MSc Neuroimaging for Clinical & Cognitive Neuroscience / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2020

Academic entry qualification overview

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in:

  • science subjects
  • psychology
  • neuroscience
  • physics
  • maths
  • engineering
  • medicine
  • computer science.

Each case will be judged on an individual basis.

This course is also available for intercalating medical students, both from the University of Manchester and other UK universities, upon completion of their third year (minimum).

For St Andrews students, this includes the three-year course plus the following one or two years spent in Manchester. Intercalating medical students need to have passed all assessments at first attempt (if they are third year) or have no fails in third year if they are fourth year. We also accept home and international medical graduates.

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 : 7.0 overall (with 7.0 in writing and 6.0 or above in the remaining components)
  • TOEFL: 100 internet-based (with 25 in writing and 20 or above in the remaining components)

See further information about requirements for your country .

We may also accept evidence of a confirmed place on a University Pre-sessional English language course , if your current IELTS scores are:

  • Minimum 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in the remaining components plus enrolment and attendance on the 6-week pre-sessional course (PS6)
  • Minimum 6.0 overall with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in the remaining components plus enrolment and attendance on the 10-week pre-sessional course (PS10)

Please note, we must approve this before you apply for the English course.

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.