MSc Biomaterials / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 months
- Entry requirements
You will need at least a UK 2.2 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in Materials Science, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, Biomaterials, Biomedical Sciences, Bioengineering or Chemistry.
- How to apply
As there is high demand for this course we operate a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year. Due to the competition for places, we give preference to students with grades above our minimum entry requirements. If we make you an offer, you will have 6 weeks in which to accept. Any offers not accepted within 6 weeks will be withdrawn so that an offer can be made to another candidate.
Stage 1: Application deadline Monday 26 October 2020 , decision communicated by Friday 18 December
Stage 2: Application deadline Monday 11 January 2021 , decision communicated by Friday 19 February
Stage 3: Application deadline Monday 8 March 2021 , decision communicated by Friday 30 April
Stage 4: Application deadline Monday 10 May 2021 , decision communicated by Friday 02 July
You need to ensure that you submit your supporting documents with your application as it may delay us processing your application before the decision deadline.
Whilst we aim to give you a decision on your application by the deadline date, in some instances due to the competition for places and the volume of applications received, it may be necessary to roll your application forward to the next deadline date. If this is the case we will let you know after the deadline date.
Applications received after our final selection deadline will be considered at our discretion if places are still available.
Please note: All places are subject to availability and if you apply at one of the later stages, some courses may already be closed. We therefore recommend that you apply early in the cycle to secure your place with us.
Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place must demonstrate that they have met all the conditions of their offer by 31st July 2021.
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This course provides students with a thorough training in current clinically-used biomaterials and state-of-the-art research. Graduates will have gained knowledge and skills in the areas of specific materials design and testing for clinical application.
As there is high demand for this course we operate a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £11,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £25,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
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.
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).
If you're a current or recent student at The University of Manchester and plan to start a master's course in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, you may be eligible for our Manchester Alumni Scholarship Schemes .
The University of Manchester is committed to widening participation in master's study, and allocates £300,000 in funding each year. Our Manchester Master's Bursaries are aimed at widening access to master's courses by removing barriers to postgraduate education for students from underrepresented groups.
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