MSc, 1 year, full-time
This is for you if... you want to study cancer chemistry at advanced level.
Our MSc in Cancer Chemistry provides training in the current concepts and techniques used in cancer chemistry research, including the chemical basis of carcinogenesis; design, synthesis and analysis of drugs; and the molecular and genetic basis of cancer.
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Leicester has state-of-the-art facilities and strong industrial and international collaborations, ensuring that our research is cutting edge and addresses topical issues.
Our Masters graduates leave us with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to play leading roles in industry, business or in the world of academic research.
- Introduction to Molecular Techniques
- Research Methods in Cell Biology
- Advanced Synthetic Methods
- Research Methodology
- Cancer Chemistry
Plus your Research Project
Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.
Teaching and Assessment
Teaching methods include lectures, workshops, independent work, group and team work, supervised study and directed reading. Assessment is a mixture of written exams, marked assignments, assessed problems, oral exam (viva voce), oral presentations and written project reports.
All of our courses are linked to Blackboard, the University’s online learning environment which gives you access to lecture notes, self-test exercises, supplementary information and background literature.
2:2 degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a related subject.
English Language Requirements
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.
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