Short course

Molecular Pathology in Stratified Cancer Medicine

This microcredential focuses on the diagnosis of cancer and explores traditional histopathological evaluation and highlight and examine the impact of new technologies.

Start date
23-27 October 2023
5 days
Home - £1352 International - £3182
Postgraduate Microcredential
20 credits

This microcredential is a core module on the MSc Clinical Oncology programme, an optional module on the MRes Cancer Sciences programme and can also be taken on a stand-alone basis for CPD purposes.

Microcredential overview

The module will focus on diagnosis of cancer with an emphasis on molecular testing and the role of histopathology in the stratification of cancer patients.  It will compare and contrast traditional histopathological evaluation with molecular testing as prognostic and predictive markers. The module will also highlight new technologies, especially in Next Generation Sequencing, and will consider how these are already impacting on routine diagnostic histopathology.

Attendance required

One week block of teaching plus exam to follow.

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Professor Paul Murray, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences.

This course is available without the assessment/credits if preferred.


2:1 degree

For further information please contact:

Programme Administrator
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7672