MSc Student Welcome Page

Welcome to Barts Cancer Institute.

This page will provide you with all the essential information you need to assist and prepare you for the start of your MSc.

The information will be regularly updated to keep you informed as we approach the start of your programme.

Please also visit the QMUL New student pages for general University wide information about pre-enrolment, enrolment, the payment of tuition fees and accommodation.



Important Dates

Enrolment: 19 September 2018, 12:30 - 13:00 in the Octagon, Queens Building, Mile End campus

Induction: 20 September 2018, 09:30 - 16:00 at Charterhouse Square

Teaching Starts: week beginning 24 September 2018


Postgraduate Welcome Fayre, Wed 26 September, 13:00 - 14:00 in The Shield at Charterhouse Square

SMD Inter-Institute Quiz, Wed 26 September, 17:30 - 21:00 in The Shield at Charterhouse Square

Postgraduate Welcome Barbecue, Fri 28 September, 17:00 - 21:00, Charterhouse Square Lawn

I have an offer, what now?

1. Ensure your offer details are correct

All of our programmes are offered in a variety of study modes. Please ensure you have applied and received an offer for your intended mode of study. The study mode is indicated by the following letters:

FT         Full Time (onsite)

PT         Part Time (onsite)

DL FT   Distance Learning Full Time

DL PT   Distance Learning Part Time

If your study mode is incorrect please contact to request this be changed.

2. Accept your offer

Once you receive your official offer from the Admissions Office via email, you will be provided with a username, password and instructions on how to accept your offer online.

3. Confirm you have met the conditions of your offer (if applicable)

If you have met the conditions of your offer, please upload the evidence of this via MySIS.

4. Secure your place

Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications we receive and the space limitations onsite, we cannot guarantee onsite course places until a deposit has been paid or confirmation of sponsorship/a PG loan has been  provided.

Deposit (onsite study only)

Once you have received an unconditional offer you will need to pay a deposit to secure your place. This deposit will count towards your tuition fees for the programme. We request the following deposit payments:

  • £1,000 for Home/EU students
  • £2,000 for Overseas students

For information on how to pay your deposit please see here.

Sponsored students & those in receipt of a Postgraduate Loan

If you are being sponsored or will be receiving a Postgraduate Loan then you do not have to pay a deposit, but we will need a letter of sponsorship/loan confirmation, with the name of the programme and institution specified, to secure your place. Please note that this is with the understanding that if you do not take up your place on the course your sponsor will be invoiced for the deposit amount.

If you have not paid the deposit to secure your place, your offer will be withdrawn if the course becomes full.

Which campus will I be on?

Almost all the teaching will be based at the Charterhouse Square campus.

Please visit our About Us page for more information on where we are based and Location for how to get here.

There may be some teaching/demonstrations which will take place on the West Smithfield (Barts Hospital & Robin Brook Centre) and Whitechapel (Royal London Hospital) campuses.

Enrolment and some examinations will also be held on the Mile End campus.

How do I arrange Accommodation?

For information on accommodation options and how to organise this please see the QMUL Residential Services and Support website.

Message from the Student Union

Hello and congratulations on getting a place to study at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London!

Barts and The London Students' Association (BLSA) is a student-led organisation within Queen Mary Students' Union (QMSU) which represents all students studying Medicine, Dentistry or any other Allied Health or postgraduate course within the School. This year we are led by Student President, Tom Longbottom, as well as a range of other student representatives.

We are very excited to meet you all in September. We will be holding a number of events for postgraduate students, including a Welcome Fayre, a monthly Inter-Institute Quiz and a barbecue.

Be sure to like our facebook page as well as joining our offer holders group to stay up to date with the latest information about your welcome events. Please also visit for further information and don't hesitate to contact our BLSA President, Tom Longbottom, at with any questions you have. Keep an eye out for our BLSA Guide coming to you via post!


Contact Details & Location

  • +44(0) 20 7882 3491
    +44(0) 20 7882 3847
  • Barts Cancer Institute
    Teaching Centre,
    Joseph Rotblat Building,
    Charterhouse Square,
    London EC1M 6BQ
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