Cancer Sciences BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Cancer Sciences BSc (Hons)

This course will give you a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of cancer sciences. From its basic scientific principles through to translation into therapeutics and drug development. Our Cancer Sciences BSc will give you training in the biomedical sciences in areas such as cell and molecular biology, immunology, and human physiology.

You’ll be supported by internationally recognised researchers and clinicians, and you’ll be equipped with the core scientific skills necessary to progress to specialisms in cancer sciences research, in the pharmaceutical industry, biote...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

09/2025

Campus

University Park Campus

Course Address
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD

Application Details

Course Code

B131

Institution Code

N84

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,B,B,B,B

Plus AB in Advanced Highers including two sciences, one of which must be Biology or Chemistry. Accepted second science subjects include: Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Geography, Engineering, Psychology, Geology, Environmental Science, Statistics.

Access to HE Diploma

D:24,M:21,P:0

These qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Please contact the University for more information.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Including 6, 5, 5 at Higher Level including Biology or Chemistry and a second science at Higher level. Accepted second science subjects include: Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Geography, Engineering, Psychology, Geology, Environmental Science, Statistics.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDD

These qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Please contact the University for more information.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade 4 (C) is required in English and maths or equivalent.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DD

These qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, alongside an A Level at grade B. Please contact the University for more information.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B

Including two sciences, one of which must be Biology or Chemistry. Plus ABBBB in Scottish Highers. Accepted second science subjects include: Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Geography, Engineering, Psychology, Geology, Environmental Science, Statistics.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,M2,M3

including two sciences, one of which must be Biology or Chemistry. Accepted second science subjects include: Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Geography, Engineering, Psychology, Geology, Environmental Science, Statistics.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

B

Considered alongside two A Levels grade AB. A levels to include at least two science subjects, one of which must be Biology or Chemistry. A pass is required in science practical tests, if assessed separately. Accepted second science subjects include: Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Geography, Engineering, Psychology, Geology, Environmental Science, Statistics.

Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)

D

These qualifications will be considered on an individual basis, alongside A Levels at BB. Please contact the University for more information.

A level

A,B,B

A levels to include at least two science subjects, one of which must be Biology or Chemistry. A pass is required in science practical tests, if assessed separately. Accepted second science subjects include: Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Geography, Engineering, Psychology, Geology, Environmental Science, Statistics. We will not accept Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, General Studies or Global Perspectives as your third A level.

T Level

D

These qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Please contact the University for more information.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £27,200

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