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The University of Oxford is recruiting its third intake to study for a DPhil in Cancer Science commencing in October 2024.

Studentships are available for the DPhil in Cancer Science Programme, funded by Cancer Research UK. These are aimed at clinical trainees, medicine undergraduates and non-clinical researchers interested in cancer research projects based in University of Oxford research groups.

There are several projects related to early detection and precision prevention available, including:


All places are fully funded at the home rate, including salary/stipend, University and College fees, and a research consumables budget. International candidates are eligible but will need to source funding to meet the remaining fees. For more information about funding, see the Oxford Cancer website.

Applications must be completed on the University of Oxford graduate application system by 1st December 2023. Interviews will take place in January 2024.

For more information about the available projects, eligibility and application procedure, see the Oxford Cancer website.