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MRes Reproduction and Pregnancy at The University of Manchester
MRes Reproduction and Pregnancy
Gain the skills you need to pursue a research career to help solve fertility and pregnancy problems.

MRes Reproduction and Pregnancy / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Research
Duration
1 year full time
Entry requirements

We require a BSc (First or Upper Second) or MBChB or equivalent from a British university (or overseas equivalent ) in an appropriate biological or medical subject.

This course is also available for intercalating medical students, both from the University of Manchester and other UK universities. For intercalating MBChB students, we require satisfactory achievement in Years 1-3 or 1-4, with normally no failure at any examination, as well as research motivation.

We will consider applicants with other professional (including midwifery) or research-related experience.

We do not require applicants to develop a research proposal or have any research experience.

Full entry requirements

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.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MRes Y N N N

Course overview

  • Develop the skills needed to go into research into pregnancy or related disciplines and solve problems with fertility and childbearing.
  • Take part in research work at Europe's largest pregnancy research centre - the Manchester Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre- at an early stage in your career.
  • Contribute to public-domain research output and conduct an in-depth analysis of specific pregnancy research.
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK and among the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MRes (full-time)
    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 £1,000 towards their tuition fees or provide a sponsor letter (which we must first confirm), 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.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Intercalation Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an intercalation bursary of £1000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are commencing certain MRes courses in 2019.

The bursary is available to students who:

  • are The University of Manchester's medical students intercalating on MRes Cardiovascular Health and Disease, MRes Medical Sciences or MRes Reproduction and Pregnancy;
  • have home fee status;
  • 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 who meet the criteria.

£2,500 bursary towards tuition fees from Octavia's Trust and a £1,000 bursary from Tommy's the baby charity are available for two MRes students undertaking stillbirth research. Open to all academic backgrounds, successful candidates will be selected based on their interview performance and personal statement.

Alumni bursary

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.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5220
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/medicine/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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