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MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer) at The University of Manchester
MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer)
Our flexible master's course for health professionals is a partnership between The University of Manchester and The Christie School of Oncology.

MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer) / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
1 year FT, 2 years PT, 3-5 years PT
Entry requirements

We require a relevant honours first degree (Lower Second or above or equivalent) from an approved higher education institution or evidence of previous study, research or professional experience that the University accepts as qualifying you for entry.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

If you are self-funded or organisation-funded, you need to complete this  application form  (Word, 58 KB).

International applicants must apply using the online application form . Please see the Application and selection section for details of specific information we require from you.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y Y N N
PGCert Y Y N N
PGDip Y Y N N

Course overview

  • Develop your knowledge of and practical skills in areas such as palliative care, lung cancer, radiology and systematic anti-cancer therapy if you are a nurse or other health professional.
  • Benefit from the combined theoretical and clinical expertise of The University of Manchester and The Christie School of Oncology.
  • Study at a university ranked 2nd in the UK and 4th in the world for nursing (QS World University Rankings 2017).
  • Choose from a wide range of course units to suit your own interests, studying them individually for CPD or building up credits for a postgraduate award.
  • Study full-time or part-time, enabling you to fit learning around other commitments.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

Open evening for prospective applicants

We are holding an open evening on 25 January 2018 for anyone thinking about applying for this course. Please see the event page for more information and details of how to register.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
    International students (per annum): £18,000
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £1,100 per 15 credit module (£2,200 dissertation
  • PGCert (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,800
    International students (per annum): £7,200
  • PGCert (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £1,100 per 15 credit module (£2,200 dissertation
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £7,600
    International students (per annum): £14,400
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £1,100 per 15 credit module (£2,200 dissertation
  • Modular (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £1,100 per 15 credit module
    International students (per annum): £1,100 per 15 credit module
The fees will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information, please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Please be aware that you are only eligible for the postgraduate loan for English students if you choose the 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time course.

International fees

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 7604
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/nursing/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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