MSc-Postgraduate Diploma in Cancer Chemistry

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  • Objectives
    The course has been designed to teach the fundamentals of the chemistry of cancer and the analytical skills currently used in this area of science. Students will become familiar with the cell and molecular biology of cancer cells and have direct experience of the cancer chemistry field through a significant relevant research project. The course is designed to prepare students for employment as scientists in industry, academia or a research institute by direct entry or following further study e.g. a subsequent PhD.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements A degree with first or second class honours in Chemistry or a related discipline with some knowledge of biochemistry. Overseas applicants will, in addition, be required to satisfy an English Language requirement.
  • Academic Title
    MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Cancer Chemistry
  • Course description
    Course modules

    -Cancer Chemistry
    -Characterisation methods
    -Introduction to Molecular Techniques
    -Research Methods in Cell Biology
    -Advanced Topics in Cancer Biology
    -Research methodology
    -Research project

    Teaching and assessment methods

    Teaching is through a combination of lectures, workshops, independent work, group and team work, supervised study and directed reading. Assessment is through written exams, marked assignments, assessed problems, oral examination (viva voce), oral presentations and written project reports.

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