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The Royal Marsden School

BSc (Hons) in Cancer Practice

BSc Cancer Practice

Delivery method



2–4 years part-time

Academic credits and level

120 credits at level 6

Start date

We are currently reviewing our academic programmes in time for the 2022/23 academic year.

Pathway structure

All modules are 15 credits unless otherwise stated

Course availability

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Course summary

This ‘top-up’ degree pathway provides health and social care practitioners with the opportunity to obtain a specialist qualification while exploring issues at the forefront of cancer care provision. It will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop a career in cancer care – the high degree of flexibility allows individuals to create a course of study tailored to their personal career aspirations.

This module is in association with: UEA-logo

Who is it for?

The pathway is aimed at health and social care professionals working to further their education and professional development within the speciality of cancer care.


Costs vary depending on the choice of optional modules. Due to the flexibility of the structure, the pathway cannot be purchased as one unit. Please purchase the individual modules that you would like to undertake during an academic year. Module fees may increase in subsequent academic years.

Entry requirements

  • A qualification which provides 120 credits at level 5 or equivalent
  • Normally one year post qualification experience in the acute sector working in an environment caring for cancer patients 
  • Competency in written and spoken English (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent) 


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