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The Department of Oncology has an established, world-leading graduate training programme for science graduates and clinical research fellows. The programme is a critical element in the drive to revolutionise radiation oncology and cancer research in the UK, to make advances in radiation biology, and to translate these into improved clinical outcomes for cancer patients.

We are a large multi-disciplinary department which excels in a wide range of research areas spanning basic science to translational research and clinical trials. As a result, our graduates come from a wide range of scientific backgrounds including biology, medicine, engineering, mathematics, chemistry and physics.

Applications for October 2017 entry are now open.

There is one major application deadline: 12 noon UK time (midday) on Friday 6 January 2017. To be considered for an Oxford Scholarship, applications must be received by this date.

Visit the University of Oxford Admissions web page for further information on how to apply.

Graduate study with us offers the opportunity for students to work with leading scientists in their field and access a comprehensive portfolio of personal and professional skills development. This training excellence gives our students a strong foundation to pursue prestigious scientific or industry-related careers.

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Application Procedure for New Students

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Applications from Existing Oxford Graduates

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About Us
We aim to enhance clinical and basic cancer research in Oxford with the ultimate goal of increasing cancer cure rates.
In Oxford, we have a great wealth of broad-ranging expertise and a powerful network of cancer researchers.
Study With Us
Our graduate training programmes for both scientists and clinicians are internationally recognised.