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MRes Medical Sciences at The University of Manchester
MRes Medical Sciences
Gain the skills to pursue a research career in academic medicine if you are an intercalating medical or dental student or graduate.

MRes Medical Sciences / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Research
Duration
12 months
Entry requirements

We welcome applications from intercalating medical and dental students from The University of Manchester and other UK institutions, as well as medical and dental graduates and international medical graduates who can demonstrate relevant experience and commitment to biomedical research.

Intercalating students at Manchester are required to have satisfactory achievement in Years 1 to 3 or 4 of the MBChB course. For University of St Andrews students, this includes the three-year degree and the following one or two years spent in Manchester (Years 3 and 4 of the Manchester MBChB course).

International students must have an equivalent classification to the MBChB and should refer to entry requirements from your country for further information.

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 require with your form.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. The final deadline is the end of July. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

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

Course overview

  • Develop your medical research skills if you are an intercalating student or graduate from the medical and dental sciences.
  • Cover practical biomedicine and research skills while also undertaking a full-time research placement.
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK and among the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).

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 .

If you are a medical student considering intercalation on this course you can find out more at our Intercalation Information Day on the 17th October 2018.

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.

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

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