How will I study?
You will learn through various methods including lectures, seminars, tutorials, laboratory-based classes, workshops, and research projects. You will be taught by expert cancer scientists who are involved in current cancer research making up an academic team of scientists and doctors, as well as guest lecturers from industry.
Studying Cancer Sciences at Nottingham gives you the perfect grounding to pursue further research through studying a masters or a PhD.
The course also provides you with broader knowledge of biochemistry, immunology, genetics, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, and more. These skills could lead you into jobs in biotechnology, pharmaceutical industries, and other biomedical areas.
96.6% of undergraduates from the School of Medicine secured graduate level employment or further study within 15 months of graduation. The average annual salary for these graduates was £33,695.*
*HESA Graduate Outcomes 2020. The Graduate Outcomes % is derived using The Guardian University Guide methodology. The average annual salary is based on graduates working full-time within the UK.
Our MSci course offers the chance to travel abroad to complete a placement overseas in some of the world's most advanced cancer labs including in the USA, Australia, and Europe.
Application and interview
Offers for the BSc course may be made without an interview being required based on the UCAS application alone.
If you apply for the MSci, you will be required to have an interview.