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The Royal Marsden School

MSc in Cancer Care

MSc Cancer Care

Delivery method



3 years part-time

Academic credits and level

180 credits at level 7

Start date

We are not taking new applications for this programme. We are working to validate new programmes to start in September 2022. In the meantime, you can undertake some modules on a stand-alone basis and transfer the credit into a programme later.

Pathway structure

All modules are 15 credits unless otherwise stated

Course summary

This master's level pathway is intended to enable health professionals working with cancer patients to critically explore the evidence base for practice. Students can tailor the programme to their clinical interests by choosing from a wide range of specialist modules. 

You can apply for modules on the programme on a stand-alone basis. If successful these will be added to your programme when you enrol.

This module is in association with:


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 to enhance practice.


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 recognised health related professional qualification and current professional registration
  • Can demonstrate at least two years' full-time experience, or the equivalent in part-time hours in health or social care employment
  • Normally a relevant honours degree – if you do not hold such a qualification, please contact the School to discuss
  • Two years' post-qualifying experience working in an environment caring for cancer patients and their carers
  • Competency in written and spoken English (IELTS 7.0 or equivalent)
  • Module specific requirements and entry criteria will apply to some modules


This course is currently unavailable.