MSc Clinical Oncology - University of Birmingham

Monday 1 October 2018 to Monday 30 September 2019
Cancer Sciences Builidng, Birmingham, B15 2TT

This programme is designed for professionals working in the field of oncology, including medical and clinical oncology CT2 trainees, nurses, pharmacists, radiographers, vets, clinical trial co-ordinators and many more. The aim is to give you a scientific understanding of the cellular and molecular biology of cancer. You will learn about the molecular pathology of cancer and how this can be used to stratify patient treatment, the different therapeutic approaches and the management of the patient journey

The programme is studied part time over 2 years and includes a taught element plus a work place based dissertation. Taught modules consist of  5 day blocks Monday to Friday approximately 9am - 5.30pm.


The majority of these modules can be taken on a stand alone basis for CPD and include:

Radiation Biology 

Radiation Physics

Advanced Cancer Clinical Trials - Design and Implementation

Cellular and Molecular Basis of Cancer

Research Methods and Statistics

Molecular Pathology of Cancer

Cancer Therapy

Surgical Oncology and Perioperative Management 

Caring for Cancer Patients


Paediatric Oncology

Palliative Care and Cancer Patients

Translational Research in Cancer

The programme also aims to develop your understanding of the research process, drawing on examples within the department and its associated clinical trials unit. A key part of this is the planning, execution and reporting of an independent research project, leading to the submission of a Masters dissertation.

For more information the programme please see our web pages

Contact details

For any queries relating to this event please contact:

Cancer Sciences Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)121 414 3803