Skip to navigation | Skip to main content | Skip to footer
Menu Share this content
Menu Search the University of Manchester siteSearch
Search type

Alternatively, use our A–Z index

MRes Cardiovascular Health and Disease at The University of Manchester
MRes Cardiovascular Health and Disease
Our course promotes multidisciplinary research into cardiovascular science to tackle the rising occurrence of heart disease globally.

MRes Cardiovascular Health and Disease / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Research
Duration
1 year FT
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (at least an Upper Second) or international equivalent in an appropriate biological or medical subject. We will consider candidates with a Lower Second in exceptional circumstances.

Intercalating students on the Manchester MBChB must have had satisfactory achievement in Years 1 to 3 or 4. For St Andrews students, this includes your three-year course plus the following one or two years spent in Manchester.

We also accept intercalating medical students from other UK universities, including home medical and international medical graduates who can demonstrate relevant experience and commitment to biomedical research.

We do not require applicants to have already developed their own research proposals. This course is suitable for those with little or no previous research experience.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please apply via our  online application form , following any instructions for completion carefully.

See the Application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we need in addition to the completed form.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MRes Y N N N

Course overview

  • Develop the biomedical research skills you need for a potential career in cardiovascular science, even if you have no previous research experience.
  • Spend most of your time developing your research skills on placements.
  • Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK for biological sciences and 9th for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).
  • This course is open to bioscience graduates and intercalating medical students at Manchester and other universities.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

Join us for a Master's Information Session on Monday 2nd July 2018 where you can meet current students and staff and visit facilities on campus. Find out more and book on the Master's Information Session .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MRes (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £11,000
    International students (per annum): £23,500

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 £1,000 towards their tuition fees or provide a sponsor letter (which we must first confirm), 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.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Alumni Bursary

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.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44(0)161 275 5220
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/medicine/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

Courses in related subject areas

Use the links below to view lists of courses in related subject areas.

Regulated by the Office for Students

The University of Manchester is regulated by the Office for Students (OfS). The OfS aims to help students succeed in Higher Education by ensuring they receive excellent information and guidance, get high quality education that prepares them for the future and by protecting their interests. More information can be found at the OfS website.

You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Manchester, including our Degree Regulations and Complaints Procedure, on our regulations website.