Cancer Sciences remains a major research strength within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences, as evidenced by the fact that 80% of our RAE 2008 submission in the area of Cancer Studies was considered internationally excellent or world leading. Particular strengths include cancer cell signalling, the DNA damage response, gene and immunotherapy and cancer viruses.
Course fact file
Type of Course: Doctoral research
Study Options: Full time, part time
Duration: PhD – 3 or 4 years full-time, 6 years part-time; MSc by Research – 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time; MD – 2 years minimum part-time
Start date: Research degrees may start at any time of the year, though for most this will be September