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Cancer Biology

This course aims to give students advanced knowledge of cellular systems. Applicants learn about the pathogenesis of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and kidney fibrosis, along with an exploration of current approaches to cancer gene therapy and immunotherapy.

Course modules

Research Methods and Bioethics; Research Project; Cell Culture and Antibody Technology; Biology of Disease.

Assessment methods

Taught modules are assessed by a variety of different types of course work including written assignments, oral presentations and poster presentations, and examinations. The research project will involve the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task as a thesis and presentation orally and/or as a poster.

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time January 2019 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time January 2019 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 2 Years

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