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The University of Sheffield

Translational Oncology

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Rank: 25 (UKEAS)

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Website: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk

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Degree: Masters by research

Start Date: 2020/09/01

Duration: 12 months

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Description

University of Sheffield has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Lead academic: Dr Carolyn StatonTranslational oncology is the process by which laboratory research informs the development of new treatments for cancer. It's a rapidly advancing field with massive therapeutic and commercial potential, and recent graduates have gone on to work in academic research science, pharmaceuticals, the biotech industry and the NHS among others.Our MSc(Res) is taught by leading research scientists and clinicians. The course offers training in the theory and practice of translational oncology and provides you with transferable skills for your future career.The course is designed so that students progressively achieve more advanced levels of learning and practice by giving a thorough grounding in the subject matter through five taught modules before leading you into the advanced research modules, namely the literature review and the six-month research project, for which You'll work as part of a team within the oncology research community at Sheffield.Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Requirements

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 in a relevant science-related subject. We also welcome medical graduates, and UK medical undergraduates wishing to intercalate. Medical students can intercalate after completing three years of their medical degree. English language requirements: Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each)


Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for The University of Sheffield.

About this university

International students

The International Office represents students from around the world to offer help and support for new arrivals in the country. They are responsible for everything from education fairs to help attract new students to proving support and advice once students are at Sheffield. They can also provide help and assistance on country specific matters such as visas and immigration as well as financial advice. The University of Sheffield Student's Union is at the centre of student life outside the classroom and is ranked as one of the top in the country. It was formed in 1906 and includes two bars, three club venues, a coffee shop, restaurant and even a student-run cinema unit. The radio station and newspaper are also run by students and there are some 350 clubs and organisations to get involved with. There are also organisations such as volunteering and to do charity work including the RAG or Raising and Giving society, which raises some £150,000 or more each year through various events.

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