MRes/PGDip/PGCert Health and Social Care / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- MRes HSC, PGDip Res HSC, PGCert Res HSC
- MRes: 1 year (FT); 2 years (PT)
- Entry requirements
We require an honours first degree (Upper Second or above) in a relevant subject from an approved higher education institution. We may consider applicants with a Lower Second degree on the basis of documented evidence of exceptional innovative practice, practice leadership, service development, research projects and publications in your application.
We also require part-time students to have written support from your employer to go on the course and complete any necessary requirements.
- How to apply
Please apply via our online application form , following any instructions for completion carefully.
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- Develop your research skills if you are a health and social care professional considering a career in research.
- Study at a university ranked 4th in the UK for health subjects (THE World University Rankings 2018).
- Learn when it suits you thanks to most course content being delivered online.
- Benefit from our links with the NHS and social care services.
Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .
Open evening for prospective applicants
We are holding an open evening on 25 January 2018 for anyone thinking about applying for this course. Please see the event page for more information and details of how to register.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:
MRes (full-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
International students (per annum): £18,000
MRes (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750 per annum
International students (per annum): £9,000 per annum
PGCert (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £1,900 per annum
International students (per annum): £3,600 per annum
PGDip (full-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £7,600
International students (per annum): £14,400
PGDip (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,800 per annum
International students (per annum): £7,200 per annum
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an Alumni Bursary of £1000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught Master's programmes in 2018. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- graduated in 2017 or are graduating in 2018
- hold a first class honours degree
- have home or overseas fee status
- are applying for full or part time study
- are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support
The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the Alumni Bursary criteria so there is no application process.
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