The University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is a World Top 100 University. You’ll be taught by leading scientists and clinicians who directly inform the curriculum from their new and exciting research. With state-of-the-art clinical facilities and infrastructure, we promote an environment that encourages and advances research with real-world impact. At Leeds, we want to help aspiring students tap into their potential. We are committed to attracting future leading researchers, like you.

Home to our tight-knit community of students from around the world, the Leeds campus offers a warm welcome and boasts superb extra-curricular opportunities. Along-side our stimulating academic environment, you’ll also have the chance to expand your personal interests and to sample life in a dynamic and diverse city.

Intercalating is your chance to discover what interests you both personally and professionally. It’s an opportunity to take stock, look beyond the core medical curriculum and turn your attention to specialist skills and topics. Intercalating in Cancer Biology and Therapy is an investment in your future career. With us, you will develop the transferable skills you need to help you complete your medical degree, and enter your chosen field.

Our Course

Embark on your career in cancer research. Our course offers perfect training to develop you into a leading researcher while we prepare you for a career in research or to pursue a PhD.

Build a real understanding of the application of molecular approaches to the diagnoses, prevention and treatment of cancers. You’ll also undertake a research project, targeting a specific area of cancer biology, working alongside our team of leading experts.Make an impact

Our course is designed to equip you with the expertise needed to pursue a career in research. You’ll study and develop in a research centre that makes significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of the disease, learning from expert staff. This will prepare you for a career where you can make an impact through your own investigation, increasing understanding and ultimately improving outcomes for patients.

Entry Requirements

BSc 1st class or 2i, or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline which would normally be one of the biological sciences but a natural sciences graduate will be considered.

This course is also available as an intercalated programme to students who have completed three years of a UK medical degree and are normally ranked in the top 50% of their year of study.

Closing Date

Midnight 30th January 2022