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MD Medicine at The University of Manchester
MD Medicine
Take the first steps towards your chosen career by undertaking your postgraduate training in a world leading research environment.

MD Medicine / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Doctor of Medicine
Duration
24 months (FT); 48 months (PT)
Entry requirements

Applicants for admission must hold an MBChB degree or equivalent medical degree.

The nature of the research project must require the candidate to have specialist clinical knowledge and/or skills in order to complete at least one aspect (e.g. recruitment/assessment of patients, acquisition of experimental samples, experimental procedures, interpretation of findings) of the study. Consequently, it is expected that all MD candidates will have a clinician as part of the supervisory team.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
See full guidance on how to choose a project and submit an application on our website . You should then complete the online application form to apply for this programme. Ensure you include all required supporting documents at the time of submission, or this may delay the processing of your application.

Applications must be submitted online well in advance of your anticipated start date (6 weeks for Home/EU, 12 weeks for overseas).  We cannot accept late applications without prior agreement via the Doctoral Academy.

Application deadlines

Home/EU applicants:

September entry - apply by 15 July

January entry - apply by 15 November

April entry - apply by 15 February

Overseas applicants:

September entry - apply by 1 st week of June

January entry - apply by 1 st week of October

April entry - apply by 1 st week of January

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Programme overview

  • Learn from some of Europe's leading researchers while undertaking your own project.
  • Access some of the best research facilities in the world at both the University and in hospitals around Greater Manchester.
  • Undergo training in transferable skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals through the Doctoral Academy's training programme.
  • Conduct research at a university ranked 9th in the UK and among the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2017).

Open days

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

Fees

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

  • (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Standard TBA, Low £8,500, Medium £15,000, High £20,000
    International students (per annum): Standard £22,000, Low £23,500, Medium £29,500, High £34,500
  • (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Standard TBA, Low £4,250, Medium £7,500, High £10,000
    International students (per annum): Standard £11,000, Low £11,750, Medium £14,750, High £17,250

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Admissions
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5608
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/research/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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