Oncology Drug Discovery

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Oncology Drug Discovery
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 101949 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc(Res)
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time.
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Entry Requirements

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Normally a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry or other related and relevant subject acceptable to t...

Number of Places 10

Expand+Oncology Drug Discovery highlights
The strong links between us and the biotech and bio-pharmaceutical sectors provides a stimulating translational environment, while also expanding your career opportunities.

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Course Content

The Oncology Drug Discovery MSc course is designed to provide an insight into how existing and future drug targets are identified from biological samples isolated from the cancer clinic. This will include an industrial viewpoint into what m...

Subjects Taught

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The course is broken down into three major components:
(1) During the first semester students taking this MSc programme in Oncology Drug Discovery will attend lectures through a shared module in Cancer Biology. This module will p...

Assessment Method Assessment is by a combination of oral presentations, lab book writing and written assignments. The research project is also written up as a dissertation thesis.
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
This programme offers an excellent opportunity to gain training in key skills required to find employment in the current pharma industry. It will also provide an excellent background for accessing further academic education.
Further Enquiries Dr Richard Williams, Lecturer
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences - Lecturer
Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology
Institute for Health Sciences
email: rich.williams@qub.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 2791
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