MSc/PGDip Medical Imaging Science / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
- Degree awarded
- MSc: 1 yr FT, 2 yr PT; PGDip: 9 months FT, 2yr 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
- 20 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 2019).
- Develop the skills needed 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.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £10,500
International students (per annum): £24,000
UK/EU students (per annum): Year 1 £5,250; Year 2 £5,250
International students (per annum): Year 1 £12,000; Year 2 £12,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £8,400
International students (per annum): £19,200
UK/EU students (per annum): Year 1 £4,200; Year 2 £4,200
International students (per annum): Year 1 £9,600; Year 2 £9,600
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 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).
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health (School of Health Sciences) offers an alumni bursary of a 10% reduction 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 2020.
The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- have graduated since 2015;
- are registered for an MSc, PGDip or PGCert course at Manchester;
- hold a first class or 2:1 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 so there is no application process.
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