MRes Public Health (Web-based Learning) / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2019

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. The formal deadline is 1 September 2018. Late applications may be considered. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Advice to applicants

Your application form must be accompanied by the following documents:
  • two academic references on letter headed paper or sent from work emails. Professional references can be provided in instances where you have been out of university for more than 3 years. We do not contact referees directly so please inform them yourself;
  • copies of official degree certificates (with translations if not in English) if you have already graduated;
  • copies of official university transcripts (with translations if not in English);
  • a personal statement, approximately 300-500 words about why you wish to take this course and how it will affect your personal and professional development. This statement should try and refer to your current role;
  • full CV including voluntary experience;
  • proof of English language proficiency (if required).

Supporting documents can be uploaded with the online application form or sent directly to pgtaught.cbm@manchester.ac.uk . After applying, please do not submit documents in any other way without telling us first so we can provide you with the most efficient service.

Please make sure you include your University ID number on any correspondence and do not send any documents before you have submitted your application.

How your application is considered

On receipt of all required supporting documentation your application will be reviewed by the relevant Course Director.

Applicants are considered on an academic and relevant professional experience basis, based on all information provided.

Interview requirements

We do not normally interview applicants but reserve the right to do so in certain circumstances.

Deferrals

Deferrals are considered on an individual basis. Successful applicants may defer entry to the course for up to one year.

Re-applications

If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again.

Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry. In your new application, you should demonstrate how your application has improved.

We may draw upon all information from your previous applications or any previous registrations at the University as a student when assessing your suitability for your chosen course.