project.
We have brought together more than 100 academics working on cancer across the University to create an internationally recognised centre for cancer research studies. Our focus is on the interaction between patients and their cancers. By building on strengths across the University in all aspects of cancer research, including cell biology, primary care, physics, chemistry, behavioural sciences, healthcare and public health, we strive to advance understanding, treatment, prevention and care of cancers.
Upon graduation, you'll have knowledge covering:
All these skills, along with a deep understanding of the complexity of cancer, will prepare you for employment in the biotechnology, research and development and pharmaceutical industries, in cancer or in other biomedical areas. You may also choose to pursue academic research through studying a masters or PhD in cell biology, oncology or many allied fields.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The University of Nottingham offers a wide range of bursaries and scholarships. These funds can provide you with an additional source of non-repayable financial help.
Over one third of our UK students receive our means-tested core bursary, worth up to £2,000 a year.
Our International Baccalaureate Diploma Excellence Scholarship is available for select students paying overseas fees who achieve 38 points or above in the International Baccalaureate Diploma. We also offer a range of High Achiever Prizes for students from selected countries, schools and colleges to help with the cost of tuition fees.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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