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How to apply

Instructions for applying to the MSc in Oncology taught programme.

Please make sure you meet the Entry Requirements and read our Admissions Policy before you apply.
You will need to fill in three forms for your application:

Application for Admission Form

Confidential Reference Form

Equal Opportunities and Disability Support Form


Read the following guidance to help you fill in the forms correctly:

MSc in Oncology Application Guide


If you wish to transfer accreditation from other courses, check the Entry Requirements and read this excerpt from the ICR's regulations:

Credit Transfer and Accreditation of Prior Learning


Post your completed forms, with one passport-sized photograph (please print your name on the back), to:

MSc Course Office
The Institute of Cancer Research
123 Old Brompton Road
London SW7 3RP


Please ensure your application is sent with sufficient postage.


For general enquiries about the MSc in Oncology, please contact us by email or call us on 020 7153 5384.

PhD studentships

Applications for our main PhD recruitment round have opened. We’re searching for the brightest minds in cancer research. The deadline for applications is 17 November.

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