MSc Occupational Medicine / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- MSc/Advanced Diploma/PGCert
- 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.
- 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.
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- 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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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