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MSc Medical Imaging Science at The University of Manchester
MSc/PGDip Medical Imaging Science
Learn about the principal clinical applications of medical imaging and its role in diagnosis, monitoring and therapy.

MSc/PGDip Medical Imaging Science / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
MSc/PGDip
Duration
MSc: 1 yr FT, 2 yr PT; PGDip: 9 months FT, 2 yr PT
Entry requirements
This course is open to applicants with a biomedical science, physical science or engineering background. We require a minimum Upper Second honours degree or overseas equivalent from a recognised institution, or a relevant postgraduate qualification (minimum PGDip or equivalent).

Candidates with a Lower Second honours degree or equivalent may be accepted subject to interview.

Intercalating Year 3 or 4 medical students at The University of Manchester or other UK medical schools should normally have passed all course units at first attempt in the two years prior to intercalation.

All applicants should also have passed mathematics or physics at least to a standard equivalent to English GCE A-level at grade B. 

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
20 places
How to apply
Please apply via our online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y Y N N
PGDip Y Y N N

Course overview

  • Discover the key clinical applications of medical imaging and how it contributes to diagnosis and treatment.
  • Learn in a multidisciplinary environment alongside physicists, engineers, clinicians and other professionals from a range of fields.
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK for life sciences and medicine (QS World University Rankings 2017).
  • Develop the skills needed for a career in an imaging-related field in clinical practice, research or technical development.
  • Gain an intercalating qualification if you are a Year 3 or 4 medical student.

Open days

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Fees

Fees for entry in have not been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2017 were as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
    International students (per annum): £21,500
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 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.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1798
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/medicine/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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