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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 offer:

The Department of Oncology runs a taught MSc course in Radiation Biology and contributes to the...


An MRes is an up to 3 year research degree in Oncology. It is not a prerequisite for the...


We provide a fully integrated DPhil research training programme in Oncology. In addition to the...


Applications for an October 2016 entry are now closed. Please visit our website in the Autumn 2016 for further details on the projects available for an October 2017 entry. Thank you

Visit the University of Oxford Admissions web page for the formal University summary of all of our programmes, including course codes and applicant numbers.

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.

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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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.
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Our graduate training programmes for both scientists and clinicians are internationally recognised.