University College London

One in two people born after 1960 will be diagnosed with cancer, therefore cancer patients present to, and are cared for by Doctors working across all medical specialties. There has been a paradigm shift on how cancer patients are treated in recent years including the introduction of immunotherapy and personalized cancer medicine. The programme is delivered through the UCL Cancer Institute which houses over 300 scientists and clinicians including Fellows of the Royal Society and of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

The Integrated BSc in Oncology teaches technology and innovation in cancer research and clinical cancer management which is transferrable to other areas of medicine. This programme is delivered by world-class cancer researchers and clinicians and includes a variety of teaching methods and assessments.

All students will undertake a unique research project which is laboratory or in a minority of cases literature based in one of the world-class laboratories based in the UCL Cancer Institute. Projects undertaken by previous BSc and MSc students have lead to publications and presentations at national and international conferences.

Entry requirements

You must be:

  • enrolled on a UK MBBS course.
  • successfully completed or about to complete 2 years of a UK MBBS course. If you are currently in your second year of study and you are successful in getting a place to study with us, a condition of your offer will be to pass your 2nd year of study.
  • It is at the discretion of individual iBSc programmes if they wish to accept students where they have completed more than two years of MBBS training. If you are made an offer, then successfully passing your current year of study will be made a condition of offer.
  • hold GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C or 5.
  • have achieved a minimum of ABB in your A levels or equivalent.

Closing date

Applications for external students will open in February and close at the end of March.