MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer) / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 1 year FT, 2 or 3 years PT, 4-5 years modular 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.
- How to apply
Applicants must apply using the online application form . Please see the application and selection section for details of specific information we require from you.
We recommend you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.
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- Develop your knowledge and skills in the foundations of cancer care and treatment, enhanced supportive and palliative care, living with and beyond cancer, acute oncology, breast cancer and haematological cancers 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 3rd in the UK and 8th in the world for Nursing (QS Rankings 2020).
- Choose from a wide range of course units, studying them individually for CPD or build up credits for a postgraduate award.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £10,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £19,500
UK students (per annum): £8,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £15,600
UK students (per annum): £4,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £7,800
UK students (per annum): £1,250 per 15 credit module
International, including EU, students (per annum): £2,800 per 15 credit module
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
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.
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.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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