MSc Developmental Biology / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 months full-time
- Entry requirements
We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or equivalent in:
- biological sciences
- medical sciences
With sufficient evidence of the relevant units taken.
We may also consider exceptional applicants with a Lower Second who also have research experience or equivalent.
- 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. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.
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- Gain extensive research experience and professional skills in developmental biology through our research-focused course.
- Go on placements in the labs of leading developmental biology researchers to develop your practical skills.
- Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK and in the top 50 in the world for biological sciences (QS World University Rankings 2018).
- Prepare for a career in the biosciences industry or academic research.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £11,000
International students (per annum): £24,000
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.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an alumni bursary of £1,000 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:
- graduated in 2018 or are graduating in 2019;
- 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.
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