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Research degrees at the Barts Cancer Institute

The School of Medicine and Dentistry was placed within the top seven UK institutions in all Units of Assessment – Clinical Medicine; Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care; and Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy- during REF 2014.

Barts Cancer Institute currently consists of six research centres, driven by a strong translational theme, with emphasis on specialised research areas, which focus on specific cancers. At the forefront of a number of scientific and medical discoveries, the Institute is one of the largest of its kind in the UK. The research can be broadly categorised into the following research centres:

The Barts Cancer Institute, often called BCI, has over 100 research students undertaking PhD or MD Res degrees. These students carry out an original research project in one of our Institute laboratories at Charterhouse Square campus. There are a wide variety of funding oportunites available, including research grants, college studentships and international scholarships. Check for the latest updates on the BCI postgraduate study pages

Prospective students who have already obtained funding or are considering applying for external funding should contact Dr Sarah-Anne Martin Director of Graduate Studies, with your CV and research proposal. She will provide further guidance.

MRes+PhD programmes: Please note, if you are applying for the MRC Translational Immunology, Inflammation and Cancer PhD studentships, you need to apply via the MRes route (HERE), we cannot process your application if you apply for the PhD programme via the links on this page.

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