MRes Primary Care (Web-based Learning) / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

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Degree awarded
MRes
Duration
1 year FT, 2 years PT, 3-5 years PT
Entry requirements

We require a minimum of an Upper Second honours degree or the overseas equivalent . Significant relevant research or professional experience may be considered in place of an academic qualification lower than an Upper Second.

If you fail to meet the required entry criteria, applications may be considered on an individual basis, but you may be required to enrol initially on another route, such as a PGCert or PGDip. You may be allowed to progress to the full MRes course if you pass the course at the required MRes level.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
200 places
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. Late applications may be considered.

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 N N Y Y

Course overview

  • Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge for a research career if you are currently a healthcare worker.
  • Fit study around other commitments with online learning.
  • Learn through a combination of coursework and research training, tailoring the taught component to your own needs through a choice of optional units.
  • Open up a career in health science research if you undertake a PhD after completing this course.
  • Study at a university ranked 27th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2021).
  • We offer a number of units from this MRes as standalone credited CPD courses through our Public Health Professional Development programme.

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 .

Additional expenses

Costs for AP(E)L

The University permits applicants with comparable previous experience to submit an application for consideration of Accreditation Prior (Experiential) Learning (AP(E)L). The maximum AP(E)L is 15 credits to a PGCert, 45 credits to a PGDip and 60 credits to a master's.

If your AP(E)L application is successful, the University charges £30 for every 15 credits of AP(E)L. The overall tuition fee is adjusted and the administrative charge is applied.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

Commonwealth Scholarships

There may be an opportunity to offer Commonwealth Scholarships to excellent young nationals who are resident in Commonwealth countries. Please see the CSC website for details.

For the latest scholarship and bursary information please visit the fees and funding page.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
(+44) 0161 543 4699
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/public-health-data
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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