MRes Cardiovascular Health and Disease / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2020

Academic entry qualification overview

We require an honours degree (at least an Upper Second) or international equivalent in:

  • an appropriate biological
  • or medical subject

We will consider candidates with a Lower Second in exceptional circumstances.

Intercalating students on the Manchester MBChB must have had satisfactory achievement in Years 1 to 3 or 4. For St Andrews students, this includes your three-year course plus the following one or two years spent in Manchester.

We also accept intercalating medical students from other UK universities, including home medical and international medical graduates who can demonstrate relevant experience and commitment to biomedical research.

We do not require applicants to have already developed their own research proposals. This course is suitable for those with little or no previous research experience.

English language

International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system.

We ask for English language proof if you are from non-majority English speaking countries (a list of majority English speaking countries, as defined by the UK Home Office, can be found here ).

Specifically, we require a minimum of:

  • IELTS : 6.5 in all components
  • TOEFL: 90 internet-based (with no less than 22 in all components)

See further information about requirements for your country .

If you wish to be considered for a pre-sessional course, please contact the Admissions Team pgtaught.medicine@manchester.ac.uk .

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Relevant work experience

You need to be able to demonstrate relevant work experience in your chosen pathway.