Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cancer Biology

when 10 July 2021 - 24 July 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 1995

In this course you would be introduced to numerous topics around the rapidly advancing field of cancer biology. You will sample aspects of the curriculum from one of the UK’s top ranked School of Pharmacy and Pharmacological Sciences.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn about the cellular aspects of cancer biology, disease development and progression. You’ll also learn about strategies in cancer therapeutics encompassing bioinformatics as well as cancer drug design. There will also be an opportunity to learn about some of the University’s ground breaking research.

You will be taught by our team of world-leading academic and research staff who have an extensive range of expertise. In fact, we were ranked joint first School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences in the most recent Research Excellence Framework. This is a direct result of the quality of our teaching, and the cutting-edge nature of our research projects.

So, whether you’re looking to prepare yourself for a career in healthcare or within the research industry, or indeed are aiming to embark on an advanced post graduate qualification in Cancer Biology & Therapeutics, this summer school programme will to set you in excellent stead for your future career.

The Cancer Biology Summer School is hosted jointly by the internationally renowned School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the School of Biosciences.

Ensuring the safety and welfare of our staff and students is our priority. We are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and will continue to evaluate our summer school offering in line with government guidelines relating to COVID-19. If we need to make changes to our 2021 summer school offering in line with government guidelines, we will keep you up-to date. In the meantime, if you have any questions about studying with us at Cardiff University on our International Summer Schools, please contact us on

Course leader

Emma Davies

Target group

Undergraduate students, recent graduates or those with relevant work experience (18 years old and above).

Course aim

The Cancer Biology Summer School is designed to provide you with an overview of a variety of topics around the rapidly advancing field of Cancer Biology through a series of lectures and workshops delivered by leading experts in the field.

In addition to a valuable learning experience, you will embark on two cultural trips within Wales. Both Wales and the UK are uniquely rich in history, architecture and culture and our Summer Schools are sure to give you unrivalled personal, social and academic benefits which will enhance any CV or resume.

*Please note, the contents of this course are still subject to change and may be cancelled in the event of low turnout.

Fee info

GBP 1995: This fee includes tuition fees, accommodation (14 nights), 10 meals per week (Breakfast and lunch Monday – Friday), airport pick up and drop off from London Heathrow Airport on fixed dates and excursions organised by Cardiff University (such as Tenby and the Big Pit).