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University of London-Institute of Cancer Research
http://www.icr.ac.uk/

University Profile

The Institute of Cancer Research was founded in 1909 as a small research department of the Royal Marsden Hospital and is now one of the world's leading cancer research organisations. The Institute has grown to become one of the world’s foremost independent cancer research organisations. The Institute of Cancer Research is structured into Research Centres, Sections and other Units/Groups.

The registered office of Institute of Cancer Research is located at 123 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RP, United Kingdom. The Institute is split over two sites in Chelsea, London and Sutton, Surrey. The Institute is a college of the University of London and provides postgraduate higher education of international distinction.

All the students in the Institute of Cancer Research receive advanced scientific and/or medical training of cancer research, care, and treatment. The students are guided by a faculty of world-class academic scientists and researchers. The Institute has a modern estate on two sites, state-of-the-art scientific and educational facilities, and diverse student community.

The Institute of Cancer Research at present employs around 1,000 staff and postgraduate students and works in partnership with the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust to form the largest comprehensive cancer center in Europe.

The Institute currently has around 130 research degree students pursuing M. Phil. and Ph. D. programmes. The normal duration of a full-time study course is four academic years. The Institute also offers an Advanced Degree in Medicine, the Doctor of Medicine (Research) (MDRes), which is studied over two academic years.


Campus Address(es)

University of London-Institute of Cancer Research
123 Old Brompton Road, SW7 3RP, London
Greater London, London Region
Tel: 0207 352 8133, Fax: 0207 370 5261

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