MSc Biomaterials / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Master of Science
- 12 months
- Entry requirements
You will need at least a UK 2.2 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in an engineering, physical or biological sciences or mathematical subject (i.e. Materials Science, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, Biomaterials, Biomedical Sciences, Bioengineering or Chemistry etc). We can consider Nutrition, Health Sciences and other backgrounds on a case by case basis.
- How to apply
As there is high demand for this course we operate a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year. Please find more information in our Application and Selection section .
If you are made an offer, in order to confirm your place you will be required to make a deposit payment of £1,000 on or before the deadline date stated in your offer letter.
Please note, refunds are only given for a limited number of reasons, see our page on Acceptance deposits for more information.
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- Learn in our brand-new Home of Engineering and Materials . A purpose-built space for innovation and creativity that is transforming the way our students study, research and shape the world.
- This MSc provides thorough training in current clinically-used biomaterials
- We are ranked 4 th in the UK, and in the top 25 in the world, for Materials Science (QS World Rankings 2023).
- Accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).
Fees for entry in 2024 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2023 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £13,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £33,500
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).
We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and awards to outstanding UK and international students each year.
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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