Cancer Biology and Therapeutics

If you’re on this pathway you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the molecular and genetic basis of cancers. You’ll also study therapeutic strategies for treating these diseases, including pharmacological principles of drug discovery.

Structuring your pathway

If you choose to take this pathway you must complete the following courses plus the Biomedical Science capstone course, BIOMED 399:

Year 1 compulsory core courses

Year 2 onwards

*Biomedical Science students can only take General Education courses from Schedule O and EMHSS.

Enrol in a pathway

After your first year you can keep your Biomedical Science specialisation general, or you can enrol in a pathway using the Choose your pathway form.

Other Biomedical Science pathways

Cancer Biology and Therapeutics not your thing? You can choose to keep your Biomedical Science specialisation general, or you can choose a different pathway.

Browse our other Biomedical Science pathways to find one that matches your interests:

Help and advice

For further information and advice, please contact the Science Student Centre.

Science Student Centre
Level G, Room G 20
(beside the entrance to the Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre)
Building 301
23 Symonds Street
Auckland 1010

Phone: +64 9 923 7020
Email: scifac@auckland.ac.nz