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For the part-time MSc in Precision Cancer Medicine, the main expense is the annual course fee

This course is part-time and distance learning, so you will be able to continue working as presently and you do not need to relocate to Oxford. This means there will be no additional living expenses associated with the course. 

Other fees to support your application may include English language tests (higher level) and/or visa.

The Precision Cancer Medicine LMIC Scholarship

This scholarship provides funding for a student from a low or low-middle income country to study on the part-time, online MSc in Precision Cancer Medicine. The scholarship covers the tuition fee at the current Overseas fee rate for two years. You do not need to put in a separate application for this scholarship. It will be awarded to the highest ranking student at interview who is a national of and currently resident in a country which is in the least developed, low income, or lower middle income categories on the most recent version of the list of ODA recipients

This scholarship will be awarded to one applicant who applies by noon on Friday December 1st 2023 and starts their studies in October 2024. 


To help identify available scholarships, please use the Fees, funding and scholarships search and look at individual college websites.

Academic Futures is a series of scholarship programmes that will address underrepresentation and help improve equality, diversity and inclusion in our graduate student body. You simply need to submit your completed application by the December deadline, and if you are eligible you'll automatically be considered.

All complete applications received by 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 1 December 2023 will automatically be considered for all relevant competitive University and funding opportunities, including the Clarendon Fund and various College funds. 

Please refer to the Funding and Costs webpage for each course for further details relating to funded scholarships and divisional funding opportunities.  

external scholarships

The main University Funding site lists many of these external scholarships. There are several schemes specifically for clinically-qualified applicants.

Some of the major external scholarships relevant to Medical Sciences applicants are listed below.

Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding . The University has subscribed to this Guide, which can be accessed free of charge. Applicants who do not yet have a University email account should submit their details via this online request form in order to receive the Alternative Guide pin, which they can then use to register for the Guide.


A £10,000 loan scheme for full-time and part-time master's courses is available, funded by the UK government. For more information and to check eligibility please refer to the loan pages on the Graduate Admissions Fees and Funding webpage.