Immunology and Immunogenetics MSc (Distance Learning)
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- Your motivations for wanting to take the course.
- Your suitability for the course.
- How you plan to accommodate the time commitment of the course. Please bear in mind that students are required to commit a minimum of 150 hours of study per module, including meeting ongoing deadlines for assessed course work (currently four per 12 week module).
- Details of any pre-commitment from a current employer or other party to facilitate the project component of the course. (This is not a requirement for entry).
Degree awarded: MSc
Duration: 60 months on a part-time modular basis
First or Upper Second class honours degree, or an overseas equivalent, in a bioscience, medical, dental or veterinary subject. The minimum acceptable entry requirement is a Lower Second class honours degree, or overseas equivalent. The merit of all applications will be considered on an individual basis.
Credits may be awarded on the basis of demonstrated learning that has occurred within 5 years of the start date. This learning may be either learning for which certification has been awarded by an educational institution or other education/training provide (APL), or uncertified evidenced learning gained from experience (APEL) for example in paid employment or through self-directed study or as a result of courses attended in educational establishments or place of work.
Course fees: To be announced.
Fees cover registration, tuition within the Virtual Learning Environment, access to the University Library's Distance Learning Service, appraisal and assessment.
Student successfully completing a Literature Project will be awarded a PGDip - whereas those successfully completing a Research project will be awarded an MSc. A reduced MSc research project fee may be offered if applicants undertake their research project at a sponsoring institute. Please enquire for further details.
All component costs are subject to yearly incremental rises and these values will increase next July. Taking the course over a number of years will result in increasing module and project costs. For general fee information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your degree award, module or method of course attendance.
Related website: www.ls.manchester.ac.uk/masterscourses
Academic department: Faculty of Life Sciences
Contact email: email@example.com
Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 275 5606
How to apply:
There are two intakes per academic year: September and March. The deadline for applications for entry in September is 1st August and the deadline for applications for entry in March is 1st February.
Your online application should be accompanied by a short statement. This statement should be between 500 and 1000 words and should address the following:
You should submit your statement along with your other supporting documentation during the online application process.
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