MSc Medical Imaging Science / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- MSc, PGDip, PGCert
- MSc 1yr FT, 2yr PT, PGDip 9mth FT, 21mth PT
- Entry requirements
This course is open to applicants with a biomedical science, physical science or engineering background. We require a minimum Upper Second honours degree or overseas equivalent from a recognised institution, or a relevant postgraduate qualification (minimum PGDip or equivalent).
Candidates from a physical science or engineering background with a Lower Second honours degree or equivalent may be accepted subject to interview.
Intercalating Year 3 or 4 medical students at The University of Manchester or other UK medical schools should normally have passed all course units at first attempt in the two years prior to intercalation.
All applicants should also have passed mathematics or physics at least to a standard equivalent to English GCE A-level at grade B.
- Number of places/applicants
- 25 places
- 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.
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- Discover the key clinical applications of medical imaging and how it contributes to diagnosis and treatment.
- Learn in a multidisciplinary environment alongside physicists, engineers, clinicians and other professionals from a range of fields.
- Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK for Biological Sciences and 8th for Medicine (QS World University Rankings 2023).
- Develop skills and knowledge for a career in an imaging-related field in clinical practice, research or technical development.
- Gain an intercalating qualification if you are a Year 3 or 4 medical student.
For details of the next University Postgraduate open day, go to open days and visits .
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): £11,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £33,000
UK students (per annum): £5,750
International, including EU, students (per annum): £16,500
UK students (per annum): £9,200
International, including EU, students (per annum): £26,400
UK students (per annum): £4,600
International, including EU, students (per annum): £13,200
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 and administration 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/Irish students (fees are typically fixed for EU and other international students for the course duration at the year of entry).
For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the admissions team 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 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).
For the latest scholarship and bursary information please visit the Fees and Funding page.
Other opportunities for international applicants, depending on country and qualifications, can be found on the University Bursaries and Scholarships page.
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