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MSc Occupational Medicine at The University of Manchester
MSc Occupational Medicine
Doctors who take this course will learn about the whole spectrum of medicine and hygiene within the sphere of work.

MSc Occupational Medicine / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
MSc/Advanced Diploma/PGCert
Duration
MSc 3yr PT/AdvDip 2yr PT/PGCert 1yr PT
Entry requirements

We require a medical degree from an approved institution. No experience in occupational medicine is necessary.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

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

The deadline for the April 2019 intake is the 8 March 2019.

The deadline for the September 2019 intake is the 16 August 2019.

Applicants will need to submit all of the required application documentation by the deadline. Any applicant with information outstanding at this date will be deemed to have missed the deadline.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. 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
MSc N N N Y
AdvDip N N N Y
PGCert N N N Y

Course overview

  • Learn about topics such as fitness for work, understanding workplace hazards and workplace risk management if you are a doctor interested in occupational medicine.
  • Follow a syllabus that meets the requirements of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) London and RCP (Ireland).
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK and in the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).
  • Learn when it suits you thanks to the blended learning, part-time nature of this course.
  • A CPD diploma study option is also available if you only want to prepare for professional examinations with the FOM.

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 .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £5,200 per annum in year 1 and 2; £2,600 year 3
    International students (per annum): £9,800 per annum in year 1 and 2; Year 3 £4,900
  • Advanced Diploma (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £5,200 per annum
    International students (per annum): £9,800 per annum
  • PGCert (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £5,200
    International students (per annum): £9,800

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition and administration costs during your studies.

Please note: The fees do not cover any costs for travel, accommodation, professional exams, etc.

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.

A number of our students are sponsored by their employers or the governments of their home countries.

Additional expenses

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 an MSc.

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 then the administrative charge is applied.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Alumni bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an alumni bursary of a 10% reduction 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 2019.

The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • have graduated since 2013;
  • hold a first class or 2:1 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.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
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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