This course is for medically qualified candidates who currently work in the NHS (or a similar clinical service provider) and plan to complete Specialist Registrar training;
This course will help you develop your career by equipping you with a high level understanding of the theory and practice of cancer science, of advanced cancer treatment, and the science of cancer research – all to the benefit of cancer patients.
The course adopts a modular, credit accumulation model as follows
- Postgraduate Certificate in Oncology: 60 credits (One academic year – part-time)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Oncology: 120 credits (Two academic years – part-time)
- MSc in Oncology: 180 credits (Four academic years – part-time)
The curriculum will equip students in the field of Clinical Oncology to sit the Part 1 and Part 2 examinations for Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR). However, the course is not specifically designed as a preparatory or revision course for the FRCR exams. For Medical Oncologists, the course meets the identified need for a theoretical basis to their structured training.